What Happened on February 16, 2005

Historical Events

  • 2004-05 NHL season is cancelled by Commissioner Gary Bettman; first time a North American professional sports league has called off a season due to labor dispute
  • The Kyoto Protocol comes into force following its ratification by Russia committing industrialized nations to limit and reduce greenhouse gases

Film & TV History

The UK version of "The Apprentice" with British business magnate Alan Sugar premieres on the BBC

2005 History

Famous Deaths

  • Nicole DeHuff, American actress (pneumonia) (b. 1975)
  • Queen Narriman, second and last wife of King Farouk and mother of their only child King Fuad II

About February 16, 2005

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Let Me Love You - Mario
  • UK #1 Song: Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own - U2