June 16

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July 6, 2022

June 16 is the 167th day of the year. 168. in leap years. There are 198 days left in the year.

Name day

Norway: Torhild, Toril, Torill and Tiril. Sweden: Axel and Axelina. Denmark: Tycho.

History

1958 - Former Hungarian Prime Minister Imre Nagy is executed for treason. 1963 - The first woman in space, Valentina Tereshkova, launches Vostok 6. 1976 - Soweto Uprising. School children in Soweto South Africa begin a revolt against the school authorities who want to forcibly introduce Afrikaans at school. Hundreds are killed, and there is no peace until the apartheid state disintegrates. 2012 - Aung San Suu Kyi gives her Nobel lecture at Oslo City Hall, more than twenty years after she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

Norsk historie

1903 - "Gjøa" sets out from Kristiania to, as the first ship, sail through the Northwest Passage.

Births

See more who were born June 16 in Category: Births June 16. 1821 - Tom Morris Sr., British golf pioneer (d. 1908) 1828 - Lev Lagorio, Russian painter (d. 1905) 1840 - Christian Christophersen, Norwegian businessman (d. 1900) 1917 - Odd Solumsmoen, Norwegian author (d. 1986) 1919 - Finn Hodt, Norwegian skater and trainer (d. 2016) 1920 - Willie Hoel, Norwegian actor (d. 1986) 1920 - José López Portillo, Mexican president (d. 2004) 1921 - Olav Hodne, Norwegian missionary (d. 2009) 1929 - Sabah al-Amhad al-Jabir as-Sabah, Kuwaiti Emir (d. 2020) 1936 - Anthony Olubunmi Okogie, Nigerian cardinal 1937 - Simeon of Saxony-Coburg-Gotha, Bulgarian tsar and prime minister 1940 - Carole Ann Ford, British actress 1941 - Aldrich Ames, American CIA agent and spy 1944 - Annie Famose, French mountaineer 1945 - Jannik Bonnevie, Norwegian actor 1946 - Junn Paasche-Aasen, Norwegian graphic designer 1947 - Tom Malone, American musician 1948 - Bjørn Sundquist, Norwegian actor 1952 - Georgios Papandreou (the younger), American-born Greek politician and prime minister 1954 - Stein Erik Johansen, Norwegian philosopher 1955 - Grete Faremo, Norwegian Minister of Justice 1956 - Martin Jol, Dutch footballer and coach 1964 - Marianne Røhme, Norwegian editor 1966 - Jan Železný, Czech spear thrower 1967 - Jürgen Klopp, German football coach 1970 - Phil Mickelson, American golfer 1971 - Tupac Shakur, American musician (d. 1996) 1972 - Synnøve Konglevoll, Norwegian politician 1978 - Daniel Brühl, German actor 1980 - Adam Scott, Australian golfer 1981 - Ben Kweller, American musician 1981 - Knut Walde, Norwegian football player 1984 - Steven Whittaker, Scottish footballer 1987 - Per Ciljan Skjelbred, Norwegian football player 1987 - Abby Elliott, American actor and comedian 1988 - Patrick Langat, Kenyan athlete 1990 - Sanna Solberg, Norwegian handball player 1990 - Silje Solberg, Norwegian handball goalkeeper 1997 - Tamanna Agnihotri, Norwegian actress and host

Deaths

See more who died June 16 in Category: Deaths June 16. 1216 - Pope Innocent III 1890 - Emil Hornemann, Danish physician (b. 1810) 1892 - Christian Severin Bloch Wille, Norwegian theologian and politician (b. 1809) 1899 - Guillaume-Marie-Romain Sourrieu, French Catholic cardinal (b. 1825) 1901 - Herman Grimm, German art historian and writer (b. 1828) 1904 - Eugen Schauman, Finnish nobleman and activist (b. 1875) 1944 - Karl Rasmussen, dies during interrogation by the Gestapo (b. 1916) 1849 - Wilhelm Martin Leberecht de Wette, German theologian (b. 1780) 1958 - Imre Nagy, Hungarian politician (b. 1896; executed) 1959 - George Reeves, American actor (b. 1914) 1979 - Ignatius Kutu Acheamphong, Ghanaian president (b. 1931) 1989 - Helga Haase, German figure skater (b. 1934) 1999 - Thor Lund, Norwegian politician (b. 1921) 2003 - Georg Henrik von Wright, Finnish-Swedish philosopher (b. 1916) 2010 - Marc Bazin, President of Haiti (b. 1932) 2010 - Bill Dixon, American jazz musician (b. 1925) 2010 - Peter Lødrup, Norwegian lawyer (b. 1932) 2012 - Nils