On This Day

July 16, 1941 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • 100°F (38°C) highest temperature ever recorded in Seattle, Washington

Birthdays in History

  • George Young, Baron Young of Cookham, British minister of housing & planning, born in Oxford, England
  • Hans Wiegel, Dutch commissioner of the queen (Frisia), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Jan Krajenbrink, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA), born in Oostwold, Netherlands