On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1944

Historical Events

  • Dodgers score 8 unearned runs against Braves to win 8-5 & break their 16-game losing streak, they will lose another 5 in a row

Famous Birthdays

  • Thomas Boggs, American rock drummer (Box Tops), born in Wynne, Arkansas (d. 2008)

Famous Deaths

  • Johannes Post, Dutch farmer and resistance fighter (passage fight), executed at 37
1944 Highlights

About July 16, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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