Died On June 16th

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Discover the most famous people who died on June 16. The list includes people like Wernher Von Braun, Prafulla Chandra Ray, Chittaranjan Das, Charles Sturt, John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, historians, actors and journalists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & India and many more countries.
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 1 
George Reeves
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Birthdate: January 5, 1914
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Woolstock, Iowa
Died: 1959
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 2 
Wernher Von Braun
(Known as Father of Rocket Science)
Wernher Von Braun
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Birthdate: March 23, 1912
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wyrzysk, Poland
Died: 1977
 3 
Tony Gwynn
(Baseball Player)
Tony Gwynn
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 9, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 2014
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 4 
Jo Cox
(Former British Member of Parliament for Batley and Spen (2015 - 2016))
Jo Cox
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 22, 1974
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Batley, West Yorkshire, England
Died: 2016
 5 
John Snow
(Physician)
John Snow
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: March 15, 1813
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: York, United Kingdom
Died: 1858
 6 
Brian Piccolo
(American football player)
Brian Piccolo
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 31, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1970
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 7 
Helmut Kohl
(Former Chancellor of Germany)
Helmut Kohl
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 3, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ludwigshafen
Died: 2017
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 8 
John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough
(English Soldier and Statesman Who helped Defeat the 'Monmouth Rebellion' in 1685)
John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 26, 1650
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ash, Musbury
Died: 1722
 9 
Frank Bonner
1
Birthdate: February 28, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Died: 2021
 10 
Empress Kōjun
3
Birthdate: March 6, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: 2000
 11 
Stephen Furst
(Former Actor known for Kent)
Stephen Furst
2
Birthdate: May 8, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Died: 2017
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 12 
Nicholas Ray
(Director)
Nicholas Ray
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Birthdate: August 7, 1911
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Galesville, Wisconsin, USA
Died: 1979
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 13 
John G. Avildsen
(Film director)
John G. Avildsen
0
Birthdate: December 21, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, U.S.
Died: 2017
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 14 
Stan Winston
(Film director, Make-up artist, Film producer, Engineer, Writer, Actor, Theatrical makeup)
Stan Winston
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 7, 1946
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Arlington County
Died: 2008
 15 
Kristen Pfaff
(Bassist)
Kristen Pfaff
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 26, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
Died: 1994
 16 
Charles Sturt
(British explorer)
Charles Sturt
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 28, 1795
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bengal
Died: 1869
 17 
Chick Webb
(Musician)
Chick Webb
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 10, 1905
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Died: 1939
Height: 4'1" (124 cm)
 18 
Prafulla Chandra Ray
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 2, 1861
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Khulna
Died: 1944
 19 
Mel Allen
(Sportscaster)
Mel Allen
3
Birthdate: February 14, 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Died: 1996
 20 
Chittaranjan Das
(Leader of the Swaraj Party in Bengal Under British Rule)
Chittaranjan Das
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: November 5, 1870
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kolkata, India
Died: 1925
 21 
Janet Malcolm
(Journalist, Writer)
Janet Malcolm
0
Birthdate: July 8, 1934
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: 2021
 22 
DuBose Heyward
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 31, 1885
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: 1940
 23 
Joseph Butler
(Philosopher)
Joseph Butler
0
Birthdate: May 18, 1692
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wantage, Berkshire, England
Died: 1752
 24 
Crawford Long
(American Surgeon and Pharmacist Best Known for His First Use of Inhaled 'Sulfuric Ether' as an Anesthetic)
Crawford Long
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 1, 1815
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Danielsville, Georgia, United States
Died: 1878
 25 
Ronald Neame
(English Film Director, Producer, Screenwriter, and Cinematographer)
Ronald Neame
0
Birthdate: April 23, 1911
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 2010
 26 
Felicia Montealegre
(Chilean-American Actress)
Felicia Montealegre
3
Birthdate: February 6, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
Died: 1978
 27 
Hector Pieterson
(iconic image of the 1976 Soweto)
Hector Pieterson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1963 AD
Birthplace: Soweto
Died: 1976
 28 
Bernard Sahlins
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Birthdate: August 20, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2013
 29 
Miguel Piñero
(Puerto Rican Actor and Playwright Who Was a Major Figure of the Nuyorican Literary Movement)
Miguel Piñero
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gurabo, Puerto Rico
Died: 1988
 30 
Elmer Ambrose Sperry
(American Inventor and Entrepreneur Who Invented 'Gyrocompass')
Elmer Ambrose Sperry
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Birthdate: October 12, 1860
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cincinnatus, New York, United States
Died: 1930
 31 
Hans Hass
(Legendary Austrian Diver and Marine Biologist Who Pioneered Underwater Filmmaking)
Hans Hass
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 23, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 2013
 32 
Reginald Denny
(Actor, Boxer)
Reginald Denny
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 20, 1891
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Richmond, Surrey, England
Died: 1967
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 33 
Bill Dixon
(Musician)
Bill Dixon
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 5, 1925
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nantucket, Massachusetts
Died: 2010
 34 
Mayoori
(Actress)
Mayoori
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Birthdate: 1983 AD
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died: 2005
 35 
William Bramwell Booth
0
Birthdate: March 8, 1856
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Halifax, United Kingdom
Died: 1929
 36 
Eugen Schauman
(Nobleman)
Eugen Schauman
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 10, 1875
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kharkiv, Ukraine
Died: 1904
 37 
Imre Nagy
(Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Hungarian People's Republic (1953 – 1955))
Imre Nagy
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 7, 1896
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kaposvár, Hungary
Died: 1958
 38 
Bronislaw Huberman
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 19, 1882
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Częstochowa, Poland
Died: 1947
 39 
Hugh the Great
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Birthdate: 0898 AD
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 0956
 40 
Benno of Meissen
(Bishop of Meissen)
Benno of Meissen
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1010 AD
Birthplace: Hildesheim, Germany
Died: 1106
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Gennady Rozhdestvensky
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 4, 1931
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 2018
 42 
John Reith, 1st Baron Reith
(Former Minister of Information of United Kingdom and 1st Director-General of the BBC)
John Reith, 1st Baron Reith
1
Birthdate: July 20, 1889
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, Scotland
Died: 1971
Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 10, 1891
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1969
 44 
Thommie Walsh
(American Dancer and Choreographer)
Thommie Walsh
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: March 15, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Auburn, New York, United States
Died: 2007
 45 
Maurice Duruflé
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 11, 1902
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Louviers, Eure, France
Died: 1986
 46 
Elsa Triolet
(Writer)
Elsa Triolet
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 12, 1896
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 1970
 47 
Judith of Brittany
0
Birthdate: 0982 AD
Birthplace: Brittany, France
Died: 1017
 48 
Peter Redgrove
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: January 2, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kingston upon Thames, England
Died: 2003
 49 
Marc Bloch
(French Historian and a Founding Member of the 'Annales School of French Social History')
Marc Bloch
2
Birthdate: July 6, 1886
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: 1944
 50 
Bernard Moitessier
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 10, 1925
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hanoi, Vietnam
Died: 1994