The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

February 16th famous birthdays

Kim Jong-il

Kim Jong-il (1941 - 2011)

North Korean politician

Jackson Felt

Jackson Felt (18)

American YouTube star

The Weeknd

The Weeknd (31)

Canadian singer-songwriter and producer

Brittney Smith

Brittney Smith (30)

American YouTube star

Alex Aiono

Alex Aiono (25)

American YouTube star and singer

Brittney Atwood

Brittney Atwood (30)

American internet star

Grace Mulgrew

Grace Mulgrew (15)

Australian YouTube star

Ava Max

Ava Max (28)

American singer

Amanda Holden

Amanda Holden (50)

English actress

Chloe East

Chloe East (20)

American actress

Elizabeth Olsen

Elizabeth Olsen (32)

American actress

Ice-T

Ice-T (63)

American musician and actor

Andy Fowler

Andy Fowler (27)

English singer

Lupe Fiasco

Lupe Fiasco (39)

American rapper and producer

Ashlund Jade

Ashlund Jade (18)

American YouTube star

Denzel Curry

Denzel Curry (26)

American rapper and songwriter

Matthew Knight

Matthew Knight (27)

Canadian actor

LeVar Burton

LeVar Burton (64)

American actor, director, and producer

Patty Andrews

Patty Andrews (1918 - 2013)

American singer and entertainer

YFN Lucci

YFN Lucci (30)

American rapper

Valentino Rossi

Valentino Rossi (42)

Italian motorcycle racer

John McEnroe

John McEnroe (62)

American tennis player

Girl In Red

Girl In Red (22)

Norwegian singer and songwriter

Agyness Deyn

Agyness Deyn (38)

English model, actress, and singer

Edgar Bergen

Edgar Bergen (1903 - 1978)

American ventriloquist and actor

Jess Hilarious

Jess Hilarious (29)

American comedian, actress, and internet star

Hasheem Thabeet

Hasheem Thabeet (34)

American basketball player

Koffee

Koffee (21)

Jamaican singer and DJ

Jimmy Tatro

Jimmy Tatro (29)

American YouTube star

Eden Simpson

Eden Simpson (20)

Scottish social media star

Kim Soo-hyun

Kim Soo-hyun (33)

South Korean actor and singer

George F. Kennan

George F. Kennan (1904 - 2005)

American advisor, diplomat, political scientist and historian

Francis Galton

Francis Galton (1822 - 1911)

English biologist and statistician

Mahershala Ali

Mahershala Ali (47)

American actor

Janet Varney

Janet Varney (45)

American actor

Sarah Clarke

Sarah Clarke (49)

American actress

Ernst Haeckel

Ernst Haeckel (1834 - 1919)

German biologist and philosopher

Jerome Bettis

Jerome Bettis (49)

American football player

William Katt

William Katt (70)

American actor

Margot Frank

Margot Frank (1926 - 1945)

German-Dutch holocaust victim

Cathy Freeman

Cathy Freeman (48)

Australian sprinter

Warren Ellis

Warren Ellis (53)

English author

Eric Mun

Eric Mun (42)

American-South Korean singer and actor

Bebeto

Bebeto (57)

Brazilian footballer

Denílson Pereira Neves

Denílson Pereira Neves (33)

Brazilian footballer

James Ingram

James Ingram (1952 - 2019)

American singer-songwriter and producer

Sergio Canales

Sergio Canales (30)

Spanish footballer

On this day

February 16 in History

  • 1923

    February 16, 1923:

    British archaeologist Howard Carter opens the burial chamber of Egyptian pharaoh, King Tutankhamun.

  • 1937

    February 16, 1937:

    Wallace Hume Carothers earns a patent for nylon.

  • 1938

    February 16, 1938:

    The Howard Hawks-directed film “Bringing Up Baby” is premiered at the Golden Gate Theatre in San Francisco, California.

  • 1945

    February 16, 1945:

    Paratroopers from the United States invade the Philippines’ Corregidor Island.

  • 1968

    February 16, 1968:

    The first official 9-1-1 call is made in the United States.

  • 1982

    February 16, 1982:

    Actress Farah Fawcett and actor Lee Majors finalize their divorce.

  • 1984

    February 16, 1984:

    Bill Johnson wins the United States’ first Winter Olympic gold medal in downhill skiing.

  • 2005

    February 16, 2005:

    The Commissioner of the National Hockey League, Gary Bettman cancels the 2004-2005 season due to labor disputes between the players’ union and the owners.

  • February 16, 2005:

    The international treaty known as the Kyoto Protocol is effected, targeting the reduction in emission of global warming-contributing gases.