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 This day in History - February 14
419 Historic Events for February 14
1989

World's 1st satellite Skyphone opens

Event
1989

Boxer Mike Tyson divorces actress Robin Givens

Event
1989

African National Congress (ANC) opens office in Amsterdam

Event
1989

Khomeini orders Moslems to murder "Satanic Verses" novelist Rushdie

Event
1989

Robin Givens is granted a divorce from Mike Tyson in Dom Rep

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1989

Union Carbide agrees to pay $470 mill damages for Bhopol disaster

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1990

Graeme Hole, cricketer (18 Tests for Australia, 789 runs), dies

Death
1990

Jean Wallace, [Walasek], actress (Big Combo), dies of hemorrhage at 66

Death
1990

Space probe Voyager 1 takes photograph of entire solar system

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1990

Perrier recalls 160 million bottles of sparkling water after traces of benzene, a carcinogen, are found in some

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1990

Alan Ayckbourn's "Man of the Moment," premieres in London

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1991

John A McCone, Head of CIA (1961-65), dies

Death
1991

Arno Breker, German sculptor (Third Reich), dies at 90

Death
1991

NL Cy Young winner Doug Drabek wins record $3 mil salary arbitration

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1991

"Mule Bone" opens at Ethel Barrymore Theater NYC for 67 performances

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1991

Air raid shelter at Baghdad bombed killing 300 [or February 13?]

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1992

Angelique Pettyjohn, actress (Biohazard), dies of cancer at 48

Death
1992

Jacob "Bob" de Uyl, journalist/author (Restless Travel), dies at 61

Death
1992

Andre Cason runs world record 6 m indoor (6.41 sec)

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1992

Cease fire in Somalia begins

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1992

Kieren John Perkins swims world record 800m freestyle (7:46.60)

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1992

Merlene Ottey runs world record 60m indoor (6.96 sec)

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1992

Roepie Kruize, hockey player (Olympic-bronze-48/silver-52), dies at 67

Death
1993

Buddy Pepper, composer, dies of heart failure at 70

Death
1993

Fire in Linxi department store in Tangshan China, kills 79

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