What Happened on June 6, 1916

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Voters in East Cleveland approves women suffrage
  • With the death of Yuan Shikai, who has ruled much of China since 1912, the central government virtually collapses in the face of warlords who assert themselves, including Sun Yat-Sen

Famous Deaths

  • Yuan Shikai, president of China, dies at 56