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Historical Events In August - 14

Saturday, 24 February 2024

1962  On August - 14 french and Italian workers break through at Mount Blanc Vehicular Tunnel  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1962  NASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 60,000 m on August - 14.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1962  US mail truck in Plymouth, Mass robbed of more than $1.5 million on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1963  On this day in history clifford Odets, US playwright (Golden Boy), dies at 57  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1965  Beatles tape an appearance for the Ed Sullivan Show on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1965  Jan van Nijlen, Flemish poet/writer (Walk at Dawn), dies on August - 14.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  First US lunar orbiter begins orbiting the Moon on August - 14.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  S J "Tip" Snooke, S Afr cricket all-rounder (26 Tests 1905-23), dies on August - 14.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1968  On August - 14 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  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  On this day in history british troops intervenes militarily in Northern Ireland  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  On August - 14 leonard Sidney Woolf, English publisher/writer, dies at 88  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1970  On this day in history vano Il'ich Muradeli, composer, dies at 62  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1971  On this day in history bahrain proclaims independence after 110 years of British rule  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1971  British begin internment without trial in Northern Ireland on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1971  Georg von Opel, German auto manufacturer, dies at 59 on August - 14.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  On this day in history east German Aeroflot Illyushin 62 crashes near Moscow, killing 156  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  Jules Romains, French novelist (Death of Nobody), dies at 86 on August - 14.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  On August - 14 uS bombs Cambodia  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1974  Congress authorizes US citizens to own gold on August - 14.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1974  Peace talks in Cyprus break down, and fresh fighting breaks out on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1975  On August - 14 joris Baers, Flemish bibliographer (founder Boekengids), dies at 87  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1980  Dorothy Stratten, Playmate, murdered by boyfriend Paul Snider on August - 14.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1981  On this day in history dudley Nourse, cricketer (34 Tests for South Africa, 2960 runs), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1982  On this day in history patrick Magee, Irish actor (Clockwork Orange, King Lear), dies at 58  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1983  French troops deployed in Chad on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1984  On this day in history iBM releases MS-DOS version 3.0  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1984  On August - 14 john Boynton Priestley, English, stagewriter (Magicians), dies at 89  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1985  On this day in history gale Sondergaard, actress (Letter), dies of cerebral thrombosis at 86  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  On August - 14 enzo Ferrari, Italy, sportscar manufacturer (Ferrari), dies at 90  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1991  Douglas Kiker, newscaster (NBC-TV), dies of a heart attack at 61 on August - 14.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1992  Alexander Rosemeier, Indonesian/Dutch painter, dies at 104 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1994  On this day in history bill Cowley, creator (Lyke Wake Walk), dies at 78  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1995  Joseph Fattorini, businessman, dies at 82 on August - 14.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1996  Ian Macfarlane is appointed new head of Australia's Reserve Bank on this day in history.  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  Emperor Hanazono, Emperor of Japan (d. 1348) was born on August - 14.  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  Princess Catherine of York (d. 1527) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1552  Fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1575  Robert Hayman, English-born poet (d. 1629) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1586  William Hutchinson, Rhode Island colonist (d. 1642) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1599  On this day in history birth of méric Casaubon, English classical scholar (d. 1671)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1625  François de Harlay de Champvallon, Archbishop of Paris (d. 1695) was born on August - 14.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1167  On this day in history raynald van Dassel, archbishop of Cologne, dies  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 August - 14.  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  On this day in history death of saitō Tatsuoki, Japanese warlord (b. 1548)  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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