On This Day

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.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Computer Entrepreneur Alan Sugar
Computer Entrepreneur
Alan Sugar

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
2005 Highlights

About February 16, 2005

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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