What Happened on June 16, 1896

Historical Events

  • Temperature hits 127°F at Fort Mojave, California

Famous Birthdays

  • Cota Ramaswami, Indian cricket batsman (2 Tests, 1 x 50; Madras) and tennis player (Davis Cup 1922), born in Chennai, India (d. presumed 1990)
  • Jean-Pierre Peugeot III, French auto manufacturer (Peugeot) (d. 1966)
  • Murray Leinster [William Fitzgerald Jenkins], American science-fiction author (Time Tunnel; Land of the Giants), born in Norfolk, Virginia (d. 1975)
Born in 1896
1896 Highlights

About June 16, 1896

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini