14 February

14 February

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about February 14th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about February 14th in history!

Global Celebrations

  • Valentine’s Day
  • National Ferris Wheel Day
  • National Cream-Filled Chocolates Day
  • International Book Giving Day
  • Pet Theft Awareness Day
  • Library Lovers Day

Historic Events

1999: Topher Grace, The Rock, and Laura Prepon. 1999.

Topher Grace, The Rock, and Laura Prepon. 1999.

1980: Pope John Paul II attempted to exorcise serial killer David Berkowitz, Son of Sam, before his 1980 execution.

Pope John Paul II attempting to exorcise serial killer David Berkowitz, Son of Sam, before his 1980 execution.

1945: American aviators participate in a performance dedicated to Valentine’s Day. The 169th Special Force Aviation Base, Poltava, USSR, February 14, 1945.

American aviators participate in a performance dedicated to Valentine’s Day. The 169th Special Force Aviation Base, Poltava, USSR, February 14, 1945.

1945: “Surrender of Japan in Nanjing” China (1945)

“Surrender of Japan in Nanjing” China (1945)

1890: Execution by cannon, Shiraz, Iran. 1890s.

Execution by cannon, Shiraz, Iran. 1890s.

1014: German King Henry II the Saint was crowned.

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