July 16, 1947 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Bobo Newsom wins 200th game, 1st as a Yankee & Yanks 18th straight In nightcap Vic Rashi extends streak to 19

Birthdays in History

  • Alexis Herman, 23rd U.S. Secretary of Labor
  • Assata Shakur, American activist
  • Roelof P Meyer, South African under minister of Law & Order etc

Deaths in History

  • Horatio Mbelle, South African interpreter, community leader and politician, dies in Pretoria at 77