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Historical Events In May - 16

Tuesday, 26 January 2021

1974  USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1975  India annexes Principality of Sikkim on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1975  On May - 16 japanese Junko Tabei became first woman to reach Mount Everest's summit  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1975  On May - 16 michael X, (Abdul Malik), hanged in Trinidad, for murder  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1976  Stanley Cup Montréal Canadiens sweep Philadelphia Flyers in 4 games on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1976  Stanley Cup: Montréal Canadiens sweep Philadelphia Flyers in 4 games on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1977  On this day in history 5 die as New York Airway helicopter topples on the Pan Am Building in NYC  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1977  Muhammad Ali beats Alfredo Evangelist in 15 for heavywgt boxing title on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1979  FC Barcelona wins 19th Europe Cup II in Basel on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1979  On this day in history asa Philip Randolph, labor leader & civil rights pioneer, dies at 90  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1980  Brian May of rock group Queen collapses on stage with hepatitis on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1980  Former Buggles members Geoff Downes & Trevor Horn replace Jon Anderson & Rick Wakeman in Yes on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1980  On May - 16 paul McCartney releases "McCartney II" album  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1981  On this day in history pretenders' Martin Chambers weds Tracy Atkinson  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1982  On May - 16 columbia moves to Vandenberg Air Force Base for mating in preparation for STS-4  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1983  On May - 16 lebanese parliament accept peace accord with Israel  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1983  Carel Brons, composer, dies at 52 on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1984  On this day in history guinea-Bissau adopts constitution  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1984  Juventus wins 24th Europe Cup II in Basel on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1984  On May - 16 uS performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1984  Andy Kaufman, comedian (Latka-Taxi), dies of cancer at 35 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1985  On May - 16 michael Jordan named NBA Rookie of Year  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1985  On this day in history pope John Paul II arrives in Belgium  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1985  Sinn Fein wins its first seats in the Northern Ireland local elections on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1985  On this day in history margaret Hamilton, actress (Wicked Witch-Wizard of Oz), dies at 82  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1986  On May - 16 "Top Gun" premieres  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1986  Bobby Ewing (Patrick Duffy) comes back from dead on Dallas on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1986  Joaquín Balaguers PRSC wins Dominican Republic parliamentary election on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1986  South African President P W Botha sends Coetsee to visit Mandela on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1558  Andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600) was born on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1578  On May - 16 birth of everard Digby, English conspirator (d. 1606)  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 May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1659  Campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist was born on May - 16.  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 May - 16 birth of maria Gaetana Agnesi, Italian mathematician (d. 1799)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1748  On May - 16 birth of antonius van Alphen, apostolic vicar of De Bosch  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  Death of Saint Simon Stock, English saint (b. 1165) on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1434  Pieter Appelmans, Flemish architect/master builder, dies at about 60 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1569  On this day in history death of dirk Willems, Anabaptist Martyr  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1657  On this day in history death of andrzej Bobola, Polish Jesuit missionary (b. 1591)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1667  Death of Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton, English statesman (b. 1607) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1669  Pietro da Cortona, [Berrettini], painter/architect, dies on May - 16.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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