On This Day

June 16, 1917 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 1st All Russian Congress of the Soviets convenes in Petrograd, Russia [OS Jun 3]

Birthdays in History

  • Aurelio Lampredi, Italian mechanical engineer (Ferrari; d. 1989)
  • Irving Penn, American photographer
  • Katharine Graham, American newspaper publisher (Washington Post), born in NYC, New York