On This Day

What Happened on February 14, 1956

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Dravecky, US pitcher & amputee (SF Giants), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Howard Edward Davis Jr., boxer (Olympic silver 1976), born in Glen Cove, New York (d. 2015)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

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

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays