What Happened on June 6, 1916

Historical Events

Yuan Shikai Dies

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

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Famous Deaths

Yuan Shikai (1859-1916)

Chinese general and President of the Republic of China (1916), dies of uremia at 56

About June 6, 1916

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini