February 16, 2016 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • China announces it will relocate 9,000 people in Guizhou province, before completion of world's largest telescope (FAST), designed to look for extraterrestrial life
  • Former French President Nicholas Sarkozy is placed under investigation for campaign funds

Deaths in History

  • Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Egyptian politician and 6th Secretary-General of the United Nations (1992- 96), dies at 93