On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 2018

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 12 new moons discovered orbiting Jupiter bringing planet's moon total to 79, by scientists at Carnegie Institution for Science
  • Historic cemetery (1878-1911) announced discovered near Houston, Texas, containing 95 remains though to be African Americans forced into labour

Conference meetingSummit of Interest

US President Donald Trump appears to accept the word of Russian President Vladimir Putin over US intelligence services about Russian meddling in the 2016 US election, in an interview after the two leader's Helsinki Summit

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President
Vladimir Putin

Famous Deaths

  • Manuel Ycaza, Panamanian jockey (Racing Hall of Fame), dies of pneumonia at 80