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Historical Events In June - 16

Friday, 14 August 2020

1952  Soviet Fighters shoot Swedish Catalina reconnaissance flight down on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1952  On June - 16 anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl is published in the United States.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  On this day in history despite Johnny Mize 2,000th hit, Yanks lose ending 18 game win streak & also ending St Louis Brown 14 game losing streak  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  Dutch military conscription shortened from 20 to 18 months on June - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  On June - 16 pope Pius XII ex-communicated Argentine Pres Juan Peron  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  Louise Suggs wins LPGA Triangle Round Robin Golf Tournament on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  On June - 16 jose Pablo Moncayo Garcia, composer, dies at 45  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  On June - 16 george Reeves, actor (Superman, Gone with the Wind), shoots self at 45  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  Ballet performer Rudolf Nureyev defects from the Soviet Union while in Paris on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  Dave Garroway is fired as Today Show host on June - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1961  Soviet ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev defects to West in Paris on June - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  O C Scott, cricketer (WI leg-spinner in 8 Tests), dies on June - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  Levi Eshkol replaces David Ben-Gurion as Israeli PM on June - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  On this day in history valentina Tereshkova becomes first woman in space, aboard Vostok 6  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  J C Powys, writer, dies at 90 on June - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  Quake strikes Niigata Japan on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  On June - 16 50,000 attend Monterey International Pop Festival  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  Supreme Court rules suspension of Adam Clayton Powell Jr from House on June - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  Harold RLG 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, Brit field marshal, dies at 78 on June - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  Kenneth A Gibson elected first black mayor of Newark, NJ on June - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  Race riots in Miami Florida on June - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  On this day in history elsa Triolet, writer, dies at 73  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  On this day in history racial disturbance in Jacksonville Florida  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  On June - 16 burglars caught inside the Watergate building  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  Randy Farland finds a 14-leaf clover near Sioux Falls, SD on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  Don Robey, US gospel/impresario/producer, dies at 71 on June - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On this day in history student uprisings begin in Soweto, South Africa  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On June - 16 francis E Meloy Jr, US ambassador to Lebanon, kidnapped & killed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  On June - 16 "Beatlemania" opens on Broadway  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  On June - 16 leonid Brezhnev is named president of the Soviet Union.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  On June - 16 wernher von Braun, rocket scientist, dies at age 65.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  On June - 16 wernher von Braun, rocket scientist (V1/V2), dies at 65 of smoking  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  On this day in history ringo releases "Bad Boy" album; Wings releases "I've Had Enough"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  Carl Yastrzemski hits his 1,000th extra base hit on June - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1139  On this day in history birth of emperor Konoe of Japan (d. 1155)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1332  Isabella de Coucy, English princess (d. 1382) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1514  On June - 16 birth of john Cheke, English classical scholar (d. 1557)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1583  Axel Gustafson Oxenstierna, Swedish earl/chancellor/regent was born on June - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1591  On June - 16 birth of joseph Solomon Delmedigo, Italian physician, mathematician, and music theorist (d. 1655)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1606  On this day in history birth of arthur Chichester, 1st Earl of Donegall, Irish soldier (d. 1675)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1613  John Cleveland, English poet (d. 1658) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1633  Nathaniel Schnittelbach, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0956  Hugo, the Great, duke of France, dies on June - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1216  On this day in history innocent III, pope, dies at 54  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1246  On this day in history lutgardis/Ludgardis, Flemish mystic/saint, dies at about 64  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1361  On this day in history john Tauler, German mystic (Gottesfreunde) dies at about 61  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1397  Death of Philip of Artois, Count of Eu, French soldier (b. 1358) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1468  On this day in history death of jean Le Fevre, Burgundian chronicler (b. ca. 1395)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1492  On this day in history death of jan Coppenhole, Flemish rebel leader, beheaded  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1575  On June - 16 hadrianus Junius, [Adriaen the Jonghe], medical/historian, dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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