On This Day

June 16, 1976 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Students in Soweto, South Africa, march against the use of Afrikaans as a medium of instruction in Black secondary schools

Deaths in History

  • Francis E Meloy Jr, US ambassador to Lebanon, kidnapped & killed
  • Victor Dalby Lord, fictional character on "One Life to Live", dies at 59