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 This day in History - February 16
420 Historic Events for February 16
1965

"Baker Street" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 313 performances

Event
1965

Pegasus 1 launched to detect micro-meteors

Event
1966

Bob Cowper makes 307 v England at the MCG, 727 mins, 20 fours

Event
1966

Eric Uptagrafft, Spokane Wash, prone rifle (Olympics-1996)

Birth
1966

France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria

Event
1966

End of Wally Grout's Test Cricket career, 187 dismissals as Aust WK

Event
1966

Hendrik W Tilanus, artillery officer/leader (CHU 1939-63), dies at 81

Death
1967

Red Ruffing selected to Hall of Fame

Event
1967

Smiley Burnette, cowboy (Charlie-Petticoat Junction), dies at 55

Death
1967

Robert Massey, NFL cornerback (Arizona Cardinals, Detroit Lions)

Birth
1968

Healey Willan, composer, dies at 87

Death
1968

Erik Regtop, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen)

Birth
1968

Cecil Gray, NFL tackle (Arizona Cardinals)

Birth
1968

Country's 1st 911 phone system went into service in Haleyville, Ala

Event
1968

Elvis Presley receives gold record for "How Great Thou Art"

Event
1968

Beatles George Harrison and John Lennon and wives fly to India for transcendental meditation study with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Event
1969

Tim Costo, US baseball infielder (Cincinnati Reds)

Birth
1969

Fermin Cacho, Barcelona Spain, 1500m (Olympics-2 gold-92, 96)

Birth
1969

Claude Lambert, Montreal Quebec, boxer (Olympics-96)

Birth
1970

Joe Frazier TKOs Jimmy Ellis in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

Event
1970

Saskia Linssen, Venlo Holland, playmate (Jun, 1991)

Birth
1971

Shivanthini Dharmasiri, Miss Universe-Sri Lanka (1996)

Birth
1971

Van Tuinei, defensive end (San Diego Chargers)

Birth
1971

Mike Hubbard, Lynchburg VA, catcher (Chic Cubs)

Birth
1971

Marco Sas, Dutch soccer player (NAC)

Birth