What Happened on May 16, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st class postage now costs 8 cents (was 6 cents)
  • Benjamin Britten's opera "Owen Wingrave" premieres in Aldwych London
  • Bulgaria adopts its constitution

Famous Birthdays

  • Khari Jones, CFL/WLAF quarterback (BC Lions, Scottish Claymores)
  • Rachel Goswell, English singer and songwriter (Slowdive, Mojave 3)