On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1938

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st animal breeding society forms (NJ)
  • 38 die in Terminal Hotel fire (Atlanta Ga)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

In cricket Bradman scores 278 Aust v MCC, 349 mins, 35 fours 1 six

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestIvan Sutherland

Ivan Sutherland, American computer scientist (Sketchpad), born in Hastings, Nebraska

Computer Scientist Ivan Sutherland
Computer Scientist
Ivan Sutherland

Famous Deaths

  • Stephen Fairbairn, oarsman/coach, dies