16 February is the 47th day of the year. There are 318 days remaining (319 in leap years).
- 1996: Harry Potter asks for Hermione's opinion on his date with Cho Chang. Later, he has an Occlumency lesson in Severus Snape's office.
Behind the scenes
- 2011: Alfred Burke, who played Armando Dippet in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, died at the age of 92.