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May 16, 1969

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History Facts:


16-05-1571 Johannes Kepler - by his own calculations - is conceived at 4:37 AM
16-05-1763 James Boswell meets Samuel Johnson - in London
16-05-1770 Marie Antoinette marries future King Louis XVI of France
16-05-1866 Congress authorizes nickel 5› piece (replaces silver half-dime)
16-05-1868 President Johnson acquitted in Senate - by 1 vote
16-05-1872 Metropolitan Gas Company lamps lit for 1st time
16-05-1914 Ewing Field - near Masonic Street - opens
16-05-1920 Joan of Arc was canonized in Rome
16-05-1927 Bob Meusel steals 2nd 3rd & Home
16-05-1929 1st Academy Awards (Best film is Wings)
16-05-1948 Israel issues its 1st stamps
16-05-1955 American author & critic James Agee died in NY
16-05-1956 Kraft Theatre presented an act from Profiles in Courage
16-05-1957 Yanks involved in Copacabana Incident - leads to Billy Martin trade
16-05-1963 Gordon Cooper completes 22 Earth orbits in Faith 7
16-05-1969 Venera 5 lands on Venus
16-05-1971 1st class postage now costs 8› (was 6›)
16-05-1975 Japanese Junko Tabei became 1st woman to reach Mt Everest's summit
16-05-1982 Canucks 1-Isles 3 - Stanley Cup- Isles win cup 4-0 (15-4)
16-05-1983 Isles win 3rd Cup in row def Canucks in Vancouver 3-1 in game 4

Famous Birthdays:


16-05-1763 Louis-Nicolas Vauquelin, chemist, discoverer of chromium, beryllium
16-05-1801 William H. Seward, bought Alaska
16-05-1824 Levi Parsons Morton, (R), 22nd US VP (1889-93)
16-05-1905 Henry Fonda, Actor (Mr. Roberts) Grand Is Nebraska
16-05-1912 Studs Terkel, author (Working)
16-05-1913 Woody Herman, Bandleader
16-05-1919 Liberace (Wladziu Liberace), candelabrist
16-05-1924 Frank F. Mankiewicz, columnist
16-05-1928 Billy Martin, baseball manager (NY Yankees, Oakland A's)
16-05-1931 Lowell Weicker, R-Conn, Sen
16-05-1952 Pierce Brosnan, in Israel
16-05-1955 Debra Winger, in Columbus Oh (Officer & Gentleman)
16-05-1955 Olga Korbut, Soviet Olympic gymnast
16-05-1966 Janet Jackson, singer/Michael's sister

Date Format By Country

Afghanistan, Japan : 1969-05-16
Argentina, Bahrain, Barbados, Bolivia, Brunei, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Jamaica, Jordan, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Malta, Moldova, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Oman, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Qatar, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe : 16-05-1969
Federated States of Micronesia : 05-16-1969
Australia, Belize : 16-05-1969 or 05-16-1969
Macau, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom : 1969-05-16 or 16-05-1969
Albania : 1969-05-16 or 16/05/1969
Algeria, Brazil, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Thailand : 16/05/1969
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greenland, Iceland, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey : 16.05.1969
Austria : 16.5.1969 or 16.5.69 or 16. May 1969 or 16. May 69
Bangladesh : 16-05-69 or 69-05-16
Belgium : 16-05-1969
Turkmenistan : 16.05.1969 or 16.05.69
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia : 16. 5. 1969. or 16. May 1969.
Czech Republic : 16. 5. 1969 or 16. May 1969
Cambodia : 1969-05-16 or 16-05-1969
Canada : 16-05-1969 or 1969 05 16 or 16/05/69 or May/16/1969 or May 16, 1969 or May-16-69 or 1969-05-16 or 16 May 1969
China, Lithuania, Taiwan - Republic of China : 1969-05-16
Denmark : 16-05-1969 or 16-05-69 or 1969-05-16 or 19690516 or 16. May 1969 or 16/5-69 or 16/5-1969
Estonia : 16.5.1969 or 16. May 1969
Finland, Serbia : 16.5.1969 or 16. May 1969
France, Ireland : 16/05/1969 or 16-05-1969
Germany : 16.05.69 or 16.5.69 or 16.05.1969 or 16.5.1969 or 1969-05-16 or 16. May 1969
Hong Kong : 16/05/69 or 16/5/69 or 16/05/1969 or 16/5/1969 or 1969/05/16
Hungary : 1969. 05. 16.
India : 16-05-1969 or 19690516 or 1969 05 16 or 1969-05-16
Iran : 1969/05/16 or 69/5/16 or 1969-05-16 or 16 May 1969
Kazakhstan : 1969.16.05 or 16.05.1969 or 16.05.69
Kenya : 69/05/16 or 16/05/1969 or 5/16/1969
Korea : 1969.05.16 or 1969/05/16
Latvia : 16.05.1969 or 1969.05.16
Luxembourg : 16/05/1969 or 16.5.1969
Maldives : th 1969f May, 1969 or 16.05.1969 or 16.05.69 or 16/05/69 or 16/05/1969 or 16-05-69 or 16-05-1969
Mongolia : 1969.05.16
Montenegro : 16.5.1969
Netherlands : 16-05-69 or 16-05-1969 or 16 May 69 or 16 May 1969
Nigeria : 16/05/69
Norway : 16.05.1969 or 160569 or 1969-05-16 or 16/5-69
Pakistan, Spain : 16/05/69 or 16/05/1969
Philippines : May 16, 1969 or 16-05-1969
Portugal : 16/05/1969 or 16-05-1969 or 1969-05-16
Poland : 16.05.1969
Romania : 16.05.1969 or 16-May-1969
Russia : 16.05.1969 or 16.05.69
Saudi Arabia : 16/05/1969 or 05/16/1969
Slovakia : 16. 05. 1969
Slovenia : 1969.05.16 or 16.5.1969 or 16. May 1969
South Africa : 1969-05-16 or 16/5/69
Sweden : 1969-05-16 or 16/5 1969 or 16/5 -69 or 16.05.1969
Ukraine : 16.05.69 or 16.05.1969 or 16/05/1969
United States of America : 05/16/69 or 05/16/1969 or 16 May 1969 or 1969-05-16
Uzbekistan : 16.05.1969 or 16/05 1969

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