Friday 16 February 1940US date format: 2/16/1940, UK date format: 16/2/1940
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 16, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Karoli Ruth Needles and Hannelore Schmatz.
Charlie Chan in Panama, directed by Norman Foster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
On TV people were watching NBC News (1940 TV Series).
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- Saint Juliana
- Saint Lucilla
- Remembrance of Lambertus
- Saint Jeremias
- Saints Daniel, Samuel and Elias
- Kyoto Protocol Day (2005)
- Lithuania - Independence Day (1918)
- Karoli Ruth Needles: Painter.
- Hannelore Schmatz: German mountaineer (d. 1979).
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- British search plane finds German Altmark off Norway
- World War II: Altmark Incident: The German tanker Altmark is boarded by sailors from the British destroyer HMS Cossack. 299 British prisoners are freed.