Historical Events In February - 14
Saturday, 17 August 2019
1955 Charles Cuvillier, composer, dies at 77 on February - 14.
1956 On this day in history 20th Congress of CPSU opens in Moscow
1956 Indonesia withdraws from Netherlands Indonesian Union on February - 14.
1956 Khrushchev denounces Stalin at USSR Communist Party Conference on this day in history.
1957 On February - 14 georgia Senate unanimously approves Senator Leon Butts' bill barring blacks from playing baseball with whites
1958 Arab Federation of Iraq & Jordan forms on February - 14.
1959 $3.6 million heroin seizure in New York NY on this day in history.
1960 On February - 14 marshal Ayub Khan elected President of Pakistan
1961 Element 103, Lawrencium, first produced in Berkeley CA on February - 14.
1961 Wallis Clark, actress (Easy Money), dies at 78 on this day in history.
1962 Lady Jacqueline Kennedy conducts White House tour on TV on February - 14.
1963 On this day in history first successful kidney transplant
1963 On this day in history uS launches communications satellite Syncom 1
1965 On February - 14 desire-Emile Inghelbrecht, French composer/conductor, dies at 84
1966 On February - 14 australia introduces first decimal currency postage stamps
1967 On February - 14 aretha Franklin records "Respect"
1967 On February - 14 latin American nuclear free zone proposal drawn up
1967 James Schneider, actor (Keystone Kops), dies at 85 on February - 14.
1968 On this day in history pennsylvania Railroad/NYC Central merge into Pennsylvania Central
1969 Vito Genovese, US mafia chief, dies at 71 on February - 14.
1971 On February - 14 movie "Ben Hur" first shown on television
1971 On this day in history richard Nixon installs secret taping system in White House
1972 On this day in history john & Yoko co-host "Mike Douglas Show" for entire week
1972 Luna 20 (Russia) launched to orbit & soft landing on Moon on February - 14.
1972 Lambertus "Bertus" van Lyre, composer/conductor (Dike), dies at 65 on February - 14.
1974 C S Dempster, cricketer (10 Tests for NZ, 723 runs), dies on this day in history.
1975 Bomb explodes at annex of Amsterdam metro station on February - 14.
1975 On February - 14 heintje Davids, [Hendrika David], Dutch cabaret artist, dies at 87
1976 On February - 14 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1977 The Unity Bank of Canada and Provincial Bank of Canada merge on this day in history.
1978 On this day in history first "micro on a chip" patented by Texas Instruments
1979 On February - 14 adolph Dubs, US ambassador to Afghanistan, murdered
1980 On this day in history "West Side Story" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 341 performances
1980 13th Winter Olympics games open in Lake Placid NY on February - 14.