February 16 Holidays

February 16 Holidays & National Days & Fun Days | February 16 Calendar

February 16th Daily Holidays include:

  • Do a Grouch a Favor Day
  • Elizabeth Peratrovich Day – (Local Observance in Alaska)
  • Fat Thursday – February 16, 2023 (Catholic)
  • Innovation Day
  • Kyoto Protocol Day
  • National Almond Day
  • Tim Tam Day

February 16: Famous Birthdays

  • February 16, 1812 – Henry Wilson, American politician, 18th Vice President of the United States (d. 1875)
  • February 16, 1903 – Edgar Bergen, American ventriloquist (d. 1978)
  • February 16, 1909 – Richard McDonald, American fast food entrepreneur, who established the first McDonald’s restaurant along with his brother in San Bernardino, California (d. 1998)
  • February 16, 1918 – Patty Andrews, American singer, member of Andrews Sisters (d. 2013)
  • February 16, 1935 – Sonny Bono, American entertainer (Sonny & Cher), politician (d. 1998)
  • February 16, 1936 – Jill Kinmont, American skier (d.2012)
  • February 16, 1952 – James Ingram American singer, pianist and composer
  • February 16, 1957 – LeVar Burton, American actor (Roots, Star Trek, The Next Generation, Reading Rainbow)
  • February 16, 1959 – John McEnroe, American tennis player

February 16: Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for February 16 is Aquarius.

February Birthstone:

The Birthstone for February is Amethyst.

  • Born in February? Amethyst is your birthstone! This purple quartz has been admired for centuries. Its range of hues, from light lavender to deep purple, can be cut into many shapes and sizes. It can be mined or created in a lab. Amethyst is said to bring calm, wisdom, and peace. It’s also thought to bring its wearer good luck.


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