What Happened on February 16, 2012

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 Baseball Hall of Fame catcher (11 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1986; Gold Glove Award 1980–82; Montreal Expos, NY Mets), dies from brain tumor at 57
  • Harry McPherson, presidential counsel (Lyndon Johnson) and lobbyist, dies from cancer at 82
2012 Highlights

About February 16, 2012

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) - Kelly Clarkson
  • UK #1 Song: Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Ft. Kimbra