On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1896

Historical Events

  • Temperature hits 127°F at Fort Mojave, California

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean Peugeot, French auto manufacturer (Peugeot)
  • Murray Leinster, American author (d. 1976)
  • William Fitzgerald Jenkins, author (Time Tunnel, Land of Giants)
1896 Highlights

About June 16, 1896

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini