August 16, 1934 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • US ends occupation of Haiti (been there since 1915)
  • US explorer William Beebe descends 3,028' (923 m) in Bathysphere

Birthdays in History

  • Diana Wynne Jones, UK, sci-fi author (Drowned Ammet, Witch Week)
  • Ed van Thijn, (Jewish) Dutch foreign min/mayor (Amsterdam, 1983-94)