June 16, 1903 (116 years ago)
•The Ford Motor Company is incorporated.

June 16, 1963 (56 years ago)
•Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova becomes the first woman in space aboard Vostok 6.

June 16, 1974 (45 years ago)
•The Universal Product Code (or UPC) was scanned for the very first time. The UPC code was on a package of Wrigley’s chewing gum at Marsh Supermarket in Troy, Ohio,

June 16, 1977 (42 years ago)
•Oracle Corporation is incorporated in Redwood Shores, California, as Software Development Laboratories (SDL) by Larry Ellison, Bob Miner and Ed Oates.