Historical Events In June - 16
Friday, 22 September 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 1st baseball "Ladies' Day" (NY Gothams beat Cleve Spiders 5-2) on June - 16.
1884 On June - 16 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 Bobby Clark, vaudevillan (World's funniest circus clown) on June - 16.
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 On this day in history lupino Lane, London England, actress (Love Parade)
1892 On June - 16 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 this day in history rW Rueckheim invents Cracker Jack
1894 Norman Kerry, Rochester NY, actor (Phantom of the Opera) on June - 16.
1895 On June - 16 stan Laurel, [Arthur S Jefferson], comedian (Laurel & Hardy)
1896 On this day in history temperture hits 127øF at Fort Mojave, Calif
1896 On this day in history temperature hits 127°F at Fort Mojave, Calif
1896 On June - 16 jean Peugeot, Frans auto manufacturer (Peugeot)
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 June - 16.
1899 Victor Trumper's 1st Test Cricket century 135* v England, Lord's on this day in history.
1899 Nelson Doubleday, US, publisher (Doubleday) on June - 16.
1900 Jan van Tilburg, governor Suriname (PVDA, 1955-62) on this day in history.
1901 Arthur Pierson, Oslo Norway, actor/director (Hat Check Girl) on this day in history.
1901 On June - 16 hermann Grimm, German writer/poet/historian, dies
1902 On June - 16 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
1902 Barbara McClintock, US, cytogeneticist (Jumping Genes, Nobel 1983) on June - 16.
1903 Ford Motors incorporates on June - 16.
1903 1st Highlander (Yankee) shut-out victory 1-0 over White Sox on this day in history.
1903 Huldreich Georg Fruh, composer on this day in history.
1904 On June - 16 bloomsday (date of events in James Joyce's Ulysses)
1904 On June - 16 gerard Holt, Dutch architect
1905 On this day in history hermann von Wissmann, German explorer/governor of E Africa, dies at 51
1906 Alan Fairfax, cricketer (Australian all-rounder late 20's early 30's) on this day in history.