On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1983

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Chinese American architect I. M. Pei is awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize in New York

Architect I. M. Pei
I. M. Pei
  • Lebanese parliament accepts peace accord with Israel
  • Sudan People's Liberation Army and Movement rebels against the Sudanese government

Famous Birthdays

  • Kyle Wellwood, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Mince Fratelli, Scottish Drummer (The Fratellis)
  • Nancy Ajram, Lebanese singer

Famous Deaths

  • Carel Brons, Dutch composer, dies at 52