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1994 Feb 14
At the Winter Olympics in Norway, speedskater Dan Jansen slipped and fell during the 500 meters race.
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1994 Feb 14
Andrei Tsjikatilo, [Rostov Ripper], Russian mass murderer, was executed.
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1995 Feb 14
The best-seller "Rules: Time-Tested Secrets for Making Your Marriage Work" by Ellen Fein and Sherrie Schneider was first released. The dating strategy expanded to "Rules III" in 2001 despite divorce plans by Ellen Fein.
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1995 Feb 14
A federal judge rejected the Justice Department's proposed antitrust settlement with Microsoft Corporation; U.S. District Judge Stanley Sporkin was later overruled by an appeals court.
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1995 Feb 14
The House passed the centerpiece of the Republican anti-crime package, voting to create block grants for local governments while eliminating President Clinton's program to hire more police. The president later vetoed a spending authorization bill containing this provision.
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1995 Feb 14
Nigel Finch, British filmmaker, died. he had just finished shooting his film "Stonewall." The film was completed by Christine Vachon.
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1995 Feb 14
Michael Vincent Gazzo (b.1923), US actor, playwright (Godfather 2), died.
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1995 Feb 14
Britain’s Sizewell B nuclear power plant, near Leiston, Suffolk, started generating power. Construction had started in 1988.
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1996 Feb 14
Texas Senator Phil Gramm bowed out of the race for the Republican presidential nomination following his poor showings in the Louisiana and Iowa caucuses.
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1996 Feb 14
In Michigan the newspapers unions in Detroit offered to return to work (on strike since July 1995). The newspapers accepted the offer 5 days later but vowed to retain some 1200 replacement workers. A 1997 ruling ordered as many as 1,100 former strikers reinstated.
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1996 Feb 14
Eva Hart (90), Titanic survivor, died.
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1996 Feb 14
A failed Loral Intelsat satellite launch caused a rocket to hit a village near the Xichang Space Center in China’s southwest Sichuan province. China acknowledged 6 deaths. US intelligence estimated the death toll at 200. The rocket was a new-generation Long March 3B. The satellite was intended for TV shows in Latin America for Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp.
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1996 Feb 14
In Sri Lanka a Tiger arms ship was sunk of the northeastern coast.
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1997 Feb 14
Khmer Rouge guerrillas killed all but three Cambodian government officials sent to make peace.
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1997 Feb 14
Monica Lewinsky posted a love note in the Washington Post to Handsome [Pres. Clinton] that quoted from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet 2:2.
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1997 Feb 14
American Airlines and its pilots union continued contract talks as the clock ticked down to a midnight strike deadline. The pilots did strike, but President Clinton immediately intervened, ordering a 60-day "cooling off" period.
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1997 Feb 14
In Burma some 3,000 Karen refugees have fled into Thailand to escape fighting. The Karen National Union has been fighting for autonomy since 1948. Thailand said 16,000 Karens were crossing over its border.
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1997 Feb 14
In Egypt Muslim militants slew 9 Copts.
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1998 Feb 14
The rock musical "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" opened off Broadway at the Jane Street Theater. It was written by John Cameron Mitchell.
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1998 Feb 14
Authorities officially declared Eric Rudolph a suspect in the bombing of a Birmingham, Ala., abortion clinic and offered a $100,000 reward.
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1998 Feb 14
Hansel Mieth, photojournalist, died in Santa Rosa at age 88. She and her husband Otto Hagel began taking photographs in the farmlands and labor camps of California in the 1930s.
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1998 Feb 14
Russia's Ilya Kulik won the men's figure skating gold medal at the Nagano Olympics.
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1998 Feb 14
In Britain Lord Granville of Eye, the oldest member of the British Parliament, died at age 102. He fought in WW I at Gallipoli and entered Parliament in 1929.
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1998 Feb 14
In Cameroon a train hauling oil tanker cars derailed and collided with an oncoming train outside Yaounde. It exploded and killed up to 100 people.
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1998 Feb 14
In India the Tamil Nadu election campaign ended with bombings and riots in Coimbatore. Some 13 bombs in 11 places took 46 lives.
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1999 Feb 14
Eritrea shot down an Mi-24 Ethiopian helicopter gunship at Bure and the crew was killed. Eritrea said that 16 civilians had been killed by Ethiopian aircraft since Feb 6.
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1999 Feb 14
Pres. Clinton, accompanied by his wife, Hillary, traveled to Merida, Mexico, for talks with Pres. Ernesto Zedillo to encourage the struggle against narcotics and government corruption, and to grow markets for U.S. products.
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1999 Feb 14
John D. Ehrlichman, President Nixon's domestic affairs adviser imprisoned for his role in the Watergate cover-up that ultimately led to Nixon's resignation, died in Atlanta at age 73. He wrote at least 4 novels and the memoir "Witness to Power: The Nixon Years."
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1999 Feb 14
In Argentina a blackout began in south and central Buenos Aires. At the height of the outage some 500,000 people were without power.
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1999 Feb 14
In Hungary the death toll from the Feb 10 snow storm reached 19 and army helicopters were used to drop food snow-bound villages.
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1999 Feb 14
In Indonesia Megawati Sukarnoputri officially introduced the PDI Struggle Party for her presidential bid in the Jun 7 elections. On Haruku and Saparua Islands in Maluku province at least 20 people were killed in rioting as troops dispersed gangs of Muslims and Christians.
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1999 Feb 14
Iraq said that air attacks had killed 5 people and wounded 22 and threatened Kuwait and Saudi Arabia with missile attacks for permitting US warplanes to fly from their countries.
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1999 Feb 14
In Israel some 250,000 ultra-Orthodox Jews gathered to protest the supreme court's supposed anti-religious judicial "tyranny." Some 50,000 gathered for a counter rally.
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1999 Feb 14
In Kosovo a bomb explosion in Urosevac wounded at least 9 people. Serbian police rounded up about 40 independence activist Albanians.
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1999 Feb 14
In Rambouillet, France, Madeline Albright brought together the Serb and Albanian sides in the Kosovo peace talks and the talks were extended one week. The plan for a 3-year interim settlement included a NATO force of some 25,000 troops, who would collect the weapons of the Albanian rebels. In the plan the KLA was given 120 days to surrender its arms.
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1999 Feb 14
In Uganda 2 bombs exploded in Kampala bars and 5 people were killed and 35 injured.
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2000 Feb 14
In Chechnya Russian commanders ordered Grozny sealed and its population evacuated in order to clear bombs and booby-traps. Oleg Blotsky, a Russian journalist, made a video tape of dead Chechens at Roshni-Chu and Urus-Martan. The video was given to N24, a German TV station, and broadcast on Feb 25.
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2000 Feb 14
The Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous (NEAR) spacecraft began its orbit around the asteroid Eros.
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2000 Feb 14
In Colorado 2 teens, Nicholas Kunselman (15) and Stephanie Hart (16), from Columbine High School were shot and killed in a sandwich shop near the school, which was still reeling from the April 1999 massacre.
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2000 Feb 14
In Afghanistan 73 passengers from the hijacked jet returned home, while 74 remained in Britain seeking asylum. The passengers reported that 9 men had taken over their flight and appeared to be relatives of many passengers.
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2000 Feb 14
The EU lifted a ban on flights to Yugoslavia but tightened travel restrictions on officials close to the Milosevic regime.
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2000 Feb 14
In Russia 7 mountain climbers, including 3 Britons, were reported killed in an avalanche in the Caucasus Elbrus Range near the Georgia border.
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2000 Feb 14
In Turkey 8 people were killed in 2 clashes between Hezbollah and police.
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2001 Feb 14
Buenos Aires Gov. Carlos Ruckauf declared that he would be the next president.
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2001 Feb 14
In Chechnya rebels opened fire on Russian positions and 12 Russian soldiers were killed.
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2001 Feb 14
Ivan Lendl was elected to the tennis Hall of Fame along with Mervyn Rose, an Australian star from the 1950's.
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2001 Feb 14
The Kansas Board of Education approved new science standards restoring evolution to the state's curriculum.
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2001 Feb 14
In Afghanistan the Taliban confirmed that opposition troops had captured Bamiyan.
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2001 Feb 14
Khalil Abu Olbeh (35), a Palestinian bus driver, drove his bus into a group of Israelis in Tel Aviv and killed 8 people. The dead included 3 male and 4 female soldiers and 1 civilian woman. Olbeh, was later sentenced to eight life terms.
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2002 Feb 14
In China 41 foreigners were arrested and later expelled following pro Falun Gong demonstrations on Tiananmen Square.
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2002 Feb 14
Pres. Bush proposed an environmental plan that would encourage businesses to cut pollution and develop more energy-efficient technology.
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2002 Feb 14
The US House voted to ban unregulated contributions to national political parties.
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2002 Feb 14
Sharon Watkins, Enron Vice President, testified that Jeffrey Skilling was behind the accounting that led to the company's bankruptcy and that CEO Kenneth Lay was probably duped by his executives and was unaware of the depth of Enron's problems. Watkins told a House subcommittee it was common knowledge at the company that partnerships were used improperly to hide debt and inflate profits.
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2002 Feb 14
The 168th annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science opened in Boston with a bleak assessment of planet health and a call for conservation of resources.
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2002 Feb 14
It was reported that scientists at NIH had developed the 1st vaccine effective against staph bacteria.
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2002 Feb 14
Jayson Williams (34), former NBA star and NBC Sports commentator, accidentally shot and killed Costas Christofi (55), a limousine driver. Williams turned himself in Feb 25. In 2003 Williams paid the Christofi family more than $2 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit. On Jan 11, 2010, Williams pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and was expected serve at least 18 months in prison for accidentally killing Christofi in his bedroom.
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2002 Feb 14
J. Desmond Clark, UC Berkeley professor emeritus of anthropology, died in Oakland at age 85. His work included over 18 books including "the Pre-history of Africa" (1970).
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2002 Feb 14
In Bahrain Sheikh Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa declared himself king and approved plans for a constitutional monarchy. Parliamentary elections were scheduled for October and municipal elections in May. Women were to be allowed to vote and stand as candidates for the 1st time. Foreigners would be allowed to vote under certain conditions.
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2002 Feb 14
In Kabul, Afghanistan, Abdul Rahman, the Air Transportation Minister, was reported killed by a mob of Muslim pilgrims at Kabul Airport seeking transport to Mecca. Hamid Karzai later said senior officials were responsible and blamed the killing on a personal vendetta. Gen. Tawhidi and Gen. Beg were among the accused. Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah later said the attack was not premeditated.
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2002 Feb 14
In the Netherlands Slobodan Milosevic spoke on his own behalf on the 3rd day of his trial. He denied all blame for a decade of carnage in the Balkans and displayed pictures of victims of NATO air raids. Milosevic justified his actions as a "struggle against terrorism" and said he was a victim of twisted facts and "terrible fabrication."
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