On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1995

Historical Events

  • Japanese police arrest cult leader Shoko Asahara & charged him with Nerve-gas attack on Tokyo's subways two months earlier

Famous Deaths

  • Lola Flores, Spanish singer, dancer and actress (Kuma Ching, Faraona), dies at 70
  • Ragnhild Marie Hatton, Norwegian historian, dies at 82
1995 Highlights

About May 16, 1995

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 26 years and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus