On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • During Watergate hearings, Butterfield reveals existence of tapes

Famous Birthdays

  • Graham Robertson, American filmmaker and author, born in Denver, Colorado
  • Shaun Pollock, South African cricket all-rounder (108 Tests, captain 2000-03), born in Port Elizabeth, RSA
  • Stefano Garzelli, Italian cyclist, born in Varese, Italy
  • Tim Ryan, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio), born in Niles, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Nine van de Schaaf, Dutch author (Fries dorpsleven), dies at 91