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Historical Events In August - 14

Thursday, 02 July 2020

1962  On this day in history 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  On August - 14 uS mail truck in Plymouth, Mass robbed of more than $1.5 million  

1963  On this day in history 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 August - 14.  

1966  On this day in history 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  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  On this day in history british troops intervenes militarily in Northern Ireland  

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

1970  Vano Il'ich Muradeli, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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

1971  On August - 14 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 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 this day in history.  

1973  On this day in history uS bombs Cambodia  

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

1974  On August - 14 peace talks in Cyprus break down, and fresh fighting breaks out  

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

1980  On this day in history 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 August - 14 patrick Magee, Irish actor (Clockwork Orange, King Lear), dies at 58  

1983  French troops deployed in Chad on August - 14.  

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

1984  John Boynton Priestley, English, stagewriter (Magicians), dies at 89 on August - 14.  

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  On August - 14 bill Cowley, creator (Lyke Wake Walk), dies at 78  

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

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 August - 14 birth of robert Hayman, English-born poet (d. 1629)  

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

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

1625  François de Harlay de Champvallon, Archbishop of Paris (d. 1695) was born on this day in history.  

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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 August - 14.  

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

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 August - 14 johan I, king of Portugal (1383-1433), dies at 76  

1573  Death of Saitō Tatsuoki, Japanese warlord (b. 1548) on this day in history.  

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

1652  On this day in history abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60  

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