16th June

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1972 Burglars arrested at Watergate Security guards arrest five burglars in the Democratic Party headquarters in the Watergate building in Washington.
1963 Russian is first woman in space The first woman astronaut in space is Russian Valentina Tereshkova.
1961 Rudolf Nureyev defects to the west Ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev defects to the west while in Paris with the Kirov Ballet.
1955 Juan Peron is excommunicated Pope Pius XII excommunicates Argentinian President Juan Peron.
1955 Juan Peron is ousted by military revolt President Juan Peron of Argentina is outsted by a military revolt.
1903 Ford Motor Company formed Henry Ford forms the Ford Motor Company
1901 Wireless telegraph trial at sea Wireless telegraphy is attempted for the first time at sea aboard the liner Lucania
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On This Day - 16th June