June 16, 1940 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Communist government installed in Lithuania
  • General De Gaulle arrives in Bordeaux

Birthdays in History

  • Hans Dorrestijn, Dutch cabaret performer
  • Neil Goldschmidt, Governor of Oregon

Deaths in History

  • DuBose Heyward, US writer (Porgy, Star Spangled Virgin), dies