On This Day

What Happened on February 14, 2005

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Lebanon's former Prime Minister, Rafik Hariri, is assassinated, prompting the country to fall into chaos.
  • Seven people are killed and 151 wounded in a series of bombings by suspected Al-Qaeda-linked militants that hit the Philippines' Makati financial district in Metro Manila, Davao City, and General Santos City.

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Retired baseball player Keith Hernandez (51) weds Kai Thompson in Miami Beach, Florida

MLB First Baseman Keith Hernandez
MLB First Baseman
Keith Hernandez

Famous Deaths

  • Najai Turpin, American boxer
  • Rafik Hariri, Lebanese politician and billionaire businessman (b. 1944)