Advertisements
| Birthdays | Events | Facts | Holidays | Inventions
Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec

Historical Events In August - 14

Thursday, 25 February 2021

1962  On August - 14 french and Italian workers break through at Mount Blanc Vehicular Tunnel  

1962  NASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 60,000 m on this day in history.  

1962  US mail truck in Plymouth, Mass robbed of more than $1.5 million on August - 14.  

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  On August - 14 jan van Nijlen, Flemish poet/writer (Walk at Dawn), dies  

1966  On August - 14 first US lunar orbiter begins orbiting the Moon  

1966  S J "Tip" Snooke, S Afr cricket all-rounder (26 Tests 1905-23), dies on August - 14.  

1968  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 on this day in history.  

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

1969  Leonard Sidney Woolf, English publisher/writer, dies at 88 on this day in history.  

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

1971  On August - 14 bahrain proclaims independence after 110 years of British rule  

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

1971  On this day in history georg von Opel, German auto manufacturer, dies at 59  

1972  East German Aeroflot Illyushin 62 crashes near Moscow, killing 156 on this day in history.  

1972  On August - 14 jules Romains, French novelist (Death of Nobody), dies at 86  

1973  US bombs Cambodia on August - 14.  

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  On this day in history joris Baers, Flemish bibliographer (founder Boekengids), dies at 87  

1980  Dorothy Stratten, Playmate, murdered by boyfriend Paul Snider on August - 14.  

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

1982  On August - 14 patrick Magee, Irish actor (Clockwork Orange, King Lear), dies at 58  

1983  French troops deployed in Chad on August - 14.  

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  Gale Sondergaard, actress (Letter), dies of cerebral thrombosis at 86 on August - 14.  

1988  On this day in history enzo Ferrari, Italy, sportscar manufacturer (Ferrari), dies at 90  

1991  On August - 14 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  Joseph Fattorini, businessman, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

1996  On this day in history ian Macfarlane is appointed new head of Australia's Reserve Bank  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | Next Page »

Advertisements

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  Margaret Pole, 8th Countess of Salisbury, daughter of George, Duke of Clarence (d. 1541) was born on August - 14.  

1479  Princess Catherine of York (d. 1527) was born on August - 14.  

1552  On this day in history birth of fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher  

1575  Robert Hayman, English-born poet (d. 1629) was born on this day in history.  

1586  On August - 14 birth of william Hutchinson, Rhode Island colonist (d. 1642)  

1599  Méric Casaubon, English classical scholar (d. 1671) was born on this day in history.  

1625  On August - 14 birth of françois de Harlay de Champvallon, Archbishop of Paris (d. 1695)  

Advertisements

Famous Deaths In August - 14

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0582  On this day in history death of tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor  

1167  On this day in history raynald van Dassel, archbishop of Cologne, dies  

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  On this day in history johan I, king of Portugal (1383-1433), dies at 76  

1573  On August - 14 death of saitō Tatsuoki, Japanese warlord (b. 1548)  

1587  Gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

1652  Abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60 on August - 14.  

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Will Biden be a better president than Trump?
Yes
No
Don't Know