What Happened on February 16, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Bob Cowper makes 307 v England at the MCG, 727 mins, 20 fours
  • End of Wally Grout's Test Cricket career, 187 dismissals as Aust WK
  • France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker, Algeria

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Uptagrafft, prone rifle (Olympics-1996), born in Spokane, Washington

Famous Deaths

  • Hendrik W Tilanus, artillery officer/leader (CHU 1939-63), dies at 81