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Historical Events In August - 14

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

1962  On this day in history french and Italian workers break through at Mount Blanc Vehicular Tunnel  

1962  On August - 14 nASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 60,000 m  

1962  US mail truck in Plymouth, Mass robbed of more than $1.5 million on this day in history.  

1963  On August - 14 clifford Odets, US playwright (Golden Boy), dies at 57  

1965  Beatles tape an appearance for the Ed Sullivan Show on August - 14.  

1965  Jan van Nijlen, Flemish poet/writer (Walk at Dawn), dies on this day in history.  

1966  First US lunar orbiter begins orbiting the Moon on this day in history.  

1966  On this day in history s J "Tip" Snooke, S Afr cricket all-rounder (26 Tests 1905-23), dies  

1968  On this day in history in the Northern Celebesa a 7.4 earthquake caused tsunami waves, reaching up to 300 meters inland,took some 200 lives and destroyed 700 houses. Wave heights were estimated at 8 to 10 meters  

1969  British troops intervenes militarily in Northern Ireland on this day in history.  

1969  Leonard Sidney Woolf, English publisher/writer, dies at 88 on August - 14.  

1970  On August - 14 vano Il'ich Muradeli, composer, dies at 62  

1971  Bahrain proclaims independence after 110 years of British rule on August - 14.  

1971  British begin internment without trial in Northern Ireland on this day in history.  

1971  On August - 14 georg von Opel, German auto manufacturer, dies at 59  

1972  On this day in history east German Aeroflot Illyushin 62 crashes near Moscow, killing 156  

1972  Jules Romains, French novelist (Death of Nobody), dies at 86 on August - 14.  

1973  US bombs Cambodia on this day in history.  

1974  On August - 14 congress authorizes US citizens to own gold  

1974  On this day in history peace talks in Cyprus break down, and fresh fighting breaks out  

1975  Joris Baers, Flemish bibliographer (founder Boekengids), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

1980  On August - 14 dorothy Stratten, Playmate, murdered by boyfriend Paul Snider  

1981  On August - 14 dudley Nourse, cricketer (34 Tests for South Africa, 2960 runs), dies  

1982  On this day in history patrick Magee, Irish actor (Clockwork Orange, King Lear), dies at 58  

1983  On August - 14 french troops deployed in Chad  

1984  On this day in history iBM releases MS-DOS version 3.0  

1984  John Boynton Priestley, English, stagewriter (Magicians), dies at 89 on this day in history.  

1985  On August - 14 gale Sondergaard, actress (Letter), dies of cerebral thrombosis at 86  

1988  Enzo Ferrari, Italy, sportscar manufacturer (Ferrari), dies at 90 on this day in history.  

1991  On this day in history douglas Kiker, newscaster (NBC-TV), dies of a heart attack at 61  

1992  On August - 14 alexander Rosemeier, Indonesian/Dutch painter, dies at 104  

1994  Bill Cowley, creator (Lyke Wake Walk), dies at 78 on August - 14.  

1995  On this day in history joseph Fattorini, businessman, dies at 82  

1996  Ian Macfarlane is appointed new head of Australia's Reserve Bank on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 14

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1297  Emperor Hanazono, Emperor of Japan (d. 1348) was born on August - 14.  

1473  On August - 14 birth of margaret Pole, 8th Countess of Salisbury, daughter of George, Duke of Clarence (d. 1541)  

1479  On this day in history birth of princess Catherine of York (d. 1527)  

1552  Fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher was born on this day in history.  

1575  On this day in history birth of robert Hayman, English-born poet (d. 1629)  

1586  William Hutchinson, Rhode Island colonist (d. 1642) was born on August - 14.  

1599  On August - 14 birth of méric Casaubon, English classical scholar (d. 1671)  

1625  On this day in history birth of françois de Harlay de Champvallon, Archbishop of Paris (d. 1695)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 14

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0582  On August - 14 death of tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor  

1167  Raynald van Dassel, archbishop of Cologne, dies on August - 14.  

1204  Death of Minamoto no Yoriie, Japanese shogun (b. 1182) on this day in history.  

1390  On this day in history death of john FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel, English soldier (b. 1364)  

1433  Johan I, king of Portugal (1383-1433), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

1573  On this day in history death of saitō Tatsuoki, Japanese warlord (b. 1548)  

1587  Gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49 on August - 14.  

1652  On August - 14 abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60  

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