Historical Events In May - 16
Tuesday, 26 January 2021
1957 On this day in history uS launches its 3rd atomic submarine, USS Skate, at Groton CT
1958 On this day in history eli Beeding experiences 83 g deceleration on a rocket sled, New Mexico
1958 Walter Irwin flies 2,259 KPH in F-104A Starfighter on this day in history.
1958 On this day in history jeroom Verten [Jozef F Vermetten], Flemish playwright, dies at 49
1959 On May - 16 joe Cook, Stage comedian, dies at 69
1960 Big 4 summit in Paris collapses as USSR levels spy charges against US on May - 16.
1961 On this day in history 13th Emmy Awards Jack Benny Show, Raymond Burr & Barbara Stanwyck
1961 13th Emmy Awards: Jack Benny Show, Raymond Burr & Barbara Stanwyck on May - 16.
1963 On May - 16 gordon Cooper completes 22 orbits in Faith 7, ends US Project Mercury
1964 On May - 16 uSSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
1964 Verne Gagne beats Mad Dog Vachon in Omaha, to become NWA champion on this day in history.
1965 Bomb destroys USAF base Bien Hoa South Vietnam on May - 16.
1965 On this day in history spaghetti-O's first sold
1966 On this day in history beach Boys' "Pet Sounds" is released
1966 National Welfare Rights Organization begins on May - 16.
1966 On May - 16 stokely Carmichael named chairman of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
1966 Randolph Turpin, boxer, shot dead in his home on May - 16.
1967 On this day in history philadelphia voters approve a $13 million bond issue to build a new stadium
1968 On May - 16 battle for Fire Support Base CORAL in Vietnam
1968 On this day in history earthquake kills 47 in Japan
1968 Honshu, Japan a7.0 quake killed 47 people, 281 injured, and $131 million property damage was sustained on this day in history.
1969 Barbra Streisand appears at a Friars Club Tribute on this day in history.
1969 On this day in history students occupies Magden House Amsterdam
1969 On May - 16 the Who's Pete Townsend & Roger Daltrey charged with assault
1969 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on May - 16.
1969 On this day in history venera 5 lands on Venus, returns data on atmosphere
1969 On May - 16 johnny Jordan, cameraman (You Only Live Twice), dies at 44
1970 "Grover Henson Feels Forgotten" by Bill Cosby hits #70 on May - 16.
1971 On May - 16 bulgaria adopts it's constitution
1971 First class postage now costs 8¢ (was 6¢) on May - 16.
1972 Maxime Dumoulin, composer, dies at 79 on May - 16.
1973 AC Milan wins 13th Europe Cup II in Saloniki on this day in history.
1973 On May - 16 zimbian troops kill two Canadian women at Rhodesian (Zimbabwe) border; believed they were saboteurs.
1974 Helmut Schmidt becomes West German chancellor on this day in history.