February 14, 2005 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Lebanon's former Prime Minister, Rafik Hariri, is assassinated, prompting the country to fall into chaos.
  • Seven people are killed and 151 wounded in a series of bombings by suspected Al-Qaeda-linked militants that hit the Philippines' Makati financial district in Metro Manila, Davao City, and General Santos City.

Deaths in History

  • Rafik Hariri, Lebanese politician and billionaire businessman (b. 1944)