16th May

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1998 Football - FA Cup - Arsenal beat Newcastle United 2-0 In the FA Cup final at Wembley, Arsenal beat Newcastle United 2-0.
1991 Queen Elizabeth II addresses Congress Queen Elizabeth II becomes the first British monarch to address the United States Congress.
1988 Soviet troops begin withdrawal Eight and half years after they entered Afghanistan, Soviet troops begin their withdrawal. 16,000 Soviet troops were killed in the period
1987 Football - Coventry City beat Tottenham Hotspur in FA Cup A Tottenham Hotspur own goal gives the FA Cup to Coventry City in a 3-2 victory.
1966 Beach Boys release the album Pet Sounds Beach Boys release their album "Pet Sounds.
1966 Bob Dylan - Blonde on Blonde released Bob Dylan's album "Blonde on Blonde" is released.
1955 Debra Winger is born American actress Debra Winger is born
1905 Henry Fonda is born American actor Henry Fonda is born in Grand Island, Nebraska.

 

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On This Day - 16th May