Historical Events In February - 14
Monday, 18 February 2019
1955 On this day in history charles Cuvillier, composer, dies at 77
1956 20th Congress of CPSU opens in Moscow on February - 14.
1956 Indonesia withdraws from Netherlands Indonesian Union on this day in history.
1956 On February - 14 khrushchev denounces Stalin at USSR Communist Party Conference
1957 On this day in history 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 On February - 14 $3.6 million heroin seizure in New York NY
1960 Marshal Ayub Khan elected President of Pakistan on February - 14.
1961 On this day in history element 103, Lawrencium, first produced in Berkeley CA
1961 Wallis Clark, actress (Easy Money), dies at 78 on February - 14.
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 February - 14 uS launches communications satellite Syncom 1
1965 Desire-Emile Inghelbrecht, French composer/conductor, dies at 84 on February - 14.
1966 Australia introduces first decimal currency postage stamps on February - 14.
1967 Aretha Franklin records "Respect" on this day in history.
1967 Latin American nuclear free zone proposal drawn up on February - 14.
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 On February - 14 vito Genovese, US mafia chief, dies at 71
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 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 this day in history.
1972 On February - 14 lambertus "Bertus" van Lyre, composer/conductor (Dike), dies at 65
1974 C S Dempster, cricketer (10 Tests for NZ, 723 runs), dies on this day in history.
1975 On February - 14 bomb explodes at annex of Amsterdam metro station
1975 Heintje Davids, [Hendrika David], Dutch cabaret artist, dies at 87 on this day in history.
1976 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
1977 The Unity Bank of Canada and Provincial Bank of Canada merge on this day in history.
1978 First "micro on a chip" patented by Texas Instruments on February - 14.
1979 Adolph Dubs, US ambassador to Afghanistan, murdered on February - 14.
1980 "West Side Story" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 341 performances on February - 14.
1980 On February - 14 13th Winter Olympics games open in Lake Placid NY