What Happened on May 16th, 1989

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev and Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping meet in Beijing and formally end a 30-year rift

General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev
General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
Mikhail Gorbachev
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