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Historical Events In August - 14

Thursday, 18 August 2022

1933  Jimmie Foxx hits for cycle & sets AL record with 9 RBIs on August - 14.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1934  On this day in history millionaire brewer John Labatt abducted at gunpoint by three men, who asked for a ransom of $150,000, which the kidnappers never received; released unharmed three days later; first recorded kidnapping for ransom in Canada.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1935  On this day in history social Security Act became law  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1935  Social Security Act becomes law on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1936  A train and truck collide at Louiseville Quebec, killing 22 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1936  First Olympic basketball game (Berlin) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1936  1st Olympic basketball game (Berlin) on August - 14.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1936  On August - 14 rainey Bethea, hanged, last US public execution  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1937  China declares war on Japan on August - 14.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1937  On August - 14 sapper, British soldier/novelist (Bull-Dog Drummond), dies at 48  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1938  BBC's 1st feature film on TV (Student of Prague) on August - 14.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1938  Hugh Trumble, cricketer (32 Tests for Australia, 141 wickets), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1939  On August - 14 1st night games at Comiskey Park (White Sox 5, Browns 2)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1940  On this day in history dutch Premier De Geer vacations in Switzerland  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1941  US President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill issue the joint declaration that later becomes known as the Atlantic Charter on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1941  On August - 14 josef Jakobs, German spy, executed in Tower of London  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1942  Dwight D Eisenhower named commander for invasion of North Africa on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1943  On this day in history -Aug 24th: Quadrant conference over strike in Pacific Ocean  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1944  On this day in history british premier Winston Churchill arrives at Corsica  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1945  On this day in history japan surrenders unconditionally to the allies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1945  V-J Day; Japan surrenders unconditionally to end WW II on August - 14.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1946  The birth of Susan St. James, American film actress on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1946  On this day in history susan St James, [Susan Jane Miller], LA Calif, actress (Kate & Allie)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1947  On this day in history india granted independence within British Commonwealth  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1947  Pakistan created by the British on August - 14.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1947  Pakistan gains independence from Britain on August - 14.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1948  On August - 14 14th Olympic games in London closes  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1949  On August - 14 husni al-Barazi, premier of Syria, shot to death  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1951  On this day in history william Randolph Hearst, newspaper publisher, dies in Beverly Hills  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1955  Fiske Kimball, US architect/art historian, dies at 66 on August - 14.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1956  On August - 14 bertold Brecht, German writer (Mother Courage), dies at 58  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1958  KLM Superconstellation crashes west of Ireland, killing 99 on August - 14.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1958  On this day in history big Bill Broonzy, rocker, dies of cancer at 65  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1961  Clarke Ashton Smith, sci-fi author (Lost Worlds), dies at 68 on August - 14.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In August - 14

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1297  On this day in history birth of emperor Hanazono, Emperor of Japan (d. 1348)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1473  Margaret Pole, 8th Countess of Salisbury, daughter of George, Duke of Clarence (d. 1541) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1479  On this day in history birth of princess Catherine of York (d. 1527)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1552  On this day in history birth of fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1575  On August - 14 birth of robert Hayman, English-born poet (d. 1629)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1586  William Hutchinson, Rhode Island colonist (d. 1642) was born on August - 14.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1599  Méric Casaubon, English classical scholar (d. 1671) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1625  On this day in history birth of françois de Harlay de Champvallon, Archbishop of Paris (d. 1695)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1167  Raynald van Dassel, archbishop of Cologne, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1204  Death of Minamoto no Yoriie, Japanese shogun (b. 1182) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1390  Death of John FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel, English soldier (b. 1364) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1433  Johan I, king of Portugal (1383-1433), dies at 76 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1573  Death of Saitō Tatsuoki, Japanese warlord (b. 1548) on August - 14.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1587  On August - 14 gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1652  On this day in history abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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