What Happened on July 16, 1951

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • King Leopold III of Belgium abdicates
  • Len Hutton scores his 100th 100, Yorkshire v Surrey at The Oval

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Novel "Catcher in Rye" by J. D. Salinger published by Little Brown and Company

Novelist J. D. Salinger
J. D. Salinger

Famous Birthdays

  • Esther M Friesner[-Stutzman], American sci-fi author (Witchwood Cradle)
  • Jean-Luc Mongrain, French-Canadian journalist
  • Lorraine Chase, actress/model (Lame Ducks, Love & Bullets)