On This Day
Discover events that happened On This Day including famous birthdays and notable deaths. Each day we highlight famous people, past and present, who have impacted our world. Browse sections by selecting the links below or click the calendar to view events on another day.
Events on This Day
First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy gives Americans a tour of a newly restored White House during a national TV broadcast.
Walter Cronkite announces his retirement from CBS Evening News after serving as its anchor for 19 years.
Born on This Day
Born: February 14, 1946
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Occupation: Actor, Dancer
1942 | 71 years old
Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Mayor
1964 | 49 years old
Organized Crime Boss
Born: February 14, 1894
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Occupation: Film Actor, Television Actor, ...
Radio Personality, Television Personality / 1913 - 1996
Mel Allen was a sportscaster and lead announcer for the New York Yankees baseball team from 1940 to 1964. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1978.
1913 | 83 years old
Radio Personality, ...
1913 | 62 years old
Died on This Day
Died: February 14, 1891
Age: 71 years old
Place: New York, New York , United States
General, Political Leader, Journalist / 1732 - 1808
John Dickinson, an American statesman often referred to as the "Penman of the Revolution," wrote letters that helped turn opinion against the Townshend Acts created by the Parliament of Great Britain.
1808 | 75 years old
General, Political Leader, Journalist
1988 | 86 years old
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