On This Day

What Happened on February 14, 1894

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Venus is both a morning star & evening star

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Benny [Benjamin Kubelski], American comedian (The Jack Benny Program), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1974)

Famous Deaths

  • Eugène Charles Catalan, French-Belgian mathematician (worked on continued fractions, descriptive geometry, number theory and combinatorics), dies at 79