On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1996

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Sammy Sosa is 1st Chicago Cub to hit 2 HRs in 1 inning

MLB Outfielder Sammy Sosa
MLB Outfielder
Sammy Sosa

Famous Deaths

  • Edward McInnes, German scholar, dies at 60
  • Mike Jeremy Boorda, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) commits suicide at 57
  • Pierre Debizet, resistance fighter/special agent, dies at 72