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 This day in History - May 16
458 Historic Events for May 16
1972

Maxime Dumoulin, composer, dies at 79

Death
1972

"Don't Play Us Cheap" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 164 perfs

Event
1973

AC Milan wins 13th Europe Cup II in Saloniki

Event
1973

ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Dave Soutar

Event
1973

A P Gtersloh, writer, dies at 86

Death
1974

Helmut Schmidt becomes West German chancellor

Event
1974

Conal Groom, Northford Conn, rower (Olympics-1996)

Birth
1974

Keith Thibodeaux, cornerback (Washington Redskins)

Birth
1974

USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Event
1975

Michael X, (Abdul Malik), hanged in Trinidad, for murder

Death
1975

India annexes Principality of Sikkim

Event
1975

Muhammad Ali TKOs Ron Lyle in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

Event
1975

Wings release "Listen to What the Man Said" in UK

Event
1975

Japanese Junko Tabei became 1st woman to reach Mt Everest's summit

Event
1976

Sue Roberts wins LPGA American Defender Golf Classic

Event
1976

Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens sweep Phila Flyers in 4 games

Event
1977

Muhammad Ali beats Alfredo Evangelist in 15 for heavywgt boxing title

Event
1977

5 die as NY Airway helicopter topples on Pan Am bldg in NYC

Event
1978

Vincent Larusso, Livingston, NJ, actor (Adam-Mighty Ducks, D2, D3)

Birth
1979

Asa Philip Randolph, labor leader and civil rights pioneer, dies at 90

Death
1979

FC Barcelona wins 19th Europe Cup II in Basel

Event
1979

Evan Ferrante, actor (Owen-Swan's Crossing)

Birth
1979

NL approves Astros sales from Ford Motors to John J McMullen for $19M

Event
1980

Paul McCartney releases "McCartney II" album

Event
1980

Brian May of rock group Queen collapses on stage with hepatitis

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