On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 2014

Historical Events

NBA All-Star Game

63rd NBA All-Star Game, Smoothie King Centre, New Orleans, LA: East beats West, 163-155; MVP: Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers, G

NBA Player Kyrie Irving
NBA Player
Kyrie Irving

BAFTA Awards

67th British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "12 Years a Slave" Best Film, Alfonso Cuarón Best Director

Film Director Alfonso Cuarón
Film Director
Alfonso Cuarón
  • At age 36, American Bode Miller becomes the oldest medalist in Olympic alpine skiing history when he ties for bronze in the super-G in Sochi
  • Netherlands sweeps the medals in the women's 1,500m speed skating at the Sochi Winter Olympics; Jorien ter Mors wins gold ahead of teammates Ireen Wüst and Lotte van Beek

Famous Deaths

  • Michael Shea, American sci-fi author (World Fantasy Award: Nifft the Lean, Growlimb), dies at 67
  • Raymond Louis "Ray" Kennedy, American songwriter ("Sail On, Sailor"), session and touring singer, musician, and record producer, dies at 67
2014 Highlights

About February 16, 2014

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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