On This Day

July 16, 1928 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in History

  • Anita Brookner, English novelist (Hotel du Lac) and art historian, born in London (d. 2016)
  • James Kilfedder, Northern Ireland unionist politician, born in Kinlough, Ireland (d. 1995)
  • Ray Thornton, American politician (Democratic U.S. Representative for Arkansas), born in Conway, Arkansas (d. 2016)
  • Robert Sheckley, American sci-fi author (10th Victim, Mindswap), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)