On This Day: June 16th
This is 168th day of the year and 198 days remain in the year.
The Battle of Stoke ended the Wars of the Roses.
Senate candidate Abraham Lincoln declared, "a house divided against itself cannot stand."
Valentina Tereshkova of the USSR became the first woman in space.
June 16 BirthdaysJoyce Carol Oates1938–, American author, born in Lockport, N.Y., graduate B.A., Syracuse University, 1960, M.A., University of Wisconsin, 1961.
Edward Davyphysician, scientist
Stan Laurelcomic actor