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>>  Noted Birthdays on Monday, May 16  <<

Henry Fonda
c. 1941
1763 – Louis-Nicolas Vauquelin, chemist, discovered chromium, beryllium (d.1829)
1801 – William H. Seward, United States Secretary of State, bought Alaska at 2¢/acre (d.1872)
1804 – Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, educator/founder, U.S. kindergarten (d.1894)
1861 – H. H. Holmes [Herman Webster Mudgett], born in Gilmanton, New Hampshire, serial killer (d.1896)
1887 – Bull Montana, born in Vogliera, Italy, actor, Brass Buttons, Victory (d.1950)
1905 – Henry Fonda, born in Grand Island, Nebraska, actor, Mr Roberts, On Golden Pond (d.1982)
1909 – Margaret Sullavan, born in Norfolk, Virginia, actress, Three Comrades, The Shop Around the Corner (d.1960)
1913 – Woody Herman, jazz clarinetist, bandleader, composer, Thundering Herds (d.1987)
1919 – Liberace [Władziu Valentino Liberace], born in West Allis, Wisconsin, pianist, Liberace Show, Evil Chandell – Batman (d.1987)

Yvonne Craig
c. 1960
1921 – Harry Carey Jr., born in Saugus, Santa Clarita, California, actor, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (d.2012)
1928 – Billy Martin, born in Berkeley, California, second baseman, manager, NY Yankees, Oakland A's (d.1989)
1931 – Jack Dodson, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, actor, Howard Sprage – The Andy Griffith Show (d.1994)
1932 – Isaac "Redd" Holt, U.S. drummer, Young-Holt Unlimited
1937 – Yvonne Craig, born in Taylorville, Illinois, actress, Batgirl – Batman, Kissin Cousin (d.2015)
1941 – Aldrich Ames, born in River Falls, Wisconsin, CIA officer and spy for the Soviet Union, life sentence without the possibility of parole
1944 – Billy Cobham, Panama, jazz artist, Same Ole Love
1944 – Danny Trejo, actor, Heat (1995), Con Air (1997), Desperado (1995)
1946 – Robert Fripp, guitarist, King Crimson

Megan Fox
1946 – Roger Earl, rocker, drummer, Foghat
1947 – Bill Smitrovich, actor, Det. Sgt. Danny Krychek – Crime Story, Miami Vice
1951 – Jonathan Richman, rocker, Modern Lovers – New England, Egyptian Reggae
1953 – Pierce Brosnan, born in Drogheda, Ireland, actor, Remington Steele (1982-87), Golden Eye
1953 – Richard Page, born in Keokuk, Iowa, rocker, Mr Mister
1955 – Debra Winger, born in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, actress, Officer and a Gentleman (1982), Terms of Endearment (1983), Shadowlands (1993)
1955 – Hazel O'Connor, born in Coventry, England, singer, actress, Breaking Glass
1958 – Glenn Gregory, rock vocalist, Heaven 17 – Electric Dreams
1959 – Mare Winningham, born in Phoenix, Arizona, actress, St Elmo's Fire, Turner & Hooch
1961 – Nina Arvesen, born in White Plains NY, actress, Cassandra Rawlins – Young and the Restless
1964 – Boyd Tinsley, violinist, Dave Matthews Band
1965 – Brent Jasmer, born in Springfield, Oregon, actor, Sly – The Bold and the Beautiful (1992-96)
1965 – Krist Novoselic, bassist, Nirvana
1966 – Janet Jackson, born in Gary, Indiana, singer, Michael's sister, Control
1966 – Scott Reeves, born in Delight, Arkansas, actor, Ryan McNeil – The Young and the Restless
1968 – Ralph Tresvant, born in Roxbury, Massachusetts, singer, New Editon
1969 – Tracey Gold, born in New York City, New York, actress, Carol Seaver – Growing Pains, Incredible Sunday
1969 – David Boreanaz, born in Buffalo, New York, actor, Angel, Bones
1971 – Rachel Goswell, singer, songwriter, Slowdive, Mojave 3
1978 – Vincent Larusso, born in Livingston, New Jersey, actor, Adam Banks – Mighty Ducks, D2, D3
1986 – Megan Fox, born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, actress, model, Transformers, considered a sex symbol

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>>  Noted Events On Monday, May 16  <<

2022 – NOTE: – "Not All Verified": If no hyperlink, event not verified or vetted. [1] Could not corroborate date, may be conflicting data on multiple sites, or exact date could not be verified. Hyperlinks are generally verification of year, month, date, and event. [bh] Brainy History, not vetted elsewhere, take their word for it at this time, a valid citation would be nice. Error 403 links corrected when found.
2013 – Bill Gates becomes the world's richest man with seventy-two billion seven hundred million dollars again, after losing the position in 2008
2011 – Space shuttle Endeavour launches for its final commission in space
1997 – St Louis Cards Gary Gaetti records his two thousandth hit
1997 – A final agreement creating the Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC) is signed by project participants, inc. Russia, Kazakhstan, Chevron Corp and others
1994 – Jacqueline Onassis admitted to hospital for cancer treatment
1992 – Polls show Perot, Bush & Clinton could be in a deadlock [bh]
1991 – Daily Planet fires cub reporter Jimmy Olson (Superman character) (fiction!)
1991 – Queen Elizabeth II becomes first British monarch to address U.S. Congress
1989 – Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev and Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping meet in Beijing and formally end a thirty year rift
1988 – U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop reports nicotine as addictive as heroin
1988 – U.S. Supreme Court rules trash may be searched without a warrant
1986 – Bobby Ewing (Patrick Duffy) comes back from dead on Dallas
1982 – Columbia moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating in preparation for STS-4
1971 – First class postage now costs eight cents (was six cents)
1969 – Who's Pete Townsend & Roger Daltrey charged with assault
1966 – Beach Boys' "Pets Sounds" is released
1966 – Chinese leader Mao Zedong launched the Cultural Revolution officially
1966 – "May 16 Notification" released, Mao's offical justification for the Cultural Revolution
1965 – The Campbell Soup Company introduces SpaghettiOs under its Franco-American brand
1963 – Gordon Cooper completes twenty-two orbits in Faith 7 (Mercury-Atlas 9), ends U.S. Project Mercury
1960 – Big Four summit in Paris collapses as U.S.S.R. levels spy charges against U.S.
1960 – Theodore Maiman operates the first optical laser, at Hughes Research Laboratories in Malibu, California
1957 – Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Invicti Athletae
1956 – Kraft Theater presents an act from "Profiles in Courage"
1948 – Mikhail Botvinnik wins five player tournament to determine world chess champion [1]
1948 – Israel issues its first postage stamps
1944 – First of one hundred and eighty thousand plus Hungarian Jews reach Auschwitz [bh]
1940 – Nazis forbid non-professional auto workers [bh]
1927 – Supreme Court ruled bootleggers must pay income tax
1920 – Joan of Arc (Jeanne D'arc) canonized a saint
1918 – The Sedition Act of 1918 is passed by the U.S. Congress, making criticism of the government an imprisonable offense
1916 – The United Kingdom and France signed the Sykes–Picot Agreement
1916 – Saturday Evening Post cover features Norman Rockwell painting
1868 – By one vote, U.S. Senate fails to impeach President Andrew Johnson
1866 – U.S. Congress authorizes the copper-nickel five cent piece (the Shield nickel, replaces silver half-dime)
1861 – Kentucky proclaims its neutrality in Civil War
1860 – Chicago: Republican convention selects Abraham Lincoln as candidate
1817 – Mississippi River steamboat service begins [bh]
1804 – Lewis & Clark Expedition begins
1771 – The Battle of Alamance, a rebellion over taxation and local control is a pre-American Revolutionary War battle between local militia and a group of rebels called "The Regulators" in present-day Alamance County, North Carolina
1568 – Mary Queen of Scotland flees to England [1]
1532 – Sir Thomas More resigns as English Lord Chancellor [1]

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