Historical Events In May - 16
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
1957 US launches its 3rd atomic submarine, USS Skate, at Groton CT on May - 16.
1958 On May - 16 eli Beeding experiences 83 g deceleration on a rocket sled, New Mexico
1958 On this day in history walter Irwin flies 2,259 KPH in F-104A Starfighter
1958 Jeroom Verten [Jozef F Vermetten], Flemish playwright, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1959 Joe Cook, Stage comedian, dies at 69 on May - 16.
1960 Big 4 summit in Paris collapses as USSR levels spy charges against US on this day in history.
1961 13th Emmy Awards Jack Benny Show, Raymond Burr & Barbara Stanwyck on May - 16.
1961 13th Emmy Awards: Jack Benny Show, Raymond Burr & Barbara Stanwyck on May - 16.
1963 Gordon Cooper completes 22 orbits in Faith 7, ends US Project Mercury on May - 16.
1964 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.
1964 On May - 16 verne Gagne beats Mad Dog Vachon in Omaha, to become NWA champion
1965 Bomb destroys USAF base Bien Hoa South Vietnam on May - 16.
1965 On May - 16 spaghetti-O's first sold
1966 On May - 16 beach Boys' "Pet Sounds" is released
1966 National Welfare Rights Organization begins on this day in history.
1966 Stokely Carmichael named chairman of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee on May - 16.
1966 Randolph Turpin, boxer, shot dead in his home on this day in history.
1967 Philadelphia voters approve a $13 million bond issue to build a new stadium on May - 16.
1968 On May - 16 battle for Fire Support Base CORAL in Vietnam
1968 Earthquake kills 47 in Japan on this day in history.
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 May - 16 students occupies Magden House Amsterdam
1969 The Who's Pete Townsend & Roger Daltrey charged with assault on this day in history.
1969 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on May - 16.
1969 Venera 5 lands on Venus, returns data on atmosphere on May - 16.
1969 Johnny Jordan, cameraman (You Only Live Twice), dies at 44 on May - 16.
1970 "Grover Henson Feels Forgotten" by Bill Cosby hits #70 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1973 On this day in history aC Milan wins 13th Europe Cup II in Saloniki
1973 On this day in history zimbian troops kill two Canadian women at Rhodesian (Zimbabwe) border; believed they were saboteurs.
1974 On this day in history helmut Schmidt becomes West German chancellor