16 February

16 February

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about February 16th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about February 16th in history!

Global Celebrations

  • Innovation Day
  • National Almond Day
  • National Do a Grouch a Favor Day
  • Tim Tam Day

Historic Events

1865: A street vendor selling mummies in Egypt, 1865

A street vendor selling mummies in Egypt, 1865

1948: Mother hides her face in shame after putting her children up for sale, Chicago, 1948

Mother hides her face in shame after putting her children up for sale, Chicago, 1948

1935: “Giraffe women” looking at a guard, posted at St. James’ Palace 16th century main gate, during their visit in London, 1935
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“Giraffe women” looking at a guard, posted at St. James’ Palace 16th century main gate, during their visit in London, 1935
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1918: At Walter Reed Hospital, a soldier who is missing a foot lights a cigarette for another soldier who is missing both arms, circa 1918. (colorized)

At Walter Reed Hospital, a soldier who is missing a foot lights a cigarette for another soldier who is missing both arms, circa 1918. (colorized)

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Heartbreaking Deaths

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