About June 16

June 16, 2020 is the 168th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 198 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

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Gemini is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Pearl is the modern birthstone for this month. Moonstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 241 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On June 16

  • 363
    Emperor Julian marches back up the Tigris and burns his fleet of supply ships. During the withdrawal Roman forces suffering several attacks from the Persians.
  • 1487
    Battle of Stoke Field, the final engagement of the Wars of the Roses.
  • 1586
    Mary, Queen of Scots, recognizes Philip II of Spain as her heir and successor.
  • 1745
    Sir William Pepperell captures the French Fortress of Louisbourg in Louisbourg, Nova Scotia during the War of the Austrian Succession.
  • 1746
    War of Austrian Succession: Austria and Sardinia defeat a Franco-Spanish army at the Battle of Piacenza.
  • 1795
    First Battle of Groix otherwise known as “Cornwallis’ Retreat”.
  • 1836
    The formation of the London Working Men’s Association gives rise to the Chartist Movement.
  • 1871
    The University Tests Act allows students to enter the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge and Durham without religious tests (except for those intending to study theology).
  • 1891
    John Abbott becomes Canada’s third Prime Minister.
  • 1904
    Eugen Schauman assassinates Nikolai Bobrikov, Governor-General of Finland.
  • 1911
    A 772 gram stony meteorite strikes the earth near Kilbourn, Wisconsin damaging a barn.
  • 1911
    IBM founded as the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company in Endicott, New York.
  • 1925
    The most famous Young Pioneer camp of the Soviet Union, Artek, is established.
  • 1930
    Sovnarkom establishes decree time in the USSR.
  • 1940
    A Communist government is installed in Lithuania.
  • 1967
    The Monterey Pop Festival begins
  • 1976
    Soweto uprising: a non-violent march by 15,000 students in Soweto, South Africa turns into days of rioting when police open fire on the crowd.
  • 1977
    Oracle Corporation is incorporated in Redwood Shores, California, as Software Development Laboratories (SDL) by Larry Ellison, Bob Miner and Ed Oates.
  • 1997
    The Dairat Labguer massacre in Algeria; 50 people are killed.
  • 2000
    Israel complies with UN Security Council Resolution 425 after 22 years of it issuance, which calls on Israel to completely withdraw from Lebanon. Israel withdraws from all of Lebanon, except the disputed Shebaa Farms.

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