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August 14th, 2007 (August 14 2007)EventThe 2007 Kahtaniya bombings kills at least 400 people.
August 14th, 2007 (August 14 2007)DeathTikhon Khrennikov, Russian composer (born in 1913)
August 14th, 2006 (August 14 2006)DeathBruno Kirby, American actor (born in 1949)
August 14th, 2005 (August 14 2005)DeathCoo Coo Marlin, American race car driver (born in 1932)
August 14th, 2004 (August 14 2004)DeathCzeslaw Milosz, Polish-born writer, Nobel Prize Laureate (born in 1911)
August 14th, 2004 (August 14 2004)DeathTrevor Skeet, New Zealand-born British politician (born in 1918)
August 14th, 2003 (August 14 2003)EventWidescale power blackout in the northeast United States and Canada.
August 14th, 2003 (August 14 2003)DeathHelmut Rahn, German footballer (born in 1929)
August 14th, 2002 (August 14 2002)DeathDave Williams, American singer (Drowning Pool) (born in 1972)
August 14th, 2000 (August 14 2000)DeathAlain Fournier, French-born computer graphics researcher (born in 1943)
August 14th, 1999 (August 14 1999)DeathPee Wee Reese, American baseball player (born in 1918)
August 14th, 1996 (August 14 1996)DeathTom Mees, American sportscaster (born in 1949)
August 14th, 1994 (August 14 1994)EventIlich Ramirez Sanchez, the terrorist known as "Carlos the Jackal", is captured.
August 14th, 1994 (August 14 1994)DeathElias Canetti, British-Austrian novelist (born in 1905)
August 14th, 1992 (August 14 1992)DeathJohn Sirica, American judge (born in 1904)
August 14th, 1992 (August 14 1992)DeathTony Williams, American singer (The Platters) (born in 1928)
August 14th, 1991 (August 14 1991)DeathAlberto Crespo, Argentine racing driver (born in 1920)
August 14th, 1990 (August 14 1990)BirthJaydee Bixby, Canadian country artist
August 14th, 1989 (August 14 1989)BirthKyle Turris, Canadian ice hockey player
August 14th, 1988 (August 14 1988)BirthShahd Barmada, Syrian singer
August 14th, 1988 (August 14 1988)DeathRoy Buchanan, blues guitarist
August 14th, 1988 (August 14 1988)DeathRobert Calvert, South African singer (Hawkwind) (born in 1945)Robert South Quotes
August 14th, 1988 (August 14 1988)DeathEnzo Ferrari, Italian car maker (born in 1898)
August 14th, 1987 (August 14 1987)BirthTim Tebow, Florida Gator Quarterback
August 14th, 1986 (August 14 1986)BirthTerin Humphrey, American gymnast
August 14th, 1985 (August 14 1985)BirthChristian Gentner, German footballer
August 14th, 1985 (August 14 1985)DeathGale Sondergaard, American actress (born in 1899)
August 14th, 1984 (August 14 1984)BirthClay Buchholz, American baseball player
August 14th, 1984 (August 14 1984)BirthJosh Gorges, Canadian ice hockey player
August 14th, 1984 (August 14 1984)DeathSpud Davis, American baseball player (born in 1904)
August 14th, 1984 (August 14 1984)DeathJ. B. Priestley, English playwright (born in 1894)J. B. Priestley Quotes
August 14th, 1983 (August 14 1983)BirthElena Baltacha, Ukrainian-born tennis player
August 14th, 1983 (August 14 1983)BirthMila Kunis, Ukrainian-born actress
August 14th, 1983 (August 14 1983)BirthLeo Nunez, Dominican baseball player
August 14th, 1981 (August 14 1981)BirthMatthew Etherington, English footballer
August 14th, 1981 (August 14 1981)BirthJulius Jones, American football player
August 14th, 1981 (August 14 1981)DeathKarl Bohm, Austrian conductor (born in 1894)
August 14th, 1980 (August 14 1980)EventLech Walesa leads strikes at Gdansk, Poland shipyards.Lech Walesa Quotes
August 14th, 1980 (August 14 1980)BirthEstrella Morente, Spanish flamenco singer
August 14th, 1980 (August 14 1980)BirthRoy Williams, American football player
August 14th, 1980 (August 14 1980)DeathDorothy Stratten, Canadian actress and model (born in 1960)
August 14th, 1979 (August 14 1979)BirthPaul Burgess, Australian athlete
August 14th, 1979 (August 14 1979)BirthYoichiro Morikawa, Japanese film director
August 14th, 1978 (August 14 1978)BirthAnastasios Kyriakos, Greek footballer
August 14th, 1978 (August 14 1978)BirthKate Ritchie, Australian actress
August 14th, 1978 (August 14 1978)DeathNicolas Bentley, British writer (born in 1907)
August 14th, 1977 (August 14 1977)BirthJuan Pierre, American baseball player
August 14th, 1976 (August 14 1976)EventThe Senegalese political party PAI-Renovation is legally recognizedied in PAI-Renovation thus becomes the third legal party in the country.
August 14th, 1976 (August 14 1976)BirthAlex Albrecht, American actor
August 14th, 1976 (August 14 1976)BirthMaya Nasri, Lebanese actress and singer
August 14th, 1976 (August 14 1976)BirthSteve Braun, Canadian actor
August 14th, 1975 (August 14 1975)BirthMike Vrabel, American football player
August 14th, 1974 (August 14 1974)BirthChucky Atkins, American basketball player
August 14th, 1974 (August 14 1974)BirthMartin Bulloch, Scottish musician (Mogwai)
August 14th, 1974 (August 14 1974)BirthChristopher Gorham, American actor
August 14th, 1974 (August 14 1974)BirthAna Matronic, American singer (Scissor Sisters)
August 14th, 1973 (August 14 1973)EventThe constitution of 1973 comes into effect in Pakistan
August 14th, 1973 (August 14 1973)BirthJared Borgetti, Mexican footballer
August 14th, 1973 (August 14 1973)BirthDaisuke Ishiwatari, Japanese game developer and composer
August 14th, 1973 (August 14 1973)BirthJay-Jay Okocha, Nigerian footballer
August 14th, 1973 (August 14 1973)BirthKieren Perkins, Australian swimmer
August 14th, 1972 (August 14 1972)EventAn East German Ilyushin Il-62 crashes during takeoff from East Berlin, killing 156.
August 14th, 1972 (August 14 1972)BirthJay Manuel, Canadian make-up artist
August 14th, 1972 (August 14 1972)DeathPierre Brasseur, French actor (born in 1905)
August 14th, 1972 (August 14 1972)DeathOscar Levant, American actor (born in 1906)
August 14th, 1972 (August 14 1972)DeathJules Romains, French author (born in 1885)
August 14th, 1971 (August 14 1971)BirthRaoul Bova, Italian actor
August 14th, 1969 (August 14 1969)EventUnited Kingdom troops deploy in Northern Ireland.
August 14th, 1969 (August 14 1969)BirthDJ Uncle Al, American hip-hop DJ (died in 2001)
August 14th, 1969 (August 14 1969)BirthStig Tofting, Danish footballer
August 14th, 1968 (August 14 1968)BirthCatherine Bell, American actress
August 14th, 1968 (August 14 1968)BirthDarren Clarke, Northern Irish golfer
August 14th, 1968 (August 14 1968)BirthAdrian Lester, English actor
August 14th, 1968 (August 14 1968)BirthBilly Mavreas, Greek-Canadian cartoonist
August 14th, 1967 (August 14 1967)EventUK Marine Broadcasting Offences Act declares participation in offshore pirate radio illegal.
August 14th, 1967 (August 14 1967)DeathBob Anderson, British racing driver (born in 1931)
August 14th, 1966 (August 14 1966)BirthHalle Berry, American actressHalle Berry Quotes
August 14th, 1965 (August 14 1965)BirthEmmanuelle Beart, French actress
August 14th, 1964 (August 14 1964)BirthBrannon Braga, American scriptwriter
August 14th, 1964 (August 14 1964)DeathJohnny Burnette, American Rockabilly singer (born in 1934)
August 14th, 1961 (August 14 1961)BirthSusan Olsen, American actress
August 14th, 1961 (August 14 1961)Birth"Hot Stuff" Eddie Gilbert, American wrestler (died in 1995)
August 14th, 1960 (August 14 1960)BirthSarah Brightman, English soprano
August 14th, 1960 (August 14 1960)BirthCecilia Gasdia, Italian soprano
August 14th, 1959 (August 14 1959)BirthMarcia Gay Harden, American actress
August 14th, 1959 (August 14 1959)BirthMagic Johnson, American basketball player
August 14th, 1958 (August 14 1958)DeathFrederic Joliot, French physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate (born in 1900)
August 14th, 1958 (August 14 1958)DeathKonstantin von Neurath, German diplomat (b.1873)
August 14th, 1957 (August 14 1957)BirthPeter Costello, Australian politician
August 14th, 1957 (August 14 1957)BirthGino Hernandez, American wrestler (died in 1986)
August 14th, 1956 (August 14 1956)BirthJackee Harry, American actress
August 14th, 1956 (August 14 1956)BirthAndy King, English footballer
August 14th, 1956 (August 14 1956)BirthRusty Wallace, American race car driver
August 14th, 1956 (August 14 1956)DeathBertolt Brecht, German writer (born in 1898)Bertolt Brecht Quotes
August 14th, 1955 (August 14 1955)DeathHerbert Putnam, Librarian of Congress (born in 1861)
August 14th, 1954 (August 14 1954)BirthMark Fidrych, American baseball player
August 14th, 1953 (August 14 1953)BirthJames Horner, American composer
August 14th, 1953 (August 14 1953)BirthCliff Johnson, American computer game author
August 14th, 1952 (August 14 1952)BirthCarl Lumbly, American actor
August 14th, 1952 (August 14 1952)BirthDebbie Meyer, American swimmer
August 14th, 1951 (August 14 1951)BirthPeter Blegvad, American musician (Slapp Happy)
August 14th, 1951 (August 14 1951)DeathWilliam Randolph Hearst, American newspaper magnate (born in 1863)
August 14th, 1950 (August 14 1950)BirthGary Larson, American cartoonist
August 14th, 1949 (August 14 1949)BirthBob Backlund, American wrestler
August 14th, 1948 (August 14 1948)BirthTerry Adams, American musician (NRBQ)
August 14th, 1947 (August 14 1947)EventPakistan gains Independence from the British Indian Empire under the administration of United Kingdom and joins the British Commonwealth.
August 14th, 1947 (August 14 1947)BirthPeter Christian, English actor
August 14th, 1947 (August 14 1947)BirthDanielle Steel, American novelist
August 14th, 1947 (August 14 1947)BirthBruce Nash, American television producer
August 14th, 1947 (August 14 1947)BirthMaddy Prior, English folk singer
August 14th, 1946 (August 14 1946)BirthAntonio Fargas, American actor
August 14th, 1946 (August 14 1946)BirthSusan Saint James, American actress
August 14th, 1946 (August 14 1946)BirthLarry Graham, American musician
August 14th, 1945 (August 14 1945)EventJapan accepts the Allied terms of surrender in World War II and the Emperor records the Imperial Rescript on Surrender (August 15 in Japan standard time).
August 14th, 1945 (August 14 1945)BirthSteve Martin, American comedianSteve Martin Quotes
August 14th, 1945 (August 14 1945)BirthWim Wenders, German-born film director
August 14th, 1943 (August 14 1943)BirthJimmy Johnson, American football coach
August 14th, 1943 (August 14 1943)DeathJoe Kelley, American baseball player (born in 1871)
August 14th, 1942 (August 14 1942)BirthJackie Oliver, English race car driver
August 14th, 1941 (August 14 1941)EventWorld WarWinston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt sign the Atlantic Charter of war stating postwar aims.Winston Churchill Quotes
August 14th, 1941 (August 14 1941)BirthDavid Crosby, American musician
August 14th, 1941 (August 14 1941)BirthConnie Smith, American singer
August 14th, 1941 (August 14 1941)DeathPaul Sabatier, French chemist, Nobel Prize Laureate (born in 1854)
August 14th, 1941 (August 14 1941)DeathSaint Maximilian Kolbe, Polish martyr (born in 1894)
August 14th, 1940 (August 14 1940)BirthDash Crofts, American musician
August 14th, 1938 (August 14 1938)DeathHugh Trumble, Australian cricketer (born in 1876)
August 14th, 1937 (August 14 1937)EventThe beginning of air-to-air combat of the Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II in general, when 6 Imperial Japanese Mitsubishi G3M bombers were shot down by the Nationalist Chinese Air Force while raiding Chinese air bases, hence, 14 August has thus become acknowledged and celebrated as Chinese Air Force Day.
August 14th, 1936 (August 14 1936)EventRainey Bethea is hanged in Owensboro, Kentucky in the last public execution in the United States.
August 14th, 1936 (August 14 1936)BirthTrevor Bannister, British actor
August 14th, 1935 (August 14 1935)EventUnited States Social Security Act passes, creating a government pension system for the retired.
August 14th, 1935 (August 14 1935)BirthJohn Brodie, American football player
August 14th, 1933 (August 14 1933)EventLoggers cause a forest fire in the Coast Range of Oregon, later known as the first forest fire of the Tillamook Burn. It is extinguished on September 5, after destroying 240,000 acres (970 km?).
August 14th, 1933 (August 14 1933)BirthRichard R. Ernst, Swiss chemist and Nobel Prize Laureate
August 14th, 1932 (August 14 1932)BirthLee Hoffman, American author (died in 2007)
August 14th, 1930 (August 14 1930)BirthEarl Weaver, American baseball manager
August 14th, 1929 (August 14 1929)BirthDick Tiger, Nigerian boxer (died in 1971)
August 14th, 1928 (August 14 1928)DeathAlfred Henschke, ps. Klabund, German writer, poet (born in 1890)
August 14th, 1926 (August 14 1926)BirthAlice Ghostley, American actress (died in 2007)
August 14th, 1926 (August 14 1926)BirthRene Goscinny, French comic-strip author (died in 1977)
August 14th, 1926 (August 14 1926)BirthLina Wertmuller, Italian film director
August 14th, 1926 (August 14 1926)DeathJohn H. Moffitt, American politician (born in 1843)
August 14th, 1925 (August 14 1925)EventThe original Hetch Hetchy Moccasin Powerhouse is completed and goes on line.
August 14th, 1925 (August 14 1925)BirthRussell Baker, American columnistRussell Baker Quotes
August 14th, 1924 (August 14 1924)BirthGeorges Pretre, French conductor
August 14th, 1921 (August 14 1921)EventTannu Tuva, later Tuvinian People s Republic is established as a completely independent country (which is supported by Russia).
August 14th, 1916 (August 14 1916)BirthWellington Mara, Co-Owner of the New York Giants (died in 2005)
August 14th, 1915 (August 14 1915)BirthB.A. Santamaria, Australian political activist and journalist (died in 1998)
August 14th, 1913 (August 14 1913)BirthPaul Dean, American baseball player (died in 1981)
August 14th, 1912 (August 14 1912)EventUnited States Marines invade Nicaragua to support the U.S.-backed government installed there after Jose Santos Zelaya resigned three years earlier.
August 14th, 1911 (August 14 1911)EventUnited States Senate leaders agree to rotate the office of President pro tempore of the Senate among leading candidates to fill the vacancy left by William P. Frye s death.
August 14th, 1910 (August 14 1910)BirthPierre Schaeffer, French composer (died in 1955)
August 14th, 1908 (August 14 1908)EventFirst beauty contest held in Folkestone, England.
August 14th, 1908 (August 14 1908)BirthManos Katrakis, Greek actor (died in 1984)
August 14th, 1905 (August 14 1905)DeathSimeon Solomon, British artist (born in 1840) Solomon Quotes
August 14th, 1901 (August 14 1901)EventThe first claimed powered flight, by Gustave Whitehead in his Number 21.
August 14th, 1900 (August 14 1900)EventA joint European-Japanese-United States force (Eight-Nation Alliance) occupies Beijing, in a campaign to end the bloody Boxer Rebellion in China.
August 14th, 1897 (August 14 1897)EventThe town of Anosimena is captured by French troops from Menabe defenders in Madagascar.
August 14th, 1893 (August 14 1893)EventFrance introduces motor vehicle registration.
August 14th, 1887 (August 14 1887)BirthMarija Leiko, Latvian film actress (d.1937)
August 14th, 1885 (August 14 1885)EventJapan s first patent is issued to the inventor of a rust-proof paint.
August 14th, 1882 (August 14 1882)BirthGisela Richter, English art historian (died in 1972)
August 14th, 1881 (August 14 1881)BirthFrancis Ford, American actor (died in 1953)
August 14th, 1880 (August 14 1880)EventCologne Cathedral, the most famous landmark in Cologne, Germany, completed.
August 14th, 1876 (August 14 1876)BirthAleksandar Obrenovic, King of Serbia (died in 1903)
August 14th, 1874 (August 14 1874)DeathJonathan Clarkson Gibbs, American politician (born in 1821)
August 14th, 1870 (August 14 1870)DeathDavid Farragut, American officer of the U.S. Navy (born in 1801)
August 14th, 1867 (August 14 1867)BirthJohn Galsworthy, Nobel Prize Laureate (died in 1933)John Galsworthy Quotes
August 14th, 1867 (August 14 1867)BirthCupid Childs, American baseball player (died in 1912)
August 14th, 1866 (August 14 1866)BirthCharles Jean de la Vallee-Poussin, Belgian mathematician (died in 1962)
August 14th, 1865 (August 14 1865)BirthGuido Castelnuovo, Italian mathematician (died in 1952)
August 14th, 1863 (August 14 1863)BirthErnest Thayer, American poet (died in 1940)
August 14th, 1860 (August 14 1860)DeathAndre Marie Constant Dumeril, French zoologist (born in 1774)
August 14th, 1857 (August 14 1857)BirthMax Wagenknecht, German composer (died in 1922)
August 14th, 1856 (August 14 1856)DeathConstant Prevost, French geologist (born in 1787)
August 14th, 1851 (August 14 1851)BirthDoc Holliday, American gambler and dentist (died in 1887)
August 14th, 1848 (August 14 1848)EventOregon Territory organized by Act of U.S. Congress.
August 14th, 1847 (August 14 1847)BirthRobert Comtesse, member of the Swiss Federal Council (died in 1922)
August 14th, 1846 (August 14 1846)EventThe Cape Girardeau meteorite, a 2.3 kg chondrite-type meteorite strikes near the town of Cape Girardeau in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri.
August 14th, 1842 (August 14 1842)EventIndian Wars: Second Seminole War ends, with the Seminoles forced from Florida to Oklahoma.
August 14th, 1840 (August 14 1840)BirthRichard von Krafft-Ebing, German psychologist (died in 1902)
August 14th, 1817 (August 14 1817)BirthAlexander H. Bailey, American politician (died in 1874)
August 14th, 1784 (August 14 1784)DeathNathaniel Hone, Irish-born painter (born in 1718)
August 14th, 1777 (August 14 1777)BirthFrancis I of the Two Sicilies (died in 1830)
August 14th, 1777 (August 14 1777)BirthHans Christian Orsted, Danish physicist (died in 1851)
August 14th, 1774 (August 14 1774)DeathJohann Jakob Reiske, German physician (born in 1716)
August 14th, 1758 (August 14 1758)BirthAntoine Charles Horace Vernet, French painter (died in 1835) Horace Quotes
August 14th, 1740 (August 14 1740)BirthPope Pius VII (died in 1823)
August 14th, 1727 (August 14 1727)BirthHenriette-Anne of France, daughter of king Louis XV (d.1752)
August 14th, 1727 (August 14 1727)BirthLouise-Elisabeth of France, daughter of king Louis XV (died in 1759)
August 14th, 1727 (August 14 1727)DeathWilliam Croft, English composer (born in 1678)
August 14th, 1714 (August 14 1714)BirthClaude Joseph Vernet, French painter (died in 1789)
August 14th, 1704 (August 14 1704)DeathRoland Laporte, French Protestant leader (born in 1675)
August 14th, 1691 (August 14 1691)DeathRichard Talbot, 1st Earl of Tyrconnel, Irish rebel (born in 1630)
August 14th, 1688 (August 14 1688)BirthFrederick William I of Prussia (died in 1740)
August 14th, 1653 (August 14 1653)BirthChristopher Monck, 2nd Duke of Albemarle, English statesman (died in 1688)
August 14th, 1642 (August 14 1642)BirthCosimo III de Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (died in 1723)
August 14th, 1625 (August 14 1625)BirthFrancois de Harlay de Champvallon, Archbishop of Paris (died in 1695)
August 14th, 1599 (August 14 1599)BirthMeric Casaubon, English classical scholar (died in 1671)
August 14th, 1598 (August 14 1598)EventNine Years War: Battle of the Yellow FordIrish forces under Hugh O Neill, Earl of Tyrone, defeat an English expeditionary force under Henry Bagenal.Henry Ford Quotes
August 14th, 1586 (August 14 1586)BirthWilliam Hutchinson, Rhode Island colonist (died in 1642)
August 14th, 1575 (August 14 1575)BirthRobert Hayman, English-born poet (died in 1629)
August 14th, 1573 (August 14 1573)DeathSaito Tatsuoki, Japanese warlord (born in 1548)
August 14th, 1479 (August 14 1479)BirthPrincess Catherine of York (died in 1527)
August 14th, 1473 (August 14 1473)BirthMargaret Pole, 8th Countess of Salisbury, daughter of George, Duke of Clarence (died in 1541)
August 14th, 1464 (August 14 1464)DeathPope Pius II (born in 1405)
August 14th, 1433 (August 14 1433)DeathKing John I of Portugal (born in 1357)
August 14th, 1430 (August 14 1430)DeathPhilip I, Duke of Brabant (born in 1404)
August 14th, 1390 (August 14 1390)DeathJohn FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel, English soldier (born in 1364)
August 14th, 1385 (August 14 1385)EventPortuguese Crisis of 1383-1385: Battle of AljubarrotaPortuguese forces commanded by King Joao I and his general Nuno Alvares Pereira defeat the Castilian army of King Juan I.
August 14th, 1297 (August 14 1297)BirthEmperor Hanazono, Emperor of Japan (died in 1348)
August 14th, 1204 (August 14 1204)DeathMinamoto no Yoriie, Japanese shogun (born in 1182)
August 14th, 1183 (August 14 1183)EventTaira no Munemori and the Taira clan take the young Emperor Antoku and the three sacred treasures and flee to western Japan to escape pursuit by the Minamoto clan. (Traditional Japanese date: Twenty-fifth Day of the Seventh Month of the Second Year of Juei).
August 14th, 1167 (August 14 1167)DeathRainald of Dassel, Archbishop of Cologne
August 14th, 0582 (August 14 0582)DeathTiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor

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