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Historical Events In May - 16

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1987  On May - 16 "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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  Rocker David Crosby weds Jan Dance in Los Angeles on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  Weird Al Yankovic performs live at 72nd National Orange Show on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  Surgeon General C Everett Koop reports nicotine as addictive as heroin on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On this day in history the U S Supreme Court rules that police can search discarded garbage without a search warrant  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  US Supreme Court rules trash may be searched without a warrant on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1989  On May - 16 russian President Mikhail Gorbachev and Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping meet in Beijing, ending a 30-year rift between the two Communist powers  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  Hassan Khaled, sheik of Lebanon, murdered on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On May - 16 dominican Republic President Joaquín Ricardo Balaguer re-elected  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1990  Sammy Davis, Jr. entertainer died on this day on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  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 on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  Dag Drollet, Cheyenne Brando's boyfriend killed by brother Christian on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  Sammy Davis, Jr. entertainer: died on this day on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1991  On this day in history prudence Nesbitt, British actress/TV producer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  "Smells Like Nirvana" by Weird Al Yankovic hits #35 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  Polls show Perot, Bush & Clinton could be in a deadlock on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1992  On May - 16 marisa Mell, actress (Hostages), dies of cancer at 53  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  On this day in history farmer Sugeng finds 1.2 million year old Pithecanthropus IX skull  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  On this day in history judd Nelson pleads no contest to kicking Kim Evans in the head  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  Süleyman Demirel elected President of Turkey on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  On this day in history marv Johnson, US soul singer (You Got What it Takes), dies at 54  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  Jacqueline Onassis admitted to the hospital for cancer treatment on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  Joaquín Balaguer (86) elected President of Dominican Republic on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  On this day in history tennis star Jennifer Capriati arrested on possession of marijuana  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  Alain Cuny, actor (Lovers, Emanuelle, Camille Claudel), dies on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  On this day in history japanese police arrest cult leader Shoko Asahara & charged him with Nerve-gas attack on Tokyo's subways two months earlier  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  On this day in history lola Flores, singer/actress (Kuma Ching, Faraona), dies at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1996  On May - 16 edward McInnes, German scholar, dies at 60  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1997  Brandi Sherwood, (Idaho) replaces Brook Lee (Miss Universe) as Miss USA on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2005  Sony officially unveiled its PlayStation 3 game console at an E3 conference on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1558  Andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600) was born on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1609  Ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1641  Dudley North, financier/economist was born on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1659  Campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist was born on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1710  On May - 16 birth of william Talbot, 1st Earl Talbot, English politician (d. 1782)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1718  Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Italian mathematician (d. 1799) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1748  On May - 16 birth of antonius van Alphen, apostolic vicar of De Bosch  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In May - 16

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0942  On May - 16 saadiah Gaon, head of Talmudic Academy of Sura, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1265  On this day in history death of saint Simon Stock, English saint (b. 1165)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1434  On this day in history pieter Appelmans, Flemish architect/master builder, dies at about 60  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1569  On May - 16 death of dirk Willems, Anabaptist Martyr  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1620  Death of William Adams, English navigator (b. 1564) on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1657  On May - 16 death of andrzej Bobola, Polish Jesuit missionary (b. 1591)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1667  On May - 16 death of thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton, English statesman (b. 1607)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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