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Historical Events In May - 16

Tuesday, 04 August 2020

1957  US launches its 3rd atomic submarine, USS Skate, at Groton CT on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  On May - 16 eli Beeding experiences 83 g deceleration on a rocket sled, New Mexico  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  On this day in history walter Irwin flies 2,259 KPH in F-104A Starfighter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  Jeroom Verten [Jozef F Vermetten], Flemish playwright, dies at 49 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  Joe Cook, Stage comedian, dies at 69 on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  Big 4 summit in Paris collapses as USSR levels spy charges against US on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  13th Emmy Awards Jack Benny Show, Raymond Burr & Barbara Stanwyck on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  13th Emmy Awards: Jack Benny Show, Raymond Burr & Barbara Stanwyck on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  Gordon Cooper completes 22 orbits in Faith 7, ends US Project Mercury on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1964  On May - 16 verne Gagne beats Mad Dog Vachon in Omaha, to become NWA champion  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  Bomb destroys USAF base Bien Hoa South Vietnam on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  On May - 16 spaghetti-O's first sold  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  On May - 16 beach Boys' "Pet Sounds" is released  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  National Welfare Rights Organization begins on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  Stokely Carmichael named chairman of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  Randolph Turpin, boxer, shot dead in his home on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  Philadelphia voters approve a $13 million bond issue to build a new stadium on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  On May - 16 battle for Fire Support Base CORAL in Vietnam  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  Earthquake kills 47 in Japan on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  Honshu, Japan a7.0 quake killed 47 people, 281 injured, and $131 million property damage was sustained on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  Barbra Streisand appears at a Friars Club Tribute on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On May - 16 students occupies Magden House Amsterdam  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  The Who's Pete Townsend & Roger Daltrey charged with assault on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  Venera 5 lands on Venus, returns data on atmosphere on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  Johnny Jordan, cameraman (You Only Live Twice), dies at 44 on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  "Grover Henson Feels Forgotten" by Bill Cosby hits #70 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  On May - 16 bulgaria adopts it's constitution  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  First class postage now costs 8¢ (was 6¢) on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  Maxime Dumoulin, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On this day in history aC Milan wins 13th Europe Cup II in Saloniki  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On this day in history zimbian troops kill two Canadian women at Rhodesian (Zimbabwe) border; believed they were saboteurs.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  On this day in history helmut Schmidt becomes West German chancellor  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1578  On May - 16 birth of everard Digby, English conspirator (d. 1606)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1609  Ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands was born on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1659  Campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1710  William Talbot, 1st Earl Talbot, English politician (d. 1782) was born on this day in history.  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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0942  Saadiah Gaon, head of Talmudic Academy of Sura, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1265  Death of Saint Simon Stock, English saint (b. 1165) on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1434  Pieter Appelmans, Flemish architect/master builder, dies at about 60 on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1620  On May - 16 death of william Adams, English navigator (b. 1564)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1667  Death of Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton, English statesman (b. 1607) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1669  On May - 16 pietro da Cortona, [Berrettini], painter/architect, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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