BITS OF HISTORY (FEBRUARY 14) | The Daily Star
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BITS OF HISTORY (FEBRUARY 14)

1989: Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwa (edict) ordering the death of British author Salman Rushdie after the publication of his novel "The Satanic Verses".

2005: Lebanon's former prime minister Rafik al-Hariri was killed in a bomb blast.

2008: Northern Illinois University shooting in which a former student killed five students and himself during a lecture.

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