Historical Events In June - 16
Monday, 03 August 2020
1881 Austria-Hungary & Serbia sign military treaty on June - 16.
1882 17" hailstones weighing 1.75 lbs fall in Dubuque Iowa on June - 16.
1883 1st baseball "Ladies' Day" (NY Gothams beat Cleve Spiders 5-2) on June - 16.
1884 On this day in history the first roller coaster in the U.S. begins operation at Coney Island, NY.
1884 1st roller coaster used (Coney Island NY) on this day in history.
1888 On June - 16 bobby Clark, vaudevillan (World's funniest circus clown)
1890 On June - 16 the birth of Stan Laurel, English born comedy actor
1890 Stan Laurel, [Arthur S Jefferson], England, comedian (Laurel & Hardy) on this day in history.
1891 John Abbott becomes Canada's third prime minister on this day in history.
1892 On June - 16 lupino Lane, London England, actress (Love Parade)
1892 On June - 16 victor Tesch, Belgian lawyer/min of Justice, dies at 80
1893 F.W. Rueckheim introduces Cracker Jack® at the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago's First World Fair on this day in history.
1893 On this day in history rW Rueckheim invents Cracker Jack
1894 On this day in history norman Kerry, Rochester NY, actor (Phantom of the Opera)
1895 On this day in history stan Laurel, [Arthur S Jefferson], comedian (Laurel & Hardy)
1896 Temperture hits 127øF at Fort Mojave, Calif on June - 16.
1896 On June - 16 temperature hits 127°F at Fort Mojave, Calif
1896 Jean Peugeot, Frans auto manufacturer (Peugeot) on this day in history.
1897 A treaty annexing the Republic of Hawaii to the United States is signed; the Republic would not be dissolved until a year later on June - 16.
1898 On this day in history china's emperor De Zong (Guang Xu) receives Kang Youwei
1899 On June - 16 victor Trumper's 1st Test Cricket century 135* v England, Lord's
1899 Nelson Doubleday, US, publisher (Doubleday) on June - 16.
1900 Jan van Tilburg, governor Suriname (PVDA, 1955-62) on June - 16.
1901 On June - 16 arthur Pierson, Oslo Norway, actor/director (Hat Check Girl)
1901 Hermann Grimm, German writer/poet/historian, dies on this day in history.
1902 The Broadway Limited goes into service for the Pennsylvania Railroad to begin a career of more than 75 years on the route between New York and Chicago on this day in history.
1902 On June - 16 barbara McClintock, US, cytogeneticist (Jumping Genes, Nobel 1983)
1903 On this day in history ford Motors incorporates
1903 1st Highlander (Yankee) shut-out victory 1-0 over White Sox on June - 16.
1903 Huldreich Georg Fruh, composer on June - 16.
1904 Bloomsday (date of events in James Joyce's Ulysses) on June - 16.
1904 On this day in history gerard Holt, Dutch architect
1905 On June - 16 hermann von Wissmann, German explorer/governor of E Africa, dies at 51
1906 On this day in history alan Fairfax, cricketer (Australian all-rounder late 20's early 30's)