On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1882

Historical Events

  • 17" hailstones weighing 1.75 lbs fall in Dubuque Iowa

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestMohammad 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)

Prime Minister of Iran Mohammad Mosaddegh
Prime Minister of Iran
Mohammad Mosaddegh

1882 Highlights

About June 16, 1882

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 138 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini