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Notable Historical Events for May 16th

1982Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Michelob Golf Tournament

1993Laura Davies wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship

1955Rocky Marciano TKOs Don Cockell in 9 for heavyweight boxing title

2007Nicolas Sarkozy becomes the 23rd President of France

1980Paul McCartney releases "McCartney II" album

1989Soviet president Mikhail S Gorbachev & Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping ended a 30-year rift when they formally met in Beijing

1991Queen Elizabeth II becomes 1st British monarch to address US congress

1985Michael Jordan named NBA Rookie of Year

1571Johannes Kepler, by his own calculations, is conceived at 4:37 AM

1940British Premier Winston Churchill returns to London from Paris

May 16th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on May 16th

1861H. H. Holmes [Herman Webster Mudgett], Gilmanton, New Hampshire, American serial killer

1919[Wladziu Valentino] Liberace, West Allis Wisconsin, pianist (Liberace Show, Evil Chandell-Batman)

1953Pierce Brosnan, County Meath Ireland, actor (Remington Steele, Golden Eye)

1966Janet Jackson, Gary Indiana, singer, Michael's sister (Control)

May 16th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on May 16th

1836US writer Edgar Allan Poe (26) marries his 13-year-old cousin Virginia Clemm

1770Marie Antoinette (14) marries future King Louis XVI (15) of France

May 16th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on May 16th

1985Margaret Hamilton, actress (Wicked Witch-Wizard of Oz), dies at 82

1990Jim Henson, puppeteer (Sesame Street, Muppet Show), dies at 53

May 16th Deaths
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