On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1925

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, American real estate developer, philanthropist, and sports team owner (Cleveland Indians, 1986-99), born in Akron, Ohio (d. 2009)

Famous Deaths

  • Chittaranjan Das, Indian lawyer, politician and activist (founded Swaraj Party), dies at 55
  • Emmett Hardy, American jazz musician, dies at 22
1925 Highlights

About June 16, 1925

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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