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June 16, 1971 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Racial disturbance in Jacksonville, Florida

Birthdays in History

  • Daliah Wachs "Dr. Daliah", Los Angeles Ca., radio host

Deaths in History

  • Garfield Wood, American inventor, motorboat builder and racer (world water speed record x 5; first to travel over 100 mph on water), dies at 90
  • Lord Reith, British broadcast executive (b. 1889)
1971 in History