What Happened on February 16, 1980

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Continuous traffic jam extends 176 km north of Lyons, France
  • Eric Heiden skates 5k in 7:02.29 (Olympic Record)

Famous Birthdays

  • Agim Kaba, American actor and film producer
  • Ashley Lelie, American football player

Famous Deaths

  • Erich Hückel, German physicist (b. 1895)