Historical Events In February - 14
Friday, 19 April 2019
1980 On this day in history uS launches Solar Maximum Mission Observatory to study solar flares
1980 On this day in history luitkonwar Rudra Baruah, Assamese composer and actor
1982 Henk Schaer, [Hendricus J M Schaareman], Dutch actor, dies at 79 on February - 14.
1984 On February - 14 singer Elton John marries Renate Blauel in Sydney Australia
1985 Hostage CNN reporter Jeremy Levin is released in Beirut on this day in history.
1987 Bola Sete, guitarist, dies at 63 on February - 14.
1988 On this day in history alfredo Stroessner re-elected President of Paraguay
1988 General hospital star Jackie Zeman marries Glenn Gorden on February - 14.
1988 On February - 14 frederick Loewe, US composer (My Fair Lady), dies at 84
1989 African National Congress (ANC) opens office in Amsterdam on this day in history.
1989 Iran's Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini offers $1 million-$3 million bounty on Salman Rushdie's death due to his novel, "Satanic Verses" on this day in history.
1989 Robin Givens is granted a divorce from Mike Tyson in Dominican Republic on February - 14.
1989 Union Carbide agrees to pay $470 million damages for Bhopol disaster on February - 14.
1989 On this day in history world's first satellite Skyphone opens
1990 An Indian Airlines jetliner crashes while landing in southern India, killing 94 passengers and crew on this day in history.
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 On February - 14 space probe Voyager 1 takes photograph of entire solar system
1990 Graeme Hole, cricketer (18 Tests for Australia, 789 runs), dies on this day in history.
1991 Air raid shelter at Baghdad bombed killing 300 on February - 14.
1991 On this day in history arno Breker, German sculptor (Third Reich), dies at 90
1992 On this day in history 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 February - 14.
1993 Buddy Pepper, composer, dies of heart failure at 70 on this day in history.
1994 On February - 14 grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia (51) weds Deborah Koons
1994 Christopher Lasch, author (Culture of Narcissism), dies at 61 on February - 14.
1995 Roseanne weds bodyguard Ben Thomas on February - 14.
1995 Alberto Burri, Ital physician/sculptor/painter, dies at 79 on this day in history.
1996 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1999 John Ehrlichman, presidential advisor during the Nixon administration and imprisoned for his role in the Watergate scandal, dies in Atlanta, at age 73 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history tornadoes rip through southwestern Georgia just after midnight, killing 19 people and injuring more than 100 others.
2003 Dolly the sheep, first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell dies young form a progressive lung disease aged 6 on February - 14.