What Happened on May 16, 1946

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Annie Get Your Gun" musical by Irving Berlin, Dorothy and Herbert Fields opens at Imperial Theater NYC, starring Ethel Merman and featuring "There's no Business Like Show Business"

Famous Birthdays

  • Jessi B Wilson, Mississippi, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
  • Robert Fripp, British guitarist (King Crimson), born in Wimborne Minster, Dorset
  • Roger Earl, English drummer (Foghat), born in London, England