On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 2003

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 45th Daytona 500: Michael Waltrip wins for the second time in 3 years; race ends after 109 laps when rain pours on the track

Famous Deaths

  • Eleanor "Sis" Daley, wife of Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley, dies of a stroke at 95