June 16: This Day That Year

JUN 16

- 1784 - Holland forbid 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 became 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 became President of Russian SSR.

- 1997 - Algeria: 50 people were masscared in Dairat Labguer.

- 1999 - South Africa: Thabo Mbeki was elected 2nd President of a democratic

- 2012 - Iraq: 32 people were killed by a car bomb in Baghdad.

- 2012 - India: 30 people were killed and 15 were injured after a bus fell into a gorge in Osmanabad.

- 2013 - Iraq: 20 people are killed by a series of car bombings.

- 2017 - USA: Amazon announced purchase of Whole Foods for $13.7 billion.

- 2018 - Nigeria: 2 suicide bombers killed 30+ people in Borno state.

- 2019 - Nigeria: 3 suicide bomb attacks killed 30 people in Konduga.

- 2020 - 20 Indian soldiers were killed in a clash on the Indian-Chinese border in the Galwan Valley.

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