On Feb. 16, 1923, the burial chamber of King Tutankhamen's recently unearthed tomb was unsealed in Egypt.
On Feb. 16, 1893, Katharine Cornell, the American stage actress who was called "the first lady of the American theater", was born. Following her death on June 9, 1974, her obituary appeared in The Times.
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Katharine Cornell2/16/1893 - 6/9/1974American stage actress.Go to obituary »