What Happened on July 16, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 48th Tour de France won by Jacques Anquetil of France
  • Kathy Cornelius wins LPGA Tippecanoe Golf Open
  • Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 27' 2"

Famous Deaths

  • [Louise] Sophie M E de Vries, actress (English Prof), dies at 88