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February 16th marks the Kyoto Protocol Day, commemorating the adoption in 2005 of a pioneering international treaty advocating for the curb of greenhouse gas emissions. This day is also recognized as National Almond Day, Innovation Day, Do a Grouch a Favor Day, and more.

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Interesting Facts of February 16th

  1. 1. February 16 is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 318 days remaining until the end of the year (or 319 in a leap year).
  2. 2. Howard Carter unsealed the burial chamber of Pharaoh Tutankhamun on this day in 1923.
  3. 3. The 1968 Winter Olympics, which occurred in Grenoble, France, started on this day.
  4. 4. Marvel's record-breaking film "Black Panther" was released in the United States on February 16, 2018.