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

  • Betty Davis (née Mabry); American model, soul and funk singer-songwriter ("They Say I'm Different"; "Nasty Gal"), born in Durham, North Carolina (d. 2022)
  • Thomas Boggs, American rock drummer (Box Tops), born in Wynne, Arkansas (d. 2008)
Born in 1944

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? 79 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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