What Happened on July 16, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 9th British Commonwealth Games open in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Iraq's constitution goes into effect
  • Reds spoil Pirates debut in Pittsburgh's Three Rivers Stadium, 3-2

Famous Birthdays

  • Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thai film director
  • Fabio Casartelli, cyclist
  • Phil Graham, Halifax Nova Scotia, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • William Van Landingham, Columbia TN, pitcher (SF Giants)