On This Day 14 February

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]