What Happened on February 14, 1956

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 20th Congress of CPSU opens in Moscow
  • Indonesia withdraws from Neth Indonesian Union
  • Verhoeven/Nauta/De King/Wijnhout win Dutch 11 city skate

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Dravecky, pitcher (SF Giants), had arm amputated
  • Howard Edward Davis Jr., boxer (Olympic-silver-1976), born in Glen Cove, New York (d. 2015)
  • Ken Wahl, actor (Wanderers), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

MLB center fielder Willie Mays (24) weds Margherite Wendell Chapman in NYC, New York

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays