What Happened on February 21, 2014

Historical Events

  • 10 words from the 15th C Voynich manuscript have been decoded
  • 11 people are killed after a Libyan Air Force plan crashes in Tunisia
  • Canada take the curling double at the Sochi Winter Olympics beating Great Britain, 9-3 in the final; also win women's gold medal
  • Park Seung-hi wins Olympic women's 1,000m short track speed skating gold medal in Sochi for her 2nd gold medal of the Games; 3,000m relay winner
  • Police in Kiev open fire on protesters: 27 killed and around 570 injured
  • Viktor An of Russia wins 6th career Olympic short track speed skating gold medal as part of the 5,000m relay team in Sochi; 2nd gold of the day (500m) and 3rd of Games (1,000m)
2014 History

About February 21, 2014

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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