On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1882

Historical Events

  • 17" hailstones weighing 1.75 lbs fall in Dubuque Iowa

Famous Birthdays

Mohammad Mosaddegh

Mohammad Mosaddegh, 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 (d. 1967)

1882 Highlights

About June 16, 1882

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini