On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1993

Historical Events

  • "3 Men on a Horse" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 40 performances
  • "Wilder, Wilder, Wilder" closes at Circle in Square, NYC after 30 performances
  • Farmer Sugeng finds 1.2 million year old Pithecanthropus IX skull
  • Judd Nelson pleads no contest to kicking Kim Evans in the head
  • Suleyman Demirel elected President of Turkey

Famous Deaths

  • Madan Kumar Bhandari, Nepalese politician (Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist)), dies at 41
  • Marv Johnson, American R&B pianist, songwriter, and singer ("You Got What It Takes"; "(You've Got To) Move Two Mountains"), dies of a stroke at 54
1993 Highlights

About May 16, 1993

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus