Historical Events In May - 16
Monday, 25 September 2023
1974 On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
1975 On May - 16 india annexes Principality of Sikkim
1975 On this day in history japanese Junko Tabei became first woman to reach Mount Everest's summit
1975 Muhammad Ali TKOs Ron Lyle in 11 for heavyweight boxing title on May - 16.
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 Stanley Cup Montréal Canadiens sweep Philadelphia Flyers in 4 games on May - 16.
1976 On this day in history stanley Cup: Montréal Canadiens sweep Philadelphia Flyers in 4 games
1977 On May - 16 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 May - 16.
1979 On this day in history fC Barcelona wins 19th Europe Cup II in Basel
1979 On this day in history asa Philip Randolph, labor leader & civil rights pioneer, dies at 90
1980 On May - 16 brian May of rock group Queen collapses on stage with hepatitis
1980 On this day in history former Buggles members Geoff Downes & Trevor Horn replace Jon Anderson & Rick Wakeman in Yes
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 Pretenders' Martin Chambers weds Tracy Atkinson on May - 16.
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 this day in history.
1983 Lebanese parliament accept peace accord with Israel on this day in history.
1983 On May - 16 carel Brons, composer, dies at 52
1984 On May - 16 guinea-Bissau adopts constitution
1984 Juventus wins 24th Europe Cup II in Basel on this day in history.
1984 On this day in history uS performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
1984 On this day in history andy Kaufman, comedian (Latka-Taxi), dies of cancer at 35
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 Pope John Paul II arrives in Belgium on May - 16.
1985 On May - 16 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 On this day in history "Top Gun" premieres
1986 Bobby Ewing (Patrick Duffy) comes back from dead on Dallas on this day in history.
1986 Joaquín Balaguers PRSC wins Dominican Republic parliamentary election on this day in history.
1986 On this day in history south African President P W Botha sends Coetsee to visit Mandela