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 This day in History - February 14
419 Historic Events for February 14
1950

Moroney scores cricket twin centuries for Australia at Johannesburg

Event
1950

Karl G Jansky, Czech discoverer of cosmic radio sources, dies at 44

Death
1950

Eduard Hermann, German linguist (Homer), dies at 80

Death
1950

USSR and China sign peace treaty

Event
1950

Raymond van het Groenewoud, Belgian vocalist/actor (Brussels by Night)

Birth
1951

Sugar Ray Robinson defeats Jake LaMotta and takes middleweight title

Event
1951

Michael Doucet, singer/musician (Beausoleil)

Birth
1951

Kevin Keegan, British soccer player/manager (Newcastle United)

Birth
1952

6th Olympic winter games open at Oslo, Norway

Event
1952

Comedian Joey Adams marries gossip columnist Cindy Heller

Event
1953

Wayne Siegel, composer

Birth
1954

WTOC TV channel 11 in Savannah, GA (CBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1954

Beverly Hanson wins LPGA St Petersburg Golf Open

Event
1954

Sen John Kennedy appears on "Meet the Press"

Event
1955

Charles Cuvillier, composer, dies at 77

Death
1955

WFLA (now WXFL) TV channel 8 in Tampa-St Petersburg, FL (NBC) begins

Event
1955

R Jeremy H Lascelles, grandson of English princess Mary

Birth
1956

Ken Wahl, Chicago IL, actor (Wanderers)

Birth
1956

Howard Edward Davis Jr, Glen Cove NY, lw boxer (Olympic-silver-1976)

Birth
1956

Dave Dravecky, pitcher (SF Giants), had arm amputated

Birth
1956

Verhoeven/Nauta/De King/Wijnhout win Dutch 11 city skate

Event
1956

20th Congress of CPSU opens in Moscow

Event
1956

Indonesia withdraws from Neth Indonesian Union

Event
1957

Georgia Senate unanimously approves Sen Leon Butts' bill barring blacks from playing baseball with whites

Event
1958

Arab Federation of Iraq and Jordan forms

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