On This Day: July 16th
This is 197th day of the year and 168 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—13 Tammuz 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 14th day of the 6th month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
"Shoeless" Joe Jacksonbaseball player
Mary Baker Eddyfounder, Christian Science Church
Roald AmundsenNorwegian polar explorer
Jean-Baptiste Camille Corotpainter
Ida B. Wells-Barnettjournalist, activist
Andrea del Sartopainter
Trygve Liefirst secretary-general of the United Nations
Pinchas Zukermanviolinist and conductor
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.