What Happened on February 14, 2013

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • A suicide bombing kills 4 police officer and injures 5 in Dagestan
  • Japan remains in recession as the economy shrinks by a further 0.1%
  • Oscar Pistorius, a South African amputee sprinter, is charged with the murder of Reeva Steenkamp
  • The Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world's largest and highest-energy particle accelerator, will be switched off for two years for upgrading
  • The recession in the Eurozone economy deepens with a fall of 0.6% in GDP in the fourth quarter of 2012

Famous Weddings

  • Wedding planner to the stars Preston Bailey (63) weds Theo Bleckmann (47) at Empire State Building