On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 1950

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Longest-running prime-time game show, "What's My Line" begins on CBS
  • Writers fail to elect anyone to Baseball's Hall of Fame

Famous Birthdays

  • Kazuki Tomokawa, Japanese acid-folk singer
  • Peter Hain, British MP
  • Roman Tam, Hong Kong famous singer (d. 2002)

Famous Deaths

  • David Denton, cricketer (England batsman in 11 Tests 1905-10), dies