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Historical Events In August - 14

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

1962  French and Italian workers break through at Mount Blanc Vehicular Tunnel on this day in history.  

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

1962  On this day in history 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  On this day in history jan van Nijlen, Flemish poet/writer (Walk at Dawn), dies  

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  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  On August - 14 british troops intervenes militarily in Northern Ireland  

1969  On this day in history leonard Sidney Woolf, English publisher/writer, dies at 88  

1970  On this day in history vano Il'ich Muradeli, composer, dies at 62  

1971  Bahrain proclaims independence after 110 years of British rule on this day in history.  

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

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 August - 14.  

1972  On this day in history jules Romains, French novelist (Death of Nobody), dies at 86  

1973  On this day in history uS bombs Cambodia  

1974  On this day in history congress authorizes US citizens to own gold  

1974  On August - 14 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  Dorothy Stratten, Playmate, murdered by boyfriend Paul Snider on this day in history.  

1981  On this day in history 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  French troops deployed in Chad on August - 14.  

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

1984  On August - 14 john Boynton Priestley, English, stagewriter (Magicians), dies at 89  

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

1988  On August - 14 enzo Ferrari, Italy, sportscar manufacturer (Ferrari), dies at 90  

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

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  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 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  On August - 14 birth of princess Catherine of York (d. 1527)  

1552  Fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher was born on August - 14.  

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 August - 14.  

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

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  Death of John FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel, English soldier (b. 1364) on this day in history.  

1433  On this day in history 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  Abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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