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  • Quito, Equador
    Sunday Jun 16, 1822

    Simón Bolívar

    Bolívar entered Quito, Equador

    Quito, Equador
    Sunday Jun 16, 1822

    Bolívar followed with the Battle of Bombona and the Battle of Pichincha, after which he entered Quito on 16 June 1822.




  • Japan
    Saturday Jun 16, 1894

    First Sino-Japanese War

    Discuss The Future Status of Korea

    Japan
    Saturday Jun 16, 1894

    Japanese foreign minister Mutsu Munemitsu meets with Wang Fengzao, the Qing ambassador to Japan, to discuss the future status of Korea. Wang states that the Qing government intends to pull out of Korea after the rebellion has been suppressed and expects Japan to do the same. However, China retains a resident to look after Chinese primacy in Korea.




  • Dearborn, Michigan, U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 16, 1903

    Ford

    Ford Motor Company

    Dearborn, Michigan, U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 16, 1903

    Ford Motor Company founded by Henry Ford and incorporated on June 16, 1903.




  • Endicott, New York, U.S.
    Friday Jun 16, 1911

    IBM

    CTR

    Endicott, New York, U.S.
    Friday Jun 16, 1911

    On June 16, 1911, the four companies of, Julius E. Pitrap (patented the computing scale), Alexander Dey (inventing the dial record), Herman Hollerith (patented the Electric Tabulating Machine), and Willard Bundy (invented a time clock to record a worker's arrival and departure time on paper tape), amalgamated in New York State by Charles Ranlett Flint forming a fifth company, the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company (CTR) based in Endicott, New York.




  • Switzerland
    Wednesday Jun 16, 1954

    FIFA World Cup

    First World Cup Televised

    Switzerland
    Wednesday Jun 16, 1954

    The 1954 World Cup, held in Switzerland, was the first to be televised.




  • Budapest, Hungary
    Monday Jun 16, 1958

    Hungarian Revolution of 1956

    Nagy was Executed

    Budapest, Hungary
    Monday Jun 16, 1958

    Nagy was executed, along with Pál Maléter and Miklós Gimes, after secret trials in June 1958. Their bodies were placed in unmarked graves in the Municipal Cemetery outside Budapest.




  • U.S.
    Friday Jun 16, 2006

    Jimmy Hoffa

    Detroit Free Press

    U.S.
    Friday Jun 16, 2006

    On June 16, 2006, the Detroit Free Press published in its entirety the so-called "Hoffex Memo", a 56-page report prepared by the FBI for a January 1976 briefing on the case at FBI Headquarters in Washington. Although not claiming conclusively to establish the specifics of his disappearance, the memo records a belief that Hoffa was murdered at the behest of organized crime figures, who regarded his efforts to regain power within the Teamsters as a threat to their control of the union's pension fund.


  • Germany
    Thursday Jun 16, 2011

    Michael Ballack

    Leaving the National Team

    Germany
    Thursday Jun 16, 2011

    On 16 June 2011, it was announced that Ballack would no longer be a part of the national team. The German Football Association (DFB) offered him two friendlies to reach 100 matches for Germany, which he refused, accusing Löw of disrespecting him ever since his injury dating back to March 2010 and calling the invitation to compete in another two games for Germany a "farce".


  • London, England
    Saturday Jun 16, 2012

    Prince Charles

    Honorary Five-star Rank In All Three Branches of The British Armed Forces

    London, England
    Saturday Jun 16, 2012

    On 16 June 2012, the Queen awarded the Prince of Wales honorary five-star rank in all three branches of the British Armed Forces, "to acknowledge his support in her role as Commander-in-Chief", installing him as Admiral of the Fleet, Field Marshal and Marshal of the Royal Air Force.


  • Wayne, Pennsylvania, U.S.
    Saturday Jun 16, 2012

    IBM

    Kenexa

    Wayne, Pennsylvania, U.S.
    Saturday Jun 16, 2012

    In 2012 IBM announced it has agreed to buy Kenexa.


  • New York, U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 16, 2015

    Donald Trump

    Trump announced his candidacy for President of the United States

    New York, U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 16, 2015

    On June 16, 2015, Trump announced his candidacy for President of the United States at Trump Tower in Manhattan. In the speech, Trump discussed illegal immigration, offshoring of American jobs, the U.S. national debt, and Islamic terrorism, which all remained large priorities during the campaign. He also announced his campaign slogan: "Make America Great Again".


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