On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1916

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

The death of Yuan Shikai, ruler of much of China since 1912, causes the central government to virtually collapse in the face of warlords, including Sun Yat-sen

Father of Modern China Sun Yat-sen
Father of Modern China
Sun Yat-sen
  • Voters in East Cleveland approves women suffrage

Famous Deaths

1916 Highlights

About June 6, 1916

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini