On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 1899

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Knattspyrnufélag Reykjavíkur Iceland's first football club is founded
  • Pelham Warner scores 132 on Test Cricket debut (Eng v SA Johannesburg)
  • President of France Félix Faure dies in office.

Famous Deaths

  • Félix Faure, 6th President of the French Third Republic (1895-99), dies at 57