On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 1946

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "The Duchess Misbehaves" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 1st commercially designed helicopter tested, Bridgeport, Connecticut

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandr Shaparenko, USSR, 1K kayaker (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Ian Lavender, British actor (Stupid Boy in Dad's Army)
  • J R Farndon, British consultant surgeon