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 This day in History - July 16
387 Historic Events for July 16
1943

Stanley Gebler Davies, journalist/drinker

Birth
1944

Dodgers score 8 unearned runs against Braves to win 8-5 and break their 16-game losing streak, they will lose another 5 in a row

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1944

John Post, Dutch farmer/resistance fighter (passage fight), executed

Death
1945

Australian Services win 3rd Victory Test Cricket by 4 wickets

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1945

1st atomic bomb detonated, Trinity Site, Alamogordo, New Mexico

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1945

Cruiser Indianapolis leaves SF with atom bomb

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1945

Kellie Everts, Kalv Germany, Miss nude Universe (1968)

Birth
1945

Diana Warwick, leader (Assn of University Teachers)

Birth
1945

Barry Dudleston, cricket umpire

Birth
1945

Jos Stelling, director (Pointsman)

Birth
1946

US court martials 46 SS to death (Battle of Bulge crimes) in Dachau

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1946

Attempt made to recall Mayor Lapham (1st time in SF history)

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1947

Bobo Newsom wins 200th game, 1st as a Yankee and Yanks 18th straight In nightcap Vic Rashi extends streak to 19

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1947

O[renthal] J[ames] Simpson, SF, NFL running back (Buf Bills)/actor

Birth
1947

Roelof P Meyer, S Afr under minister of Law and Order etc

Birth
1947

Tom Boggs, rock drummer (Box Tops)

Birth
1948

Pinchas Zukerman, Tel Aviv Israel, violinist/violist (Leventritt 1967)

Birth
1948

Rub‚n Blades, salsa singer/actor (Critical Condition, Last Fight)

Birth
1948

Eddie Sawyer replaces Ben Chapman in Phila, NY Giants Leo Durocher replaces Mel Ott and Burt Shotton replaces Durocher as Dodger manager

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1949

Ray Major, rock guitarist (British Lions)

Birth
1949

Cyndy Garvey, Detroit, wife of Steve Garvey, talk show host (AM LA)

Birth
1949

Alan "Fitz" Fitzgerald, rock keyboardist/vocalist (Night Ranger)

Birth
1950

Camille Saviola, Bronx NY, actress (Nightlife)

Birth
1950

Uruguay beats Brazil 2-1 for soccer's 4th World Cup in Rio de Janeiro

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1950

Valery Yevgenyevich Maksimenko, Russian colonel/cosmonaut

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