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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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1987  On May - 16 rocker David Crosby weds Jan Dance in Los Angeles  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1987  On this day in history weird Al Yankovic performs live at 72nd National Orange Show  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  On May - 16 surgeon General C Everett Koop reports nicotine as addictive as heroin  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  On May - 16 the U S Supreme Court rules that police can search discarded garbage without a search warrant  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  US Supreme Court rules trash may be searched without a warrant on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  On May - 16 kay Baxter, best bodybuilder in the world (1983-85), dies in car crash at 42  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1989  Hassan Khaled, sheik of Lebanon, murdered on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1990  Dominican Republic President Joaquín Ricardo Balaguer re-elected on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1990  On this day in history sammy Davis, Jr. entertainer died on this day  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1990  On May - 16 dag Drollet, Cheyenne Brando's boyfriend killed by brother Christian  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1990  On this day in history sammy Davis, Jr. entertainer: died on this day  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1991  On May - 16 queen Elizabeth II becomes the first British monarch to address the U S Congress  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1991  On May - 16 prudence Nesbitt, British actress/TV producer, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1992  "Smells Like Nirvana" by Weird Al Yankovic hits #35 on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1992  Polls show Perot, Bush & Clinton could be in a deadlock on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1992  On this day in history uS space shuttle STS-49 lands (maiden voyage of Endeavour)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1992  Marisa Mell, actress (Hostages), dies of cancer at 53 on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1993  On May - 16 farmer Sugeng finds 1.2 million year old Pithecanthropus IX skull  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1993  Judd Nelson pleads no contest to kicking Kim Evans in the head on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1993  Süleyman Demirel elected President of Turkey on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1993  Marv Johnson, US soul singer (You Got What it Takes), dies at 54 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1994  On May - 16 jacqueline Onassis admitted to the hospital for cancer treatment  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1994  On this day in history joaquín Balaguer (86) elected President of Dominican Republic  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1994  Tennis star Jennifer Capriati arrested on possession of marijuana on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1994  Alain Cuny, actor (Lovers, Emanuelle, Camille Claudel), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1995  Japanese police arrest cult leader Shoko Asahara & charged him with Nerve-gas attack on Tokyo's subways two months earlier on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1995  Lola Flores, singer/actress (Kuma Ching, Faraona), dies at 70 on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1996  On this day in history edward McInnes, German scholar, dies at 60  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1997  On May - 16 brandi Sherwood, (Idaho) replaces Brook Lee (Miss Universe) as Miss USA  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2005  Sony officially unveiled its PlayStation 3 game console at an E3 conference on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1558  On May - 16 birth of andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1578  Everard Digby, English conspirator (d. 1606) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1609  On May - 16 birth of ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1641  On this day in history birth of dudley North, financier/economist  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1659  On May - 16 birth of campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1710  William Talbot, 1st Earl Talbot, English politician (d. 1782) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1718  On this day in history birth of maria Gaetana Agnesi, Italian mathematician (d. 1799)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1748  Antonius van Alphen, apostolic vicar of De Bosch was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In May - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0942  Saadiah Gaon, head of Talmudic Academy of Sura, dies on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1265  On May - 16 death of saint Simon Stock, English saint (b. 1165)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1434  On May - 16 pieter Appelmans, Flemish architect/master builder, dies at about 60  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1569  On this day in history death of dirk Willems, Anabaptist Martyr  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1620  On this day in history death of william Adams, English navigator (b. 1564)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1657  On this day in history death of andrzej Bobola, Polish Jesuit missionary (b. 1591)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1667  Death of Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton, English statesman (b. 1607) on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1669  Pietro da Cortona, [Berrettini], painter/architect, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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