What happened this day in history February 14, 2005

What are the important events that happened on February 14, 2005? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

February 14, 2005: Facts & Myths About This Day

February 14, 2005 is the 45th day of the year 2005 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 320 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is February 1, 2005 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 18,472,320 minutes has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘tetracontapentagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Quarter every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $825.50. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aquarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Amethyst is the modern birthstone for this month. Bloodstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Rooster is the mythical animal and Wood is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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February 14, 2005 Historical Events

  • 2005
    Lebanese self-made billionaire and business tycoon Rafik Hariri is killed, along with 21 others, when explosives, equivalent of around 1,000 kg of TNT, are detonated as his motorcade drove near the St. George Hotel in Beirut.
  • 2005
    Seven people are killed and 151 wounded in a series of bombings by suspected al-Qaeda-linked militants that hit the Philippines’ Makati financial district in Metro Manila, Davao City, and General Santos City.

Who died on February 14, 2005?

  • 2005
    Najai Turpin, American boxer (b. 1981)
  • 2005
    Rafic Hariri, Lebanese businessman and politician (b. 1944)
  • 2005
    Tatiana Gritsi-Milliex, Greek novelist and journalist (b. 1920)

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