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Historical Events In August - 14

Tuesday, 03 August 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 August - 14.  

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

1963  Clifford Odets, US playwright (Golden Boy), dies at 57 on August - 14.  

1965  On this day in history beatles tape an appearance for the Ed Sullivan Show  

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 August - 14.  

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  Vano Il'ich Muradeli, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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

1971  On this day in history british begin internment without trial in Northern Ireland  

1971  Georg von Opel, German auto manufacturer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

1972  On August - 14 east German Aeroflot Illyushin 62 crashes near Moscow, killing 156  

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

1973  On August - 14 uS bombs Cambodia  

1974  Congress authorizes US citizens to own gold on this day in history.  

1974  Peace talks in Cyprus break down, and fresh fighting breaks out on August - 14.  

1975  On August - 14 joris Baers, Flemish bibliographer (founder Boekengids), dies at 87  

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

1981  On this day in history dudley Nourse, cricketer (34 Tests for South Africa, 2960 runs), dies  

1982  Patrick Magee, Irish actor (Clockwork Orange, King Lear), dies at 58 on this day in history.  

1983  French troops deployed in Chad on August - 14.  

1984  IBM releases MS-DOS version 3.0 on this day in history.  

1984  On this day in history john Boynton Priestley, English, stagewriter (Magicians), dies at 89  

1985  Gale Sondergaard, actress (Letter), dies of cerebral thrombosis at 86 on this day in history.  

1988  Enzo Ferrari, Italy, sportscar manufacturer (Ferrari), dies at 90 on August - 14.  

1991  Douglas Kiker, newscaster (NBC-TV), dies of a heart attack at 61 on August - 14.  

1992  On this day in history 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 August - 14.  

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

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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 this day in history.  

1473  On this day in history birth of margaret Pole, 8th Countess of Salisbury, daughter of George, Duke of Clarence (d. 1541)  

1479  Princess Catherine of York (d. 1527) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1599  On this day in history birth of méric Casaubon, English classical scholar (d. 1671)  

1625  François de Harlay de Champvallon, Archbishop of Paris (d. 1695) was born on August - 14.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 14

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0582  Death of Tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor on this day in history.  

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

1204  On this day in history death of minamoto no Yoriie, Japanese shogun (b. 1182)  

1390  Death of John FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel, English soldier (b. 1364) on August - 14.  

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

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  Abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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