What Happened on July 16, 1936

Historical Events

  • 1st x-ray photo of arterial circulation, Rochester, NY
  • NY Giants are 10½ games back in NL, & go on to win pennant

Famous Birthdays

  • Buddy Merrill [Leslie Behunin], American guitarist and steel guitar player (Lawrence Welk Show. 1955-74), born in Torrey, Utah (d. 2021)
  • Venkataraman Subramanya, Indian cricketer (Indian batsman in nine Tests mid-60's), born in Bangalore, Karnataka
1936 Highlights

About July 16, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer