On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1975

Historical Events

  • India annexes Principality of Sikkim
  • Junko Tabei from Japan becomes 1st woman to reach summit of Mt Everest

Boxing Title Fight

Muhammad Ali TKOs Ron Lyle in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

  • Wings release "Listen to What the Man Said" in UK

Famous Birthdays

  • TonĂ©x, American singer
  • Tony Kakko, Finnish singer (Sonata Arctica)

Famous Deaths

  • Michael X, (Abdul Malik), hanged in Trinidad, for murder
1975 Highlights

About May 16, 1975

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus