History Blog

February 14

Happy Birthday RIP “Jack Benny”(Benjamin Kubelsky 1894–1974) Edward Platt(1916–1974) Victor Morrow(1929–1982) Gregory Hines(1946–2003) ; Hugh Downs–93 Florence Henderson–80 Michael Bloomberg–72 Raymond Teller–66 Alan Hunter–57 “Meg Tilly”(Margaret Chan)–54 Alfred “Freddie” Highmore–22 ; 1929 – Saint Valentine’s Day massacre: Seven people, six of them gangster rivals of Al Capone’s gang, are murdered in Chicago, Illinois.