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 This day in History - May 16
458 Historic Events for May 16
1929

John Conyers Jr, (Rep-D-MI, 1965- )

Birth
1929

Osmo Uolevi Lindeman, composer

Birth
1930

6th Walker Cup: US, 10-2

Event
1930

Desmond Langley, gov (Bermuda)

Birth
1930

Don Conicannon, govt minister

Birth
1930

Friedrich Gulda, Austrian pianist/composer (Hangman's Songs)

Birth
1931

Lowell P Weicker, (Sen-R-CT, 1971-88/Gov-D-CT)

Birth
1931

Donald James Martino, Plainfield NJ, composer (Noturnno-Pulitzer 1974)

Birth
1931

Jack Dodson, Pitts Pa, actor (Howard Sprage-Andy Griffith Show)

Birth
1931

Peter Levi, poet/writer

Birth
1931

57th Kentucky Derby: Charley Kurtsinger on Twenty Grand wins 2:01.8

Event
1932

Yanks 4th straight shutout to equal record set by Cleveland and Boston

Event
1932

Ki Imukai, premier of Japan (1931-32), murdered

Death
1932

William Pember Reeves, politician/poet, dies

Death
1932

Isaac "Redd" Holt, US drummer (Young-Holt Unlimited-In Crowd)

Birth
1933

Cecil Travis becomes 1st player to get 5 hits in his 1st game

Event
1934

Nicholas Goodison, CEO (TSB Group)

Birth
1934

Anthony Walker, commandant (Royal College of Defense Studies)

Birth
1936

62nd Preakness: George Woolf aboard Bold Venture wins in 1:59

Event
1936

Roy Hudd, comedian (Blood Beast Terror, Vampire Beast Craves Blood)

Birth
1936

Philippe de Montebello, Paris, art exhibitionist (Treasures of Tut)

Birth
1936

1st British air hostess (Daphne Kearley) flight to France

Event
1937

James Hunt Jr, (Gov-NC)

Birth
1937

Yvonne Craig, Taylorville Ill, actress (Batgirl-Batman, Kissin Cousin)

Birth
1938

Anthony Walker, commandant (Royal College of Defense Studies)

Birth