February 16, 1992 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • 34th Daytona 500: Davey Allison wins (160.256 MPH)
  • Former silver Goodyear blimps are now painted yellow & blue

Deaths in History

  • Abbas Musawi, leader of Hezbollah, assassinated
  • Angela Carter, British novelist (Magic Toyshop), dies of cancer at 51
  • George Mann MacBeth, Scottish journalist/poet (A War Quartet), dies
  • Janio Quadros, president of Brazil (1961), dies
  • Winand J Borgerhoff Mulder, court judge Amster (squaters), dies at 78