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Historical Events In June - 16

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1979  H-E Schuster discovers asteroid #2275 on June - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  On June - 16 ben Weber, US composer (Thorne Music Award 1965), dies at 62  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  On this day in history humphrey Keervelt, director (Suriname Planning Bureau), murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  On June - 16 britain requests Argentina arrange for return of prisoners after their War  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  John Honeyman-Scott, guitarist (Pretenders), overdoses on drugs on June - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  On this day in history charlos Vieira completes 191 hr "nonstop" cycling in Leiria Portugal  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  On this day in history european Space Agency launches European Comm Satellite 1, Oscar 10  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  On this day in history ringo releases "Old Wave" album in West Germany  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  On June - 16 matt de Waal finishes 14,290-mi round trip from Salt Lake City (106d)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  On June - 16 1 day general strike in South Africa  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1987  On June - 16 joe Robbie Stadium in Miami, opens  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  Subway gunman Bernhard Goetz acquitted on all but gun possession charges after shooting 4 black youths who tried to rob him on June - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  In Santa Barbara, CA, a team of 32 divers begin cycling underwater on a standard tricycle, to complete 116.66 mi in 75 hrs 20 mins (why?) on June - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On this day in history "Ghostbusters II" premiers  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On this day in history 4 golfers shoot a hole-in-one on the same hole at the US Open are made all on the 6th hole (Weaver, Wiebe, Pate & Price)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On June - 16 eva Turner, British soprano, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  Boris Yeltsin elected president of Russian SSR on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  NYC Mayor Dinkins declares "Joseph Doherty Week" (through the 23rd) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On June - 16 vicky Brown, US singer (Power of Love), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1997  Corporation du chemin de fer de la Gaspésie takes over the former CN line between Chandler and Gaspé, Que. This is a non profit corporation owned by local municipalities. Operation of the line is sub-contracted to the Chemin de fer Baie des Chaleurs which commenced operation between Matapedia and Chandler, Que in December 1996 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2012  On this day in history 32 people are killed by a car bomb in Baghdad  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2013  20 people are killed by a series of car bombings across Iraq on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  US President Donald Trump reinstates Cuban travel and business restrictions after they were loosened by President Obama on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  Amazon announces it is buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  World Cup: Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology is used for the first time, awarding France a penalty in 2-1 win over Australia in Kazan on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  Two suicide bombers attack Damboa in Borno state, Nigeria, killing at least 31 people on June - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  BeyoncĂ© and Jay-Z release their joint album "Everything is Love" on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On this day in history seventeen people die in Caracas, Venezuela following the El ParaĂ­so stampede after a tear gas canister is detonated in a crowded club.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2019  Sara Netanyahu, wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu admits to misuse of state funds in court on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2019  On June - 16 a large-scale power outage hits Argentina, Uruguay and parts of Paraguay, affecting nearly 50 million people.  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  On this day in history birth of isabella de Coucy, English princess (d. 1382)  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 this day in history.  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  Arthur Chichester, 1st Earl of Donegall, Irish soldier (d. 1675) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1613  On June - 16 birth of john Cleveland, English poet (d. 1658)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1633  On this day in history birth of nathaniel Schnittelbach, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0956  Hugo, the Great, duke of France, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1216  On June - 16 innocent III, pope, dies at 54  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1361  John Tauler, German mystic (Gottesfreunde) dies at about 61 on June - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1397  Death of Philip of Artois, Count of Eu, French soldier (b. 1358) on June - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1468  Death of Jean Le Fevre, Burgundian chronicler (b. ca. 1395) on June - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1492  Death of Jan Coppenhole, Flemish rebel leader, beheaded on June - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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