On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1983

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

  • 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 [Gordon McRory], Scottish drummer (The Fratellis - Costello Music; Here We Stand), born in Glasgow, Scotland)
  • Nancy Ajram, Lebanese singer

Famous Deaths

  • Carel Brons, Dutch composer, dies at 52
1983 Highlights

About May 16, 1983

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus