What Happened on February 18, 2014

Historical Events

  • American snowboarder David Wise wins first of 2 consecutive Olympic halfpipe gold medals in Sochi; wins again in Pyeongchang (2018)
  • Netherlands sweeps the medals in the men's 1,000m speed skating at the Sochi Winter Olympics; Jorrit Bergsma wins gold ahead of teammates Sven Kramer and Bob de Jong
  • Police clash with protesters in Bangkok, Thailand

Revolution in Ukraine

Ukrainian Revolution of 2014 begins as protesters, riot police and unknown shooters take part in violent events in the capital, Kiev, culminating after five days in the ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych


Famous Deaths

  • Big Daddy V, [Nelson Frazier Jr.] American professional wrestler, dies of a heart attack at 43
  • Maria Franziska von Trapp, Austrian-born American singer, dies at 99
2014 Highlights

About February 18, 2014

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Dark Horse - Katy Perry Featuring Juicy J
  • UK #1 Song: Rather Be - Clean Bandit Ft. Jess Glynne