THIS DAY IN HISTORY: February 14 in photos

1952 - The Zollner Pistons edged the Boston Celtics 94-90 on Feb. 14, 1952, at North Gym in Fort Wayne. It was a hotly contested game, in which officials called 71 fouls, including two technicals.
1994 - Victoriana fan Bill Heffley in the front parlor of his house at 832 W. Wayne St.
1994 - The Schoch's Field rock, near the corner of Harrison St. and First St., just north of the St. Mary's River.
1995 - IPFW named their new Athletic Director Butch Perchan, formerly of Tri State University. Giving him his offical hat at the press conference was Vice Chancellor Walt Branson.
1995 - Traffic on Coliseum Blvd. at the Coldwater Road intersection around noon.
1998 - Workers idled by fires at two Bluffton businesses and the closing of a third gather free groceries on Saturday, Feb. 14. The Bluffton community chipped in to help the newly unemployed after fires at the Dutch Mill and Pretzels Inc. and the closing of O'Boise.
2000 - Andy Uhl, an East Noble High School wrestler in the 112-pound weight class, has honed his ability to make weight into a science.
2000 - A giant Snoopy asleep on his dog house rests on the lawn at 3725 Shannon Drive. A fitting tribute to his creator Charles Schulz who died the previous Saturday evening. His last Sunday comic strip ran the next morning.
2002 - Marge Harden looks for hugs after singing a special telegram for Fort Wayne firefighters at Station 15, Thursday. She was moved by 9-11 events to make the special honor at several local firehouses.
2002 - There is speculation that the Big K-Mart on Illinois Road is going to close as part of the bankruptcy, leaving Fort Wayne with three other stores.
2003 - Carroll's Tamesha Scotton was dangerous under the basket during a girls basketball sectional at Columbia City High School where the Chargers were able to hold off the Warsaw Lady Tigers and advance to the final game.
2003 - Noble County Sheriff's Department Deputy Kirby Miller, right, takes a break during his shift for a game of tug-of-War with Chico, a Dutch Shepherd K-9. The pair have been very effective in spotting and investigating meth use.
2005 - Robin Orly prepares to bag some chocolate cordials for a waiting Valentines Day customer Monday over the lunch hour.
2006 - Tracey Scribner, a floral designer, works on an arrangement of a dozen roses in preparation for Valentine's Day at Flowers of Canterbury, 808 West Washington Center Road.
2007 - Zach Kartje, 16, left, and Chris Stump, 16, get some air off a snow jump on the old soap box derby hill at Franke Park on Wednesday.
2014 - Dean Rapp of Fort Wayne starts a fire n in the fireplace of one of the buildings at the Old Fort on Spy Run Avenue in preparation for the weekend's "Living History: A Winter Garrison, 1775-1781" military re-enactment event.
2015 - All hands were on deck Thursday as floral designners worked on getting the orders out for Valentines Day at Cottage Flowers.
2015 - South Side Coach Juanita Goodwell and husband David, left, work with the varsity girls team during a recent practice.
2017 - Pavel Morunov, an oboist for the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, and his wife, Johanna “Yana” Bourkova-Morunov, a philharmonic violinist and acting associate concertmaster, met while in music school. Sharing their work allows them to encourage and challenge one another, they said.

News-Sentinel.com takes a daily look back at some of the historical people and events from our archives for this day of the calendar year through the years. We hope you enjoy our gallery.

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