What Happened on February 16, 1992

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 34th Daytona 500: Davey Allison wins (160.256 MPH)
  • Former silver Goodyear blimps are now painted yellow & blue

Event of interestEvent of Interest

LA Lakers retire Magic Johnson's #32 uniform

NBA Legend Magic Johnson
NBA Legend
Magic Johnson

Famous Deaths

  • Abbas al-Musawi, influential Lebanese Shia cleric, and founder and leader of Hezbollah, assassinated by Israel Defense Forces at 39
  • Angela Carter, British novelist (Magic Toyshop), dies of cancer at 51
  • George Mann MacBeth, Scottish journalist/poet (A War Quartet), dies
  • Janio Quadros, president of Brazil (1961), dies
  • Winand J Borgerhoff Mulder, court judge Amster (squaters), dies at 78