World Of Quotes

Quotes, Sayings, and Proverbs
 This day in History - May 16
458 Historic Events for May 16
1962

Gary Crocker, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman)

Birth
1963

Jimmy Osmond, rocker (Osmond Brothers)

Birth
1963

"Beast in Me" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 4 performances

Event
1963

Gordon Cooper completes 22 orbits in Faith 7, ends US Proj Mercury

Event
1964

John Salley, NBA star (Detroit Pistons)

Birth
1964

Verne Gagne beats Mad Dog Vachon in Omaha, to become NWA champ

Event
1964

USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Event
1964

90th Preakness: Bill Hartack aboard Northern Dancer wins in 1:56.8

Event
1965

Susie Maxwell wins LPGA Muskogee Civitan Golf Open

Event
1965

Brent Jasmer, Portland Oregon, actor (Sly-Bold and Beautiful)

Birth
1965

Balt Oriole Jim Palmer's pitching debut, beats Yankees 7-5 and homers

Event
1965

"Roar of the Greasepaint" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 232 perfs

Event
1965

Bomb destroys USAF base Bien Hoa South Vietnam

Event
1965

WNJU TV channel 47 in NY-Linden, NY (TEL) begins broadcasting

Event
1965

Spaghetti-O's 1st sold

Event
1965

Lori Sippel, Stratford Ontario, softball pitcher (Olympics-96)

Birth
1966

Janet Jackson, Gary Indiana, singer, Michael's sister (Control)

Birth
1966

Thurman Thomas, NFL running back (Buffalo Bills)

Birth
1966

Beach Boys' "Pets Sounds" is released

Event
1966

Sean Quilty, Australian marathoner (Olympics-96)

Birth
1966

National Welfare Rights Organization organizes

Event
1966

Stokely Carmichael named chairman of Student Nonviolent Coordinating

Event
1966

Randolph Turpin, boxer, shot dead in his home

Death
1966

Scott Reeves, Santa Monica Calif, actor (Ryan-Young and Restless)

Birth
1967

Phila voters approve a $13 million bond issue to build a new stadium

Event