February 14

1859

Oregon became the 33rd state in the United States.

1912

Arizona became the 48th state in the United States.

1920

The League of Women Voters was founded.

1929

Members of Al Capone's gang killed rival gang members in the St. Valentine's Day massacre.

1989

Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwa, calling for the death of Salman Rushdie, author of The Satanic Verses.

2001

The Kansas Board of Education reversed its 1999 ruling and restored evolution to the state's science curriculum.

2003

Dolly the sheep, the first cloned mammal, was euthanized because of incurable lung cancer.

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