What Happened on February 16, 1968

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


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Beatles George Harrison, John Lennon and their wifes fly to India for transcendental meditation study with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison

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Elvis Presley receives gold record for "How Great Thou Art"

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley
  • US 1st 911 phone system went into service in Haleyville, Ala

Famous Birthdays

  • Cecil Gray, NFL tackle (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Erik Regtop, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • Warren Ellis, British comic book writer

Famous Deaths

  • Healey Willan, composer, dies at 87