On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1941

Historical Events

  • 1st US federally owned airport opened Washington, D.C.

Famous Birthdays

  • Dino Ciani, Italian pianist, born in Fiume, Italy (d. 1974)
  • Lamont Dozier, American songwriter and producer (Holland–Dozier–Holland - "Heat Wave"; "Where Did Our Love Go"; "You Keep Me Hanging On"), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Mumtaz Hamid Rao, Pakistani journalist, born in Sialkot, Pakistan (d. 2011)

Famous Deaths

  • Lodo of Hamel, 1st Dutch secret affiliate, dies
1941 Highlights

About June 16, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini