On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1943

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJimmy Johnson

Jimmy Johnson, American NFL coach (Dallas Cowboys, Miami Dolphins), born in Port Arthur, Texas

NFL Head Coach Jimmy Johnson
NFL Head Coach
Jimmy Johnson
  • Reinaldo Arenas, Cuban poet and novelist (Pentagonia), born in Aguas Claras, HolguĂ­n Province, Cuba (d. 1990)
  • Stanley Gebler Davies, journalist/drinker
1943 Highlights

About July 16, 1943

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Cancer