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What Happened on October 14th This Day in History

Year Name
2017 A massive truck bombing in Somalia kills 358 people and injures more than 400 others.
2015 A suicide bomb attack in Pakistan kills at least seven people and injures 13 others.
2014 A snowstorm and avalanche in the Nepalese Himalayas triggered by the remnants of Cyclone Hudhud kills 43 people.
2014 Utah State University receives a bomb threat against feminist media critic Anita Sarkeesian, who was to give a lecture the next day.
2014 The Serbia vs. Albania UEFA qualifying match is canceled after 42 minutes due to several incidents on and off the pitch. Albania is eventually awarded a win.
2012 Felix Baumgartner successfully jumps to Earth from a balloon in the stratosphere.
2004 MK Airlines Flight 1602 crashes during take off from Halifax Stanfield International Airport, killing all seven people on board.
2004 Pinnacle Airlines Flight 3701 crashes in Jefferson City, Missouri. The two pilots (the aircraft's only occupants) are killed.
1998 Eric Rudolph is charged with six bombings, including the 1996 Centennial Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta, Georgia.
1994 Yasser Arafat, Yitzhak Rabin and Shimon Peres receive the Nobel Peace Prize for their role in the establishment of the Oslo Accords and the framing of future Palestinian self government.
1991 Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
1982 U.S. President Ronald Reagan proclaims a War on Drugs.
1981 Vice President Hosni Mubarak is elected as the President of Egypt, one week after the assassination of Anwar Sadat.
1979 The first National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights draws approximately 100,000 people.
1977 Anita Bryant gets a pie thrown in her face at a news conference in Des Moines by gay rights activist Tom Higgins for her anti-LGBT commentary.
1973 In the Thammasat student uprising, over 100,000 people protest in Thailand against the military government. Seventy-seven are killed and 857 are injured by soldiers.
1968 The first live TV broadcast by American astronauts in orbit is performed by the Apollo 7 crew.
1968 The 6.5 Mw⿯ Meckering earthquake shook the southwest portion of Western Australia with a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent), causing $2.2 million in damage and leaving 20-28 people injured.
1968 Jim Hines becomes the first man ever to break the so-called "ten-second barrier" in the 100-meter sprint with a time of 9.95 seconds.
1966 The city of Montreal begins the operation of its underground Montreal Metro rapid transit system.
1964 Martin Luther King Jr. received the Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through nonviolence.
1964 The Soviet Presidium and the Communist Party Central Committee each vote to accept Nikita Khrushchev's "voluntary" request to retire from his offices.
1962 The Cuban Missile Crisis begins when an American reconnaissance aircraft takes photographs of Soviet ballistic missiles being installed in Cuba.
1957 The 23rd Canadian Parliament becomes the only one to be personally opened by the Queen of Canada.
1957 At least 81 people are killed in the most devastating flood in the history of the Spanish city of Valencia.
1956 Dr. B. R. Ambedkar converts from Hinduism to Buddhism along with 385,000 of his followers.
1952 Korean War: The Battle of Triangle Hill is the biggest and bloodiest battle of 1952.
1949 The Smith Act trials of Communist Party leaders in the United States convicts eleven defendants of conspiring to advocate the violent overthrow of the federal government.
1947 Chuck Yeager becomes the first person to exceed the speed of sound.
1944 World War II: Linked to a plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel is forced to commit suicide.
1943 World War II: Prisoners at the Sobibór extermination camp in Poland revolt against the Germans.
1943 World War II: The American Eighth Air Force loses 60 of 291 B-17 Flying Fortress during the Second Raid on Schweinfurt.
1943 World War II: The Second Philippine Republic, a puppet state of Japan, is inaugurated with José P. Laurel as its president.
1940 World War II: The Balham underground station disaster kills sixty-six people during the London Blitz.
1939 World War II: The German submarine U-47 sinks the British battleship HMS Royal Oak within her harbour at Scapa Flow, Scotland.
1938 The first flight of the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk fighter plane.
1933 Germany withdraws from the League of Nations and World Disarmament Conference.
1926 The children's book Winnie-the-Pooh, by A. A. Milne, is first published.
1920 Finland and Soviet Russia sign the Treaty of Tartu, exchanging some territories.
1915 World War I: Bulgaria joins the Central Powers.
1913 Senghenydd colliery disaster, the United Kingdom's worst coal mining accident, claims the lives of 439 miners.
1912 Former president Theodore Roosevelt is shot and mildly wounded by John Flammang Schrank. With the fresh wound in his chest, and the bullet still within it, Roosevelt delivers his scheduled speech.
1910 English aviator Claude Grahame-White lands his aircraft on Executive Avenue near the White House in Washington, D.C.
1908 The Chicago Cubs defeat the Detroit Tigers, 2-0, clinching the 1908 World Series; this would be their last until winning the 2016 World Series.
1898 The steam ship SS Mohegan sinks near the Lizard peninsula, Cornwall, killing 106.
1888 Louis Le Prince films the first motion picture, Roundhay Garden Scene.
1884 American inventor George Eastman receives a U.S. Government patent on his new paper-strip film.
1863 American Civil War: Confederate troops under the command of A. P. Hill fail to drive the Union Army completely out of Virginia.
1843 Irish nationalist Daniel O'Connell arrested by British on charges of criminal conspiracy.
1808 The Republic of Ragusa is annexed by France.
1806 War of the Fourth Coalition: Napoleon decisively defeats Prussia at the Battle of Jena-Auerstedt.
1805 War of the Third Coalition: A French corps defeats an Austrian attempt to escape encirclement at Ulm.
1773 The first recorded ministry of education, the Commission of National Education, is formed in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.
1758 Seven Years' War: Frederick the Great suffers a rare defeat at the Battle of Hochkirch.
1656 Massachusetts enacts the first punitive legislation against the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).
1586 Mary, Queen of Scots, goes on trial for conspiracy against Queen Elizabeth I of England.
1322 Robert the Bruce of Scotland defeats King Edward II of England at the Battle of Old Byland, forcing Edward to accept Scotland's independence.
1066 The Norman conquest of England begins with the Battle of Hastings.
Famous People Born on October 14

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Year Name
1959 A. J. Pero, American drummer (d. 2015)
1910 John Wooden, American basketball player and coach (d. 2010)
1941 Eddie Keher, Irish sportsman (hurling)
1869 Joseph Duveen, 1st Baron Duveen, English art dealer (d. 1939)
1953 Greg Evigan, American actor
1972 Erika deLone, American tennis player
1940 Cliff Richard, Indian-English singer-songwriter and actor
1994 Joe Burgess, English rugby league player
1806 Preston King, American lawyer and politician (d. 1865)
1946 Al Oliver, American baseball player
Famous People Deaths On October 14

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Date Name
1568 Jacques Arcadelt, Dutch singer and composer (b. 1507)
2018 Milena DraviĿ, Serbian actress (b. 1940)
2013 Frank Moore, American painter and poet (b. 1946)
2013 Wally Bell, American baseball player and umpire (b. 1965)
530 Antipope Dioscorus
1066 Leofwine Godwinson, English nobleman and brother of Harold II
1711 Tewoflos, Ethiopian emperor (b. 1708)
2006 Klaas Runia, Dutch theologian and journalist (b. 1926)
2011 Reg Alcock, Canadian businessman and politician (b. 1948)
2011 Ashawna Hailey, American computer scientist and philanthropist (b. 1949)