July 16, 1927 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Augusto Sandino begins 5½ year war against US occupation of Nicaragua

Birthdays in History

  • John Freeland, Legal advisor UK foreign office and judge at the European Court of Human Rights, born in London (d. 2014)
  • Shirley Hughes, English author and illustrator (Dogger), born in West Kirby, England