On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1991

Historical Events

  • Daily Planet fires cub reporter Jimmy Olson (fictional Superman character)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Queen Elizabeth II becomes 1st British monarch to address US congress

Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II

Famous Deaths

  • Prudence Nesbitt, British actress/TV producer, dies
1991 Highlights

About May 16, 1991

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus