On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1946

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Attempt made to recall Mayor Lapham (1st time in San Francisco history)
  • US court martial sentences 46 members of the SS to death (Battle of Bulge crimes) in Dachau

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Lee, American politician (U.S. House of Representatives from California), born in El Paso, Texas
  • John Hollins, British retired footballer, born in Guildford, Surrey
  • Richard LeParmentier, American actor (Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
  • Ron Yary, American football player (Minnesota Vikings), born in Chicago, Illinois