On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1943

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Race riot in Beaumont Texas (2 die)

Famous Birthdays

  • Joan Van Ark, American actress and director (Valene-Dallas, Knots Landing), born in NYC, New York

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actor/comedian Charlie Chaplin (54) marries actress Oona O'Neill (18)

Comedian, Actor and Filmmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian, Actor and Filmmaker
Charlie Chaplin