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14th of February 0842 EVENT Charles the Bald and Louis the German swear the Oaths of Strasbourg in the French and German languages.
14th of February 1014 EVENT Pope Benedict VIII recognizes Henry of Bavaria as King of Germany.
14th of February 1076 EVENT Pope Gregory VII excommunicates Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor.
14th of February 1349 EVENT Approximately 2,000 Jews are burned to death by mobs or forcibly removed from the city of Strasbourg.
14th of February 1556 EVENT Thomas Cranmer is declared a heretic.
14th of February 1778 EVENT The United States Flag is formally recognized by a foreign naval vessel for the first time, when French Admiral Toussaint-Guillaume Picquet de la Motte rendered a nine gun salute to USS Ranger, commanded by John Paul Jones.
14th of February 1779 EVENT James Cook is killed by Native Hawaiians near Kealakekua on the Island of Hawaii.
14th of February 1797 EVENT French Revolutionary Wars: Battle of Cape St. Vincent : John Jervis, (later 1st Earl of St Vincent) and Horatio Nelson (later 1st Viscount Nelson) lead the British Royal Navy to victory over a Spanish fleet in action near Gibraltar.
14th of February 1804 EVENT Karadjordje leads the First Serbian Uprising against the Ottoman Empire.
14th of February 1831 EVENT Ras Marye of Yejju marches into Tigray and defeats and kills Dejazmach Sabagadis in the Battle of Debre Abbay.
14th of February 1835 EVENT The original Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is formed in Kirtland, Ohio.
14th of February 1843 EVENT The event that inspired the Beatles song Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite! is held in England.
14th of February 1849 EVENT In New York City, James Knox Polk becomes the first serving President of the United States to have his photograph taken.
14th of February 1852 EVENT Great Ormond St Hospital for Sick Children, the first hospital providing in-patient beds specifically for children in the English-speaking world, is founded in London.
14th of February 1855 EVENT Texas is linked by telegraph to the rest of the United States, with the completion of a connection between New Orleans and Marshall, Texas.
14th of February 1859 EVENT Oregon is admitted as the 33rd U.S. state.
14th of February 1876 EVENT Alexander Graham Bell applies for a patent for the telephone, as does Elisha Gray.
14th of February 1879 EVENT The War of the Pacific breaks out when Chilean armed forces occupy the Bolivian port city of Antofagasta.
14th of February 1899 EVENT Voting machines are approved by the U.S. Congress for use in federal elections.
14th of February 1900 EVENT Second Boer War: In South Africa, 20,000 British troops invade the Orange Free State.
14th of February 1903 EVENT The United States Department of Commerce and Labor is established (later split into Department of Commerce and Department of Labor).
14th of February 1912 EVENT In Groton, Connecticut, the first diesel-powered submarine is commissioned.
14th of February 1912 EVENT Arizona is admitted as the 48th U.S. state.
14th of February 1918 EVENT The Soviet Union adopts the Gregorian calendar (on 1 February according to the Julian calendar).
14th of February 1919 EVENT The Polish-Soviet War begins.
14th of February 1920 EVENT The League of Women Voters is founded in Chicago, Illinois.
14th of February 1924 EVENT The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is founded.
14th of February 1929 EVENT Saint Valentine's Day massacre: Seven people, six of them gangster rivals of Al Capone's gang, are murdered in Chicago, Illinois.
14th of February 1942 EVENT Battle of Pasir Panjang contributes to the fall of Singapore.
14th of February 1943 EVENT World War II: Tunisia Campaign : General Hans-Jurgen von Arnim's Fifth Panzer Army launches a concerted attack against Allied positions in Tunisia.
14th of February 1943 EVENT World War II: Rostov-on-Don, Russia is liberated.
14th of February 1944 EVENT World War II: Anti-Japanese revolt on Java.
14th of February 1945 EVENT World War II: On the first day of the bombing of Dresden, the British Royal Air Force and the United States Army Air Forces begin fire-bombing Dresden, the capital of the German state of Saxony.
14th of February 1945 EVENT World War II: Prague is bombed probably due to a mistake in the orientation of the pilots bombing Dresden.
14th of February 1945 EVENT President Franklin D. Roosevelt meets with King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia aboard the USS Quincy, officially starting the U.S.-Saudi diplomatic relationship.
14th of February 1945 EVENT World War II: Mostar is liberated by Yugoslav partisans.
14th of February 1946 EVENT The Bank of England is nationalized.
14th of February 1949 EVENT The Knesset (Israeli parliament) convenes for the first time.
14th of February 1949 EVENT The Asbestos Strike begins in Canada. The strike marks the beginning of the Quiet Revolution in Quebec.
14th of February 1950 EVENT Chinese Civil War: The National Revolutionary Army instigates the unsuccessful Battle of Tianquan against the People's Liberation Army.
14th of February 1956 EVENT The XX Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union begins in Moscow. On the last night of the meeting, Premier Nikita Khrushchev condemns Joseph Stalin's crimes in a secret speech.
14th of February 1961 EVENT Discovery of the chemical elements: Element 103, Lawrencium, is first synthesized at the University of California.
14th of February 1962 EVENT First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy takes television viewers on a tour of the White House.
14th of February 1966 EVENT Australian currency is decimalised.
14th of February 1979 EVENT In Kabul, Setami Milli militants kidnap the American ambassador to Afghanistan, Adolph Dubs who is later killed during a gunfight between his kidnappers and police.
14th of February 1981 EVENT Stardust Disaster: A fire in a Dublin nightclub kills 48 people
14th of February 1983 EVENT United American Bank of Knoxville, Tennessee collapses. Its president, Jake Butcher is later convicted of fraud.
14th of February 1989 EVENT Union Carbide agrees to pay $470 million to the Indian government for damages it caused in the 1984 Bhopal Disaster.
14th of February 1989 EVENT Iranian leader Ruhollah Khomeini issues a fatwa encouraging Muslims to kill the author of The Satanic Verses, Salman Rushdie.
14th of February 1990 EVENT 92 people are killed aboard Indian Airlines Flight 605 at Bangalore, India.
14th of February 1998 EVENT An oil tanker train collides with a freight train in Yaounde, Cameroon, spilling fuel oil. One person scavenging the oil drops a lit cigarette, creating a massive explosion which kills 120.
14th of February 2000 EVENT The spacecraft NEAR Shoemaker enters orbit around asteroid 433 Eros, the first spacecraft to orbit an asteroid.
14th of February 2004 EVENT In a suburb of Moscow, Russia, the roof of the Transvaal water park collapses, killing more than 25 people, and wounding more than 100 others.
14th of February 2005 EVENT Seven people are killed and 151 wounded in a series of bombings by suspected Al-Qaeda-linked militants that hit the Philippines' Makati financial district in Metro Manila, Davao City, and General Santos City.
14th of February 2005 EVENT Lebanese self-made billionaire and business tycoon Rafik Hariri killed, along with 21 others, when explosives, equivalent of around 1,000 kg of TNT, are detonated as his motorcade drove near the St. George Hotel in Beirut.
14th of February 2008 EVENT Northern Illinois University shooting: a gunman opened fire in a lecture hall of the DeKalb County, Illinois university resulting in 6 fatalities (including gunman) and 18 injuries.
14th of February 2011 EVENT The 2011 Bahraini uprising commenced.
14th of February 1468 BIRTHDAY Johann Werner, German mathematician (d. 1522)
14th of February 1483 BIRTHDAY Babur, Moghul emperor of India (d. 1530)
14th of February 1602 BIRTHDAY Francesco Cavalli, Italian composer (d. 1676)
14th of February 1680 BIRTHDAY John Sidney, 6th Earl of Leicester, English privy councillor (d. 1737)
14th of February 1692 BIRTHDAY Pierre-Claude Nivelle de La Chaussee, French writer (d. 1754)
14th of February 1701 BIRTHDAY Enrique Florez, Spanish historian (d. 1773)
14th of February 1763 BIRTHDAY Jean Victor Marie Moreau, French general (d. 1813)
14th of February 1766 BIRTHDAY Thomas Robert Malthus, English demographer and political economist (d. 1834)
14th of February 1778 BIRTHDAY Fernando Sor (baptized), Spanish composer (d. 1839)
14th of February 1799 BIRTHDAY Walenty Wankowicz, Polish painter (d. 1842)
14th of February 1800 BIRTHDAY Emory Washburn, American politician and 22nd Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1877)
14th of February 1812 BIRTHDAY Alfred Thomas Agate, American artist (d. 1846)
14th of February 1818 BIRTHDAY Frederick Douglass, American abolitionist (d. 1895)
14th of February 1819 BIRTHDAY Christopher Sholes, American inventor (d. 1890)
14th of February 1824 BIRTHDAY Winfield Scott Hancock, American Civil War general (d. 1886)
14th of February 1828 BIRTHDAY Edmond Francois Valentin About, French writer (d. 1885)
14th of February 1838 BIRTHDAY Margaret E. Knight, American inventor, (d. 1914)
14th of February 1846 BIRTHDAY Julian Scott, American artist and American Civil War Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1901)
14th of February 1847 BIRTHDAY Anna Howard Shaw, American suffragette (d. 1919)
14th of February 1847 BIRTHDAY Queen Maria Pia of Italy of Portugal (d. 1911)
14th of February 1848 BIRTHDAY Benjamin Baillaud, French astronomer (d. 1934)
14th of February 1856 BIRTHDAY Frank Harris, Irish author and editor (d. 1931)
14th of February 1859 BIRTHDAY George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr., American engineer and inventor (d. 1896)
14th of February 1860 BIRTHDAY Eugen Schiffer, German politician (d. 1954)
14th of February 1869 BIRTHDAY Charles Wilson, Scottish physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1959)
14th of February 1871 BIRTHDAY Gerda Lundequist, Swedish actress (d. 1959)
14th of February 1884 BIRTHDAY Nils Olaf Chrisander, Swedish actor, film director (d. 1947)
14th of February 1884 BIRTHDAY Joe Jagersberger, Austrian racing driver (d. 1952)
14th of February 1884 BIRTHDAY Kostas Varnalis, Greek poet (d. 1974)
14th of February 1885 BIRTHDAY Syed Zafarul Hasan, Indian-born Pakistani philosopher (d. 1949)
14th of February 1890 BIRTHDAY Nina Hamnett, Welsh artist (d. 1956)
14th of February 1892 BIRTHDAY Radola Gajda, Czech military commander (d. 1948)
14th of February 1894 BIRTHDAY Jack Benny, American actor and comedian (d. 1974)
14th of February 1895 BIRTHDAY Max Horkheimer, German philosopher and sociologist (d. 1973)
14th of February 1898 BIRTHDAY Bill Tilman, English mountaineer and explorer (d. 1977)
14th of February 1898 BIRTHDAY Fritz Zwicky, Swiss-born American physicist and astronomer (d. 1974)
14th of February 1903 BIRTHDAY Stu Erwin, American actor (d. 1967)
14th of February 1904 BIRTHDAY Hertta Kuusinen, Finnish communist (d. 1974)
14th of February 1904 BIRTHDAY Charles Oatley, British electrical engineer (d. 1996)
14th of February 1905 BIRTHDAY Thelma Ritter, American actress (d. 1969)
14th of February 1912 BIRTHDAY Tibor Sekelj, Croatian explorer (d. 1988)
14th of February 1913 BIRTHDAY Woody Hayes, American college football coach (d. 1987)
14th of February 1913 BIRTHDAY Mel Allen, American sports reporter (d. 1996)
14th of February 1913 BIRTHDAY James Pike, American Episcopal bishop (d. 1969)
14th of February 1913 BIRTHDAY Jimmy Hoffa, American labor union leader (presumed d. 1975)
14th of February 1914 BIRTHDAY Norman Von Nida, Australian golfer (d. 2007)
14th of February 1916 BIRTHDAY Edward Platt, American actor (d. 1974)
14th of February 1916 BIRTHDAY Masaki Kobayashi, Japanese director (d. 1996)
14th of February 1916 BIRTHDAY Marcel Bigeard, French general (d. 2010)
14th of February 1916 BIRTHDAY Sally Gray, English actress (d. 2006)
14th of February 1917 BIRTHDAY Herbert A. Hauptman, American mathematician, Nobel Prize Laureate
14th of February 1920 BIRTHDAY Judith Holzmeister, Austrian actress (d. 2008)
14th of February 1921 BIRTHDAY Hugh Downs, American television host
14th of February 1921 BIRTHDAY Hazel McCallion, Canadian politician and 3rd mayor of Mississauga, Ontario
14th of February 1922 BIRTHDAY Murray the K, American impresario and disk jockey (d. 1982)
14th of February 1927 BIRTHDAY Lois Maxwell, Canadian actress (d. 2007)
14th of February 1929 BIRTHDAY Vic Morrow, American actor (d. 1982)
14th of February 1931 BIRTHDAY Brian Kelly, American actor (d. 2005)
14th of February 1931 BIRTHDAY Bernie "Boom Boom" Geoffrion, Canadian hockey player (d. 2006)
14th of February 1931 BIRTHDAY Phyllis McGuire, American singer (The McGuire Sisters)
14th of February 1932 BIRTHDAY Alexander Kluge, German actor and film director
14th of February 1933 BIRTHDAY Madhubala, Indian actress (d. 1969)
14th of February 1934 BIRTHDAY Michel Corboz, Swiss conductor
14th of February 1934 BIRTHDAY Florence Henderson, American actress
14th of February 1936 BIRTHDAY Fanne Foxe, Argentine dancer and Wilbur Mills scandal figure
14th of February 1936 BIRTHDAY Andrew Prine, American actor
14th of February 1937 BIRTHDAY Magic Sam, American blues musician (d. 1969)
14th of February 1939 BIRTHDAY Eugene Fama, American economist
14th of February 1941 BIRTHDAY Donna Shalala, American educator
14th of February 1941 BIRTHDAY Paul Tsongas, American politician (d. 1997)
14th of February 1942 BIRTHDAY Michael Bloomberg, American media mogul and politician
14th of February 1942 BIRTHDAY Andrew Robinson, American actor
14th of February 1942 BIRTHDAY Ricardo Rodriguez, Mexican racing driver (d. 1962)
14th of February 1943 BIRTHDAY Maceo Parker, American musician (P-Funk)
14th of February 1943 BIRTHDAY Aaron Russo, American movie producer (d. 2007)
14th of February 1943 BIRTHDAY Eric Andersen, American singer-songwriter
14th of February 1944 BIRTHDAY Alan Parker, British film director and writer
14th of February 1944 BIRTHDAY Carl Bernstein, American journalist
14th of February 1944 BIRTHDAY Ronnie Peterson, Swedish racing driver (d. 1978)
14th of February 1945 BIRTHDAY Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein
14th of February 1946 BIRTHDAY Bernard Dowiyogo, Nauru politician (d. 2003)
14th of February 1946 BIRTHDAY Gregory Hines, American dancer and actor (d. 2003)
14th of February 1947 BIRTHDAY Tim Buckley, American singer-songwriter (d. 1975)
14th of February 1947 BIRTHDAY Judd Gregg, American politician
14th of February 1948 BIRTHDAY Pat O'Brien, American sportscaster and television host
14th of February 1948 BIRTHDAY Teller, American magician (Penn and Teller)
14th of February 1950 BIRTHDAY Roger Fisher, American musician (Heart)
14th of February 1951 BIRTHDAY JoJo Starbuck, American ice skater
14th of February 1951 BIRTHDAY Kevin Keegan, English footballer
14th of February 1952 BIRTHDAY Nancy Keenan, American reproductive-rights advocate
14th of February 1953 BIRTHDAY Odds Bodkin, American storyteller
14th of February 1955 BIRTHDAY Ronald Desruelles, Belgian athlete
14th of February 1955 BIRTHDAY James Eckhouse, American actor
14th of February 1955 BIRTHDAY Carol Kalish, American publishing executive (d. 1991)
14th of February 1955 BIRTHDAY Rip Rogers, American professional wrestler
14th of February 1957 BIRTHDAY Soile Isokoski, Finnish soprano
14th of February 1957 BIRTHDAY Alan Hunter, American TV personality
14th of February 1958 BIRTHDAY Grant Thomas, Australian rules footballer
14th of February 1958 BIRTHDAY Enrique Mansilla, Argentine racing driver
14th of February 1959 BIRTHDAY Renee Fleming, American soprano
14th of February 1960 BIRTHDAY Jim Kelly, American football player
14th of February 1960 BIRTHDAY Meg Tilly, American actress
14th of February 1961 BIRTHDAY Phillip Hamilton, American author
14th of February 1961 BIRTHDAY Latifa, Tunisian singer
14th of February 1962 BIRTHDAY Michael Higgs, English actor
14th of February 1962 BIRTHDAY Kevyn Aucoin, American cosmetologist (d. 2002)
14th of February 1962 BIRTHDAY Philippe Sella, French rugby player
14th of February 1962 BIRTHDAY Sakina Jaffrey, Indian actress
14th of February 1963 BIRTHDAY John Marzano, American baseball player
14th of February 1963 BIRTHDAY Enrico Colantoni, Canadian actor
14th of February 1964 BIRTHDAY Gianni Bugno, Italian cyclist
14th of February 1964 BIRTHDAY Zach Galligan, American actor
14th of February 1966 BIRTHDAY Petr Svoboda, Czech ice hockey player
14th of February 1967 BIRTHDAY Stelios Haji-Ioannou, British entrepreneur
14th of February 1967 BIRTHDAY Mark Rutte, Dutch politician, Prime Minister of the Netherlands
14th of February 1967 BIRTHDAY Manuela Maleeva, Bulgarian tennis player
14th of February 1968 BIRTHDAY Jules Asner, American television personality
14th of February 1968 BIRTHDAY Scott McClellan, American civil servant and 25th White House Press Secretary
14th of February 1969 BIRTHDAY Harry Colon, American football player
14th of February 1969 BIRTHDAY Adriana Behar, Brazilian beach volleyball player
14th of February 1970 BIRTHDAY Giuseppe Guerini, Italian cyclist
14th of February 1970 BIRTHDAY Simon Pegg, British comedian and actor
14th of February 1971 BIRTHDAY Kris Aquino, Filipino Actress and TV Host
14th of February 1971 BIRTHDAY Gheorghe Muresan, Romanian basketball player
14th of February 1971 BIRTHDAY Noriko Sakai, Japanese singer
14th of February 1971 BIRTHDAY Tommy Dreamer, American professional wrestler
14th of February 1972 BIRTHDAY Drew Bledsoe, American football player
14th of February 1972 BIRTHDAY Big Daddy V, American professional wrestler
14th of February 1972 BIRTHDAY Hiroshi, Japanese comedian
14th of February 1972 BIRTHDAY Rob Thomas, American musician (Matchbox Twenty)
14th of February 1972 BIRTHDAY Najwa Nimri, Spanish actress
14th of February 1973 BIRTHDAY Tyus Edney, American basketball player
14th of February 1973 BIRTHDAY Steve McNair, American football player (d. 2009)
14th of February 1973 BIRTHDAY Yuka Sato, Japanese figure skater
14th of February 1974 BIRTHDAY Filippa Giordano, Italian singer
14th of February 1974 BIRTHDAY Philippe Leonard, Belgian footballer
14th of February 1975 BIRTHDAY Scott Owen, Australian musician (The Living End)
14th of February 1975 BIRTHDAY Yul Kwon, American reality television personality
14th of February 1975 BIRTHDAY Malik Zidi, French actor
14th of February 1975 BIRTHDAY Xie Hui, Chinese footballer
14th of February 1976 BIRTHDAY Liv Kristine, Norwegian singer (Leaves' Eyes)
14th of February 1976 BIRTHDAY Erica Leerhsen, American actress
14th of February 1977 BIRTHDAY Darren Purse, English footballer
14th of February 1977 BIRTHDAY Darren Bennett, British professional ballroom dancer
14th of February 1977 BIRTHDAY Cadel Evans, Australian cyclist
14th of February 1977 BIRTHDAY Elmer Symons, South African motorcycle racer (d. 2007)
14th of February 1977 BIRTHDAY Donna Cruz, Filipina Actress and Singer
14th of February 1978 BIRTHDAY Richard Hamilton, American basketball player
14th of February 1978 BIRTHDAY Dean Gaffney, British actor
14th of February 1978 BIRTHDAY Darius Songaila, Lithuanian basketball player
14th of February 1978 BIRTHDAY Dwele, American R&B/Soul singer
14th of February 1979 BIRTHDAY Pablo Pallante, Uruguayan footballer
14th of February 1979 BIRTHDAY Paolo Ginestra, Italian footballer
14th of February 1980 BIRTHDAY Fatima Leyva, Mexican footballer
14th of February 1980 BIRTHDAY Michelle Ye, Hong Kong actress
14th of February 1980 BIRTHDAY Josh Senter, American screenwriter
14th of February 1981 BIRTHDAY Randy de Puniet, French motorcycle racer
14th of February 1981 BIRTHDAY Erin Torpey, American actress and singer
14th of February 1982 BIRTHDAY Marian Gaborik, Slovak hockey player
14th of February 1982 BIRTHDAY John Halls, English footballer
14th of February 1983 BIRTHDAY Rhydian Roberts, Welsh singer and reality show contestant
14th of February 1983 BIRTHDAY Rocky Elsom, Australian Rugby Captain
14th of February 1983 BIRTHDAY Bacary Sagna, French footballer
14th of February 1984 BIRTHDAY Hamed Namouchi, Tunisian footballer
14th of February 1985 BIRTHDAY Tyler Clippard, American baseball player
14th of February 1985 BIRTHDAY Heart Evangelista, Filipino singer and actress
14th of February 1985 BIRTHDAY Karima Adebibe, Moroccan-born British actress and model
14th of February 1985 BIRTHDAY Natsume Sano, Japanese gravure idol
14th of February 1985 BIRTHDAY John Prats, Filipino Actor and Dancer
14th of February 1985 BIRTHDAY Miki Yeung, Hong Kong singer and actress
14th of February 1985 BIRTHDAY Philippe Senderos, Swiss footballer
14th of February 1986 BIRTHDAY Markus Karl, German footballer
14th of February 1986 BIRTHDAY Michael Ammermuller, German racing driver
14th of February 1986 BIRTHDAY Gao Lin, Chinese footballer
14th of February 1986 BIRTHDAY Kang Min-Soo, South Korean footballer
14th of February 1986 BIRTHDAY Oliver Lee, British actor
14th of February 1986 BIRTHDAY Roxanne Guinoo, Filipina actress
14th of February 1986 BIRTHDAY Aschwin Wildeboer, Spanish swimmer
14th of February 1986 BIRTHDAY Tiffany Thornton, American actress
14th of February 1987 BIRTHDAY Joseph Pichler, American actor
14th of February 1987 BIRTHDAY Edinson Cavani Uruguayan footballer
14th of February 1987 BIRTHDAY Fabian Schonheim, German footballer
14th of February 1987 BIRTHDAY Julia Savicheva, Russian singer
14th of February 1987 BIRTHDAY David Wheater, English footballer
14th of February 1988 BIRTHDAY Katie Boland, Canadian actress
14th of February 1988 BIRTHDAY Angel di Maria, Argentine footballer
14th of February 1988 BIRTHDAY Asia Nitollano, American dancer and reality show contestant
14th of February 1988 BIRTHDAY Quentin Mosimann, Swiss singer and reality show contestant
14th of February 1989 BIRTHDAY Brandon Sutter, Canadian ice hockey player
14th of February 1989 BIRTHDAY Emma Miskew, Canadian curler
14th of February 1989 BIRTHDAY Nestor Calderon, Mexican footballer
14th of February 1989 BIRTHDAY Adam Matuszczyk, Polish footballer
14th of February 1992 BIRTHDAY Freddie Highmore, English actor
14th of February 1994 BIRTHDAY Paul Butcher, Jr., American actor
14th of February 0270 DEATH St. Valentine marking Valentines Day
14th of February 0869 DEATH Saint Cyril, Greek monk, scholar, theologian and linguist (Born 827)
14th of February 1317 DEATH Marguerite of France, queen of Edward I of England (Born 1282)
14th of February 1400 DEATH King Richard II of England (murdered) (Born 1367)
14th of February 1405 DEATH Timur, Mongol conqueror (Born 1336)
14th of February 1571 DEATH Odet de Coligny, French cardinal and Protestant (Born 1517)
14th of February 1676 DEATH Abraham Bosse, French engraver and artist
14th of February 1714 DEATH Maria Luisa of Savoy, Queen Consort of Spain (Born 1688)
14th of February 1737 DEATH Charles Talbot, 1st Baron Talbot of Hensol, Lord Chancellor of Great Britain (Born 1685)
14th of February 1744 DEATH John Hadley, inventor (Born 1682)
14th of February 1779 DEATH James Cook, British naval captain and explorer (Born 1728)
14th of February 1780 DEATH William Blackstone, English jurist (Born 1723)
14th of February 1782 DEATH Singu Min, King of Burma (Born 1756)
14th of February 1808 DEATH John Dickinson, American lawyer and Governor of Delaware and Pennsylvania (Born 1732)
14th of February 1831 DEATH Henry Maudslay, English inventor (Born 1771)
14th of February 1831 DEATH Vicente Guerrero, Mexican revolutionary hero (Born 1782)
14th of February 1870 DEATH St. John Richardson Liddell, American Civil War Confederate General (Born 1815)
14th of February 1881 DEATH Fernando Wood, New York City mayor (Born 1812)
14th of February 1885 DEATH Jules Valles, French writer (Born 1832)
14th of February 1891 DEATH William Tecumseh Sherman, Civil War General (Born 1820)
14th of February 1894 DEATH Eugene Charles Catalan, Belgian mathematician (Born 1814)
14th of February 1922 DEATH Heikki Ritavuori, Finnish politician (assassinated) (Born 1880)
14th of February 1929 DEATH Tom Burke, American runner (Born 1875)
14th of February 1942 DEATH Adnan Bin Saidi, Officer of the Malay Regiment killed in the defense of Singapore (Born 1915)
14th of February 1943 DEATH David Hilbert, German mathematician (Born 1862)
14th of February 1943 DEATH Dora Gerson, German actress, cabaret singer, and Holocaust victim (Born 1899)
14th of February 1948 DEATH Mordecai Brown, American baseball player (Born 1876)
14th of February 1949 DEATH Yusuf Salman Yusuf, Iraqi-Assyrian communist leader (Born 1901)
14th of February 1950 DEATH Karl Guthe Jansky, American Discoverer of cosmic radio waves (Born 1905)
14th of February 1952 DEATH Maurice De Waele, Belgian cyclist (Born 1896)
14th of February 1958 DEATH Abdul Rab Nishtar, veteran leader of Pakistan Movement, (Born 1899)
14th of February 1959 DEATH Baby Dodds, American jazz drummer (Born 1898)
14th of February 1967 DEATH Sig Ruman, German-American actor (Born 1884)
14th of February 1969 DEATH Vito Genovese, American gangster (Born 1897)
14th of February 1970 DEATH Herbert Strudwick, English cricketer (Born 1880).
14th of February 1974 DEATH Stewie Dempster, New Zealand cricketer (Born 1903)
14th of February 1975 DEATH Julian Huxley, British biologist (Born 1887)
14th of February 1975 DEATH P. G. Wodehouse, English writer (Born 1881)
14th of February 1978 DEATH Paul Governali, American football player (Born 1921)
14th of February 1979 DEATH Adolph Dubs, American diplomat (Born 1920)
14th of February 1980 DEATH Luitkonwar Rudra Baruah, Assamese composer and actor (Born 1926)
14th of February 1983 DEATH Lina Radke, German athlete (Born 1903)
14th of February 1986 DEATH Edmund Rubbra, English Composer (Born 1901)
14th of February 1987 DEATH Karolos Koun, Greek theater director (Born 1908)
14th of February 1987 DEATH Dmitry Kabalevsky, Russian composer (Born 1904)
14th of February 1988 DEATH Frederick Loewe, Austrian-American composer (Born 1901)
14th of February 1989 DEATH James Bond, American ornithologist (Born 1900)
14th of February 1990 DEATH Tony Holiday, German singer (Born 1951)
14th of February 1994 DEATH Andrei Chikatilo, Russian serial killer (executed) (Born 1936)
14th of February 1994 DEATH Christopher Lasch, American historian and social critic (Born 1932)
14th of February 1994 DEATH Rodney Orr American racing driver (Born 1962)
14th of February 1995 DEATH U Nu, Burmese politician (Born 1907)
14th of February 1995 DEATH Michael V. Gazzo, American actor (Born 1923)
14th of February 1996 DEATH Bob Paisley, English football manager (Born 1919)
14th of February 1999 DEATH Buddy Knox, American singer and songwriter (Born 1933)
14th of February 1999 DEATH John Ehrlichman, American presidential advisor (Born 1925)
14th of February 2002 DEATH Nandor Hidegkuti, Hungarian footballer (Born 1922)
14th of February 2003 DEATH Johnny Longden, English jockey (Born 1907)
14th of February 2003 DEATH Dolly, first cloned mammal (Born 1996)
14th of February 2004 DEATH Marco Pantani, Italian cyclist (Born 1970)
14th of February 2005 DEATH Tatiana Gritsi-Milliex, Greek novelist and journalist (Born 1920)
14th of February 2005 DEATH Rafic Hariri, Lebanese businessman and politician (Born 1944)
14th of February 2005 DEATH Najai Turpin, American boxer (Born 1981)
14th of February 2006 DEATH Shoshana Damari, Israeli singer and actress (Born 1923)
14th of February 2006 DEATH Lynden David Hall, British singer (Born 1974)
14th of February 2006 DEATH Darry Cowl, French musician and actor (Born 1925)
14th of February 2007 DEATH Gareth Morris, British flautist (Born 1920)
14th of February 2007 DEATH Ryan Larkin, Canadian animated filmmaker (Born 1943)
14th of February 2009 DEATH Louie Bellson, American jazz drummer (Born 1924)
14th of February 2009 DEATH Sir Bernard Ashley, Welsh businessman (Born 1926)
14th of February 2010 DEATH Doug Fieger, American musician The Knack (Born 1952)
14th of February 2010 DEATH Dick Francis, British jockey-turned-novelist (Born 1920)
14th of February 2011 DEATH George Shearing, Anglo-American jazz pianist (Born 1919)

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