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 This day in History - June 16
386 Historic Events for June 16
1907

John Hadfield, author/publisher (Love on a Branch Line)

Birth
1909

Jim Thorpe makes his pro baseball pitching debut for Rocky Mount (ECL) with 4-2 win, this will cause him to forfeit his Olympic medals

Event
1909

Willi Boskovsky, Austria, conductor (new years concert)

Birth
1909

1st US airplane sold commercially, by Glenn Curtiss for $5,000

Event
1910

Richard Maling Barrer, chemist

Birth
1910

Wendelin Weissheimer, composer, dies at 72

Death
1910

Lord Richardson, president (General Medical Council)

Birth
1910

Ilona Massey, Budapest Hungary, actress/singer (Ilona Massey Show)

Birth
1910

E G Marshall, Owatonna Minn, actor (Lawrence-Defenders, Caine Mutiny)

Birth
1911

Georg Meistermann, German (glass)painter (Raumpl„nen)

Birth
1912

Enoch Powell, England, MP (C)/racist/Greek professor

Birth
1912

John Peel, MP

Birth
1913

South-African parliament forbids blacks owning land

Event
1914

Stewart Cathie "Billy" Griffith, cricketer (140 for England, 1948)

Birth
1914

Stewart Griffith, secretary (MCC)

Birth
1915

Joseph Kagan, businessman

Birth
1915

Mariano Rumor, premier Italy

Birth
1916

Hank Luisetti, NBA forward (1st to use a one-handed shot)

Birth
1916

Francis Lopez, composer

Birth
1916

Boston Brave's Tom Hughes 2nd no-hitter beats Pitts, 2-0

Event
1917

1st Congress of Soviets convene in Russia

Event
1917

49th Belmont: James Butwell aboard Hourless wins in 2:17.8

Event
1917

Katharine Graham, NYC, newspaper publisher (Wash Post)

Birth
1919

Lord Aberdare, committee chairman (House of Lords)

Birth
1920

John Howard Griffin, US, photographer/author (Black Like Me)

Birth