16 June – This Day in History

This Day in History on 16 June

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On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 16th June. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days:

Important Events:

C. Rajagopalchari

1859: Anandram Dhekial Fukun, father of modern Assamia poetry and essay writer, passed away.
1946: Britain invites Indian leaders to set up an interim govt at London.
1946: C. Rajagopalchari became the Governor of West Bengal (1947) in Interim Government.
1946: Cabinet Mission negotiations were discontinued. Viceroy proposed Interim Government.
1951: Nehru opponents founded People’s party at New Delhi.
1990: Bombay gets 42 cm rainfall, the century’s highest. The previous high of 41 cm was recorded on 18, 1986.
1990: GOI announces higher procurement/minimum support prices for all major kharif crops.
1998: Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh Prime Minister, meets her Indian couterpart A B Vajpayee in New Delhi.

Birthday / Anniversary:

Adam Smith, Scotish Economist

Hemanta Kumar Mukhopadhya

1893: Karumuttu Thiagarajan Chettiar, social worker and industrialist, was born at Athikkadu Thekkur in Tamil Nadu.
1920: Hemanta Kumar Mukhopadhyay, Indian Playback Singer
1934: M. Muthuraman, noted Hindi writer and professor, was born at Dindigul in Madurai (Tamil Nadu).
1950: Mithun Chakravorty, famous Hindi film actor, was born.
1997: K. R. Narayanan, Vice-President, is the joint candidate of Congress(I) and United Front for Presidentship in July 14 election.
1974: Glenicia James, West Indian cricketer
1994: Arya Ambekar, Singer
1723: Adam Smith, Scotish Economist

Death / Death Anniversary:

Acharya Prafulla Chandra Rây

Chittaranjan Das

1925: Chittaranjan Das, great freedom fighter, revolutionary, orator, poet, journalist, and lawyer, died.
1992: P. D. Dhhavle, former editor of daily newspaper `Maharashtra’, passed away.
1997: P. Sukumaran (50), Malayalam film actor, died in Kochi.
1869: Charles Sturt, Indian-Englishbotanist and explorer (b. 1795)
2015: Charles Correa, Indian architect and urban planner (b. 1930)
1944: Acharya Prafulla Chandra Rây, Bengali chemist, educator and entrepreneur.

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