This Day in History for 14th October (Part 2)

Historical Events

Events 101 - 200 of 205

1958 - Brendan Behan's "Hostage," premieres in London
1958 - Malagasy Republic becomes autonomous republic in French Community
1958 - Paul Osborn's "World of Suzie Wong," premieres in NYC
1958 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1958 - The District of Columbia Bar Association votes to accept black Americans as members.
1959 - WMUB (now WPTO) TV channel 14 in Oxford, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting
1960 - Belgian sen Victor Leemans reveals huge gas field in Groningen
1960 - Peace Corps 1st suggested by JFK
1961 - "How to Succeed in Business" opens at 46th St NYC for 1415 perfs
1961 - 14th Ryder Cup: US wins, 14½-9½ at Royal Lytham & St Annes, England
1962 - Houston Oiler George Blanda throws for 6 TD passes vs NY Titans 56-17
1962 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Thunderbird Tourney Golf Tournament
35th US President John F. Kennedy35th US President John F. Kennedy 1962 - US U-2 espionage planes locate missile launchers in Cuba
1962 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1963 - Algeria & Morocco border conflict
1963 - WGHP TV channel 8 in Greensboro-High Point, NC (ABC) begins
1964 - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. announced as winner of the Nobel Peace Prize
1964 - Martin Walser's "Der Schwarze Schwan," premieres in Stuttgart
1964 - Philips begins experimenting with color TV
1964 - Roger Maris & Mickey Mantle hit HRs runs on back-to-back pitches
First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Nikita KhrushchevFirst Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Nikita Khrushchev 1964 - Leonid Brezhnev & Alexei Kosygin replace Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev
1965 - Joe Engle in X-15 reaches 80 km
1965 - Sandy Koufax hurls his 2nd shutout of World Series beating Twins 2-0
1966 - 175 US airplanes bomb North Vietnam
1966 - Dutch government of Cals falls by motion of Schmelzer
1968 - 1st live telecast from a manned US spacecraft (Apollo 7)
1968 - Beatles "White Album" completed
1968 - Gruener & Watson (US) set scuba depth record (133 m) in Bahamas
1968 - In NL expansion draft, Expos & Padres choose 30 players each
1968 - J R Hines of US runs 100m in world record 9.95 sec
1968 - A 6.8 earthquake wrecked the Australian town of Meckering, and also ruptured all major roads and railways nearby.
1968 - The rebuilt Euston railway station in London is opened.
1969 - Palme government forms in Sweden
1969 - Race riots in Springfield Mass
1969 - T Agee & Ed Kranepool HR, Tommie Agee makes 2 great catches, Mets win Baseball World Series 5-0
1969 - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1969 - The United Kingdom introduces the 50p (fifty-pence) coin, replacing the ten-shilling note, in anticipation of the decimalisation of the currency in 1971.
Country Music Singer and Songwriter Merle HaggardCountry Music Singer and Songwriter Merle Haggard 1970 - 4th Country Music Association Award: Merle Haggard wins
1970 - Cleveland Cavaliers lose to Buffalo Braves in their 1st game 107-92
1970 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1970 - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1971 - 2 killed in Memphis racial disturbances
1971 - John & Yoko appear on "Dick Cavett Show"
1972 - Oakland A Gene Tenace is 1st to homer in 1st 2 World Series at bats
1973 - Egyptian tanks move further into Israel
1973 - Judy Rankin wins LPGA GNA Golf Classic
1973 - Willie Mays last hit, as Mets beat A's in World Series game 2 A's Mike Andrews makes 2 errors, prompting owner Finley to remove him
MLB Legend Willie MaysMLB Legend Willie Mays 1974 - 8th Country Music Association Award: Charlie Rich
1975 - Pres Ford escapes injury when his limousine is struck broadside
1976 - Chris Chambliss' 9th inning lead off homer gives NY Yanks pennant #30
1976 - Nobel prize for economy awarded to Milton Friedman
1976 - Soyuz 23 carries 2 to Salyut 6, but returns without docking
1977 - Linda Ronstadt sings national anthem at World Series
1977 - Princess Beatrice opens Amsterdam metro
1978 - 1st TV movie from a TV series-"Rescue from Gilligan's Island"
1978 - China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
MLB Right Fielder Reggie JacksonMLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson 1978 - NY Yank Reggie Jackson causes World Series controversy by getting in the way of a throw to 1st & deflects the ball away
1978 - Despite Denis Potvin hat trick in 3:21 Islanders lose 7-10 making Islander record when scoring a hat trick-22-2-1
1979 - 100,000 demonstrate in Bonn against nuclear energy
1979 - Amy Alcott wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic
1979 - Flyers start 35 game unbeaten streak beating Toronto 4-3
1979 - NHL's greatest scorer Wayne Gretzky scores his 1st NHL goal
1980 - Phils rally from 4-0 deficit to beat the Royals, 7-6 to take WS opener
1980 - Presidential nominee Ronald Reagan promises to name a woman to Supreme Court
US President & Actor Ronald ReaganUS President & Actor Ronald Reagan 1981 - Yank Graig Nettles is 1st to get 2 hits in same inning of an ALSC game
1981 - Citing official misconduct in the investigation and trial, Amnesty International charges the U.S. government with holding Richard Marshall of the American Indian Movement as a political prisoner.
1982 - 6,000 Unification church couples wed in Korea
1982 - Islanders assessed 108 penality minutes Penguins 125 (233 total)
1982 - NY Islanders greatest shutout margin (9-0) vs Pittsburgh Penguins
1982 - President Reagan proclaims war against drugs
1983 - Grenada leftist coup under vice-premier Coard
1983 - US Marine peacekeeper Sgt Allen Soifert killed by sniper in Beirut
1984 - "Quilters" closes at Jack Lawrence Theater NYC after 24 performances
1984 - Browns' Ozzie Newsome sets club records with 14 receptions for 191 yds
1984 - Detroit Tigers beat SD Padres, 4 games to 1 in 81st World Series
1984 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Smirnoff Ladies Irish Golf Open
1985 - 19th Country Music Association Award: Ricky Skaggs wins
1985 - On Mon Night football, Jets retire Joe Namath's #12, beat Miami 23-7
Author Elie WieselAuthor Elie Wiesel 1986 - Concentration camp survivor Elie Wiesel wins Nobel Peace Prize
1986 - IOC decides to stagger Winter & Summer Olympic schedule
1986 - Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Elie Wiesel (against violence/racism)
1986 - Tim Kides of West NY, NJ performs 25,000 leg raises in 11:57:15
1987 - In Midland, Tx 1½-year-old Jessica McClure falls 22' (7m) down a well
1987 - St Louis Cards beat SF Giants, 4 games to 3 in NLCS
1988 - NJ Devils raise their 1st pennant (Patrick Div Playoff Champs)
1988 - Naguib Mahfouz is 1st Arabic writer to win Nobel literature prize
1989 - Dave Stewart is 1st since 1976 to start consec World Series openers
1989 - Texas A&I, Johnny Bailey sets NCAA season rush record at 6,085 yards
1990 - Cathy Gerring wins LPGA Trophee Urban World Golf Championship
NFL Quarterback Joe MontanaNFL Quarterback Joe Montana 1990 - SF 49er Joe Montana passes for 6 touchdowns vs Atlanta (45-35)
1991 - Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi wins Nobel Peace Prize
1991 - NY Rangers right wing Mike Gartner scores his 500th NHL goal
1992 - Atlanta Braves beat Pittsburgh Pirates in 7 games for NL pennant
1992 - Toronto Blue Jays beats Oakland A's to win their 1st AL pennant
1994 - Nobel Prize awarded to Yasser Arafat, Yitzhak Rabin & Shimon Peres
1994 - Space probe Magellan burns up in atmosphere of Venus
Palestinian Leader Yasser ArafatPalestinian Leader Yasser Arafat 1995 - Atlanta Braves become 1st team to sweep in NL playoff (beat Reds)
1996 - Braves blow out St Louis, 14-0 in an NLCS game
1996 - Dow Jones closes over 6,000 for 1st time (6,010)
1996 - Packer Chris Jacke kicks longest field goal to end overtime (53 yds)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 234

1928 - Frank E. Resnik, American business executive (d. 1995)
1929 - Alfredo Santos Buenaventura, composer
1929 - Yvon Durelle, Canadian boxer (d. 2007)
1930 - Joseph-Desire Kuku NWZA Mobutu Sese Seko, President Zaire (1965-97)
1930 - Robert Parker, US saxophonist/soul singer (Barefootin')
1931 - Rafael Puyana, Bogota Colombia, baroque harpsichordist (NY debut 1957)
1931 - Nikhil Banerjee, Indian classical musician (d. 1986)
President of Zaire Mobutu Sese SekoPresident of Zaire Mobutu Sese Seko (1930) 1932 - Anatoly Larkin, Russian-American physicist (d. 2005)
1932 - Enrico di Giuseppe, American tenor (d. 2005)
1935 - La Monte Young, Bern Idaho, composer (Composition in 1990)
1938 - John Dean III, former White House counsel (Watergate figure)
1938 - Empress Farah Diba of Iran
1939 - Hugh Delane Thompson, Shreveport LA, PGA golfer (1991 MONY Syracuse)
1939 - Ralph Lauren, Bronx, New York, fashion designer (Chaps, Polo Ralph Lauren)
1940 - Christopher Timothy, British actor (All Creatures Great & Small)
1940 - Sir Cliff Richard, [Harry Webb], Lucknow India, English rock vocalist (Suddenly)
Singer Cliff RichardSinger Cliff Richard (1940) 1940 - Jesse Carlyle Snead, Hot Springs VA, PGA golfer (1972 Phila Classic)
1940 - Pat Finley, Asheville NC, actress (Ellen Hartley-Bob Newhart Show)
1941 - Jim Courter, (Rep-R-NJ, 1979- )
1941 - Art Shamsky, American baseball player
1942 - Billy Harrison, Belfast Ireland, rock guitarist (Them)
1943 - Anthony Iannaccone, composer
1943 - Lance Rentzel, NFL receiver (Minn, LA)/ex-husband of Joey Heatherton
1943 - Noreen Corcoran, Quincy Mass, actress (Kelly-Bachelor Father)
1944 - Udo Kier, Germany, actress (Warhol Dracula, Warhol Frankenstein)
1945 - Colin Hodgkinson, English musician (Whitesnake)
1946 - Justin Hayward, England, vocalist (Moody Blues-Nights in White Satin)
1946 - James Robert "Radio" Kennedy, American football coach
1946 - Craig Venter, American biologist
1946 - Al Oliver, American baseball player
1946 - Dan McCafferty, Scottish musician (Nazareth)
1947 - Charlie Joiner, Many La, NFL receiver (Houston, Cincinnati, San Diego)
1947 - Lukas Resetarits, Austrian cabaret artist
1948 - Harry Anderson, American actor
1948 - David Ruprecht, American game show host
1948 - Engin Arık, Turkish nuclear physicist (d. 2007)
1949 - Katy Manning, English/Australian actress
1949 - Katha Pollitt, American writer
1950 - Sheila Young Ochowicz, Birmingham Mich, speed skater (Oly-gold/sil-76)
1951 - Marcia Barrett, St Catherine's Jamaica, rock vocalist (Boney M)
1952 - Daisy Eshuijs, singer/pianist/composer (Eye to Eye)
1952 - Harry Anderson, Newport RI, actor (Judge Harry Stone-Night Court)
1952 - Margriet Eshuijs, Dutch singer/pianist
1952 - Nikolai Adrianov, USSR, gymnast (Olympic-4 gold/2 silver/bronze-1976)
1953 - Greg Evigan, South Amboy NJ, actor (BJ-BJ & the Bear, Melrose Place)
1953 - Marcel R Zeeuw, Suriname lt-colonel (coup 1982)
1953 - Olga Nikolayevna Klyushnikova, Russia, cosmonaut
1953 - Roland Butcher, cricketer (1st black to play for England 1981)
1953 - Shelley Ackerman, American astrologer, writer, singer
1954 - Carole Malone, English newspaper columnist
1956 - Beth Daniel, Charleston South Carolina, LPGA golfer (1990 Kemper Open)
1957 - Gregory T Linteris, Demarest NJ, PhD/astronaut (STS 83, 94)
1957 - Karen Permezel, LPGA golfer
1957 - Michel Després, Quebec politician
1958 - Thomas Dolby, Cairo Egypt, rock vocalist (She Blinded Me With Science)
1959 - A J Pero, Staten Is, drummer (Twisted Sister-Not Gonna Take It)
1960 - John Aalberg, Orland Norway, US cross country skier (Olympics-1994)
1960 - Steve Cram, English runner (world record mile/2 km)
1961 - Melanie Wilson, actress (Jennifer-Perfect Strangers)
1961 - Isaac Mizrahi American fashion designer
1962 - Shahar Perkiss, Israel, tennis star
1962 - Jaan Ehlvest, Estonian chess player
1963 - Keith Byars, NFL running back (Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots)
1963 - Yim Jae-beom, South Korean singer
1964 - Joe Girardi, Peoria IL, catcher (NY Yankees)
1964 - Pieter Axe, soccer player (FC Utrecht/SC Heerenveen)
1964 - Olu Oguibe, American artist
1965 - Karyn White, singer
1965 - Jüri Jaanson, Estonian rower
1965 - Constantine Koukias, Australian composer
1967 - Arleen Sorkin, actress (Days of Our Lives, America's Funniest Videos)
1967 - Dave Hajek, Roseville CA, infielder (Houston Astros)
1967 - Sylvain Lefebvre, Richmond, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche)
1967 - Pat Kelly, American baseball player
1967 - Stephen A. Smith, American sports journalist
1968 - Dwayne Schintzius, NBA center (Indiana Pacers)
1968 - Gene Williams, NFL guard/tackle (Atlanta Falcons)
1968 - Rashid Latif, cricketer (Pakistani wicket-keeper)
1968 - Wanda Guyton, WNBA forward (Houston Comets)
1968 - Matthew Le Tissier, English footballer
1968 - Johnny Goudie, American musician
1969 - Mark Verhoeven, Dutch soccer player (MVV/NEC)
1969 - P J Brown, NBA center/forward (NJ Nets, Miami Heat)
1969 - David Strickland, American actor (d. 1999)
1970 - Daniela Pestova, [Chameleon], Prague Czech, model (1995 SI/L'Oreal)
1970 - Jim Jackson, NBA guard (Dallas Mavericks, Phila 76ers)
1970 - Nina Kemppel, Anchorage Alaska, cross country skier (Olympics-1994)
1970 - Jon Seda, Puerto Rican actor
1970 - Pär Zetterberg, Swedish football player
1971 - Derrick Rodgers, linebacker (Miami Dolphins)
1971 - Frank Wycheck, NFL tight end (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
1971 - Jorge Costa, Portuguese footballer
1972 - Erika de Lone, Boston Mass, tennis star (1996 Futures-Wilmington DE)
1972 - J J Smith, NFL running back (KC Chiefs)
1972 - Mike Archie, running back (Tennessee Oilers)
1972 - Nelson Van waes, CFL defensive linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1972 - Shawn Banks, WLAF LB (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1973 - DeJuan Wheat, NBA guard (Minn Timberwolves)
1973 - Lasha Zhvania, Georgian politician
1974 - Kim Williams, WNBA guard (Utah Starzz)

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