What Happened on February 12, 2014

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Intel entrepreneur and co-founder of the X-PRIZE Foundation, Peter Diamandis, claims that 50% of US jobs are under threat of being mechanized within 10 years
  • Tatyana Volosozhar and Maksim Trankov win the Olympic gold in pairs figure skating

Famous Deaths

  • Diarmuid Downs, British automotive engineer, dies at 91
  • Isaac Sidney "Sid" Caesar, American comic actor and writer ("Your Show of Shows"), dies at 91