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June 16: This Day That Year

June 16

- 1784 - Holland forbids the wearing of orange clothes

- 1882 - Birthday: Mohammad Mosaddegh, PM of Iran (1951-53) born in Tehran, Persia (died March 5, 1967, age 84). He was overthrown in a coup aided by the CIA & the British SIS.

- 1891 - John Abbott becomes 3rd Prime Minister of Canada.

- 1944 - Iceland adopts its constitution.

- 1944 - Japan: Kyushu bombed by USA.

- 1954 - Ngo Dinh Diem becomes Prime Minister of the State of Vietnam.

- 1971 - Birthday: Tupac Shakur, American rapper & actor born in East Harlem, New York (died Sep 13, 1996, age 25).

- 1991 - Boris Yeltsin becomes President of Russian SSR.

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