On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 2014

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Archaeologists decrypt the 13th C Viking j├Âtunvillur runic code

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Google Vice President Susan Wojcicki is named CEO of YouTube

CEO of YouTube Susan Wojcicki
CEO of YouTube
Susan Wojcicki

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US President Obama and journalists globally call for the release of 3 Al Jazeera journalists detained in Egypt

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Hayman, American orchestra leader (Vaughn Monroe Show), dies at 93