What Happened on June 16, 1936

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Dutch Queen Wilhelmina opens the Waal bridge

Event of Interest

Pope Pius XI receives Anton Mussert (Dutch Nazi collaborator)

Famous Birthdays

  • August Willemsen, Dutch poet and translator
  • Fred Oster, Dutch TV host
Born in 1936

Famous Deaths

  • Leib Malach, Yiddish writer, dies at 41

About June 16, 1936

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini