Wednesday 16 July 1941
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 16, 1941). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Emmanuel Dongala and Jan G H Krajenbrink.
Charley's Aunt, directed by Archie Mayo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941
On TV people were watching CBS Television Quiz.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 16 July 1941
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Which were the important events of 16 July 1941 ?
- Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
- Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
- Emmanuel Dongala
- Jan G H Krajenbrink: Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA).
- Miso Kovac: Croatian singer.
- Desmond Dekker: Jamaican ska and reggae singer-songwriter (d. 2006).
- Larry Cohen: Director.
- Dag Solstad: Norwegian novelist, short-story writer and dramatist.
- Hans Wiegel: Dutch journalist and politician Deputy Prime Minister of the Netherlands.
- George Young: 6th Baronet English banker and politician Secretary of State for Transport.
- Mišo Kovač: Croatian singer and actor.
- Joe DiMaggio hits safely for the 56th consecutive game, a streak that still stands as a MLB record.
- 100 degrees F (38 degrees C) highest temperature ever recorded in Seattle, Washington.