What Happened on February 16, 2016

Historical Events

  • China announces it will relocate 9,000 people in Guizhou province, before completion of world's largest telescope (FAST), designed to look for extraterrestrial life
  • Former French President Nicholas Sarkozy is placed under investigation for campaign funds

Famous Deaths

Boutros Boutros-GhaliBoutros Boutros-Ghali (1922-2016)

Egyptian politician and 6th Secretary-General of the United Nations (1992- 96), dies at 93

  • Gwyneth George, Welsh cellist and teacher, dies at 95
2016 Highlights

About February 16, 2016

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Pillowtalk - Zayn
  • UK #1 Song: 7 Years - Lukas Graham