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 This day in History - June 16
386 Historic Events for June 16
1990

Eva Turner, British soprano, dies

Death
1990

"U Can't Touch This" by MC Hammer peaks at #8

Event
1991

Minnesota Twins win a team record 15 games in a row

Event
1991

Vicky Brown, US singer (Power of Love), dies

Death
1991

With 3 runs in 9th, Balt ends Twins 15 game win streak 6-5

Event
1991

Otis Nixon steals NL record 6 bases in 1 day

Event
1991

"Fiddler on the Roof" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 241 perfs

Event
1991

-23] NYC Mayor Dinkins declares "Joseph Doherty Week"

Event
1991

91st US Golf Open: Payne Stewart shoots a 282 at Hazeline Natl GC Minn

Event
1991

Boris Yeltsin elected president of Russian SSR

Event
1991

Colleen Walker wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open

Event
1992

Red Sox Mark Reardon sets record of 342 saves (vs Yanks 1-0)

Event
1992

Colo Rockies 1st minor league team's (Bend Oregon in Class A) game

Event
1992

Jeff King is 5th to be thrown out twice trying to steal in an inning

Event
1992

Great Brit postage stamp 350 year battle near Edgehill

Event
1992

Longest salami is 68'9 and 25 circumference, weighed 1,492lbs/5oz in Flekkefjord, Norway

Event
1992

Joris Diels, Flemish/Dutch director/actor (It's a Cruel World), dies

Death
1993

John B Connally, gov of Texas/shot with JFK in 1963, dies at 76

Death
1993

Alice Ann Newman, daughter of Gretchen and Randy

Birth
1993

Lindsay Hassett, cricketer (3073 runs in Tests), dies

Death
1993

Ken Griffey Jr slugs his 100th career home run in Seattle's

Event
1994

Terence de Vere White, novelist/critic, dies at 82

Death
1994

Martin Brodeur becomes 1st Devil to win Calder Trophy

Event
1994

Eileen Way, actress (Les Miserables, Rainbow, Vikings), dies at 82

Death
1994

Boris Alexandrov, conductor (Red Army Song/Dance Ensemble, dies at 88

Death