What Happened on July 16, 1950

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • FIFA World Cup: Uruguay beats Brazil 2-1 for soccer's 4th World Cup in Rio de Janeiro
  • Single day 16 team HR record set at 37 (NL-25, AL-12)

Famous Birthdays

  • Camille Saviola, actress (Nightlife), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Dennis Priestley, English darts player
  • Pierre Paradis, Quebec politician
  • Tom Terrell, musicologist, deejay
  • Valery Yevgenyevich Maksimenko, Russian colonel/cosmonaut