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 This day in History - June 16
386 Historic Events for June 16
1893

RW Rueckheim invents Cracker Jack

Event
1894

Norman Kerry, Rochester NY, actor (Phantom of the Opera)

Birth
1895

Stan Laurel, [Arthur S Jefferson], comedian (Laurel and Hardy)

Birth
1896

William Fitzgerald Jenkins, author (Time Tunnel, Land of Giants)

Birth
1896

Jean Peugeot, Frans auto manufacturer (Peugeot)

Birth
1896

Temperature hits 127øF at Fort Mojave, Calif

Event
1898

China's emperor De Zong (Guang Xu) receives Kang Youwei

Event
1899

Nelson Doubleday, US, publisher (Doubleday)

Birth
1899

Victor Trumper's 1st Test Cricket century 135* v England, Lord's

Event
1899

Helen Traubel, St Louis MO, soprano (Sieglinde in Walkre, Nightclubs)

Birth
1900

Jan van Tilburg, governor Suriname (PVDA, 1955-62)

Birth
1901

Arthur Pierson, Oslo Norway, actor/director (Hat Check Girl)

Birth
1901

Conrad Beck, composer

Birth
1901

Hermann Grimm, German writer/poet/historian, dies

Death
1902

Barbara McClintock, US, cytogeneticist (Jumping Genes, Nobel 1983)

Birth
1902

Kornelis Posthumus, Dutch chemist

Birth
1903

Pepsi Cola company forms

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1903

Ford Motors incorporates

Event
1903

1st Highlander (Yankee) shut-out victory 1-0 over White Sox

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1903

Huldreich Georg Fruh, composer

Birth
1904

Bloomsday (date of events in James Joyce's Ulysses)

Event
1904

Gerard Holt, Dutch architect

Birth
1905

Hermann von Wissmann, German explorer/governor of E Africa, dies at 51

Death
1906

Alan Fairfax, cricketer (Australian all-rounder late 20's early 30's)

Birth
1907

Jack Albertson, Malden Mass, actor (Thin Man, Chico and the Man)

Birth