February 16th Holidays, Observances & Trivia

February 16th Holidays, Observances & Trivia

February 18th Trivia

  • 1812 – Henry Wilson, 18th Vice President of the United States was born.
  • 1954 – Margaux Hemingway, American model and actress was born.
  • 1960 – The U.S. Navy submarine USS Triton begins Operation Sandblast, setting sail from New London, Connecticut, to begin the first submerged circumnavigation of the globe.
  • 1996 – A Chicago-bound Amtrak train collided with a MARC commuter train bound for Washington, D.C., killing 11 people.
  • 2005 – The Kyoto Protocol comes into force, following its ratification by Russia.

February’s Holidays, Awareness Events and Daily Observances

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