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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  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1958  On this day in history eli Beeding experiences 83 g deceleration on a rocket sled, New Mexico  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1958  Walter Irwin flies 2,259 KPH in F-104A Starfighter on this day in history.  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  Big 4 summit in Paris collapses as USSR levels spy charges against US on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1961  On this day in history 13th Emmy Awards Jack Benny Show, Raymond Burr & Barbara Stanwyck  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  On May - 16 gordon Cooper completes 22 orbits in Faith 7, ends US Project Mercury  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

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1964  Verne Gagne beats Mad Dog Vachon in Omaha, to become NWA champion on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1965  On this day in history spaghetti-O's first sold  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  On this day in history beach Boys' "Pet Sounds" is released  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  National Welfare Rights Organization begins on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  On May - 16 stokely Carmichael named chairman of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  Randolph Turpin, boxer, shot dead in his home on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1967  On this day in history 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  Barbra Streisand appears at a Friars Club Tribute on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  On this day in history students occupies Magden House Amsterdam  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  On May - 16 the Who's Pete Townsend & Roger Daltrey charged with assault  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  On May - 16 johnny Jordan, cameraman (You Only Live Twice), dies at 44  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1970  "Grover Henson Feels Forgotten" by Bill Cosby hits #70 on May - 16.  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 May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1973  AC Milan wins 13th Europe Cup II in Saloniki on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  On May - 16 zimbian troops kill two Canadian women at Rhodesian (Zimbabwe) border; believed they were saboteurs.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1974  Helmut Schmidt becomes West German chancellor on this day in history.  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 May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1609  On this day in history birth of ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1641  Dudley North, financier/economist was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1659  Campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist was born on this day in history.  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 May - 16.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1265  On this day in history 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  On May - 16 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 May - 16 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 May - 16 pietro da Cortona, [Berrettini], painter/architect, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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