What Happened on February 16, 1985

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Largest NBA crowd to date, 43,816, sees Philadelphia at Detroit
  • Livingston Bramble defeats Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini to win WBA champ
  • NJ Devils score their fastest hat trick in 42 seconds
  • The founding of Hezbollah.

Famous Birthdays

  • Zoi Dimoschaki, Greek swimmer

Famous Deaths

  • Larry Ward, actor (Frank Ragan-Dakotas), dies at 69