What Happened on May 16th, 1989

Day of Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

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

Chinese Communist Party Leader Deng Xiaoping
Chinese Communist Party Leader
Deng Xiaoping

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

MLB player Moises Alou (22) weds Austria Melo

MLB Outfielder Moises Alou
MLB Outfielder
Moises Alou

Famous Deaths

  • Hassan Khaled, sheik of Lebanon, murdered