Important events of February 16

  • 1769 – Trained horse racing was organized for the first time in the eleven of Calcutta (now Kolkata).
  • 1914 – First aircraft flew between Los Angeles and San Francisco.
  • 1918 – Lithuania / Luthiana announced their independence after Ross became weak due to joining World War I and facing the revolution in 1917.
  • 1946 – For the first time, the representative of the Soviet Union in the United Nations used the veto authority.
  • 1959 – Fidel Castro, the revolutionary leader in Cuba, became the youngest prime minister in 32 years in Cuba’s history.
  • 1969 – Postage stamp was released on the 100th anniversary of Mirza Ghalib (Punctuality dated February 15).
  • 1982 – Jawaharlal Nehru International Gold Cup Football Tournament was organized for the first time in Calcutta (then Calcutta).
  • 1986 – Marie Soares elected the first civilian president of the Portuguese
  • 1987 – Missile capable of hitting submarine with submarine was included in the Indian Navy
  • 1990 – Sam Nezoma elected the first President of Namibia.
  • 1994 – 200 people die in a 6.5-magnitude earthquake in Sumatra, Indonesia.
  • 2001 – American and British planes attack Iraq.
  • 2003 – World’s first clone Vendor Doli was given mercy to death.
  • 2004 – India and Pakistan officials start talks in Islamabad
  • 2005 – In order to protect the environment, the Kyoto Treaty came into existence seven years after the persuasion of many major countries of the world.
  • 2008 – Playback singer Nitin Mukesh was given the Lata Mangeshkar award by the Madhya Pradesh government.
  • 2008 – Tata Motors launches a vehicle named Lite Specialty Wheel for the Army.
  • 2008 – Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar launches ‘Chief Minister Kanya Vivah Yojna’ in the state.
  • 2008 – Mirage plane crash in Punjab province of Pakistan
  • 2009 – Career Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee presented the interim budget for the year 2009-10.
  • 2010 – 23 people including renowned poet Kailash Vajpayee, Maithili’s late storytaker Manmohan Jha and English writer Badrinath Chaturvedi were awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award for the year 2009. The author of Gujarati, Shirish J. Panchal refused to accept this award. Rajya Sabha Parliament and famous Hindi translator Y. Laxmiprasad was given this award for Telugu literature.
  • Classical singer Pandit Jasraj, senior film actor Dr. Shriram Apna and dancer Yamini Krishnamurthy and three famous personalities of Carnatic Music, announced the grant of the prestigious Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellow (Akademi Ratna) for the contribution of six persons to their music drama and dance. Gone.
  • 2013 – In a market bombing in Hazara town of Pakistan, 84 people were killed and 190 injured.

The person born on February 16

  • 1745 – Tharle Madhavrao was born in the fourth Peshwa of Maratha society.
  • 1822 – Rajendralal Mitra – eminent scholar of the subjects related to Bharat Vidya.
  • 1937 – Ghulam Mohammad Sheikh – International renowned painter, writer and art commentator
  • 1978 – Wasim Jaffer – Indian cricketer.

Death on February 16

  • 1901 – Mahadev Govind Ranade, famous nationalist, social reformer, scholar and jurist of India died.
  • 1938 – Famous Bengali literary figure, Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, passed away.
  • 1944 – Dada Saheb Phalke (producer-director and screenwriter), father of Hindi cinema, died at Nashik at the age of 74.
  • 1956 – Meghnath Saha – Indian scientist doing important work in the field of mathematics and physics.
  • 1966 – Indian educationist and freedom fighter Sadhu Vaswani passed away.
  • 2016 – Boutrashelli – United Nations Sixth Secretary General

Important Events and Festivals of February 16

  • Delhi Police Installation Day
  • Dhundiraj Govind Phalke’s Upadhya Dadasaheb Phalke Memorial Day
  • Mahadev Govind Ranade Memorial Day.
  • Productivity Week 12 to 18 February

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