On This Day: February 16th
This is 47th day of the year and 319 days remain in the year.
The tomb of King Tutankhamen, discovered in 1922, was opened.
Nylon was patented.
The country's first 911 phone system went into service in Haleyville, Ala.
February 16 BirthdaysHenry Adams1838–1918, American writer and historian.
Sonny Bonoentertainer, politician
John McEnroetennis player
Frederick Williamthe Great Elector
Robert Flahertyexplorer and film producer
George F. Kennandiplomat and historian