Historical Events In February - 14
Saturday, 17 August 2019
1980 US launches Solar Maximum Mission Observatory to study solar flares on February - 14.
1980 On February - 14 luitkonwar Rudra Baruah, Assamese composer and actor
1982 On February - 14 henk Schaer, [Hendricus J M Schaareman], Dutch actor, dies at 79
1984 Singer Elton John marries Renate Blauel in Sydney Australia on February - 14.
1985 Hostage CNN reporter Jeremy Levin is released in Beirut on February - 14.
1987 On February - 14 bola Sete, guitarist, dies at 63
1988 Alfredo Stroessner re-elected President of Paraguay on this day in history.
1988 On February - 14 general hospital star Jackie Zeman marries Glenn Gorden
1988 Frederick Loewe, US composer (My Fair Lady), dies at 84 on February - 14.
1989 On February - 14 african National Congress (ANC) opens office in Amsterdam
1989 Iran's Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini offers $1 million-$3 million bounty on Salman Rushdie's death due to his novel, "Satanic Verses" on February - 14.
1989 On February - 14 robin Givens is granted a divorce from Mike Tyson in Dominican Republic
1989 On this day in history union Carbide agrees to pay $470 million damages for Bhopol disaster
1989 On this day in history world's first satellite Skyphone opens
1990 On this day in history an Indian Airlines jetliner crashes while landing in southern India, killing 94 passengers and crew.
1990 Perrier recalls 160 million bottles of sparkling water after traces of benzene, a carcinogen, are found in some on this day in history.
1990 Space probe Voyager 1 takes photograph of entire solar system on this day in history.
1990 Graeme Hole, cricketer (18 Tests for Australia, 789 runs), dies on February - 14.
1991 On February - 14 air raid shelter at Baghdad bombed killing 300
1991 On February - 14 arno Breker, German sculptor (Third Reich), dies at 90
1992 On February - 14 cease fire in Somalia begins
1992 On this day in history angelique Pettyjohn, actress (Biohazard), dies of cancer at 48
1993 Fire in Linxi department store in Tangshan China, kills 79 on this day in history.
1993 Buddy Pepper, composer, dies of heart failure at 70 on this day in history.
1994 Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia (51) weds Deborah Koons on February - 14.
1994 On February - 14 christopher Lasch, author (Culture of Narcissism), dies at 61
1995 Roseanne weds bodyguard Ben Thomas on February - 14.
1995 On this day in history alberto Burri, Ital physician/sculptor/painter, dies at 79
1996 On February - 14 bob Paisley, football manager, dies at 77
1997 Abitibi-Price and Stone-Consolidated announce a $2.3 billion merger, creating the world's largest newsprint maker on February - 14.
1999 On February - 14 john Ehrlichman, presidential advisor during the Nixon administration and imprisoned for his role in the Watergate scandal, dies in Atlanta, at age 73.
1999 On February - 14 quebec Railway Corporation takes over the former CN Mont Joli and Matane subdivisions linking Matane to Riviere du Loup, QC. The Matane sub. was the former Canada and Gulf Terminal Railway.
2000 Tornadoes rip through southwestern Georgia just after midnight, killing 19 people and injuring more than 100 others on February - 14.
2003 Dolly the sheep, first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell dies young form a progressive lung disease aged 6 on this day in history.