Almanac

February 14, 2006

Feb. 14

1895: Oscar Wilde's final play, The Importance of Being Earnest, opened at the St. James's Theatre in London.

1920: The League of Women Voters was founded in Chicago.

1989: Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini called on Muslims to kill Salman Rushdie, author of The Satanic Verses.

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