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February 14
Valentine's Day

What happened on the day you were born?

In the headlines today:
2003"Dolly" the sheep, the world's first cloned mammal, is euthanatized at age six after veterinarians confirm she suffers from lung disease.
2000Tornadoes rip through southwestern Georgia just after midnight, killing 19 people and injuring more than 100 others.
1999John Ehrlichman, US presidential advisor during the Nixon administration and imprisoned for his role in the Watergate scandal, dies in Atlanta, Georgia, at age 73.
1990An Indian Airlines jetliner crashes while landing in southern India, killing 94 passengers and crew.
1986Wayne Gretzky, of the Edmonton Oilers, gets an NHL record seven assists in a game against the Quebec Nordiques.
Did you know? This was Gretzky's third time he set this particular record!

1980Walter Cronkite announces his retirement as anchor of The CBS Evening News.

The Beatles: Sergeant Pepper (Capitol Records)
The Beatles record lead vocal overdubs for Only A Northern Song, a track intended for their Sergeant Pepper album, at EMI Studios in London.
(photo credit: Capitol Records)

1946The Bank of England goes public.
1945Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, and Peru join the United Nations.
1929Seven rivals of mobster Al Capone are murdered in a Chicago garage, now remembered as the "St. Valentine's Day Massacre."
1920The League of Women Voters is established in Chicago.
1912Arizona is admitted to the US, becoming the 48th state.
1903The US Department of Commerce and Labor is established.
1899President William McKinley signs a bill making mechanical voting machines legal in the US.
1859Oregon becomes the 33rd state admitted to the US.
1778  The Stars and Stripes (US flag) makes its first appearance at a foreign port, flying aboard the ship Ranger, as it arrives in France.

Born today:

1966  Ricky Wolking - rock bassist (The Nixons)

1964  Zach Galligan - actor

1960  Meg Tilly - actress

1957  Ken Wahl - actor

1950  Roger Fisher - lead guitarist (Heart)

1948  Teller - magician, comedian (Penn and Teller)

1946  Gregory Hines - actor, dancer

1945  Carl Bernstein - newspaper reporter

1943  Bob Murphy - golfer

1934  Florence Henderson - actress, singer

The McGuire Sisters (MCA Records)

 Phyllis McGuire - singer (The McGuire Sisters)
 (photo credit: MCA Records)

1928  Frank Borman - astronaut, Eastern Airlines CEO

1921  Hugh Downs - TV personality

1913  Mel Allen - sportscaster (NY Yankees)

1894  Jack Benny - comedian, actor

1859  George Ferris - Ferris Wheel inventor


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