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On this day: February 14

POSTED: 08:55 PM PST Feb 13, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Feb 13, 2014 

Saint Valentine dies a martyr, President Polk has his picture snapped, Al Capone sends his foes a violent Valentine's Day message, and Jackie Kennedy invites TV viewers inside the White House, all on this day.

OTD February 14 - Knesset
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1949: The Knesset, the Israeli parliament, convenes for the first time, replacing the Provisional State Council that had acted as Israel's official legislature from its date of independence on May 14, 1948.

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