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June 16th, 2008 (June 16 2008)DeathTom Compernolle, Belgian athlete (born in 1975)
June 16th, 2008 (June 16 2008)DeathMario Rigoni Stern, Italian writer, World War II veteran and Nazi concentration camp survivor (born in 1921)
June 16th, 2007 (June 16 2007)DeathGrand Ayatollah Fazel Lankarani, (born in 1931)
June 16th, 2007 (June 16 2007)DeathMikhail Kononov, Soviet actor (born in 1940)
June 16th, 2006 (June 16 2006)DeathIgor Smialowski, Polish actor (born in 1917)
June 16th, 2006 (June 16 2006)DeathAlireza Shapour Shahbazi, Iranian archaeologist, (born in 1942)
June 16th, 2005 (June 16 2005)DeathEnrique Laguerre, Puerto Rican writer (born in 1906)
June 16th, 2004 (June 16 2004)DeathThanom Kittikachorn, Prime Minister of Thailand (born in 1912)
June 16th, 2003 (June 16 2003)DeathPierre Bourgault, French Canadian politician (born in 1934)
June 16th, 2003 (June 16 2003)DeathGeorg Henrik von Wright, Finnish-Swedish philosopher (born in 1916) Philo Quotes
June 16th, 2000 (June 16 2000)EventIsrael complies with UN Security Council Resolution 425 after 22 years of it issuance, which calls on Israel to completely withdraw from Lebanon. Israel withdraws from all of Lebanon, except the disputed Sheba Farms.
June 16th, 2000 (June 16 2000)DeathEmpress Kojun of Japan (born in 1903)
June 16th, 1999 (June 16 1999)EventMaurice Greene sets a new 100m world record at 9.79 seconds. This is the largest drop in a 100m world record in the history of electronic timing from Donovan Bailey s 9.84.
June 16th, 1999 (June 16 1999)DeathDavid Edward Sutch, British musician (born in 1940)
June 16th, 1997 (June 16 1997)EventThe Dairat Labguer massacre in Algeria; 50 people are killed.
June 16th, 1996 (June 16 1996)DeathMel Allen, American baseball announcer (born in 1913)
June 16th, 1996 (June 16 1996)DeathCurt Swan, American comic book artist (born in 1920)
June 16th, 1994 (June 16 1994)EventA Chinese operated Tupolev TU-154 crashes 10 minutes after takeoff killing 160.
June 16th, 1994 (June 16 1994)DeathKristen Pfaff, American bass guitarist (Hole) (born in 1967)
June 16th, 1993 (June 16 1993)DeathLindsay Hassett, Australian cricketer (born in 1913)
June 16th, 1990 (June 16 1990)DeathMegan Leigh, American porn star (born in 1964)
June 16th, 1989 (June 16 1989)EventImre Nagy, the former Hungarian Prime Minister, is reburied in Budapest.
June 16th, 1988 (June 16 1988)BirthKeshia Chante, Canadian singer
June 16th, 1988 (June 16 1988)BirthLeeland Dayton Mooring, American musician (Leeland)
June 16th, 1988 (June 16 1988)DeathMiguel Pinero, Puerto Rican playwright, actor, and co-founder of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. (born in 1946)
June 16th, 1987 (June 16 1987)BirthDiana DeGarmo, American singer
June 16th, 1987 (June 16 1987)BirthPer Ciljan Skjelbred, Norwegian footballer
June 16th, 1986 (June 16 1986)BirthUrby Emanuelson, Dutch footballer
June 16th, 1986 (June 16 1986)BirthFarhad Reza, Bangladeshi Cricketer
June 16th, 1986 (June 16 1986)BirthRodrigo Defendi, Brazilian footballer
June 16th, 1986 (June 16 1986)BirthRobert Rothbart, Bosnian-Israeli Basketball Player
June 16th, 1986 (June 16 1986)BirthFernando Muslera, Uruguayan footballer
June 16th, 1986 (June 16 1986)DeathMaurice Durufle, French composer and organist (born in 1902)
June 16th, 1984 (June 16 1984)BirthSteven Whittaker, Scottish Footballer
June 16th, 1984 (June 16 1984)BirthRick Nash, Canadian ice hockey player
June 16th, 1984 (June 16 1984)DeathLew Andreas, American basketball coach (born in 1895)
June 16th, 1983 (June 16 1983)BirthArmend Dallku, Albanian footballer
June 16th, 1982 (June 16 1982)BirthMay Andersen, Danish supermodel
June 16th, 1982 (June 16 1982)BirthMatt Costa, American singer/songwriter
June 16th, 1982 (June 16 1982)BirthMissy Peregrym, Canadian actress
June 16th, 1982 (June 16 1982)BirthChris Wingert, American soccer player
June 16th, 1982 (June 16 1982)DeathJames Honeyman-Scott, English guitarist and songwriter (The Pretenders) (born in 1956)
June 16th, 1981 (June 16 1981)BirthBenjamin Becker, German tennis player
June 16th, 1981 (June 16 1981)BirthKevin Bieksa, Canadian ice hockey player
June 16th, 1981 (June 16 1981)BirthBen Kweller, American singer/songwriter
June 16th, 1981 (June 16 1981)BirthMiguel Villalta, Peruvian Footballer
June 16th, 1981 (June 16 1981)DeathJule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (born in 1917)
June 16th, 1980 (June 16 1980)BirthNehir Erdogan, Turkish actress
June 16th, 1980 (June 16 1980)BirthBrad Gushue, Canadian curler
June 16th, 1980 (June 16 1980)BirthMartin Stranzl, Austrian footballer
June 16th, 1980 (June 16 1980)BirthJoey Yung, Hong Kong singer
June 16th, 1980 (June 16 1980)BirthDare Nibombe, Togolese footballer
June 16th, 1979 (June 16 1979)DeathIgnatius Kutu Acheamphong, Ghanaian dictator (born in 1931)
June 16th, 1979 (June 16 1979)DeathNicholas Ray, American film director (born in 1911)
June 16th, 1978 (June 16 1978)BirthDaniel Bruhl, German actor
June 16th, 1978 (June 16 1978)BirthDainius Zubrus, Lithuanian ice hockey player
June 16th, 1978 (June 16 1978)BirthJasmine Leong, Chinese Malaysian singer
June 16th, 1978 (June 16 1978)BirthLyndsey Marshal, British film/stage/television actress
June 16th, 1977 (June 16 1977)EventOracle Corporation is incorporated in Redwood Shores, California, as Software Development Laboratories (SDL) by Larry Ellison, Bob Miner and Ed Oates.
June 16th, 1977 (June 16 1977)BirthKerry Wood, American baseball player
June 16th, 1977 (June 16 1977)BirthPetros Papadakis, American sportscaster, former USC football player
June 16th, 1977 (June 16 1977)DeathWernher von Braun, German-born rocket scientist (born in 1912)Wernher von Braun Quotes
June 16th, 1976 (June 16 1976)EventSoweto uprising: a non-violent march by 15,000 students in Soweto, South Africa turns into days of rioting when police open fire on the crowd and kill 566 children.
June 16th, 1976 (June 16 1976)BirthEdwin Tenorio, Ecuadorian footballer
June 16th, 1974 (June 16 1974)BirthPaul Lee, British sculptural artist
June 16th, 1973 (June 16 1973)BirthNikos Machlas, Greek footballer
June 16th, 1972 (June 16 1972)EventRed Army Faction member Ulrike Meinhof is captured by police in Langenhagen.
June 16th, 1972 (June 16 1972)EventThe largest single-site hydro-electric power project in Canada starts at Churchill Falls, Labrador.
June 16th, 1972 (June 16 1972)BirthJohn Cho, Korean-American actor
June 16th, 1972 (June 16 1972)BirthSimon Khan, English golfer
June 16th, 1972 (June 16 1972)BirthAnn Shoket, American magazine editor
June 16th, 1971 (June 16 1971)BirthPhil Mickelson, American golfer
June 16th, 1971 (June 16 1971)BirthChris Gomez, American baseball player
June 16th, 1971 (June 16 1971)BirthTupac Shakur, American rapper (died in 1996)Tupac Shakur Quotes
June 16th, 1971 (June 16 1971)DeathLord Reith, British broadcast executive (born in 1889)
June 16th, 1970 (June 16 1970)BirthClifton Collins Jr., American actor
June 16th, 1970 (June 16 1970)BirthCobi Jones, American soccer player
June 16th, 1970 (June 16 1970)DeathHeino Eller, Estonian composer (born in 1887)
June 16th, 1970 (June 16 1970)DeathBrian Piccolo, American football player (born in 1943)
June 16th, 1969 (June 16 1969)BirthMark Crossley, Welsh footballer
June 16th, 1969 (June 16 1969)DeathHarold Alexander, British military commander (born in 1891)
June 16th, 1967 (June 16 1967)EventThe three-day Monterey International Pop Music Festival begins in Monterey, California.
June 16th, 1967 (June 16 1967)BirthJohn Franklin, American actor
June 16th, 1966 (June 16 1966)BirthAdrienne Shelly, American actress, director and screenwriter (died in 2006)
June 16th, 1966 (June 16 1966)BirthJan Zelezny, Czech athlete
June 16th, 1963 (June 16 1963)EventSoviet Space Program: Vostok 6 MissionCosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova becomes the first woman in space.
June 16th, 1963 (June 16 1963)BirthJim Fullington, American professional wrestler
June 16th, 1963 (June 16 1963)BirthScott Alexander, American screenwriter
June 16th, 1962 (June 16 1962)BirthWally Joyner, American baseball player
June 16th, 1962 (June 16 1962)BirthFemi Kuti, Nigerian Afrobeat Musician
June 16th, 1962 (June 16 1962)BirthArnold Vosloo, South African actor
June 16th, 1962 (June 16 1962)BirthAnthony Wong Yiu Ming, Hong Kong composer and producer
June 16th, 1961 (June 16 1961)EventRudolf Nureyev defects at Le Bourget airport in Paris.
June 16th, 1961 (June 16 1961)BirthSteve Larmer, Canadian ice hockey player
June 16th, 1961 (June 16 1961)DeathMarcel Junod, Swiss physician (born in 1904)
June 16th, 1960 (June 16 1960)BirthPeter Sterling, Australian rugby league footballer
June 16th, 1959 (June 16 1959)BirthWarrior, American professional wrestler
June 16th, 1959 (June 16 1959)DeathGeorge Reeves, American actor (born in 1914)
June 16th, 1958 (June 16 1958)BirthJohannes Helgason, Icelandic guitarist (?eyr)
June 16th, 1958 (June 16 1958)BirthUlrike Tauber, East German swimmer
June 16th, 1958 (June 16 1958)DeathImre Nagy, Prime Minister of Hungary (born in 1895)
June 16th, 1957 (June 16 1957)BirthIan Buchanan, Scottish actor
June 16th, 1955 (June 16 1955)EventPope Pius XII excommunicates Juan Peron.
June 16th, 1955 (June 16 1955)BirthLaurie Metcalf, American actress
June 16th, 1955 (June 16 1955)DeathOzias Leduc, Quebec painter (born in 1864)
June 16th, 1953 (June 16 1953)BirthIan Mosley, British drummer (Marillion)
June 16th, 1953 (June 16 1953)BirthValerie Mahaffey, American actress
June 16th, 1953 (June 16 1953)DeathMargaret Bondfield, English politician and feminist (born in 1873)
June 16th, 1952 (June 16 1952)BirthGeorge Papandreou, junior, Greek politician
June 16th, 1952 (June 16 1952)BirthGino Vannelli, Canadian singer and songwriter
June 16th, 1952 (June 16 1952)DeathAndrew Lawson, Scottish-American geologist, first to map the entire San Andreas Fault (born in 1861)
June 16th, 1951 (June 16 1951)BirthRoberto Duran, Panamanian boxer
June 16th, 1949 (June 16 1949)BirthPaulo Cesar, Brazilian footballer
June 16th, 1948 (June 16 1948)EventThe storming of the cockpit of the Miss Macao passenger seaplane, operated by a subsidiary of the Cathay Pacific Airways, marks the first skyjacking of a commercial plane.Cao Cao Quotes
June 16th, 1948 (June 16 1948)BirthRon LeFlore, American baseball player
June 16th, 1947 (June 16 1947)Birth-minu, Swiss columnist and writer
June 16th, 1946 (June 16 1946)BirthJodi Rell, American politician, governor of Connecticut
June 16th, 1946 (June 16 1946)BirthDerek Sanderson, Canadian ice hockey player
June 16th, 1945 (June 16 1945)BirthClaire Alexander, Canadian ice hockey player
June 16th, 1945 (June 16 1945)BirthLucienne Robillard, Canadian politician
June 16th, 1945 (June 16 1945)DeathAris Velouchiotis, Greek guerrilla resistance leader (born in 1905)
June 16th, 1944 (June 16 1944)DeathMarc Bloch, French historian (executed) (born in 1886)
June 16th, 1943 (June 16 1943)BirthJoan Van Ark, American actress
June 16th, 1942 (June 16 1942)BirthGiacomo Agostini, Italian motorcyclist
June 16th, 1942 (June 16 1942)BirthEddie Levert, American singer (The O Jays)
June 16th, 1941 (June 16 1941)BirthAldrich Ames, CIA officer and spy for the Soviet Union
June 16th, 1941 (June 16 1941)BirthLamont Dozier, American record company executive
June 16th, 1941 (June 16 1941)BirthMumtaz Hamid Rao, Pakistani journalist
June 16th, 1940 (June 16 1940)EventWorld War II: Marshal Henri Philippe Petain becomes Premier of Vichy France.
June 16th, 1940 (June 16 1940)EventA Communist government is installed in Lithuania.
June 16th, 1940 (June 16 1940)BirthNeil Goldschmidt, Governor of Oregon
June 16th, 1940 (June 16 1940)DeathDuBose Heyward, American writer (born in 1885)
June 16th, 1939 (June 16 1939)BirthBilly Crash Craddock, American country singer
June 16th, 1939 (June 16 1939)DeathChick Webb, American jazz drummer and big band leader (born in 1905)
June 16th, 1938 (June 16 1938)BirthJames Bolam, English actor
June 16th, 1938 (June 16 1938)BirthJoyce Carol Oates, American novelistJoyce Carol Oates Quotes
June 16th, 1938 (June 16 1938)BirthTorgny Lindgren, Swedish writer
June 16th, 1937 (June 16 1937)BirthErich Segal, American author
June 16th, 1937 (June 16 1937)BirthSimeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Tsar of Bulgaria
June 16th, 1935 (June 16 1935)BirthBill Cobbs, American actor
June 16th, 1935 (June 16 1935)BirthJim Dine, American artist
June 16th, 1934 (June 16 1934)BirthDame Eileen Atkins, English actress
June 16th, 1934 (June 16 1934)BirthRoger Neilson, Canadian ice hockey coach (died in 2003)
June 16th, 1934 (June 16 1934)BirthWilliam Forsyth Sharpe, American economist, Nobel laureateWilliam Sharp Quotes
June 16th, 1934 (June 16 1934)BirthElvira Vinogradova, Russian TV persona
June 16th, 1930 (June 16 1930)EventSovnarkom establishes decree time in the USSR.
June 16th, 1930 (June 16 1930)BirthVilmos Zsigmond, Hungarian/American cinematographer
June 16th, 1930 (June 16 1930)DeathEzra Fitch, Abercrombie & Fitch founder (born in 1866)
June 16th, 1930 (June 16 1930)DeathElmer Ambrose Sperry, American inventor (born in 1860) Ambrose Quotes
June 16th, 1929 (June 16 1929)BirthRamon Bieri, American actor (died in 2001)
June 16th, 1929 (June 16 1929)DeathBramwell Booth, the 2nd General of The Salvation Army (born in 1856)
June 16th, 1928 (June 16 1928)DeathDr. Mark Keppel, County Superintendent of Los Angeles County Schools from 1902-1928 (born in 1867)
June 16th, 1927 (June 16 1927)BirthTom Graveney, English cricketer
June 16th, 1927 (June 16 1927)BirthHerbert Lichtenfeld, German author and playwright (died in 2001)
June 16th, 1925 (June 16 1925)EventThe most famous Young Pioneer camp of the USSR, Artek, is established.
June 16th, 1925 (June 16 1925)DeathChittaranjan Das, Indian patriot and freedom fighter (born in 1870)
June 16th, 1925 (June 16 1925)DeathEmmett Hardy, American musician (born in 1903)
June 16th, 1924 (June 16 1924)EventThe Whampoa Military Academy is founded.
June 16th, 1924 (June 16 1924)BirthFaith Domergue, American actor (died in 1999)
June 16th, 1923 (June 16 1923)BirthRon Flockhart, Scottish racing driver (died in 1962)
June 16th, 1922 (June 16 1922)EventGeneral election in Irish Free State: large majority to pro-Treaty Sinn Fein.
June 16th, 1920 (June 16 1920)BirthJohn Howard Griffin, American writer (died in 1980)
June 16th, 1920 (June 16 1920)BirthRaymond U. Lemieux, Canadian scientist (died in 2002)
June 16th, 1920 (June 16 1920)BirthJose Lopez Portillo, President of Mexico (died in 2004)
June 16th, 1917 (June 16 1917)BirthKatherine Graham, American publisher (died in 2001)
June 16th, 1917 (June 16 1917)BirthAurelio Lampredi, Italian mechanical engineer (Ferrari; died in 1989)
June 16th, 1917 (June 16 1917)BirthIrving Penn, American photographer
June 16th, 1916 (June 16 1916)BirthHank Luisetti, American basketball player (died in 2002)
June 16th, 1915 (June 16 1915)EventThe foundation of the British Women s Institute.
June 16th, 1915 (June 16 1915)BirthJohn Tukey, American statistician (died in 2000)
June 16th, 1912 (June 16 1912)BirthEnoch Powell, British politician (died in 1998)
June 16th, 1911 (June 16 1911)EventA 772 gram stony meteorite strikes the earth near Kilbourn, Columbia County, Wisconsin damaging a barn.
June 16th, 1910 (June 16 1910)BirthJuan Velasco, President of Peru (died in 1977)
June 16th, 1909 (June 16 1909)BirthArchie Fairley Carr, biologist (died in 1987)
June 16th, 1907 (June 16 1907)BirthJack Albertson, American actor (died in 1981)
June 16th, 1904 (June 16 1904)EventEugen Schauman assassinates Nikolai Bobrikov, Governor-General of Finland.
June 16th, 1904 (June 16 1904)EventIrish author James Joyce begins a relationship with Nora Barnacle, and subsequently uses the date to set the actions for his novel Ulysses; traditionally "Bloomsday".James Joyce Quotes
June 16th, 1903 (June 16 1903)EventThe Ford Motor Company is incorporated.
June 16th, 1903 (June 16 1903)EventRoald Amundsen commences the first east-west navigation of the Northwest Passage by leaving Oslo, Norway.
June 16th, 1903 (June 16 1903)BirthHelen Traubel, American soprano (died in 1972)
June 16th, 1903 (June 16 1903)BirthHuldreich Georg Fruh, Swiss composer (died in 1945)
June 16th, 1902 (June 16 1902)BirthBarbara McClintock, American geneticist, Nobel laureate (died in 1992)
June 16th, 1902 (June 16 1902)BirthGeorge Gaylord Simpson, American paleontologist (died in 1984)
June 16th, 1902 (June 16 1902)DeathErnst Schroder, German mathematician (born in 1841)
June 16th, 1897 (June 16 1897)EventA treaty annexing the Republic of Hawaii to the United States is signed; the Republic would not be dissolved until a year later.
June 16th, 1897 (June 16 1897)BirthElaine Hammerstein, American actress (died in 1948)
June 16th, 1897 (June 16 1897)BirthGeorg Wittig, German chemist, Nobel laureate (died in 1987)
June 16th, 1896 (June 16 1896)BirthMurray Leinster, American author (died in 1976)
June 16th, 1894 (June 16 1894)BirthNorman Kerry, American actor (died in 1956)
June 16th, 1891 (June 16 1891)EventJohn Abbott becomes Canada s third prime minister.
June 16th, 1890 (June 16 1890)BirthStan Laurel, British-born actor and comedian (died in 1965)Stan Laurel Quotes
June 16th, 1888 (June 16 1888)BirthAlexander Alexandrovich Friedman, Russian physicist (died in 1925)
June 16th, 1888 (June 16 1888)BirthPeter Stoner, American mathematician and astronomer (died in 1980)
June 16th, 1885 (June 16 1885)DeathWilhelm Camphausen, German painter (born in 1818)
June 16th, 1883 (June 16 1883)EventThe Victoria Hall theatre panic in Sunderland, England kills 183 children
June 16th, 1881 (June 16 1881)DeathMarie Laveau, American Voodoo practitioner (born in 1801)
June 16th, 1881 (June 16 1881)DeathSir Josiah Mason, English manufacturer (born in 1795)
June 16th, 1880 (June 16 1880)BirthOtto Eisenschiml, Austrian-American chemist and historian (died in 1963)
June 16th, 1878 (June 16 1878)DeathCrawford Long, American physician (born in 1815)
June 16th, 1874 (June 16 1874)BirthArthur Meighen, ninth Prime Minister of Canada (died in 1960)
June 16th, 1872 (June 16 1872)DeathNorman MacLeod, Scottish clergyman (born in 1812)
June 16th, 1871 (June 16 1871)EventThe University Tests Act allows students to enter the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge and Durham without religious tests, except for courses in theology.
June 16th, 1869 (June 16 1869)DeathCharles Sturt, English explorer (born in 1795)
June 16th, 1866 (June 16 1866)DeathJoseph Mery French poet (born in 1798)
June 16th, 1858 (June 16 1858)EventAbraham Lincoln delivers his House Divided speech in Springfield, Illinois.Abraham Lincoln Quotes
June 16th, 1858 (June 16 1858)EventBattle of Morar takes place during the Indian Mutiny.
June 16th, 1858 (June 16 1858)BirthKing Gustaf V of Sweden (died in 1950)
June 16th, 1858 (June 16 1858)DeathJohn Snow, English epidemiologist (born in 1813)
June 16th, 1855 (June 16 1855)DeathJohn Gorrie, American physician (born in 1803)
June 16th, 1850 (June 16 1850)DeathWilliam Lawson explorer of New South Wales, Australia (born in 1774)
June 16th, 1849 (June 16 1849)DeathWilhelm Martin Leberecht de Wette, German theologian (born in 1780)
June 16th, 1846 (June 16 1846)EventThe Papal conclave of 1846 concludes. Pope Pius IX is elected pope, beginning the longest reign in the history of the papacy (not counting St. Peter).
June 16th, 1840 (June 16 1840)BirthErnst Otto Schlick, German engineer (died in 1913)
June 16th, 1838 (June 16 1838)BirthCushman Davis, American politician (died in 1900)
June 16th, 1837 (June 16 1837)BirthErnst Laas, German philosopher (died in 1885) Philo Quotes
June 16th, 1836 (June 16 1836)EventThe formation of the London Working Men s Association gives rise to the Chartist Movement.
June 16th, 1836 (June 16 1836)BirthWesley Merritt, American soldier (died in 1910)
June 16th, 1829 (June 16 1829)BirthGeronimo, Apache leader (died in 1909) Geronimo Quotes
June 16th, 1826 (June 16 1826)BirthConstantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist and botanist (died in 1897)
June 16th, 1824 (June 16 1824)DeathCharles-Francois Lebrun, duc de Plaisance, Third Consul of France (born in 1739)
June 16th, 1820 (June 16 1820)BirthAthanase Coquerel, French Protestant preacher (died in 1875)
June 16th, 1815 (June 16 1815)EventBattle of Ligny and Battle of Quatre Bras, two days before Waterloo.
June 16th, 1813 (June 16 1813)BirthOtto Jahn, German archaeologist (died in 1869)
June 16th, 1806 (June 16 1806)BirthEdward Davy, English physician, chemist, and inventor (died in 1885)
June 16th, 1804 (June 16 1804)DeathJohann Adam Hiller, German composer (born in 1728)
June 16th, 1801 (June 16 1801)BirthJulius Plucker, German mathematician and physicist (died in 1868)
June 16th, 1792 (June 16 1792)BirthJohn Linnell, English artist (died in 1882)
June 16th, 1792 (June 16 1792)BirthSir Thomas Mitchell, Australian explorer (died in 1855)
June 16th, 1792 (June 16 1792)DeathBenjamin Tupper, Continental Army officer, and pioneer to the Ohio Country (born in 1738)
June 16th, 1779 (June 16 1779)EventSpain declares war on the Kingdom of Great Britain, and the siege of Gibraltar begins.
June 16th, 1779 (June 16 1779)DeathSir Francis Bernard, Governor of New Jersey and Massachusetts (born in 1712)
June 16th, 1778 (June 16 1778)DeathKonrad Ekhof, German actor (born in 1720)
June 16th, 1777 (June 16 1777)DeathJean-Baptiste-Louis Gresset, French poet and dramatist (born in 1709)
June 16th, 1774 (June 16 1774)EventFormation of Harrodsburg, Kentucky.
June 16th, 1755 (June 16 1755)EventFrench and Indian War: the French surrender Fort Beausejour to the British, leading to the expulsion of the Acadians.
June 16th, 1754 (June 16 1754)BirthSalawat Yulayev, Bashkir national hero, poet (died in 1800)
June 16th, 1752 (June 16 1752)DeathGiulio Alberoni, Spanish cardinal (born in 1664)
June 16th, 1752 (June 16 1752)DeathJoseph Butler, English philosopher (born in 1692) Philo Quotes
June 16th, 1749 (June 16 1749)DeathJohann Baptista Ruffini, Italian trader (born in 1672)
June 16th, 1746 (June 16 1746)EventWar of Austrian Succession: Austria and Sardinia defeat a Franco-Spanish army at the Battle of Piacenza.
June 16th, 1745 (June 16 1745)EventBritish troops take Cape Breton Island, which is now part of Nova Scotia, Canada.
June 16th, 1745 (June 16 1745)EventSir William Pepperell captures the French Fortress Louisbourg in Louisbourg, Nova Scotia during the War of the Austrian Succession.
June 16th, 1738 (June 16 1738)BirthMary Katharine Goddard, American printer and publisher (died in 1816)
June 16th, 1723 (June 16 1723)BirthAdam Smith, Scottish philosopher and economist (died in 1790)Adam Smith Quotes
June 16th, 1722 (June 16 1722)DeathJohn Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, English general (born in 1650)
June 16th, 1713 (June 16 1713)BirthMeshech Weare, Governor of New Hampshire (died in 1786)
June 16th, 1707 (June 16 1707)DeathMarie d Orleans-Longueville, Duchess de Nemours, sovereign princess of Neuchatel and writer (born in 1625)
June 16th, 1671 (June 16 1671)DeathStenka Razin, Cossack rebel leader (executed)
June 16th, 1666 (June 16 1666)DeathRichard Fanshawe, English poet, translator, and diplomat (born in 1608)
June 16th, 1644 (June 16 1644)BirthHenrietta Anne Stuart, Princess of Scotland, England and Ireland and Duchess of Orleans (died in 1670)
June 16th, 1633 (June 16 1633)BirthJean de Thevenot, French traveler and scientist (died in 1667)
June 16th, 1623 (June 16 1623)DeathChristian, Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg-Wolfenbuttel, German Protestant military leader (born in 1599)
June 16th, 1622 (June 16 1622)DeathAlexander Seton, 1st Earl of Dunfermline, Chancellor of Scotland (born in 1555)
June 16th, 1613 (June 16 1613)BirthJohn Cleveland, English poet (died in 1658)
June 16th, 1612 (June 16 1612)BirthMurad IV, Ottoman Sultan (died in 1640)
June 16th, 1606 (June 16 1606)BirthArthur Chichester, 1st Earl of Donegall, Irish soldier (died in 1675)
June 16th, 1591 (June 16 1591)BirthJoseph Solomon Delmedigo, Italian physician, mathematician, and music theorist (died in 1655) Solomon Quotes
June 16th, 1586 (June 16 1586)EventMary Queen of Scots recognizes Philip II of Spain as her heir.
June 16th, 1583 (June 16 1583)BirthAxel Oxenstierna, Swedish statesman (died in 1654)
June 16th, 1514 (June 16 1514)BirthJohn Cheke, English classical scholar (died in 1557)
June 16th, 1487 (June 16 1487)EventBattle of Stoke Field, the last dying breath of the Wars of the Roses.
June 16th, 1468 (June 16 1468)DeathJean Le Fevre, Burgundian chronicler (born in ca. 1395)
June 16th, 1397 (June 16 1397)DeathPhilip of Artois, Count of Eu, French soldier (born in 1358)
June 16th, 1332 (June 16 1332)BirthIsabella de Coucy, English princess (died in 1382)
June 16th, 1216 (June 16 1216)DeathPope Innocent III
June 16th, 1139 (June 16 1139)BirthEmperor Konoe of Japan (died in 1155)

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