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 This day in History - July 16
387 Historic Events for July 16
1926

Philip Randle, biochemist

Birth
1927

Augusto Sandino begins 5«-year war against US occupation of Nicaragua

Event
1927

John Freeland, Legal advisor UK foreign office

Birth
1927

John Warr, England, cricket bowler (avg 281)/president (MCC)

Birth
1927

Shirley Hughes, author/illustrator

Birth
1928

Robert Sheckley, US, sci-fi author (10th Victim, Mindswap)

Birth
1928

Ray Thornton, (Rep-D-Arkansas)

Birth
1928

James Kilfedder, MP (Ulster Popular Unionist)

Birth
1928

Bella Davidovich, Baku Russia, pianist (Chopin, Beethoven, Ravel)

Birth
1929

Michael Morland, High court judge

Birth
1930

Michael Bilirakis, (Rep-R-Florida, 1983- )

Birth
1930

Anne Francis, Ossining NY, actress (Honey West, Forbidden Planet)

Birth
1930

John Everett Watts, composer

Birth
1931

Caroline Blackwood, writer

Birth
1931

Charles Studd, cricketer (5 Tests for England 1882-83), dies

Death
1932

[Dick] Richard L Thornburgh, Penn, US Attorney General (1988-93)

Birth
1932

Oleg Protopopov, Russia, olympic pairs skater (Gold 1964, 68)

Birth
1932

John Chilton, jazz trumpeter

Birth
1932

Milly Vitale, Rome, actress (7 Little Foys, War and Peace, Juggler)

Birth
1933

Sollie McElroy, RandB singer (Flamingos-Golden Teardrops)

Birth
1934

Donald Payne, (Rep-D-New Jersey)

Birth
1934

Bradman scores 140 Aust v Yorkshire, 120 mins, 22 fours 2 sixes

Event
1935

Tom Rosenthal, publisher/British broadcaster

Birth
1935

1st automatic parking meter in US installed (Oklahoma City, Ok)

Event
1936

NY Giants are 10« games back in NL, and go on to win pennant

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