On This Day

February 16, 1963 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 1st round-trip swim of Strait of Messina, Italy (Mary Revell of US)
  • C & A Building in Amsterdam burns down

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Philosopher Hannah Arendt's controversial account of the trial of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann is first published in "The New Yorker"

Political Theorist Hannah Arendt
Political Theorist
Hannah Arendt
Nazi SS Officer and War Criminal Adolf Eichmann
Nazi SS Officer and War Criminal
Adolf Eichmann

Deaths in History

  • Friedrich Dessauer, German physicist (radiologist), dies at 81