Historical Events on May 16, 1987

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Bobro 400", a barge carrying 3,200 tons of garbage sets sail from NYC, beginning an unsuccessful 8 week search for a dumping site
  • "Mystery of Edwin Drood" closes at Imperial NYC after 608 performances
  • 112th Preakness: Chris McCarron aboard Alysheba wins in 1:55.8

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Weird Al Yankovic performs live at 72nd National Orange Show

Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic
Parody Singer and Comedian
Weird Al Yankovic