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16th of June 1487 EVENT Battle of Stoke Field, the final engagement of the Wars of the Roses.
16th of June 1586 EVENT Mary, Queen of Scots, recognizes Philip II of Spain as her heir and successor.
16th of June 1745 EVENT British troops take Cape Breton Island, which is now part of Nova Scotia, Canada.
16th of June 1745 EVENT Sir William Pepperell captures the French Fortress Louisbourg in Louisbourg, Nova Scotia during the War of the Austrian Succession.
16th of June 1746 EVENT War of Austrian Succession: Austria and Sardinia defeat a Franco-Spanish army at the Battle of Piacenza.
16th of June 1755 EVENT French and Indian War: the French surrender Fort Beausejour to the British, leading to the expulsion of the Acadians.
16th of June 1774 EVENT Foundation of Harrodsburg, Kentucky.
16th of June 1779 EVENT Spain declares war on the Kingdom of Great Britain, and the siege of Gibraltar begins.
16th of June 1795 EVENT First Battle of Groix otherwise known as Cornwallis' Retreat.
16th of June 1815 EVENT Battle of Ligny and Battle of Quatre Bras, two days before the Battle of Waterloo.
16th of June 1836 EVENT The formation of the London Working Men's Association gives rise to the Chartist Movement.
16th of June 1846 EVENT The 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).
16th of June 1858 EVENT Abraham Lincoln delivers his House Divided speech in Springfield, Illinois.
16th of June 1858 EVENT Battle of Morar takes place during the Indian Mutiny.
16th of June 1871 EVENT The University Tests Act allows students to enter the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge and Durham without religious tests, except for courses in theology.
16th of June 1883 EVENT The Victoria Hall theatre panic in Sunderland, England kills 183 children.
16th of June 1891 EVENT John Abbott becomes Canada's third Prime Minister.
16th of June 1897 EVENT A treaty annexing the Republic of Hawaii to the United States is signed; the Republic would not be dissolved until a year later.
16th of June 1903 EVENT The Ford Motor Company is incorporated.
16th of June 1903 EVENT Roald Amundsen commences the first east-west navigation of the Northwest Passage by leaving Oslo, Norway.
16th of June 1904 EVENT Irish author James Joyce begins a relationship with Nora Barnacle and subsequently uses the date to set the actions for his novel Ulysses; this date is now traditionally called "Bloomsday".
16th of June 1904 EVENT Eugen Schauman assassinates Nikolai Bobrikov, Governor-General of Finland.
16th of June 1911 EVENT A 772 gram stony meteorite strikes the earth near Kilbourn, Columbia County, Wisconsin damaging a barn.
16th of June 1915 EVENT Foundation of the British Women's Institute.
16th of June 1922 EVENT General election in the Irish Free State: a large majority goes to the pro-Treaty Sinn Fein.
16th of June 1924 EVENT The Whampoa Military Academy is founded.
16th of June 1925 EVENT The most famous Young Pioneer camp of the USSR, Artek, is established.
16th of June 1930 EVENT Sovnarkom establishes decree time in the USSR.
16th of June 1933 EVENT The National Industrial Recovery Act is passed.
16th of June 1940 EVENT World War II: Marshal Henri Philippe Petain becomes Premier of Vichy France.
16th of June 1940 EVENT A Communist government is installed in Lithuania.
16th of June 1958 EVENT Imre Nagy, Pal Maleter and other leaders of the 1956 Hungarian Uprising are executed.
16th of June 1963 EVENT Soviet Space Program: Vostok 6 Mission : Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova becomes the first woman in space.
16th of June 1967 EVENT Monterey Pop Festival begins
16th of June 1972 EVENT The largest single-site hydro-electric power project in Canada is inaugurated at Churchill Falls, Labrador.
16th of June 1972 EVENT Red Army Faction member Ulrike Meinhof is captured by police in Langenhagen.
16th of June 1976 EVENT Soweto 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.
16th of June 1977 EVENT Oracle Corporation is incorporated in Redwood Shores, California, as Software Development Laboratories (SDL) by Larry Ellison, Bob Miner and Ed Oates.
16th of June 1989 EVENT Imre Nagy, the former Hungarian Prime Minister, is reburied in Budapest.
16th of June 1997 EVENT The Dairat Labguer massacre in Algeria; 50 people are killed.
16th of June 2000 EVENT Israel 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.
16th of June 1139 BIRTHDAY Emperor Konoe of Japan (d. 1155)
16th of June 1332 BIRTHDAY Isabella de Coucy, English princess (d. 1382)
16th of June 1514 BIRTHDAY John Cheke, English classical scholar (d. 1557)
16th of June 1583 BIRTHDAY Axel Oxenstierna, Swedish statesman (d. 1654)
16th of June 1591 BIRTHDAY Joseph Solomon Delmedigo, Crete-born Italian physician, mathematician, and music theorist (d. 1655)
16th of June 1606 BIRTHDAY Arthur Chichester, 1st Earl of Donegall, Irish aristocrat and soldier (d. 1675)
16th of June 1612 BIRTHDAY Murad IV, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1640)
16th of June 1613 BIRTHDAY John Cleveland, English poet (d. 1658)
16th of June 1633 BIRTHDAY Jean de Thevenot, French traveler and scientist (d. 1667)
16th of June 1644 BIRTHDAY Henrietta Anne Stuart, French-born Princess of Scotland, England and Ireland and Duchess of Orleans (d. 1670)
16th of June 1713 BIRTHDAY Meshech Weare, American Governor of New Hampshire (d. 1786)
16th of June 1723 BIRTHDAY Adam Smith, Scottish philosopher and economist (d. 1790)
16th of June 1738 BIRTHDAY Mary Katharine Goddard, American printer and publisher (d. 1816)
16th of June 1754 BIRTHDAY Salawat Yulayev, Bashkir poet (d. 1800)
16th of June 1792 BIRTHDAY John Linnell, English landscape painter (d. 1882)
16th of June 1792 BIRTHDAY Sir Thomas Mitchell, Australian explorer (d. 1855)
16th of June 1801 BIRTHDAY Julius Plucker, German mathematician and physicist (d. 1868)
16th of June 1806 BIRTHDAY Edward Davy, English physician, chemist and inventor (d. 1885)
16th of June 1813 BIRTHDAY Otto Jahn, German archaeologist (d. 1869)
16th of June 1820 BIRTHDAY Athanase Coquerel, French Protestant preacher (d. 1875)
16th of June 1821 BIRTHDAY Old Tom Morris, Scottish golfer (d. 1908)
16th of June 1826 BIRTHDAY Constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist and botanist (d. 1897)
16th of June 1829 BIRTHDAY Geronimo, Apache leader (d. 1909)
16th of June 1836 BIRTHDAY Wesley Merritt, American general (d. 1910)
16th of June 1837 BIRTHDAY Ernst Laas, German philosopher (d. 1885)
16th of June 1838 BIRTHDAY Cushman Davis, American politician (d. 1900)
16th of June 1840 BIRTHDAY Ernst Otto Schlick, German engineer (d. 1913)
16th of June 1857 BIRTHDAY Arthur Arz von Straussenburg, Austro-Hungarian Colonel General (d. 1935)
16th of June 1858 BIRTHDAY King Gustaf V of Sweden (d. 1950)
16th of June 1866 BIRTHDAY Germanos Karavangelis, Greek Orthodox metropolitan bishop (d. 1935)
16th of June 1874 BIRTHDAY Arthur Meighen, 9th Prime Minister of Canada (d. 1960)
16th of June 1880 BIRTHDAY Otto Eisenschiml, Austrian-born American chemist and historian (d. 1963)
16th of June 1888 BIRTHDAY Alexander Alexandrovich Friedman, Russian physicist (d. 1925)
16th of June 1888 BIRTHDAY Peter Stoner, American mathematician and astronomer (d. 1980)
16th of June 1890 BIRTHDAY Stan Laurel, British actor and comedian (d. 1965)
16th of June 1894 BIRTHDAY Norman Kerry, American actor (d. 1956)
16th of June 1896 BIRTHDAY Murray Leinster, American science-fiction and alternate history writer (d. 1976)
16th of June 1897 BIRTHDAY Elaine Hammerstein, American actress (d. 1948)
16th of June 1897 BIRTHDAY Georg Wittig, German chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1987)
16th of June 1902 BIRTHDAY Barbara McClintock, American geneticist, Nobel laureate (d. 1992)
16th of June 1902 BIRTHDAY George Gaylord Simpson, American paleontologist (d. 1984)
16th of June 1903 BIRTHDAY Huldreich Georg Fruh, Swiss composer (d. 1945)
16th of June 1903 BIRTHDAY Helen Traubel, American soprano (d. 1972)
16th of June 1907 BIRTHDAY Jack Albertson, American actor (d. 1981)
16th of June 1909 BIRTHDAY Archie Fairley Carr, American biologist (d. 1987)
16th of June 1910 BIRTHDAY Juan Velasco Alvarado, Peruvian general and President of Peru (d. 1977)
16th of June 1912 BIRTHDAY Enoch Powell, British politician (d. 1998)
16th of June 1915 BIRTHDAY John Tukey, American statistician (d. 2000)
16th of June 1916 BIRTHDAY Hank Luisetti, American basketball player (d. 2002)
16th of June 1917 BIRTHDAY Katherine Graham, American publisher (d. 2001)
16th of June 1917 BIRTHDAY Phaedon Gizikis, Greek Army officer and President of Greece (d. 1999)
16th of June 1917 BIRTHDAY Irving Penn, American photographer (d. 2009)
16th of June 1917 BIRTHDAY Aurelio Lampredi, Italian mechanical engineer (Ferrari) (d. 1989)
16th of June 1920 BIRTHDAY John Howard Griffin, American journalist (d. 1980)
16th of June 1920 BIRTHDAY Jose Lopez Portillo, 31st President of Mexico (d. 2004)
16th of June 1920 BIRTHDAY Raymond U. Lemieux, Canadian organic chemist (d. 2002)
16th of June 1923 BIRTHDAY Ron Flockhart, Scottish racing driver (d. 1962)
16th of June 1924 BIRTHDAY Faith Domergue, American actor (d. 1999)
16th of June 1927 BIRTHDAY Tom Graveney, English cricketer
16th of June 1927 BIRTHDAY Herbert Lichtenfeld, German author and playwright (d. 2001)
16th of June 1928 BIRTHDAY Speedy O. Long, American politician (d. 2006)
16th of June 1929 BIRTHDAY Pauline Yates, English actress
16th of June 1929 BIRTHDAY Ramon Bieri, American actor (d. 2001)
16th of June 1930 BIRTHDAY Vilmos Zsigmond, Hungarian-born American cinematographer
16th of June 1930 BIRTHDAY Allan D'Arcangelo, American artist (d. 1998)
16th of June 1934 BIRTHDAY Dame Eileen Atkins, English actress
16th of June 1934 BIRTHDAY Roger Neilson, Canadian ice hockey coach (d. 2003)
16th of June 1934 BIRTHDAY William Forsyth Sharpe, American economist, Nobel laureate
16th of June 1934 BIRTHDAY Elvira Vinogradova, Russian TV personality
16th of June 1935 BIRTHDAY Bill Cobbs, American actor
16th of June 1935 BIRTHDAY Jim Dine, American artist
16th of June 1937 BIRTHDAY Erich Segal, American author (d. 2010)
16th of June 1937 BIRTHDAY Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Tsar and later Prime Minister of Bulgaria
16th of June 1938 BIRTHDAY Joyce Carol Oates, American novelist
16th of June 1938 BIRTHDAY Torgny Lindgren, Swedish writer
16th of June 1938 BIRTHDAY James Bolam, English actor
16th of June 1939 BIRTHDAY Billy Crash Craddock, American country singer
16th of June 1940 BIRTHDAY Neil Goldschmidt, American Governor of Oregon
16th of June 1941 BIRTHDAY Mumtaz Hamid Rao, Pakistani journalist
16th of June 1941 BIRTHDAY Lamont Dozier, American record company executive
16th of June 1942 BIRTHDAY Eddie Levert, American singer (The O'Jays)
16th of June 1942 BIRTHDAY Giacomo Agostini, Italian motorcyclist
16th of June 1943 BIRTHDAY Joan Van Ark, American actress
16th of June 1944 BIRTHDAY Henri Richelet, French painter
16th of June 1945 BIRTHDAY Claire Alexander, Canadian ice hockey player
16th of June 1945 BIRTHDAY Lucienne Robillard, Canadian politician
16th of June 1946 BIRTHDAY Rick Adelman, American basketball player and coach
16th of June 1946 BIRTHDAY Jodi Rell, American politician
16th of June 1946 BIRTHDAY Derek Sanderson, Canadian ice hockey player
16th of June 1946 BIRTHDAY Mark Ritts, American actor (d. 2009)
16th of June 1947 BIRTHDAY -minu, Swiss columnist and writer
16th of June 1947 BIRTHDAY Tom Wyner, British-born American voice actor and writer
16th of June 1948 BIRTHDAY Ron LeFlore, American baseball player
16th of June 1948 BIRTHDAY V. Hanumantha Rao, Indian politician
16th of June 1949 BIRTHDAY Paulo Cesar, Brazilian footballer
16th of June 1951 BIRTHDAY Roberto Duran, Panamanian boxer
16th of June 1951 BIRTHDAY Charlie Dominici, American singer (Dream Theater, Dominici)
16th of June 1952 BIRTHDAY George Papandreou, junior, Greek politician
16th of June 1952 BIRTHDAY Gino Vannelli, Canadian singer and songwriter
16th of June 1953 BIRTHDAY Ian Mosley, British drummer (Marillion)
16th of June 1953 BIRTHDAY Valerie Mahaffey, American actress
16th of June 1955 BIRTHDAY Tree Rollins, American basketball player
16th of June 1955 BIRTHDAY Laurie Metcalf, American actress
16th of June 1957 BIRTHDAY Ian Buchanan, Scottish actor
16th of June 1958 BIRTHDAY Darrell Griffith, American basketball player
16th of June 1958 BIRTHDAY Johannes Helgason, Icelandic guitarist (?eyr)
16th of June 1958 BIRTHDAY Ulrike Tauber, East German swimmer
16th of June 1959 BIRTHDAY Desiree Rogers, American public relations executive and former Social Secretary for the White House
16th of June 1959 BIRTHDAY The Ultimate Warrior, American professional wrestler
16th of June 1959 BIRTHDAY John Franklin, American actor
16th of June 1960 BIRTHDAY Peter Sterling, Australian rugby league footballer
16th of June 1961 BIRTHDAY Steve Larmer, Canadian ice hockey player
16th of June 1962 BIRTHDAY Wally Joyner, American baseball player
16th of June 1962 BIRTHDAY Femi Kuti, Nigerian afrobeat musician
16th of June 1962 BIRTHDAY Arnold Vosloo, South African actor
16th of June 1962 BIRTHDAY Anthony Wong Yiu Ming, Hong Kong composer and producer
16th of June 1963 BIRTHDAY Scott Alexander, American screenwriter
16th of June 1963 BIRTHDAY Jim Fullington, American professional wrestler
16th of June 1966 BIRTHDAY Jan Zelezny, Czech athlete
16th of June 1967 BIRTHDAY Charalambos Andreou, Greek-Cypriot footballer
16th of June 1969 BIRTHDAY Mark Crossley, Welsh footballer
16th of June 1970 BIRTHDAY Clifton Collins Jr., American actor
16th of June 1970 BIRTHDAY Phil Mickelson, American golfer
16th of June 1970 BIRTHDAY Cobi Jones, American soccer player
16th of June 1970 BIRTHDAY Younus AlGohar, British spiritualist, author, poet, sufi and humanitarian
16th of June 1971 BIRTHDAY Chris Gomez, American baseball player
16th of June 1971 BIRTHDAY Tupac Shakur, American rapper and actor (d. 1996)
16th of June 1972 BIRTHDAY John Cho, Korean-American actor
16th of June 1972 BIRTHDAY Simon Khan, English golfer
16th of June 1972 BIRTHDAY Ann Shoket, American magazine editor
16th of June 1973 BIRTHDAY Nikos Machlas, Greek footballer
16th of June 1974 BIRTHDAY Paul Lee, British sculptor
16th of June 1975 BIRTHDAY Anthony Carter, American basketball player
16th of June 1976 BIRTHDAY Edwin Tenorio, Ecuadorian footballer
16th of June 1977 BIRTHDAY Kerry Wood, American baseball player
16th of June 1977 BIRTHDAY Kevin Foster, American convicted murderer
16th of June 1977 BIRTHDAY Petros Papadakis, American sportscaster
16th of June 1977 BIRTHDAY Craig Fitzgibbon, Australian rugby league footballer
16th of June 1978 BIRTHDAY Daniel Bruhl, German actor
16th of June 1978 BIRTHDAY Dainius Zubrus, Lithuanian ice hockey player
16th of June 1978 BIRTHDAY Jasmine Leong, Chinese Malaysian singer
16th of June 1978 BIRTHDAY Lyndsey Marshal, British actress
16th of June 1980 BIRTHDAY Nehir Erdogan, Turkish actress
16th of June 1980 BIRTHDAY Brandon Armstrong, American basketball player
16th of June 1980 BIRTHDAY Brad Gushue, Canadian curler
16th of June 1980 BIRTHDAY Martin Stranzl, Austrian footballer
16th of June 1980 BIRTHDAY Phil Christophers, German-born English rugby player
16th of June 1980 BIRTHDAY Dare Nibombe, Togolese footballer
16th of June 1980 BIRTHDAY Joey Yung, Hong Kong singer
16th of June 1981 BIRTHDAY Benjamin Becker, German tennis player
16th of June 1981 BIRTHDAY Kevin Bieksa, Canadian ice hockey player
16th of June 1981 BIRTHDAY Ben Kweller, American singer and songwriter
16th of June 1981 BIRTHDAY Miguel Villalta, Peruvian footballer
16th of June 1982 BIRTHDAY Fraser Cartmell, British triathlete
16th of June 1982 BIRTHDAY Matt Costa, American singer and songwriter
16th of June 1982 BIRTHDAY Chris Wingert, American footballer
16th of June 1982 BIRTHDAY Missy Peregrym, Canadian actress
16th of June 1982 BIRTHDAY Jodi Santamaria, Filipino actress
16th of June 1983 BIRTHDAY Armend Dallku, Albanian footballer
16th of June 1984 BIRTHDAY Steven Whittaker, Scottish Footballer
16th of June 1984 BIRTHDAY Rick Nash, Canadian ice hockey player
16th of June 1984 BIRTHDAY Jonathan Broxton, American baseball player
16th of June 1986 BIRTHDAY Urby Emanuelson, Dutch footballer
16th of June 1986 BIRTHDAY Rodrigo Defendi, Brazilian footballer
16th of June 1986 BIRTHDAY Fernando Muslera, Uruguayan footballer
16th of June 1986 BIRTHDAY Farhad Reza, Bangladeshi cricketer
16th of June 1986 BIRTHDAY Robert Rothbart, Bosnian/Israeli/Serbian basketball player
16th of June 1987 BIRTHDAY Diana DeGarmo, American singer
16th of June 1987 BIRTHDAY Abby Elliott, American comedienne
16th of June 1987 BIRTHDAY Per Ciljan Skjelbred, Norwegian footballer
16th of June 1987 BIRTHDAY Christian Tshimanga Kabeya, Belgian footballer
16th of June 1988 BIRTHDAY Keshia Chante, Canadian singer
16th of June 1989 BIRTHDAY Elena Glebova, Estonian figure skater
16th of June 1991 BIRTHDAY Joe McElderry, English singer
16th of June 1994 BIRTHDAY Aarya Ambekar, Indian Marathi singer
16th of June 1216 DEATH Pope Innocent III (Born 1160 or 1161)
16th of June 1397 DEATH Philip of Artois, Count of Eu, French soldier and nobleman (Born 1358)
16th of June 1468 DEATH Jean Le Fevre, Burgundian chronicler (Born c. 1395)
16th of June 1622 DEATH Alexander Seton, 1st Earl of Dunfermline, Chancellor of Scotland (Born 1555)
16th of June 1623 DEATH Christian, Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg-Wolfenbuttel, German Protestant military leader (Born 1599)
16th of June 1666 DEATH Richard Fanshawe, English poet, translator and diplomat (Born 1608)
16th of June 1671 DEATH Stenka Razin, Cossack rebel leader (executed) (Born 1630)
16th of June 1707 DEATH Marie d'Orleans-Longueville, Duchess de Nemours, sovereign princess of Neuchatel and writer (Born 1625)
16th of June 1722 DEATH John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, English general (Born 1650)
16th of June 1749 DEATH Johann Baptista Ruffini, Italian trader (Born 1672)
16th of June 1752 DEATH Giulio Alberoni, Spanish cardinal (Born 1664)
16th of June 1752 DEATH Joseph Butler, English philosopher (Born 1692)
16th of June 1777 DEATH Jean-Baptiste-Louis Gresset, French poet and dramatist (Born 1709)
16th of June 1778 DEATH Konrad Ekhof, German actor (Born 1720)
16th of June 1779 DEATH Sir Francis Bernard, 1st Baronet, Governor of New Jersey and Massachusetts (Born 1712)
16th of June 1792 DEATH Benjamin Tupper, Continental Army officer, and pioneer to the Ohio Country (Born 1738)
16th of June 1804 DEATH Johann Adam Hiller, German composer (Born 1728)
16th of June 1824 DEATH Charles-Francois Lebrun, duc de Plaisance, Third Consul of France (Born 1739)
16th of June 1849 DEATH Wilhelm Martin Leberecht de Wette, German theologian (Born 1780)
16th of June 1850 DEATH William Lawson, English explorer of New South Wales, Australia (Born 1774)
16th of June 1855 DEATH John Gorrie, American physician (Born 1803)
16th of June 1858 DEATH John Snow, English epidemiologist (Born 1813)
16th of June 1862 DEATH Hidenoyama Raigoro, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 9th Yokozuna (Born 1808)
16th of June 1866 DEATH Joseph Mery French poet (Born 1798)
16th of June 1869 DEATH Charles Sturt, English explorer (Born 1795)
16th of June 1872 DEATH Norman MacLeod, Scottish clergyman (Born 1812)
16th of June 1878 DEATH Crawford Long, American physician (Born 1815)
16th of June 1881 DEATH Marie Laveau, American Voodoo practitioner (Born 1801)
16th of June 1881 DEATH Sir Josiah Mason, English pen manufacturer (Born 1795)
16th of June 1885 DEATH Wilhelm Camphausen, German painter (Born 1818)
16th of June 1902 DEATH Ernst Schroder, German mathematician (Born 1841)
16th of June 1925 DEATH Chittaranjan Das, Indian patriot and freedom fighter (Born 1870)
16th of June 1925 DEATH Emmett Hardy, American jazz cornet player (Born 1903)
16th of June 1928 DEATH Dr. Mark Keppel, American County Superintendent of Los Angeles County Schools from 1902-1928 (Born 1867)
16th of June 1929 DEATH Bramwell Booth, English 2nd General of The Salvation Army (Born 1856)
16th of June 1930 DEATH Ezra Fitch, American founder of Abercrombie & Fitch (Born 1866)
16th of June 1930 DEATH Elmer Ambrose Sperry, American co-inventor of the gyrocompass (Born 1860)
16th of June 1939 DEATH Chick Webb, American jazz drummer and big band leader (Born 1905)
16th of June 1940 DEATH DuBose Heyward, American novelist (Born 1885)
16th of June 1944 DEATH Marc Bloch, French historian (executed) (Born 1886)
16th of June 1945 DEATH Aris Velouchiotis, Greek guerrilla resistance leader (Born 1905)
16th of June 1952 DEATH Andrew Lawson, Scottish-American geologist, the first to map the entire San Andreas Fault (Born 1861)
16th of June 1953 DEATH Margaret Bondfield, English politician and feminist (Born 1873)
16th of June 1955 DEATH Ozias Leduc, Quebec painter (Born 1864)
16th of June 1958 DEATH Imre Nagy, Prime Minister of Hungary (Born 1895)
16th of June 1959 DEATH George Reeves, American actor (Born 1914)
16th of June 1961 DEATH Marcel Junod, Swiss physician (Born 1904)
16th of June 1967 DEATH Reginald Denny, English stage, film, and television actor (Born 1891)
16th of June 1969 DEATH Harold Alexander, British military commander (Born 1891)
16th of June 1970 DEATH Brian Piccolo, American football player (Born 1943)
16th of June 1970 DEATH Heino Eller, Estonian composer (Born 1887)
16th of June 1970 DEATH Sydney Chapman, British mathematician and geophysicist (Born 1888)
16th of June 1971 DEATH Lord Reith, British broadcast executive (Born 1889)
16th of June 1977 DEATH Wernher von Braun, German-born rocket scientist (Born 1912)
16th of June 1979 DEATH Ignatius Kutu Acheamphong, Ghanaian dictator (Born 1931)
16th of June 1979 DEATH Nicholas Ray, American film director (Born 1911)
16th of June 1981 DEATH Jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist (Born 1917)
16th of June 1982 DEATH James Honeyman-Scott, English guitarist and songwriter (The Pretenders) (Born 1956)
16th of June 1984 DEATH Lew Andreas, American basketball coach (Born 1895)
16th of June 1986 DEATH Maurice Durufle, French composer and organist (Born 1902)
16th of June 1988 DEATH Miguel Pinero, Puerto Rican playwright, actor and co-founder of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe (Born 1946)
16th of June 1990 DEATH Megan Leigh, American porn star (Born 1964)
16th of June 1990 DEATH Gertrude Baniszewski, American murderer of Sylvia Likens (Born 1929)
16th of June 1993 DEATH Lindsay Hassett, Australian cricketer (Born 1913)
16th of June 1994 DEATH Kristen Pfaff, American bassist (Hole) (Born 1967)
16th of June 1996 DEATH Mel Allen, American baseball announcer (Born 1913)
16th of June 1996 DEATH Curt Swan, American comic book artist (Born 1920)
16th of June 1997 DEATH Dal Stivens, Australian author (Born 1911)
16th of June 1999 DEATH Screaming Lord Sutch, British musician (Born 1940)
16th of June 2000 DEATH Empress Kojun of Japan (Born 1903)
16th of June 2003 DEATH Georg Henrik von Wright, Finnish-Swedish philosopher (Born 1916)
16th of June 2003 DEATH Pierre Bourgault, French Canadian politician (Born 1934)
16th of June 2004 DEATH Thanom Kittikachorn, Prime Minister of Thailand (Born 1911)
16th of June 2005 DEATH Enrique Laguerre, Puerto Rican writer (Born 1906)
16th of June 2006 DEATH Igor Smia?owski, Polish actor (Born 1917)
16th of June 2006 DEATH Alireza Shapour Shahbazi, Iranian archaeologist, (Born 1942)
16th of June 2007 DEATH Grand Ayatollah Fazel Lankarani, Iranian cleric (Born 1931)
16th of June 2007 DEATH Mikhail Kononov, Soviet actor (Born 1940)
16th of June 2008 DEATH Mario Rigoni Stern, Italian writer, World War II veteran and Nazi concentration camp survivor (Born 1921)
16th of June 2008 DEATH Tom Compernolle, Belgian athlete (Born 1975)
16th of June 2010 DEATH Marc Bazin, Haitian politician (Born 1932)

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