On This Day

Historical Events on February 14 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 215 of 215

  • 2014 For the first time in men's figure skating, all 3 Olympic singles medalists are of Asian descent; Yuzuru Hanyu (Japan) gold, Patrick Chan (Canada) and Denis Ten (Kazakhstan)
  • 2014 Swiss cross country skier Dario Cologna wins his 2nd gold medal of the Sochi Winter Olympics in the 15k classical; also wins 30k skiathlon
  • 2016 69th British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "The Revenant" Best Film, Alejandro González Iñárritu Best Director
  • 2016 NBA All-Star Game, Air Canada Centre, Toronto, ON: West beats East, 196-173; MVP: Russell Westbrook, OKC Thunder, G
  • 2018 South African President Jacob Zuma resigns from office
  • 2018 Ex-student Nikolas Cruz guns down 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Florida, before being captured

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2018 American snowboarder Shaun White wins an unprecedented 3rd Olympic halfpipe gold medal (previous 2006, 10) at the Pyeongchang Winter Games

Snowboarder Shaun White
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Shaun White
  • 2018 Dutch speed skater Jorien ter Mors wins her 3rd career Olympic gold medal in the 1,000m at Pyeongchang; 1,500m and team pursuit champion in Sochi (2014)
  • 2019 Amazon cancels plans to build a corporate campus in Long Island, Queens, New York after widespread opposition
  • 2019 US Senate confirms William Barr as Attorney General
  • 2019 Explosive-packed vehicle rams paramilitary convoy in Indian-controlled Kashmir killing at least 40. Islamic group Jaish-e-Mohammad claim responsibility.
  • 2019 Egyptian parliament approves measures to enable President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to extend his rule till 2034
  • 2019 Colombian Juan Carlos Sánchez Latorre jailed for sexual abuse of 276 children in Barranquilla
  • 2019 JP Morgan is the first bank to create its own crypo-currency JPM Coin
  • 2019 Singer Ryan Adams accused of sexual misconduct towards younger upcoming female singers in a report by "The New York Times"