Check out what happened in history on this day, who was born and much more!

AFRICA
1952 (Malawi) – Dr. Ken Lipenga was born on 14 February 1952 at Chiringa, Phalombe District. He is a Malawian politician, journalist, and writer.

THE WORLD
1349
– 2,000 Jews are burned at the stake in Strasbourg, Germany.

1945 – 800 Allied aircraft firebomb the German city of Dresden. Smaller follow-up bombing raids last until April with a total death toll of between 35,000 to 130,000 civilians.

1973 – The United States and Hanoi set-up a group to channel reconstruction aid directly to Hanoi.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS
1760
– Richard Allen, Fist black ordained by a Methodist- Episcopal Church.

1894 – Jack Benny, comedian, radio and television performer, and violinist.

1819 – Christopher Latham Sholes, inventor of the first practical typewriter.

1942 – Michael Bloomberg was born today. He is an American businessman, politician, author, and philanthropist. His net worth is estimated at $51 billion

INTERNATIONAL DAY
International Valentines Day.

On This Day

On This Day highlights events in history that happened on this day. These include dates in the history of Malawi, the world, celebrities birthdays and International Days.

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