July 16 Birthdays

July 16, Cancer

Read here about July 16 birthdays and their astrology meanings, including details about the associated zodiac sign that is Cancer. Amongst the interesting facts you can read about there are birthday personality characteristics, positive and negative traits as well as Cancer love compatibility and numerology.

July 16 Personality Traits

Positive traits: Natives born on July 16 birthdays are persistent, charming and original. They are romantic and loyal individuals who aim to create a deep connection in order to feel accomplished in life. These Cancer natives are imaginative and tenacious when it comes to their own endeavors.

Negative traits: Cancer people born on July 16 are hot tempered, possessive and impulsive. They are controlling individuals who are trying to be in charge of everything that is going on around them, even of the lives of others. Another weakness of Cancerians is that they are melancholic. They tend to dwell in the past and they sometimes regret not being able to relive certain moments.

Likes: Spending time in familiar company if possible somewhere around water.

Hates: Criticism and having to interact with unknown people.

Lesson to learn: To accept people as they are and stop trying to change or manipulate them by any means.

Life challenge: Learning to live with change.

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July 16, Cancer

Astrological symbol: The Crab is defined as the symbol of Cancer zodiac sign, said to represent all those born between June 21 and July 22, according to the tropical astrology. These natives are thought to be emotional and pretentious people who get attach easily.

Modality: Cancer horoscope natives are influenced by the Cardinal modality that appears first. Suggests activity and liveliness and an individual who is both entertaining and ambitious.

Element: Water is one of the four astrological elements and influences Cancer people. This force of nature reveals an ever changing malleable nature, nourishing and supporting.

Ruling house: The fourth represents the astrological house for those Cancer natives born under this astrological sign. The fourth space in the zodiac symbolizes the family environments.

Ruling planet: Moon. This planet governs emotions, the basic needs of life and the regular repeating patterns of life on earth. This reveals the moody nature of the sensible Cancerian who is always in search for love, stability and protection.

Lucky numbers: July 16 birthday natives have as auspicious numbers 6, 8, 16, 17 and 20.

Lucky day: Monday is the auspicious day for these natives and is also ruled by the Moon. Cancer identifies best with the flow of the erratic Monday.

Years of change: The life periods that are said to be influential for the Cancer natives born under the July 16 horoscope are 8, 15, 29 and 36.

July 16 Birthday Compatibility and Love

When it comes to love, Cancer natives born on July 16 are tender and affectionate. They put all their efforts into making a relationship work and they are rarely wrong. They know exactly what they want in love so they aim for the attention of those people that can offer them the kind of attention and stability they need. They are moody and hard to understand at times but they compensate their tantrums with the care and reliability they offer at all times.

Love compatibilities in the zodiac for these people say that they are most compatible and find it easier to have a love relationship with Virgo (August 23- September 22) natives because they have similar interests and views on life. On the other hand they are least compatible with Aquarius (January 20- February 18). Cancer natives are also compatible with the other Water signs: Scorpio (October 23- November 21) and Pisces (February 19- March 20). These two water signs are an easy match! Surprisingly enough, these two manage to create a complete understanding on the things they have in common and the things in which they go opposite directions. It seems that they create a good flow in their union and so are set for creative endeavors if they stick together.

People born on the sixteenth day of the month are gentle and reserved lovers that would rather suffer from unrequited love than fight to win the heart of the one they love. Their relationships are likely to grow on friendships as they need time to know the person that stays beside them. Despite the fact that they are friendly and a generally happy person it is quite difficult for them to settle for someone, probably because they are expecting things to happen instead of making them happen. These persons are compatible with people born on the 1st, 2nd, 10th and 11th.

Lucky color

The lucky color for those born under the July 16 is represented by silver.

Silver suggests mystery but also light, depending whether it is closer to black or white. This zodiac color should be used in objects around the house and accessories.

People having silver as sign color have creative and hard working spirits that usually get them the spiritual and fulfilling life they aim for. They know how to act and what to say at any time and in any situation but they tend to remain reserved and focused on their own lives.

Other colors that suit Cancer natives are violet, blue and pastels.


Pearl is the birthstone said to be representative for Cancer people born with July 16.

Pearl symbolizes sensitivity and preciousness. This zodiac birthstone could be used in accessories and bracelets.

This gemstone is said to bring clarity of mind and confidence to the wearer. The Pearl it is also called "the tear drop of the Moon". Pearls come in white and grey shades and have been used as an adornment for centuries.

Another gemstone considered beneficial for Cancer natives is Moonstone. It and sensitivity.


Acanthus is the flower of preference for Cancer natives, especially those born under the July 16.

Acanthus is a plant that symbolizes sensitivity and nurturing. This zodiac flower should be used in decorative items in the places these natives spend time.

These flowers indicate a highly intuitive and perceptive individual, interested both in his life and the life of others. This plant can be found during early summer to midsummer.

Other flowers for Cancer people are Water Lilies.


Silver is the metal said to be representative for Cancer people born with July 16.

This is a metal that symbolizes sensuality and mystery. This zodiac metal could be used in accessories and decorative objects.

Silver is said to attract soothing energies for these natives. Silver is also malleable and precious and can only bring good spirit to anyone wearing it.

Another metal considered beneficial for Cancer natives is Platinum.

Statistics and famous birthdays for July 16

July 16 is the 197th day of the year or the 198th day in leap years, in the Gregorian Calendar.

Celebrity birthdays for July 16

- Charles Francis Abdy Williams: Composer in 1855.

- Mauritius R J Dekker (Boris Robazki): Dutch writer (Merkteken) in 1896.

- Fritz Mahler: Composer in 1901.

- Bernard Rogers: Supreme Allied commander Europe in 1921.

- Ray Thornton: (Rep-D-Arkansas) in 1928.

- Michael Bilirakis: (Rep-R-Florida, 1983- ) in 1930.

- Jimmy Johnson: NFL coach (Dallas Cowboys, Miami Dolphins) in 1943.

- Roelof P Meyer: South African under Minister of Law & Order etc in 1947.

- Alan Donnelly: MP (Labour) in 1957.

- Jyrki Lumme: Tampere, Finland - NHL defenseman (Canucks, Finland Olympics - Bronze - 1998) in 1966.

Birthday calendar, July 16

- Father Serra founds Mission San Diego First mission in Calif in 1769.

- First major battle of the Civil War -- Bull Run in 1861.

- Ruth sets season home run record with 30 enroute to 54 in 1920.

- First automatic parking meter in US installed Oklahoma City Ok in 1935.

- Attempt made to recall Mayor Lapham (First time in SF history) in 1946.

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Birthday Numerology for July 16

In numerology the number for July 16 birthday is 7 and represents understanding, knowledge and meditation. Number 7 persons are analytical, intelligent, seekers of knowledge, charming personalities and are most respected for their perseverance. Number 7 are introspective and practical but also very perseverant. The letters corresponding to numerology 7 are g, p, y and the vibration is reflection. This number is ruled by the card of the chariot and by the planet Neptune.

Having the birthday in July means you are stubborn, creative and possessive. Career choices for these natives include broadcaster, public relations, publisher and psychologist. July has as representative symbols: the Larkspur and Water Lilly as plants and Ruby and Onyx as gemstones, while the name comes from Julius Caesar, the Roman emperor. The numerology for the month of July is 7. Seven in numerology reveals empathy, care and frankness. Those born this month are philosophical, timid and perfectionist.

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