February 16 in Pop Culture History
February 16th is…
National Almond DayAlmonds make a delicious and nutritious snack. This day will be dedicated to this versatile nut. Almonds, a tree nut of the type that is used for food since ancient times, are delicious. You may have heard of them. in The Bible is one of the oldest known recorded records. They are believed to be the original. in The West Asia, North Africa and the Middle East. Almonds were used in sweetening foods such as preserves, teas, coffees and jams all through history. Because of their unique flavor and versatility, almonds are a popular choice worldwide. in Recipes that range from sweet to savory.
Do-A-Grouch-A-Favor Day It is all about helping someone in need. This is an international effort to help people feeling down or sad. It is believed that even cranky people may feel a little more cheerful when they are treated with kindness and generosity. Many people will do small acts of kindness, like buying coffees for strangers, giving advice, or listening to someone.
National Innovation Day It recognizes innovation’s importance and plays a key role in it in Driving progress and growth in Different fields
Tim Tam Day is dedicated to celebrating Australia’s popular chocolate biscuit – the Tim Tam. Tim Tam is the original Tim Tam. in 1964 and has since become a staple of Australia’s snack culture.
1852 – The Studebaker Brothers wagon company was established.
1883 – Ladies Home Journal magazine began publication.
1894 – Gunslinger John Wesley Hardin is pardoned after spending 15 years in Texas prison where Hardin was convicted of murder. Hardin shot and killed one man simply for his snoring.
1923 – In Thebes, Egypt, English archaeologist Howard Carter entered the sealed burial chamber of the ancient Egyptian ruler King Tutankhamun. He had been looking for King Tut’s tomb since his first trip to Egypt in 1891. Discovered were the outer chambers in November 1922.
1959 – Fidel Castro was sworn in As prime minister of Cuba, after having led a Communist Guerrilla Campaign which forced Fulgencio Banista out of power.
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1964 – The Beatles appeared in The Ed Sullivan Show It is the second time.
1968 – Haleyville, Alabama, was the first town to use the 911 emergency number.
1980 – # 1 Hits February 16, 1980 – February 22, 1980: Captain & Tennille – Please Do It Again
1983 – The Ash Wednesday bushfires in Southern Australia took the lives of 71 people, becoming Australia’s worst fire ever.
1985 – # 1 Hit February 16, 1985 – March 8, 1985: Wham! featuring George Michael – Be Careless with Your Whispers
2005 – The National Hockey League canceled the entire 2004-2005 regular season and playoffs.