On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 2007

Historical Events

  • Alex Salmond is elected First Minister of Scotland. He is first Scottish National Party leader to be elected First Minister after winning a historic victory at the Scottish general election on the 3rd May.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nicolas Sarkozy becomes the 23rd President of France

President of France Nicolas Sarkozy
President of France
Nicolas Sarkozy

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Delvaux, Belgian composer (Symphonia Burlesca), dies at 93
2007 Highlights

About May 16, 2007

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus