History Blog

February 14

Happy Birthday RIP “Jack Benny”(Benjamin Kubelsky 1894–1974) Edward Platt(1916–1974) Victor Morrow(Morozoff 1929–1982) Gregory Hines(1946–2003) ; Hugh Downs–94 Florence Henderson–81 Michael Bloomberg–73 Raymond Teller–67 Alan Hunter–58 “Meg Tilly”(Margaret Chan)–55 Simon Beckingham(“Pegg”)–45 Alfred “Freddie” Highmore–23 ; 1929 – Saint Valentine’s Day massacre: Seven people, six of them gangster rivals of Al Capone’s gang, are murdered in Chicago, Illinois.