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 This day in History - February 16
420 Historic Events for February 16
1958

Ice-T, rap singer/actor (New Jack City, Tank Girl, Crazy Six)

Birth
1958

Herb Williams, NBA center (Toronto Raptors, NY Knicks)

Birth
1958

John Paul Morse, Marshall MI, PGA golfer (1995 United Airlines)

Birth
1958

Lisa Loring, actress (As the World Turns, Wednesday-Addams Family)

Birth
1958

Betsy Rawls wins LPGA St Petersburg Golf Open

Event
1959

Leonard Spigelgass' "Majority of One," premieres in NYC

Event
1959

Fidel Castro named himself Cuba's premier after overthrowing Batista

Event
1959

Kelly Tripuka, Glenn Ridge NJ, NBA forward (Det Pistons, Utah Jazz)

Birth
1959

John P McEnroe, tennis player (US Open 1979-81, 84 Wimb 1981, 83, 84)

Birth
1960

US nuclear submarine USS Triton set off on underwater round-world trip

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1961

1st all-solid-propellant rocket put in orbit, Wallops Island, Va

Event
1961

China uses it's 1st nuclear reactor

Event
1961

US satellite Explorer 9 is launched

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1961

Andy Taylor, Engld, rock guitarist (Duran Duran-Hungry Like the Wolf)

Birth
1962

Darius Milhaud's 12th Symphony, premieres

Event
1962

Alexa Kenin, NYC, actress (Mousie-Coed Fever)

Birth
1962

Tony Kiley, rocker (Blow Monkeys-Wicked Ways)

Birth
1962

US Open Tennis: Jimmy Bostwick defeats brother Pete to win

Event
1963

1st round-trip swim of Strait of Messina, Italy (Mary Revell of US)

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1963

C and A Building in Amsterdam burns down

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1963

Laszlo Lajtha, composer, dies at 70

Death
1963

Beatles top British rock charts with "Please, Please Me"

Event
1964

Beatles' 2nd appearance on "Ed Sullivan Show"

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1964

"Foxy" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 72 performances

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1964

Mark Price, NBA guard (Cleveland Caveliers)

Birth