What Happened on June 6, 1916

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Voters in East Cleveland approves women suffrage

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Father of Modern of China Sun Yat-sen
Father of Modern of China
Sun Yat-sen

Famous Deaths

  • Yuan Shikai, president of China, dies at 56