We have some interesting facts & historic events all about July 16th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about July 16th in history!
- Guinea Pig Appreciation Day
- National Corn Fritters Day
- World Snake Day
- Fresh Spinach Day
- National Ice Cream Day
1988: Florence Griffith Joyner sets the women’s 100m world record at the US Olympic Trials, 16/07/1988. Her time of 10.49 garnered skepticism due to the wind reading. The next day she ran two races beating the record prior to hers (10.70 & 10.61) that have not been contested or broken since.
1950: Uruguay won their second FIFA World Cup Title
1935: The world’s first parking meter is installed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
1790: In the United States, the city of Washington D. C. was founded.