What Happened on February 16, 2018

Historical Events

  • More than 100,00 orangutans killed in Borneo since 1999 according to study published in "Current Biology"
  • National state of emergency declared in Ethiopia in wake of anti-government protests
  • Sochi (2014) Olympic downhill champion Matthias Mayer of Austria wins the super-G gold medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Games
  • Swiss cross country skier Dario Cologna wins 4th career Olympic gold medal in the 15k freestyle in Pyeongchang; wins event in Vancouver (2010), and 15k classical & 30k skiathlon in Sochi (2014)
2018 History

Famous Deaths

  • Hubert Doggart, English cricket batsman (2 Tests; Cambridge University CC, Sussex CCC) and executive (President MCC 1981–82), dies at 92

About February 16, 2018

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: God's Plan - Drake
  • UK #1 Song: God's Plan - Drake