What Happened on July 16, 2017

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • BBC announces first ever female Doctor Who will be played by Jodie Whittaker
  • US Open Women's Golf, Trump National GC: Park Sung-hyun wins by 2 shots from fellow South Korean Choi Hye-jin

Sport awardTennis Open

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Roger Federer beats Marin Čilić 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 for a record 8th Wimbledon men's title

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer

Famous Deaths

  • George A. Romero, American Canadian filmmaker "Father of the Zombie Film" (Night of the Living Dead), dies at 77