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 This day in History - February 14
419 Historic Events for February 14
1976

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1977

Nathan Osmond, Utah, vocalist (Osmond Boys)

Birth
1978

1st "micro on a chip" patented by Texas Instruments

Event
1978

Laurie Schwoy, soccer forward (Olympics-96)

Birth
1978

In girls' HS basketball, Chicago Latin beats Harvard St George

Event
1979

Adolph Dubs, US ambassador to Afghanistan, murdered

Death
1979

"Whoopee!" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 204 performances

Event
1980

"West Side Story" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 341 performances

Event
1980

13th Winter Olympic games open in Lake Placid, NY

Event
1980

US launches Solar Maximum Mission Observatory to study solar flares

Event
1982

Henk Schaer, [Hendricus J M Schaareman], Dutch actor, dies at 79

Death
1982

"Night of 100 Stars" takes place at NY's Radio City Music Hall

Event
1982

Hollis Stacy wins LPGA SandH Golf Classic

Event
1984

Singer Elton John marries Renate Blauel in Sydney Australia

Event
1985

Hostage CNN reporter Jeremy Levin is released in Beirut

Event
1985

Jacob Parker, actor (Evening Shade)

Birth
1987

53,745 largest NBA crowd to date-Phila at Detroit

Event
1987

Dmitry Borisovich Kabalevsky, composer, dies at 82

Death
1987

Bola Sete, guitarist, dies at 63

Death
1988

Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Classic

Event
1988

General hospital star Jackie Zeman marries Glenn Gorden

Event
1988

Bobby Allison at 50 becomes oldest driver to win Daytona 500

Event
1988

Alfredo Stroessner re-elected president of Paraguay

Event
1988

49th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Gary Player

Event
1988

Frederick Loewe, US composer (My Fair Lady), dies at 84

Death