14 February It Happened Today


1400  Death of English King Richard II.

1766  Birth of British clergyman and economist Thomas Malthus.

1779  English explorer Captain James Cook is killed in Hawaii by a spear thrown by one of the island natives.

1929  St Valentine’s Day massacre in Chicago where seven gangsters are killed by a rival gang dressed as police officers.

1951  Birth of English international footballer Kevin Keegan.



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