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Historical Events In May - 16

Thursday, 28 September 2023

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

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

1958  On May - 16 walter Irwin flies 2,259 KPH in F-104A Starfighter  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1958  On this day in history jeroom Verten [Jozef F Vermetten], Flemish playwright, dies at 49  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1959  On May - 16 joe Cook, Stage comedian, dies at 69  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1960  On May - 16 big 4 summit in Paris collapses as USSR levels spy charges against US  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1961  13th Emmy Awards Jack Benny Show, Raymond Burr & Barbara Stanwyck on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1964  On May - 16 uSSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1965  Bomb destroys USAF base Bien Hoa South Vietnam on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1965  Spaghetti-O's first sold on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1966  On this day in history national Welfare Rights Organization begins  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  Stokely Carmichael named chairman of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1967  On May - 16 philadelphia voters approve a $13 million bond issue to build a new stadium  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1968  On this day in history earthquake kills 47 in Japan  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  On May - 16 barbra Streisand appears at a Friars Club Tribute  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  Students occupies Magden House Amsterdam on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1969  On this day in history venera 5 lands on Venus, returns data on atmosphere  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  Johnny Jordan, cameraman (You Only Live Twice), dies at 44 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1971  On May - 16 bulgaria adopts it's constitution  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1971  First class postage now costs 8¢ (was 6¢) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  On May - 16 maxime Dumoulin, composer, dies at 79  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  On May - 16 aC Milan wins 13th Europe Cup II in Saloniki  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1974  On May - 16 helmut Schmidt becomes West German chancellor  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In May - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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  On May - 16 birth of everard Digby, English conspirator (d. 1606)  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  On May - 16 birth of william Talbot, 1st Earl Talbot, English politician (d. 1782)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1718  Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Italian mathematician (d. 1799) was born on this day in history.  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

Famous Deaths In May - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0942  Saadiah Gaon, head of Talmudic Academy of Sura, dies on this day in history.  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  Pieter Appelmans, Flemish architect/master builder, dies at about 60 on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1569  Death of Dirk Willems, Anabaptist Martyr on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1620  On May - 16 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  On May - 16 death of thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton, English statesman (b. 1607)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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


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