Historical Events In May - 16
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
1974 On May - 16 uSSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
1975 On this day in history india annexes Principality of Sikkim
1975 Japanese Junko Tabei became first woman to reach Mount Everest's summit on this day in history.
1975 On May - 16 muhammad Ali TKOs Ron Lyle in 11 for heavyweight boxing title
1975 On this day in history wings release "Listen to What the Man Said" in UK
1975 Michael X, (Abdul Malik), hanged in Trinidad, for murder on this day in history.
1976 On May - 16 stanley Cup Montréal Canadiens sweep Philadelphia Flyers in 4 games
1976 On May - 16 stanley Cup: Montréal Canadiens sweep Philadelphia Flyers in 4 games
1977 5 die as New York Airway helicopter topples on the Pan Am Building in NYC on May - 16.
1977 On May - 16 muhammad Ali beats Alfredo Evangelist in 15 for heavywgt boxing title
1979 FC Barcelona wins 19th Europe Cup II in Basel on this day in history.
1979 Asa Philip Randolph, labor leader & civil rights pioneer, dies at 90 on this day in history.
1980 Brian May of rock group Queen collapses on stage with hepatitis on this day in history.
1980 Former Buggles members Geoff Downes & Trevor Horn replace Jon Anderson & Rick Wakeman in Yes on this day in history.
1980 Paul McCartney releases "McCartney II" album on this day in history.
1981 On this day in history "Bette Davis Eyes" by Kim Carnes hits #1 for next 9 weeks
1981 Pretenders' Martin Chambers weds Tracy Atkinson on May - 16.
1982 Columbia moves to Vandenberg Air Force Base for mating in preparation for STS-4 on May - 16.
1982 Salvador Jorge Blanco wins presidential election in Dominican Republic on May - 16.
1983 On this day in history lebanese parliament accept peace accord with Israel
1983 On May - 16 carel Brons, composer, dies at 52
1984 On May - 16 guinea-Bissau adopts constitution
1984 On this day in history juventus wins 24th Europe Cup II in Basel
1984 On May - 16 uS performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
1984 Andy Kaufman, comedian (Latka-Taxi), dies of cancer at 35 on May - 16.
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
1985 On this day in history michael Jordan named NBA Rookie of Year
1985 On this day in history pope John Paul II arrives in Belgium
1985 On this day in history sinn Fein wins its first seats in the Northern Ireland local elections
1985 Margaret Hamilton, actress (Wicked Witch-Wizard of Oz), dies at 82 on this day in history.
1986 "Top Gun" premieres on this day in history.
1986 Bobby Ewing (Patrick Duffy) comes back from dead on Dallas on this day in history.
1986 On May - 16 joaquín Balaguers PRSC wins Dominican Republic parliamentary election
1986 On this day in history south African President P W Botha sends Coetsee to visit Mandela