On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Groningen soccer team forms in Groningen
  • Racial disturbance in Jacksonville, Florida

Famous Birthdays

  • Andre President, tight end (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Chris Gomez, American baseball infielder (San Diego Padres), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Daliah Wachs "Dr. Daliah", Los Angeles Ca., radio host

Person of interestTupac Shakur

Tupac Shakur, American rapper and actor (Juice, Bullet), born in East Harlem, New York (d. 1996)

Rapper Tupac Shakur
Tupac Shakur

Famous Deaths

  • Lord Reith, British broadcast executive (b. 1889)