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 This day in History - June 16
386 Historic Events for June 16
1921

Lord Perry of Walton, SDP/vice chancellor (Open University England)

Birth
1922

Henry Berliner demonstrates his helicopter to US Bureau of Aeronautics

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1923

Sun Yat Sen founds military academy

Event
1923

Ake Hermanson, composer

Birth
1923

Henryk Czyz, composer

Birth
1924

South Africa all out 30 v England in 48 minutes, Gilligan 6-7

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1924

Sayed Idries Shah, thinker

Birth
1925

Richard Jacobs, philanthropist/sports owner (Cleveland Indians)

Birth
1925

Faith Domergue, New Orleans, actress (House of 7 Corpses)

Birth
1927

Robert Matthews, master (Clare College Cambridge England)

Birth
1927

Thomas W "Tom" Graveney, English cricket batsman (50's and 60's)

Birth
1927

31st US Golf Open: Tommy Armour shoots a 301 at Oakmont CC in Pa

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1928

Harold Hanham, vice chancellor (Lancaster University)

Birth
1928

Sergiu Comissiona, Buch Romania, conductor (Haifa Symph 1959-64)

Birth
1929

James Kirtland Randall, composer

Birth
1929

Otto E Funk, 62, ends marathon walk (NY to SF, 4165 miles in 183 days)

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1930

Brian Statham, cricketer (masterful England quick for two decades)

Birth
1930

David Konstant, bishop (Leeds)

Birth
1930

Elmer Ambrose Sperry, US inventor (gyroscope compass), dies

Death
1931

Austrian govt of Ender falls

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1931

Robert F [Bob] Smith, (Rep-R-OR, 1983- )

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1931

Courtney Alexandre Henriques Laws, community leader

Birth
1931

Ivo Petric, composer

Birth
1932

David Keylsey, actor/director

Birth
1932

Ralph Robins, CEO (Rolls-Royce)

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