14 February: Did you wake up this morning and think, “what special day is today?” Did anything special happen on this day in history on 14th February?
Let’s check out how this day has been throughout history.
What Happened Today? On This Day in History: 14 February
- In 1876, Alexander Graham Bell applied for his telephone patent.
- In 1991, the famous American thriller movie “The Silence of the Lambs” was released in America and got a lot of success.
- In 2005, Jawed Karim, Chad Hurley, and Steve Chen registered a famous video-sharing website known as YouTube.
- In 2018, president Jacob Zuma of South Africa resigned amid all the corruption charges against him.
- In 2019, Pulwama attack occurred on this day in Jammu and Kashmir, India, in which 40 brave Indian soldiers were killed.
Birth Anniversaries (14 February)
- In 1483, the founder of the Mughal Empire, Babur was born.
- In 1760, the founder of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Richard Allen, was born.
- In 1894, the famous American entertainer and comedian, Jack Benny was born.
- In 1933, the famous Indian actress, Madhubala born on this day.
- In 1946, Gregory Hines, known for revolutionizing tap dancing as well as his acting, dancing, choreography, was born.
- In 1952, the former Chief Minister of Delhi, India, Sushma Swaraj was born.
Death Anniversaries (14 February)
- In 269 AD, Saint Valentine died, giving birth to what we celebrate as Valentine’s day today.
- In 1779, Captain James Cook was killed by the Hawaiians.
- In 1831, the former President of Mexico, Vicente Guerrero died on this day.
- In 1901, Edward John Hopkins, English composer, and organist, died at 82.
- In 1908, the famous French composer Jean Pfeiffer died at 72.
What Special Day is Today: 14 February
- Valentine’s Day is celebrated around the world on 14th February.
- International Book Giving Day is celebrated globally.
- League of Women Voters Day is celebrated in the US.
- World Sound Healing Day is celebrated around the world today.
So, we can see that on this day in history, on 14th February, many cool things worth remembering happened.
Now, you must have quenched your thirst about knowing the details about what special day is today!
Do you know more such events that happened today? Let us know in the comments below!
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