Birthdays in History in July 1916

  • Jul 2 Barry Gray, [Bernard Yaroslaw], interviewer (started call-in radio)
  • Jul 2 Hans-Ulrich Rudel, Combat pilot and highest-decorated German soldier of WWII (d. 1982)
  • Jul 4 Tokyo Rose, [Iva Toguri D'Aquino], propagandist (WWII)
  • Jul 6 Unica Zürn, German writer and artist, born in Berlin (d. 1970)
  • Jul 7 Luc Peire, Flemish painter/graphic artist
  • Jul 9 Edward Heath, (C) British PM (1970-74)
  • Jul 11 Gough Whitlam, (ALP) Australia, PM (1972-75)
  • Jul 14 Natalia Ginzburg, Italian author (Family dictionary)
  • Jul 14 Phyllis Stedman, politician
  • Jul 15 George Maduro, Dutch Antillian resistance fighter (Willemsorde/Madurodam), born in Willemstad, Curaçao (d. 1945)
  • Jul 16 Harold Locke, archdeacon of Loughborough
  • Jul 18 Isaac [Ietje] A Diepenhorst, Dutch lawyer/minister of Education
  • Jul 18 Kenneth Armitage, English sculptor
  • Jul 19 James D Ramage, US lt-Adm (WW II-Palau/Guam/Philippines)
  • Jul 22 Hipolito M Ocalia, Curacao, landscape painter
  • Jul 23 Ronald Ridout, school textbook author
  • Jul 24 John D MacDonald, novelist (Deep Blue Goodbye)
  • Jul 25 Lucien Saulnier, Quebec politician (d. 1989)
  • Jul 27 Asfa Wossen, Crown prince of Ethiopia/son of emperor Haile Selassi
  • Jul 30 Robert van Spaendonk, Dutch resistance fighter
  • Jul 31 Sibte Hassan, Pakistani activist, journalist and writer, born in Ambari Azamgarh Uttar Pradesh, India (d. 1986)