On This Day

What Happened on February 14, 1884

Famous Birthdays

  • Hezekiah M. Washburn, American Presbyterian Congo missionary, born in Brooksville, Bracken, Kentucky (d. 1972)
  • Joe Jagersberger, Austrian-American racing driver, born in Wiener Neustadt, Austria (d. 1952)
  • Kostas Varnalis, Greek poet, born in Burgas, Bulgaria (d. 1974)

Famous Deaths

  • Alice Hathaway Lee Roosevelt, 1st wife of Theodore Roosevelt, dies of Bright's disease at 22
1884 Highlights

About February 14, 1884

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 137 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius