At present is Saturday, July 16, the 197th day of 2022. There are 168 days left within the 12 months.
At present’s Spotlight in Historical past:
On July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 blasted off from Cape Kennedy on the primary manned mission to the floor of the moon.
In 1790, a website alongside the Potomac River was designated the everlasting seat of the US authorities; the realm grew to become Washington, D.C.
In 1862, Flag Officer David G. Farragut grew to become the primary rear admiral in the US Navy.
In 1945, the US exploded its first experimental atomic bomb within the desert of Alamogordo, New Mexico; the identical day, the heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis left Mare Island Naval Shipyard in California on a secret mission to ship atomic bomb elements to Tinian Island within the Marianas.
In 1951, the novel “The Catcher within the Rye” by J.D. Salinger was first revealed by Little, Brown and Co.
In 1957, Marine Corps Maj. John Glenn set a transcontinental velocity report by flying a Vought F8U Crusader jet from California to New York in 3 hours, 23 minutes and eight.4 seconds.
In 1964, as he accepted the Republican presidential nomination in San Francisco, Barry M. Goldwater declared that “extremism within the protection of liberty is not any vice” and that “moderation within the pursuit of justice is not any advantage.”
In 1980, former California Gov. Ronald Reagan gained the Republican presidential nomination on the occasion’s conference in Detroit.
In 1999, John F. Kennedy Jr., his spouse, Carolyn, and her sister, Lauren Bessette), died when their single-engine airplane, piloted by Kennedy, plunged into the Atlantic Ocean close to Martha’s Winery, Massachusetts.
In 2004, Martha Stewart was sentenced to 5 months in jail and 5 months of house confinement by a federal decide in New York for mendacity a few inventory sale.
In 2008, Florida resident Casey Anthony, whose 2-year-old daughter, Caylee, had been lacking a month, was arrested on costs of kid neglect, making false official statements and obstructing a legal investigation. (Casey Anthony was later acquitted at trial of murdering Caylee, whose skeletal stays had been present in December 2008; she was convicted of mendacity to police.)
In 2015, a jury in Centennial, Colorado, convicted James Holmes of 165 counts of homicide, tried homicide and different costs within the 2012 Aurora movie show rampage that left 12 individuals lifeless. A gunman unleashed a barrage of fireplace at a recruiting middle and one other U.S. army website just a few miles aside in Chattanooga, Tennessee, killing 4 Marines and a sailor earlier than he was shot to demise by police; authorities recognized the gunman as Kuwaiti-born Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez of Tennessee.
In 2016, Republican presidential nominee-apparent Donald Trump formally launched his working mate, Mike Pence, throughout an occasion in New York, hailing the Indiana governor as his “first alternative” and his “companion within the marketing campaign” a day after saying the choice on Twitter.
Ten years in the past: Singer Kitty Wells, whose hits resembling “Making Consider” and “It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels” made her the primary feminine famous person of nation music, died at age 92.
Soul singer William Bell is 83. Worldwide Tennis Corridor of Famer Margaret Court docket is 80. Faculty Soccer Corridor of Famer and soccer coach Jimmy Johnson is 79. Violinist Pinchas Zukerman is 74. Actor-singer Ruben Blades is 74. Rock composer-musician Stewart Copeland is 70. Playwright Tony Kushner is 66. Actor Faye Grant is 65. Dancer Michael Flatley is 64. Actor Phoebe Cates is 59. Actor Paul Hipp is 59. Actor Daryl “Chill” Mitchell is 57. Actor-comedian Will Ferrell is 55. Actor Jonathan Adams is 55. Faculty and Professional Soccer Corridor of Famer Barry Sanders is 54. Actor Rain Pryor is 53. Actor Corey Feldman is 51. Rock musician Ed Kowalczyk (Dwell) is 51. Rock singer Ryan McCombs (Drowning Pool) is 48. Actor Jayma Mays is 43
SUNDAY — Largely sunny with a 20% probability of showers and thunderstorms. Highs within the mid 80s.
SUNDAY NIGHT — Largely clear. Lows within the mid 60s.
MONDAY — Largely sunny. Highs within the higher 80s. Highest warmth index readings round 95 within the afternoon.
MONDAY NIGHT — Partly cloudy with a 20% probability of showers. Lows round 70. Highest warmth index readings round 95 within the night.
TUESDAY — Largely sunny. Highs within the higher 80s. Highest warmth index readings round 95 within the afternoon.
TUESDAY NIGHT — Clear within the night then changing into partly cloudy. Lows within the mid 60s.
WEDNESDAY — Largely sunny. Highs within the mid 80s.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT — Clear. Lows within the mid 60s.
THURSDAY — Largely sunny. Highs within the higher 80s.