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 - King Richard II
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1400: The deposed Richard II of England dies, most likely from starvation while in captivity in Pontifract Castle on orders from Henry Bolingbroke, who had claimed the throne for himself as Henry IV.

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