16 June

16 June

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about June 16th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about June 16th in history!

Global Celebrations

  • International Day Of The African Child.
  • World Sea Turtle Day.
  • Fresh Veggies Day
  • National Fudge Day
  • International Day of the African Child
  • National Dump the Pump Day

Historic Events

1977: Oracle Corporation was incorporated in Redwood Shores, California, as Software Development Laboratories by Larry Ellison, Bob Miner and Ed Oates.

1963: Soviet cosmonaut Valentina V. Tereshkova became the first woman to travel in space. Onboard the spacecraft Vostok 6, she was launched into orbit and completed 48 orbits of the Earth in 71 hours.

1951: Audrey Hepburn, sitting on a rock wearing a hat and beachwear, 1951.

Audrey Hepburn, sitting on a rock wearing a hat and beachwear, 1951.

1912: Colorized photo of Ned Parfett, best known as the “Titanic paperboy” April 16, 1912. Photographer unknown.

Colorized photo of Ned Parfett, best known as the “Titanic paperboy” April 16, 1912. Photographer unknown.

1903: The American automotive corporation, Ford Motor Company was founded by Henry Ford and 11 associate investors in 1903.

1903: The American automotive corporation, Ford Motor Company was founded by Henry Ford and 11 associate investors in 1903.

Famous Birthdays

  • Tupac Shakur was born.
  • Mithun Chakraborty was born.
  • Jürgen Klopp was born.

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • Wernher Von Braun died.
  • George Reeves died.
  • Prafulla Chandra Ray died.

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