Historical Events In May - 16
Tuesday, 26 January 2021
1987 "Bobro 400", a barge carrying 3,200 tons of garbage, set sail from New York, beginning an unsuccesful 8-week search for a dumping site on this day in history.
1987 On May - 16 rocker David Crosby weds Jan Dance in Los Angeles
1987 On this day in history weird Al Yankovic performs live at 72nd National Orange Show
1988 On May - 16 surgeon General C Everett Koop reports nicotine as addictive as heroin
1988 On May - 16 the U S Supreme Court rules that police can search discarded garbage without a search warrant
1988 US Supreme Court rules trash may be searched without a warrant on this day in history.
1988 On May - 16 kay Baxter, best bodybuilder in the world (1983-85), dies in car crash at 42
1989 Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev and Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping meet in Beijing, ending a 30-year rift between the two Communist powers on May - 16.
1989 Hassan Khaled, sheik of Lebanon, murdered on May - 16.
1990 Dominican Republic President Joaquín Ricardo Balaguer re-elected on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history sammy Davis, Jr. entertainer died on this day
1990 On this day in history st.-Amable Quebec, fire breaks out at Quebec's largest tire dump (3 million tires) near Montreal; rages for four days before being put out.
1990 On May - 16 dag Drollet, Cheyenne Brando's boyfriend killed by brother Christian
1990 On this day in history sammy Davis, Jr. entertainer: died on this day
1991 On May - 16 queen Elizabeth II becomes the first British monarch to address the U S Congress
1991 On May - 16 prudence Nesbitt, British actress/TV producer, dies
1992 "Smells Like Nirvana" by Weird Al Yankovic hits #35 on May - 16.
1992 Polls show Perot, Bush & Clinton could be in a deadlock on May - 16.
1992 On this day in history uS space shuttle STS-49 lands (maiden voyage of Endeavour)
1992 Marisa Mell, actress (Hostages), dies of cancer at 53 on May - 16.
1993 On May - 16 farmer Sugeng finds 1.2 million year old Pithecanthropus IX skull
1993 Judd Nelson pleads no contest to kicking Kim Evans in the head on May - 16.
1993 Süleyman Demirel elected President of Turkey on May - 16.
1993 Marv Johnson, US soul singer (You Got What it Takes), dies at 54 on this day in history.
1994 On May - 16 jacqueline Onassis admitted to the hospital for cancer treatment
1994 On this day in history joaquín Balaguer (86) elected President of Dominican Republic
1994 Tennis star Jennifer Capriati arrested on possession of marijuana on May - 16.
1994 Alain Cuny, actor (Lovers, Emanuelle, Camille Claudel), dies on this day in history.
1995 Japanese police arrest cult leader Shoko Asahara & charged him with Nerve-gas attack on Tokyo's subways two months earlier on May - 16.
1995 Lola Flores, singer/actress (Kuma Ching, Faraona), dies at 70 on May - 16.
1996 On this day in history edward McInnes, German scholar, dies at 60
1997 On May - 16 brandi Sherwood, (Idaho) replaces Brook Lee (Miss Universe) as Miss USA
2005 George Galloway appears before a U.S. Senate committee, to answer allegations of making money from the Iraqi Oil-for-Food Programme.2007 Nicolas Sarkozy officially became President of the French Republic after taking over from Jacques Chirac on this day in history.
2005 Sony officially unveiled its PlayStation 3 game console at an E3 conference on May - 16.