Daily Calendar for Tuesday, February 14, 2023 | Almanac.com

Daily Calendar for Tuesday, February 14, 2023


  • George W. G. Ferris, Jr. (inventor of the ferris wheel) –
  • Florence Henderson (actress) –
  • Gregory Hines (dancer & actor) –
  • Simon Pegg (actor) –
  • Drew Bledsoe (football player) –
  • Rob Thomas (musician) –
  • Freddie Highmore (actor) –
  • Allie Grant (actress) –


  • Pietro Belluschi (architect) –
  • Dolly the sheep (first cloned mammal) –
  • Louie Bellson (big band & jazz drummer) –


  • Captain James Cook, English explorer, was murdered by Hawaiian natives in a scuffle over a stolen boat–
  • James Polk became the first president to be photographed–
  • First Lady Jackie Kennedy conducted a one hour televised tour of the White House–
  • First Double Dutch Jump Rope Tournament was held–
  • Dolly the Cloned Sheep, the world’s first mammal cloned from an adult, put to death, due to lung problems–
  • YouTube founded–
  • A 70-pound meteorite from Barringer Crater in Arizona sold for $237,500 at auction–


  • Valley Head, Alabama, had a record cold temperature of -18 degrees F–
  • Valentine Day Blizzard in southern New England: 10-18”–
  • Mountain Home, Arkansas, received 24 inches of snow–

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