June 16, 1930 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Sovnarkom establishes decree time in the USSR

Birthdays in History

  • David Konstant, bishop (Leeds)
  • Vilmos Zsigmond, Hungarian-American cinematographer (Close Encounters of the Third Kind), born in Szeged, Hungary (d. 2016)

Deaths in History

  • Elmer Ambrose Sperry, American entrepreneur and inventor (gyrocompass), dies at 69
  • Ezra Fitch, Abercrombie & Fitch founder (b. 1866)