Historical Events for 16th May 2024

1763 – Samuel Johnson 1st meets his future biographer James Boswell in London
1914 – American Horseshoe Pitchers Association organizes in Kansas City
1941 – Nazis forbid Dutch Organization of Actors (NOT)
1946 – Irving Berlin, Dorothy and Herbert Fields’ musical “Annie Get Your Gun” starring Ethel Merman and featuring “There’s No Business Like Show Business” opens at Imperial Theater, NYC
1963 – “Beast in Me” opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 4 performances
1969 – US nuclear sub Guitarro sinks off San Francisco
1977 – 5 die as NY Airway helicopter topples on Pan Am building in NYC
1986 – Bobby Ewing (Patrick Duffy) comes back from the dead on TV show “Dallas”
1988 – US Supreme Court rules trash may be searched without a warrant
2019 – South African Saray Khumalo is the first black African woman to climb Mt Evervest

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