Historical Events In August - 14
Sunday, 07 August 2022
1962 French and Italian workers break through at Mount Blanc Vehicular Tunnel on August - 14.
1962 On August - 14 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 August - 14 clifford Odets, US playwright (Golden Boy), dies at 57
1965 Beatles tape an appearance for the Ed Sullivan Show on August - 14.
1965 On August - 14 jan van Nijlen, Flemish poet/writer (Walk at Dawn), dies
1966 First US lunar orbiter begins orbiting the Moon on August - 14.
1966 On August - 14 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 British troops intervenes militarily in Northern Ireland on August - 14.
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 On August - 14 bahrain proclaims independence after 110 years of British rule
1971 British begin internment without trial in Northern Ireland on this day in history.
1971 On this day in history georg von Opel, German auto manufacturer, dies at 59
1972 On August - 14 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 US bombs Cambodia on this day in history.
1974 Congress authorizes US citizens to own gold on this day in history.
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 Dudley Nourse, cricketer (34 Tests for South Africa, 2960 runs), dies on August - 14.
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 On August - 14 iBM releases MS-DOS version 3.0
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 this day in history.
1988 Enzo Ferrari, Italy, sportscar manufacturer (Ferrari), dies at 90 on August - 14.
1991 On this day in history 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 August - 14 ian Macfarlane is appointed new head of Australia's Reserve Bank