Historical Events In February - 14
Friday, 19 April 2019
1955 On February - 14 charles Cuvillier, composer, dies at 77
1956 On this day in history 20th Congress of CPSU opens in Moscow
1956 Indonesia withdraws from Netherlands Indonesian Union on this day in history.
1956 Khrushchev denounces Stalin at USSR Communist Party Conference on February - 14.
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 this day in history.
1959 On February - 14 $3.6 million heroin seizure in New York NY
1960 On this day in history marshal Ayub Khan elected President of Pakistan
1961 On February - 14 element 103, Lawrencium, first produced in Berkeley CA
1961 On this day in history wallis Clark, actress (Easy Money), dies at 78
1962 Lady Jacqueline Kennedy conducts White House tour on TV on this day in history.
1963 First successful kidney transplant on this day in history.
1963 On February - 14 uS launches communications satellite Syncom 1
1965 On February - 14 desire-Emile Inghelbrecht, French composer/conductor, dies at 84
1966 Australia introduces first decimal currency postage stamps on February - 14.
1967 Aretha Franklin records "Respect" on this day in history.
1967 On this day in history latin American nuclear free zone proposal drawn up
1967 On this day in history james Schneider, actor (Keystone Kops), dies at 85
1968 Pennsylvania Railroad/NYC Central merge into Pennsylvania Central on this day in history.
1969 Vito Genovese, US mafia chief, dies at 71 on February - 14.
1971 On February - 14 movie "Ben Hur" first shown on television
1971 Richard Nixon installs secret taping system in White House on this day in history.
1972 John & Yoko co-host "Mike Douglas Show" for entire week on February - 14.
1972 On this day in history luna 20 (Russia) launched to orbit & soft landing on Moon
1972 Lambertus "Bertus" van Lyre, composer/conductor (Dike), dies at 65 on February - 14.
1974 On this day in history c S Dempster, cricketer (10 Tests for NZ, 723 runs), dies
1975 Bomb explodes at annex of Amsterdam metro station on this day in history.
1975 Heintje Davids, [Hendrika David], Dutch cabaret artist, dies at 87 on this day in history.
1976 On this day in history 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 this day in history adolph Dubs, US ambassador to Afghanistan, murdered
1980 "West Side Story" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 341 performances on this day in history.
1980 13th Winter Olympics games open in Lake Placid NY on this day in history.