This Day in History on 14th February

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam. 

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 14th February. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

Parents’ Worship Day (parts of India)

Valentine’s Day

mportant Events

1989 – Union Carbide agrees to pay $470 million to the Indian government for damages it caused in the 1984 Bhopal disaster.

1990 – Ninety-two people are killed when Indian Airlines Flight 605 crashes in Bangalore, India.

2019 – Pulwama attack takes place in Lethpora in Pulwama district, Jammu and Kashmir, India in which 40 Central Reserve Police Force personnel and a suicide bomber were killed and 35 were injured.


Birth/Birth Anniversary

1952 – Sushma Swaraj, Indian lawyer and politician, Indian Minister of External Affairs (d. 2019)


Death/ Death Anniversary

2016 – Eric Lubbock, 4th Baron Avebury, English lieutenant, engineer, and politician (b. 1928)
2016 – Steven Stucky, American composer and academic (b. 1949)[13]
2018 – Ruud Lubbers, Dutch politician and diplomat, Prime Minister and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (b. 1939)[14]
2018 – Morgan Tsvangirai, 2nd Prime Minister of Zimbabwe (b. 1952).[15]

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History