On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 2012

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Deaths

  • Anthony Shadid, New York Times foreign correspondent and two time Pulitzer winner, dies from asthma at 43
  • Baddeley Devesi, first Governor-General of the Solomon Islands, dies at 70
  • Elyse Knox, American actress and model (Hit the Ice, Black Gold) dies at 94
  • Gary Carter, American Hall of Fame baseball catcher dies from brain tumor at 57
  • Harry McPherson, presidential counsel (Lyndon Johnson) and lobbyist, dies from cancer at 82