On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1981

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Kweller, American singer/songwriter
  • Benjamin Becker, German tennis player
  • Kevin Bieksa, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Miguel Villalta, Peruvian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Humphrey Keervelt, director (Suriname Planning Bureau), murdered
  • John S Knight, American journalist and publisher (Knight Newspapers), dies at 86
  • Jule Gregory Charney, American meteorologist, dies at 64
1981 Highlights

About June 16, 1981

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini