On This Day

What Happened on February 14, 2021

Historical Events

  • 63rd Daytona 500: Michael McDowell navigates through fiery, final-lap pileup to claim his first career NASCAR Cup Series win in his 14th season; race delayed by rain for 6 hours after huge Lap 14 crash
  • At least 60 people killed and hundreds missing after a boat capsizes on the Congo River carrying 700 people in western Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Guinea declares an Ebola epidemic after three deaths, its first deaths since 2016

Famous Deaths

  • Doug Mountjoy, Welsh snooker player (Masters 1977; Pot Black 1978, 85; UK C'ship 1988, World C'ship 1981 runner-up), dies at 78
2021 Highlights

About February 14, 2021

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 22 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius