What Happened on July 16, 2016

Historical Events

Historic Event

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump announces Indiana governor Mike Pence as his Vice Presidential running mate

Famous Weddings

  • Survivor winner and cancer survivor Ethan Zohn (42) weds interior designer Lisa Heywood in North Bennington, Vermont

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Vega [Bermowitz] American punk rock vocalist (Suicide - "Ghost Rider"; "Dream Baby Dream"; Cubist Blues), and visual artist, dies at 78
  • Bonnie Brown, American country singer (The Browns), dies at 77

Nate ThurmondNate Thurmond (1941-2016)

American Basketball Hall of Fame forward (7-time NBA All Star), dies of leukemia at 74


2016 Highlights

About July 16, 2016

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: One Dance - Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
  • UK #1 Song: One Dance - Drake Ft. Wizkid & Kyla