On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 1940

Historical Events

  • British search plane finds German supply ship Altmark, used to accommodate allied sailors from vessels sunk by the Graf Spee off Norway

Famous Birthdays

  • Karoli Ruth Needles, painter
1940 Highlights

About February 16, 1940

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius