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The 16t o Mey is the 136t day o the year (137t in lowp years) in the Gregorian Calendar, wi 229 days ti come.
Events[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 218 - Elagabalus is proclaimed Roman Emperor.
- 1568 - Mary, Queen o Scots flees tae Ingland.
- 1605 - Pape Paul IV is electit.
- 1702 - A major fire occurs in the ceety o Uppsala in Swaden.
- 1868 - The impeachment o US Preses Andrew Johnson fails.
- 1920 - Pape Benedict XV canonizes Joan o Arc.
- 1929 - The first Academy Awairds ceremony takes place.
- 1974 - Helmut Schmidt replaces Willy Brandt as Chancellor o Wast Germany.
- 1975 - The Kinrick o Sikkim in the Himalayas votes tae acome pairt o Indie.
- 1975 - Junko Tabei acomes the first woman tae reach the top o Munt Everest.
- 1991 - Elizabeth II acomes the first Breetish monarch tae address Unitit States Congress.
- 2003 - Several fowk are kilt in terrorist attacks in Casablanca, Morocco.
- 2007 - Alex Salmond o the Scots Naitional Pairty acomes First Meenister o Scotland, an forms a minority government.
- 2007 - Nicolas Sarkozy succeeds Jacques Chirac as Preses o Fraunce.
- 2009 - Alexander Rybak o Norawa wins the Eurovision Sang Contest in Moscow, Roushie, wi his sang "Fairytale". He gets 387 points.
- 2013 - The Spaingie Wikipaedia reaches the nummer o 1 million airticles.
- 2014 - Narendra Modi's BJP Pairty wins elections in Indie.
- 2015 - Jim Murphy, efter juist five months, propales his demission as leader o the Scots Labour Pairty, follaein its worst-ever general election result.
Births[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1611 - Pape Innocent XI (d. 1689)
- 1718 - Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Italian mathemateecian an filosofer (d. 1799)
- 1824 - Levi P. Morton, Vice Preses o the Unitit States (d. 1920)
- 1845 - Elie Metchnikoff, Roushie zoologist (d. 1916)
- 1905 - Henry Fonda, American actor, sangster an producer (d. 1982)
- 1916 - Ephraim Katzir, Israeli biopheesicist an Preses o Israel (d. 2009)
- 1917 - George Gaynes, Finnish-American actor (d. 2016)
- 1925 - Nilton Santos, Brazilian fitbawer (d. 2013)
- 1937 - Yvonne Craig, American actress (d. 2015)
- 1948 - Jimmy Hood, Scots politeecian (d. 2017)
- 1950 - Georg Bednorz, German pheesicist
- 1953 - Pierce Brosnan, Erse actor
- 1955 - Olga Korbut, Belaroushie gymnast
- 1965 - Krist Novoselic, American muisicker
- 1966 - Janet Jackson, American sangster
- 1970 - Gabriela Sabatini, Argentine tennis player
- 1972 - Andrzej Duda, Preses o Poland
- 1974 - Laura Pausini, Italian sangster
- 1977 - Emiliana Torrini, Icelandic sangster
- 1986 - Megan Fox, American actress
- 1991 - Grigor Dimitrov, Bulgarian tennis player
Daiths[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1703 - Charles Perrault, French writer (b. 1628)
- 1830 - Joseph Fourier, French mathemateecian (b. 1868)
- 1920 - Levi P. Morton, Vice Preses o the Unitit States (b. 1824)
- 1926 - Mehmed VI, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1861)
- 1947 - Frederick Gowland Hopkins, Inglis chemist (b. 1861)
- 1953 - Django Reinhardt, Belgian muisicker (b. 1910)
- 1990 - Sammy Davis, Jr., American actor an sangster (b. 1925)
- 1990 - Jim Henson, American producer, director an puppeteer (b. 1936)
- 2013 - Heinrich Rohrer, Swiss pheesicist (b. 1933)
Halidays[eedit | eedit soorce]
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