What Happened on February 14, 1988

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 30th Daytona 500: Bobby Allison beats his son, Davey, to the finish line; remembered for Richard Petty's rollover crash in the tri-oval on lap 106, rolls over 8 times and hit by Brett Bodine; walks away unhurt

Sport awardGolf Tournament

49th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Gary Player

Golfer Gary Player
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Gary Player
  • Alfredo Stroessner re-elected President of Paraguay

Famous Birthdays

  • Ángel Di María, Argentine footballer, born in Rosario, Argentina
  • Asia Nitollano, US dancer (Pussycat Dolls Present: The Search for the Next Doll winner), born in Mount Vernon, New York
  • Eliska Sursova, US actress, born in New York City, New York
  • Quentin Mosimann, Swiss DJ & music producer, born in Geneva, Switzerland

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin (58) weds Lois Driggs Cannon

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin
Astronaut
Buzz Aldrin
  • General hospital TV star Jackie Zeman marries Glenn Gorden

Famous Deaths

  • Frederick Loewe [Friedrich Löwe], Austrian-born American composer (My Fair Lady, Camelot), dies at 86