On This Day

May 16, 1985 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Michael Jordan named NBA Rookie of Year

Basketball Superstar Michael Jordan
Basketball Superstar
Michael Jordan
  • NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Edmonton Oilers beat Chicago Black Hawks, 4 games to 2
  • NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: Philadelphia Flyers beat Quebec Nordiques, 4 games to 2

Birthdays in Sport

  • Anja Mittag, German footballer
  • Corey Perry, Canadian ice hockey player