Historical Events In June - 16
Wednesday, 29 March 2023
1907 Jack Albertson, Malden Mass, actor (Thin Man, Chico & the Man) on this day in history.
1909 On June - 16 the first US airplane sold commercially, by Glenn Curtiss for $5,000
1909 1st US airplane sold commercially, by Glenn Curtiss for $5,000 on June - 16.
1909 Willi Boskovsky, Austria, conductor (new years concert) on this day in history.
1910 E G Marshall, Owatonna Minn, actor (Lawrence-Defenders, Caine Mutiny) on June - 16.
1910 Wendelin Weissheimer, composer, dies at 72 on June - 16.
1911 A 772 gram stony meteorite strikes the earth near Kilbourn, Columbia County, Wisconsin damaging a barn on this day in history.
1912 On June - 16 enoch Powell, England, MP (C)/racist/Greek professor
1913 On June - 16 south-African parliament forbids blacks owning land
1914 Stewart Cathie "Billy" Griffith, cricketer (140 for England, 1948) on this day in history.
1915 The foundation of the British Women's Institute on June - 16.
1915 On June - 16 joseph Kagan, businessman
1916 On this day in history boston Brave's Tom Hughes 2nd no-hitter beats Pitts, 2-0
1916 On this day in history francis Lopez, composer
1917 On June - 16 the first Congress of Soviets convene in Russia
1917 1st Congress of Soviets convene in Russia on June - 16.
1917 Katharine Graham, NYC, newspaper publisher (Wash Post) on this day in history.
1919 Lord Aberdare, committee chairman (House of Lords) on this day in history.
1920 On this day in history john Howard Griffin, US, photographer/author (Black Like Me)
1921 On this day in history lord Perry of Walton, SDP/vice chancellor (Open University England)
1922 On June - 16 henry Berliner demonstrates his helicopter to US Bureau of Aeronautics
1923 Sun Yat Sen founds military academy on this day in history.
1923 On June - 16 ake Hermanson, composer
1924 South Africa all out 30 v England in 48 minutes, Gilligan 6-7 on June - 16.
1924 Sayed Idries Shah, thinker on June - 16.
1925 The most famous Young Pioneer camp of the USSR, Artek, is established on this day in history.
1925 Faith Domergue, New Orleans, actress (House of 7 Corpses) on this day in history.
1927 Tommy Armour wins golf's US open on June - 16.
1927 On this day in history 31st US Golf Open: Tommy Armour shoots a 301 at Oakmont CC in Pa
1927 Robert Matthews, master (Clare College Cambridge England) on June - 16.
1928 On this day in history harold Hanham, vice chancellor (Lancaster University)
1929 On June - 16 otto E Funk, 62, ends marathon walk (NY to SF, 4165 miles in 183 days)
1929 On June - 16 james Kirtland Randall, composer
1930 Sovnarkom establishes decree time in the USSR on June - 16.
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