On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1983

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
1983 Highlights

About May 16, 1983

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus