What are the important events that happened on July 16, 1947? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

July 16, 1947: Facts & Myths About This Day

July 16, 1947 is the 197th day of the year 1947 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 168 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is July 3, 1947 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectaenneacontaheptagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Penny every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $238.77. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Pig is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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Who were born on July 16, 1947?

  • 1947
    Alexis Herman, American politician, 23rd U.S. Secretary of Labor
  • 1947
    Assata Shakur, American BPP and BLA activist

Who died on July 16, 1947?

  • 1947
    Raoul Wallenberg, Swedish humanitarian (exact date of death uncertain) (b. 1912)

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