On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 2007

Historical Events

  • An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 and aftershock of 6.6 occurs off the Niigata coast, Japan, killing 8 people with at least 800 injured and damaging a nuclear power plant. See 2007 ChÅ«etsu offshore earthquake.

Famous Deaths

  • Tom Brooks, Australian cricket umpire (23 Tests 1970-78), dies at 88
2007 Highlights

About July 16, 2007

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer