16th July in historyFri 16 Jul 2021
Apollo 11 was launched, carrying 1the first men to land on Moon on this day in 1969.
Did you know that:
• D.R. Averill of Ohio patented ready-mixed paint on this day in 1867
• Joseph Monier patented reinforced concrete on this day in 1867
• Thaddeus Hyatt was granted a patent for reinforced concrete on this day in 1878
• “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince”, the sixth book in the series by J. K. Rowling, was published worldwide on this day in 2005, with nine million copies sold in twenty-four hours
// Compiled by Zoya Siddiqui