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Monday 16 July 2018 Calendar with holidays, observances and special days

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Holidays and observances

  • Engineer's Day (Honduras)
  • Holocaust Memorial Day (France)

Events

  • 2015 Four U.S. Marines and one gunman die in a shooting spree targeting military installations in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
  • 2004 – Millennium Park, considered Chicago's first and most ambitious early 21st-century architectural project, is opened to the public by Mayor Richard M. Daley.
  • 1969 – Apollo program: Apollo 11, the first mission to land astronauts on the Moon, is launched from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Kennedy, Florida.
  • 1950 – Chaplain–Medic massacre: American POWs are massacred by North Korean Army.
  • 1948 – The storming of the cockpit of the Miss Macao passenger seaplane, operated by a subsidiary of the Cathay Pacific Airways, marks the first aircraft hijacking of a commercial plane.
  • 1945 – Manhattan Project: The Atomic Age begins when the United States successfully detonates a plutonium-based test nuclear weapon near Alamogordo, New Mexico.
  • 1935 – The world's first parking meter is installed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
  • 1931 – Emperor Haile Selassie signs the first constitution of Ethiopia.
  • 1927 – Augusto César Sandino leads a raid on U.S. Marines and Nicaraguan Guardia Nacional that had been sent to apprehend him in the village of Ocotal, but is repulsed by one of the first dive-bombing attacks in history.
  • 1915 – First Order of the Arrow ceremony takes place and the Order of the Arrow is founded to honor American Boy Scouts who best exemplify the Scout Oath and Law.
  • 1915 – Henry James becomes a British citizen to highlight his commitment to Britain during the first World War.
  • 1910 – John Robertson Duigan makes the first flight of the Duigan pusher biplane, the first aircraft built in Australia.
  • 1862 – American Civil War: David Farragut is promoted to rear admiral, becoming the first officer in United States Navy to hold an admiral rank.
  • 1861 – American Civil War: At the order of President Abraham Lincoln, Union troops begin a 25-mile march into Virginia for what will become the First Battle of Bull Run, the first major land battle of the war.
  • 1809 – The city of La Paz, in what is today Bolivia, declares its independence from the Spanish Crown during the La Paz revolution and forms the Junta Tuitiva, the first independent government in Spanish America, led by Pedro Domingo Murillo.
  • 1790 – The District of Columbia is established as the capital of the United States after signature of the Residence Act.
  • 1779 – American Revolutionary War: Light infantry of the Continental Army seize a fortified British Army position in a midnight bayonet attack at the Battle of Stony Point.
  • 1769 – Father Junípero Serra founds California's first mission, Mission San Diego de Alcalá. Over the following decades, it evolves into the city of San Diego, California.
  • 1661 – The first banknotes in Europe are issued by the Swedish bank Stockholms Banco.

Births

  • 1989 – Carlito Olivero, American singer-songwriter and actor
  • 1987 – AnnaLynne McCord, American actress and producer
  • 1982 – Carli Lloyd, American soccer player
  • 1981 – Zach Randolph, American basketball player
  • 1979 – Chris Mihm, American basketball player
  • 1979 – Kim Rhode, American sport shooter
  • 1974 – Jeremy Enigk, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1974 – Ryan McCombs, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1973 – Graham Robertson, American director and producer
  • 1973 – Tim Ryan, American politician
  • 1972 – Ben Cahoon, American-Canadian football player and coach
  • 1971 – Corey Feldman, American actor
  • 1971 – Ed Kowalczyk, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Live)
  • 1968 – Barry Sanders, American football player
  • 1968 – Larry Sanger, American philosopher and businessman, co-founded Wikipedia and Citizendium
  • 1968 – Robert Sherman, American songwriter and businessman
  • 1967 – Will Ferrell, American actor, comedian, and producer
  • 1965 – Sherri Stoner, American actress, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1964 – Phil Hellmuth, American poker player
  • 1963 – Phoebe Cates, American actress
  • 1960 – Terry Pendleton, American baseball player and coach
  • 1959 – Gary Anderson, South African-American football player
  • 1959 – Zoran Jolevski, Macedonian economist, politician, and diplomat, Macedonian Ambassador to the United States
  • 1958 – Michael Flatley, American-Irish dancer and choreographer
  • 1958 – Mike Rogers, American politician
  • 1957 – Faye Grant, American actress
  • 1956 – Tony Kushner, American playwright and screenwriter
  • 1955 – Susan Wheeler, American poet and academic
  • 1954 – Jeanette Mott Oxford, American politician
  • 1953 – Douglas J. Feith, American lawyer and politician, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
  • 1952 – Richard Egielski, American author and illustrator
  • 1952 – Robert David Steele, American spy and politician
  • 1952 – Stewart Copeland, American drummer and songwriter
  • 1950 – Tom Terrell, American journalist and photographer (d. 2007)
  • 1949 – Alan Fitzgerald, American guitarist and keyboardist
  • 1947 – Alexis Herman, American businesswoman and politician, 23rd United States Secretary of Labor
  • 1947 – Assata Shakur, American-Cuban criminal and activist
  • 1946 – Barbara Lee, American politician
  • 1946 – Ron Yary, American football player
  • 1943 – Jimmy Johnson, American football player and coach
  • 1943 – Reinaldo Arenas, Cuban-American author, poet, and playwright (d. 1990)
  • 1939 – Denise LaSalle, American singer-songwriter and producer
  • 1939 – William Bell, American singer-songwriter
  • 1938 – Cynthia Enloe, American author and academic
  • 1937 – Richard Bryan, American lawyer and politician, 25th Governor of Nevada
  • 1936 – Buddy Merrill, American guitarist
  • 1936 – Jerry Norman, American sinologist and linguist (d. 2012)
  • 1935 – Carl Epting Mundy, Jr., American general (d. 2014)
  • 1934 – Donald M. Payne, American educator and politician (d. 2012)
  • 1932 – Dick Thornburgh, American lawyer and politician, 76th United States Attorney General
  • 1932 – Max McGee, American football player and sportscaster (d. 2007)
  • 1931 – Norm Sherry, American former catcher, manager, and coach in Major League Baseball
  • 1930 – Bert Rechichar, American football defensive back and kicker
  • 1930 – Michael Bilirakis, American lawyer and politician
  • 1929 – Charles Ray Hatcher, American serial killer (d. 1984)
  • 1929 – Sheri S. Tepper, American author and poet
  • 1928 – Dave Treen, American lawyer and politician, 51st Governor of Louisiana (d. 2009)
  • 1928 – Jim Rathmann, American racing driver (d. 2011)
  • 1928 – Robert Sheckley, American author and screenwriter (d. 2005)
  • 1926 – Irwin Rose, American biologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2015)
  • 1925 – Frank Jobe, American sergeant and surgeon (d. 2014)
  • 1924 – Bess Myerson, American model, actress, game show panelist, and politician, Miss America 1945 (d. 2014)
  • 1924 – James L. Greenfield, American journalist and politician
  • 1923 – Chris Argyris, American psychologist, theorist, and academic (d. 2013)
  • 1920 – Anatole Broyard, American critic and editor (d. 1990)
  • 1915 – Barnard Hughes, American actor (d. 2006)
  • 1915 – Elaine Barrie, American actress (d. 2003)
  • 1912 – Milt Bocek, American baseball player (d. 2007)
  • 1911 – Ginger Rogers, American actress, singer, and dancer (d. 1995)
  • 1911 – Sonny Tufts, American actor (d. 1970)
  • 1910 – Gordon Prange, American historian, author, and academic (d. 1980)
  • 1907 – Barbara Stanwyck, American actress (d. 1990)
  • 1907 – Frances Horwich, American educator and television host (d. 2001)
  • 1907 – Orville Redenbacher, American farmer and businessman, founded Orville Redenbacher's (d. 1995)
  • 1906 – Vincent Sherman, American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2006)
  • 1902 – Mary Philbin, American actress (d. 1993)
  • 1889 – Arthur Bowie Chrisman, American author (d. 1953)
  • 1889 – Larry Semon, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1928)
  • 1888 – Percy Kilbride, American actor (d. 1964)
  • 1887 – Shoeless Joe Jackson, American baseball player and manager (d. 1951)
  • 1883 – Charles Sheeler, American photographer and painter (d. 1965)
  • 1880 – Kathleen Norris, American journalist and author (d. 1966)
  • 1871 – John Maxwell, American golfer (d. 1906)
  • 1862 – Ida B. Wells, American journalist and activist (d. 1931)
  • 1821 – Mary Baker Eddy, American religious leader and author, founded Christian Science (d. 1910)
  • 1749 – Cyrus Griffin, American lawyer, judge, and politician, 16th President of the Continental Congress (d. 1810)
  • 1731 – Samuel Huntington, American jurist and politician, 18th Governor of Connecticut (d. 1796)

Deaths

  • 2017 – George Romero, American filmmaker (b. 1940)
  • 2014 – Johnny Winter, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (b. 1944)
  • 2014 – Karl Albrecht, German businessman, co-founded Aldi (b. 1920)
  • 2014 – Mary Ellen Otremba, American educator and politician (b. 1950)
  • 2013 – Marv Rotblatt, American baseball player (1927)
  • 2012 – Gilbert Esau, American businessman and politician (b. 1919)
  • 2012 – Kitty Wells, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1919)
  • 2012 – Stephen Covey, American businessman and author (b. 1932)
  • 2012 – William Asher, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1921)
  • 2011 – Forrest Blue, American football player (b. 1944)
  • 2008 – Jo Stafford, American singer (b. 1917)
  • 2006 – Winthrop Paul Rockefeller, American businessman and politician, 13th Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas (b. 1948)
  • 2004 – Charles Sweeney, American general and pilot (b. 1919)
  • 2004 – George Busbee, American lawyer and politician, 77th Governor of Georgia (b. 1927)
  • 2003 – Carol Shields, American-Canadian novelist and short story writer (b. 1935)
  • 2003 – Celia Cruz, Cuban-American singer and actress (b. 1925)
  • 2002 – John Cocke, American computer scientist and engineer (b. 1925)
  • 1999 – John F. Kennedy Jr., American lawyer and publisher (b. 1960)
  • 1998 – John Henrik Clarke, American historian and scholar (b. 1915)
  • 1995 – May Sarton, American playwright and novelist (b. 1912)
  • 1994 – Julian Schwinger, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1918)
  • 1992 – Buck Buchanan, American football player and coach (b. 1940)
  • 1991 – Frank Rizzo, American police officer and politician, 93rd Mayor of Philadelphia (b. 1920)
  • 1991 – Meindert DeJong, Dutch-American soldier and author (b. 1906)
  • 1991 – Robert Motherwell, American painter and academic (b. 1915)
  • 1985 – Wayne King, American saxophonist, songwriter, and bandleader (b. 1901)
  • 1981 – Harry Chapin, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1942)
  • 1965 – Boris Artzybasheff, Ukrainian-American illustrator (b.1899)
  • 1960 – John P. Marquand, American author (b. 1893)
  • 1915 – Ellen G. White, American theologian and author (b. 1827)
  • 1896 – Edmond de Goncourt, French critic and publisher, founded Académie Goncourt (b. 1822)
  • 1886 – Ned Buntline, American journalist and author (b. 1823)
  • 1882 – Mary Todd Lincoln, First Lady of the United States 1861-1865 (b. 1818)
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