On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 1951

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • NYC passes bill prohibiting racism in city-assisted housing
  • San Francisco City Hall dome fire

Famous Birthdays

  • William Katt, American actor (Greatest American Hero, Carrie), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Henri Velge, 1st chairman (Belgian Council of State), dies at 65