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Notable Historical Events for June 16th

2010Cam Neely is named President of his former team, the Boston Bruins

1995Marlins outfielder Andre Dawson hits his 400th NL career HR (429)

1891John Abbott becomes Canada's third prime minister.

1985Pat Bradley wins LPGA Rochester Golf International

1960"Psycho", starring Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins, and Vera Miles, opens in NY

1673Peace of Vossem: French King Louis XIV & Frederik Willem of Brandenburg

2002102nd US Golf Open: Tiger Woods shoots a 277 at Bethpage State Park NY

1903Ford Motors under Henry Ford incorporates

1994Martin Brodeur becomes 1st Devil to win Calder Trophy

1963Levi Eshkol replaces David Ben-Gurion as Israeli Prime Minister

June 16th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on June 16th

1987Diana DeGarmo, Birmingham, Alabama, American singer

1971Tupac Shakur, East Harlem New York, American rap star/actor (Juice, Bullet) (killed in 1996)

1970Phil Mickelson, San Diego California, PGA golfer (five-time major winner)

1874Arthur Meighen, Anderson Ontario, (C) 9th PM of Canada (1920-21, 1926)

June 16th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on June 16th

1989Actor Hugh Laurie (30) weds theatre administrator Jo Green in Camden, London

1943Actor/comedian Charlie Chaplin (54) marries actress Oona O'Neill (18)

2007Rock singer Rod Stewart (62) weds model Penny Lancaster (36) in a cloistered medieval abbey at La Cervara

1956British Poet and Poet Laureate Ted Hughes marries American writer and poet (The Bell Jar) Sylvia Plath at St George the Martyr Holborn, London.

June 16th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on June 16th

1977Wernher von Braun, rocket scientist (V1/V2), dies at 65 of smoking

1959George Reeves, actor (Superman, Gone with the Wind), commits suicide by shooting himself in the head at 45

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