What Happened on July 16, 1939

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Corin Redgrave, actor (Excalibur, A Man For All Seasons), born in London, England
  • Mariele Ventre, Italian choir director (d. 1995)
  • Marion Pitt, social worker/writer
  • Mary Parkinson, British broadcaster, born in Doncaster, West Riding
  • William Bell, [Yarborough], US singer (Tryin' to Love Two)

Famous Deaths

  • Beatrice Erskine Lane Suzuki, Zen student, dies