On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1936

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dutch Queen Wilhelmina opens the Waal bridge

Queen of the Netherlands Wilhelmina of the Netherlands
Queen of the Netherlands
Wilhelmina of the Netherlands

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pope Pius XI receives Anton Mussert (Dutch Nazi collaborator)

259th Pope Pius XI
259th Pope
Pius XI

Famous Birthdays

  • August Willemsen, Dutch poet/translator
  • Fred Oster, Dutch TV host

Famous Deaths

  • Leib Malach, Yiddish writer, dies
1936 Highlights

About June 16, 1936

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini