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.