On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1973

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, captain (108 Tests, 3,781 runs @ 32.21, 421 wickets; 303 ODIs) and broadcaster (SuperSport), 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
1973 Highlights

About July 16, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer