What Happened on July 16, 1927

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Augusto Sandino begins 5½ year war against US occupation of Nicaragua

Famous Birthdays

  • John Freeland, Legal advisor UK foreign office and judge at the European Court of Human Rights, born in London (d. 2014)
  • John Warr, English cricket bowler (avg 281) and president (MCC), born in Ealing, Middlesex, England (d. 2016)
  • Shirley Hughes, English author and illustrator (Dogger), born in West Kirby, England