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 Interest

Nicolas Sarkozy becomes the 23rd President of France

Famous Deaths

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

About May 16, 2007

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Makes Me Wonder - Maroon 5
  • UK #1 Song: Baby's Coming Back/Transylvania - Mcfly