What Happened on June 16, 1882

Historical Events

  • 17" hailstones weighing 1.75 lbs fall in Dubuque Iowa

Famous Birthdays

  • Josef Christiaens, Belgian auto racer (first foreigner to enter Indianapolis Motor Speedway "Harvest Classic"), born in Saint-Josse-ten-Noode, Belgium (d. 1919)

Mohammad Mosaddegh (1882-1967)

Prime Minister of Iran (1951-53) who was overthrown in a coup d'├ętat aided by the CIA and the British SIS, born in Tehran, Persia

Born in 1882
1882 Highlights

About June 16, 1882

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 141 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini