What Happened On 16th February 1999 In History
February 16th (1999) was a Tuesday. It's the 44th day of the year (45th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 321 days left to the end of the year.
Historical Events for 16th February, 1999
- » In Uzbekistan, a bomb explodes and gunfire is heard at the government headquarters in an apparent assassination attempt against President Islam Karimov.
- » Across Europe, Kurdish rebels take over embassies and hold hostages after Turkey arrests one of their rebel leaders, Abdullah Öcalan.
February 16th Famous Deaths for 1999
- » Michael Larson, American game show contestant on 'Press Your Luck' (b. 1949)
February 16th Holidays in History
- » Christian Feast Day:
- » Abda of Edessa
- » Saint Elias and companions known as Elias and companions
- » Juliana of Nicomedia (Catholic Church)
- » Onesimus
- » Charles Todd Quintard (Episcopal Church (USA))
- » February 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)