July 16

The July 16 is the 197th day of the Gregorian Calendar ( 198th in leap years), thus is only 168 days left until the end.

  • 2.1 Before the 19th century
  • 2.2 19th century
  • 2.3 20th century 2.3.1 1901-1950
  • 2.3.2 1951-2000
  • 3.1 Before the 19th century
  • 3.2 19th century
  • 3.3 20th century
  • 3.4 21st century


Politics and World Affairs

  • 0622: With the emigration ( hijra ) of Muhammad and his followers from Mecca to Medina, the Islamic calendar begins.


Science and Technology





Minor accidents are listed in the sub- items of disaster.


  • 2005: The German team Gerolsteiner wins by Georg Totschnig his first stage in the history of the Tour de France.
  • 2005: In Montreal, the 11th World Swimming Championships will be opened. The event, which will last until 31 July, is the largest sporting event in the city since the Summer Olympic Games in 1976 and the first World Swimming Championships in North America.

Entries of Athletics world records are located under the respective discipline under Athletics. Entries to the World Cup games are found in the bottoms of football 's World Cup. The same is true for the European Football Championships.


Before the 19th century

19th century

20th century




Before the 19th century

19th century

20th century

21st Century

  • 2001: Beate Uhse, German pilot and entrepreneur
  • 2001: Morris, Belgian comic artist and author ( Lucky Luke )
  • 2002: John Cocke, American computer scientist
  • 2003: Carol Shields, Canadian writer
  • 2004: George Busbee, American politician
  • 2004: Billy Mo, German jazz trumpeter and crooner
  • 2004: Alois Niederalt, German jurist and politician, MP and Minister
  • 2005: Pietro Consagra, Italian artist
  • 2005: Camillo rims, Luxembourg singer and songwriter, radio and television presenter
  • 2005: Dieter Weller Hoff, German Admiral, Inspector General of the Bundeswehr
  • 2006: Gramoz Pashko, Albanian economists and politicians
  • 2006: Rosa Reichert, German alpine skier
  • 2007: Ilona Riedel- Spangenberg, German theologist ( Church 's rights activist )
  • 2007: Alan Shepherd, a British motorcycle racer
  • 2008: Ernst Solèr, Swiss writer
  • 2008: Jo Stafford, American singer
  • 2009: Max Meid, German architect
  • 2012: Jon Lord, British musician

Holidays and observances

  • Religious observances Anne Askew, English martyr ( Protestant)
  • St. Reineldis, Frankish hermit and nun ( Catholic)
  • Ruth, Moabite ancestress (Protestant: LCMS )
  • Name Days Carmen, Irmgard

More entries contains the list of commemorative and action days.

  • Day
  • Day in July