Historical Events In May - 16
Tuesday, 26 January 2021
1974 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.
1975 India annexes Principality of Sikkim on this day in history.
1975 On May - 16 japanese Junko Tabei became first woman to reach Mount Everest's summit
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 On May - 16 michael X, (Abdul Malik), hanged in Trinidad, for murder
1976 Stanley Cup Montréal Canadiens sweep Philadelphia Flyers in 4 games on this day in history.
1976 Stanley Cup: Montréal Canadiens sweep Philadelphia Flyers in 4 games on this day in history.
1977 On this day in history 5 die as New York Airway helicopter topples on the Pan Am Building in NYC
1977 Muhammad Ali beats Alfredo Evangelist in 15 for heavywgt boxing title on this day in history.
1979 FC Barcelona wins 19th Europe Cup II in Basel on May - 16.
1979 On this day in history asa Philip Randolph, labor leader & civil rights pioneer, dies at 90
1980 Brian May of rock group Queen collapses on stage with hepatitis on May - 16.
1980 Former Buggles members Geoff Downes & Trevor Horn replace Jon Anderson & Rick Wakeman in Yes on May - 16.
1980 On May - 16 paul McCartney releases "McCartney II" album
1981 On this day in history "Bette Davis Eyes" by Kim Carnes hits #1 for next 9 weeks
1981 On this day in history pretenders' Martin Chambers weds Tracy Atkinson
1982 On May - 16 columbia moves to Vandenberg Air Force Base for mating in preparation for STS-4
1982 Salvador Jorge Blanco wins presidential election in Dominican Republic on May - 16.
1983 On May - 16 lebanese parliament accept peace accord with Israel
1983 Carel Brons, composer, dies at 52 on May - 16.
1984 On this day in history guinea-Bissau adopts constitution
1984 Juventus wins 24th Europe Cup II in Basel on this day in history.
1984 On May - 16 uS performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
1984 Andy Kaufman, comedian (Latka-Taxi), dies of cancer at 35 on this day in history.
1985 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 on May - 16.
1985 On May - 16 michael Jordan named NBA Rookie of Year
1985 On this day in history pope John Paul II arrives in Belgium
1985 Sinn Fein wins its first seats in the Northern Ireland local elections on May - 16.
1985 On this day in history margaret Hamilton, actress (Wicked Witch-Wizard of Oz), dies at 82
1986 On May - 16 "Top Gun" premieres
1986 Bobby Ewing (Patrick Duffy) comes back from dead on Dallas on May - 16.
1986 Joaquín Balaguers PRSC wins Dominican Republic parliamentary election on May - 16.
1986 South African President P W Botha sends Coetsee to visit Mandela on May - 16.