Historical Events In June - 16
Wednesday, 29 March 2023
1881 On June - 16 austria-Hungary & Serbia sign military treaty
1882 On June - 16 17" hailstones weighing 1.75 lbs fall in Dubuque Iowa
1883 On June - 16 1st baseball "Ladies' Day" (NY Gothams beat Cleve Spiders 5-2)
1884 The first roller coaster in the U.S. begins operation at Coney Island, NY on June - 16.
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 The birth of Stan Laurel, English born comedy actor on this day in history.
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 Lupino Lane, London England, actress (Love Parade) on June - 16.
1892 On this day in history victor Tesch, Belgian lawyer/min of Justice, dies at 80
1893 On June - 16 f.W. Rueckheim introduces Cracker Jack® at the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago's First World Fair
1893 On June - 16 rW Rueckheim invents Cracker Jack
1894 On June - 16 norman Kerry, Rochester NY, actor (Phantom of the Opera)
1895 On this day in history stan Laurel, [Arthur S Jefferson], comedian (Laurel & Hardy)
1896 On June - 16 temperture hits 127øF at Fort Mojave, Calif
1896 Temperature hits 127°F at Fort Mojave, Calif on June - 16.
1896 Jean Peugeot, Frans auto manufacturer (Peugeot) on June - 16.
1897 On this day in history a treaty annexing the Republic of Hawaii to the United States is signed; the Republic would not be dissolved until a year later.
1898 China's emperor De Zong (Guang Xu) receives Kang Youwei on this day in history.
1899 Victor Trumper's 1st Test Cricket century 135* v England, Lord's on June - 16.
1899 Nelson Doubleday, US, publisher (Doubleday) on this day in history.
1900 On June - 16 jan van Tilburg, governor Suriname (PVDA, 1955-62)
1901 On this day in history arthur Pierson, Oslo Norway, actor/director (Hat Check Girl)
1901 On this day in history hermann Grimm, German writer/poet/historian, dies
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 Barbara McClintock, US, cytogeneticist (Jumping Genes, Nobel 1983) on this day in history.
1903 Ford Motors incorporates on this day in history.
1903 1st Highlander (Yankee) shut-out victory 1-0 over White Sox on June - 16.
1903 On June - 16 huldreich Georg Fruh, composer
1904 On June - 16 bloomsday (date of events in James Joyce's Ulysses)
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)
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