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Historical Events In May - 16

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1974  On May - 16 uSSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  On this day in history india annexes Principality of Sikkim  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  Japanese Junko Tabei became first woman to reach Mount Everest's summit on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  On May - 16 muhammad Ali TKOs Ron Lyle in 11 for heavyweight boxing title  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  On this day in history wings release "Listen to What the Man Said" in UK  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  Michael X, (Abdul Malik), hanged in Trinidad, for murder on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On May - 16 stanley Cup Montréal Canadiens sweep Philadelphia Flyers in 4 games  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On May - 16 stanley Cup: Montréal Canadiens sweep Philadelphia Flyers in 4 games  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  5 die as New York Airway helicopter topples on the Pan Am Building in NYC on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  On May - 16 muhammad Ali beats Alfredo Evangelist in 15 for heavywgt boxing title  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1979  FC Barcelona wins 19th Europe Cup II in Basel on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  Asa Philip Randolph, labor leader & civil rights pioneer, dies at 90 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  Brian May of rock group Queen collapses on stage with hepatitis on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  Former Buggles members Geoff Downes & Trevor Horn replace Jon Anderson & Rick Wakeman in Yes on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  Paul McCartney releases "McCartney II" album on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  On this day in history "Bette Davis Eyes" by Kim Carnes hits #1 for next 9 weeks  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  Pretenders' Martin Chambers weds Tracy Atkinson on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  Columbia moves to Vandenberg Air Force Base for mating in preparation for STS-4 on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  Salvador Jorge Blanco wins presidential election in Dominican Republic on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  On this day in history lebanese parliament accept peace accord with Israel  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  On May - 16 carel Brons, composer, dies at 52  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  On May - 16 guinea-Bissau adopts constitution  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  On this day in history juventus wins 24th Europe Cup II in Basel  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  On May - 16 uS performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  Andy Kaufman, comedian (Latka-Taxi), dies of cancer at 35 on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On May - 16 actress Margaret Hamilton, who portrayed the Wicked witch of the West in the MGM film The Wizard of Oz, dies of a heart attack at age 82  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On this day in history michael Jordan named NBA Rookie of Year  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On this day in history pope John Paul II arrives in Belgium  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On this day in history sinn Fein wins its first seats in the Northern Ireland local elections  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  Margaret Hamilton, actress (Wicked Witch-Wizard of Oz), dies at 82 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  "Top Gun" premieres on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  Bobby Ewing (Patrick Duffy) comes back from dead on Dallas on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  On May - 16 joaquín Balaguers PRSC wins Dominican Republic parliamentary election  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  On this day in history south African President P W Botha sends Coetsee to visit Mandela  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 this day in history 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 May - 16.  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 May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1748  Antonius van Alphen, apostolic vicar of De Bosch was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0942  On this day in history saadiah Gaon, head of Talmudic Academy of Sura, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1434  On this day in history pieter Appelmans, Flemish architect/master builder, dies at about 60  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1569  Death of Dirk Willems, Anabaptist Martyr on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1620  Death of William Adams, English navigator (b. 1564) on May - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1657  On May - 16 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 this day in history pietro da Cortona, [Berrettini], painter/architect, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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