On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1925

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • The most famous Young Pioneer camp of the USSR, Artek, is established
  • The Union Government rejects a round-table conference with India on the grounds that it will constitute interference in South African affairs

Famous Birthdays

  • Faith Domergue, American actress and early "scream queen" (Vendetta, House of 7 Corpses), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1999)
  • Richard Jacobs, philanthropist/sports owner (Cleveland Indians)

Famous Deaths

  • Chittaranjan Das, Indian lawyer, politician and activist (founded Swaraj Party), dies at 55
  • Emmett Hardy, American jazz musician, dies at 22