THIS DAY IN HISTORY: May 16 in photos

1994 - A lazy summer day spent watering the flowers can burn calories.
1995 - The Perry Hill Elementary School gym becomes a veritable shopping center during the Market Day fundraiser.
1999 - This JVC digital camera is one of two that help course professional Alan Moyer analyze his students golf swing and form. The cameras are part of the Astar System, a digital videotaping system that uses multipule angles and a computer for almost instantaneous playback. This was the first lesson with the digital instruction for golfer Brett Barnett, pictured, Saturday afternoon at Noble Hawk Golf Course near Kendallville.
2000 - Scott Sleeper, warehouse manager for Water Bed and Furniture Experience,Inc, puts together a desk on the showroom floor.
2001 - Freimann Square fountain fills Wednesday afternoon after its long drought.
2001 - Jeff Wilson, of Indiana Tech Baseball, grabs a grounder during batting practice Wednesday evening. The team is geting ready to compete in the NAIA Regionals.
2004 - Angel Moschel-Foster, Outreach Services Coordinator for the AIDS Taskforce, lights candles prior to the 21st Annual AIDS Candlelight Memorial Sunday afternoon at Lakeside Park.
2005 - Barb Clements, a secretary at New Haven High School, is a breast cancer survivor. She will be walking this Saturday in the Relay for Life sponsored by ACS.
2005 - Danae Lengacher, a freshman at Woodlan High School has been on three varsity teams and is in the top 10 percent of her class for academics. She plays volleyball, basketball and softball.
2007 - Matt Kelty, GOP mayoral candidate, at the top of the Lincoln Tower.
2008 - A Martin Inc. crane, operated by Kirk Weeks, lifts Martin Inc. employees Jim Gorrell and Randy Koenemann up to work to dismantle the south tower of the former Emmaus Lutheran Church at 2320 Broadway. The former church has been purchased by Imagine Schools, who plans to open its second Fort Wayne charter school there.
2012 - A Common Mime Swallowtail butterfly dines on nectar Wednesday morning. Students from Lindley Elementary school got to see the butterfly and many others as they toured the Freimann-Foellinger Botanical Conservatory Butterfly exhibit. The students have been studying butterflies as a part of their curriculum.
2013 - Mike Porto assistant biologist for the Indiana DNR, empties 14 inch live catfish into a garbage tub, to be stocked in Lakeside Park Pond Thursday afternoon. The pond was stocked with 200 catfish in preparation for the DNR's free fishing day event Saturday.
2014 - Workers with Bercot Inc. excavate the future site of Cindy's Diner at Berry Street and Maiden Lane. The downtown icon is tentatively scheduled to move there June 10 to make room for a $98 million redevelopment project at its current location.
2014 - Guests can use either rock-climbing hand and foot holds or slots cut into a giant drain pipe as they climb up to the platform for one of the zip lines at the new Zip Timber Lake course near Roanoke.
2015 - A farm near Grabill shows the first few inches of a crop that was planted earlier this spring.
2016 - Fort Wayne’s Shawn Szydlowski pumps up the crowd after throwing down with Allen right winger Dyson Stevenson in the first period Sunday.
2017 - Julie Rhinehart Waterfield said she may withhold further financial support for IPFW’s Rhinehart Music Center, which was named after her parents, John and Ruth Rhinehart, because reorganization would put Purdue University in charge of the music school and the family’s gift was intended to support degrees from Indiana University, from which Ruth graduated in 1943. The images of John and Ruth Rhinehart are carved into the wall behind her.

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