On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 2011

Historical Events

  • Space shuttle Endeavour launches on its final commission in space

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Skiles, American comic (b. 1931)
  • Bob Davis, Australian rules footballer (b. 1928)
  • Edward Hardwicke, British actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies at 78
2011 Highlights

About May 16, 2011

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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