February 16

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on February 16. From 1900 until now. February 16 is under the sign of Aquarius. Famous birthdays on this day include Valérie Trierweiler (1965), The Weeknd (1990) and Eckhart Tolle (1948). Several movies were released around February 16 over the years, such as The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari in 1920 directed by Robert Wiene and Charlie Chan in Panama in 1940 directed by Norman Foster.
But much more happened on February 16 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around February 16 over the years?
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The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Release year: 1920

Directed by: Robert Wiene

Starring: Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Feher, Lil Dagover

Country: United States of America

Charlie Chan in Panama

Charlie Chan in Panama

Release year: 1940

Directed by: Norman Foster

Starring: Sidney Toler, Jean Rogers, Lionel Atwill, Mary Nash

The Purple Rose of Cairo

The Purple Rose of Cairo

Release year: 1985

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels, Danny Aiello, Irving Metzman

Le Boucher

Le Boucher

Release year: 1970

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Starring: Stéphane Audran, Jean Yanne, Antonio Passalia, Pascal Ferone

The Wild Child

The Wild Child

Release year: 1970

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: François Truffaut, Jean-Pierre Cargol, Françoise Seigner, Jean Dasté


Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 16?


  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
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  • 2019 Syrian Civil War: Battle of Baghuz Fawqani: The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports that the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces have taken control of Al-Baghuz Fawqani, following the surrender of the last remaining ISIL militants in the town. (Reuters)
  • 2018 Boko Haram insurgency: Three suicide bombers kill at least 20 people at a fish market in Konduga, Borno, Nigeria. (The Guardian)
  • 2017 2017 Sehwan suicide bombing: At least 70 people are killed and more than 150 injured in suicide bombing at Lal Shahbaz Qalandar Shrine in Sehwan, Sindh, Pakistan; 50 of the injured are in critical condition, medical emergency has been declared in the hospitals of Hyderabad, Dadu and Jamshoro. (Dawn News), (The News)
  • 2016 Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017): Three Americans abducted last month in Baghdad are freed by the Iraqi National Intelligence Service. (AP via Orange County Register)
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Which were the most popular books released around February 16 over the years?
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In Search Of History by Theodore H. White

In Search Of History

Year: 1979


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Good Morning, Miss Dove by Frances Gray Patton

Good Morning, Miss Dove

Year: 1955


Good Morning, Miss Dove, by Patton, Frances Gray

The Bridge Across Forever by Richard Bach

The Bridge Across Forever

Year: 1985


More than one year on the New York Times bestseller list! Richard Bach's timeless and uplifting classic of hope and love"We're the bridge across forever, arching above the sea, adventuring for

Raylan by Elmore Leonard


Year: 2012


“Elmore Leonard can write circles around almost anybody active in the crime novel today.”—New York Times Book ReviewWith more than forty novels to his credit and still going strong, the legendary

The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town by John Grisham

The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town

Year: 2007


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • John Grisham’s first work of nonfiction: a true crime story that will terrify anyone who believes in the presumption of innocence. SOON TO BE A NETFLIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY SERIES “Both an American tragedy and …

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