On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 1987

Historical Events

  • John Demjanjuk, accused of being "Ivan the Terrible" trial begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Jon Ossoff, American politician, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Theresa Goh, Singaporean Paralympic swimmer

Famous Deaths

  • Dmitri Kabalevsky, Russian pianist and composer, dies at 82
1987 Highlights

About February 16, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Washington's Birthday (United States)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius