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What happened today in history?
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October 14

What happened on the day you were born?

In the headlines today:
 
2003 Actor Patrick Stewart, age 63, and his wife of three years, Wendy Neuss-Stewart, file for legal separation, citing irreconcilable differences.
 
1990 Conductor Leonard Bernstein dies in New York at age 72.
 
1977 singer/actor Bing Crosby dies in Spain at age 73.
 
1973 Formula One and Indy 500 auto racer Jackie Stewart announces his retirement from competition.
 
1968 TV audiences enjoy the first-ever live, televised pictures from a NASA mission, compliments of the Apollo 7 crew.
 


1964
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Tapes (Jerden)
Civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

(photo credit: Jerden Records


 
1947 The sound barrier is broken by Chuck Yeager, piloting the experimental Bell X-1 aircraft.
 
1944 Nazi Field Marshal Erwin Rommel commits suicide after being charged in a conspiracy against Adolf Hitler.
 
1933 Germany withdraws from the League of Nations.
 
1926 A.A. Milne's Winnie the Pooh appears in print for the first time.
 
1912   Presidential candidate Theodore Roosevelt is shot while making a campaign stop.
 

Born today:

1978  Usher - singer

1974  Natalie Maines - country singer (Dixie Chicks)

1958  Thomas Dolby - singer

1956  Arleen Sorkin - actress, TV hostess

1953  Greg Evigan - actor

1952  Harry Anderson - actor, comedian (Night Court, Cheers)

1950  Sheila Young - Olympic gold medal speed skater

1948  Marcia Barrett - singer (Boney M)

1947  Charley Joiner - NFL wide receiver

1946  Justin Hayward - guitarist, singer (Moody Blues)

1942  Billy Harrison - guitarist (Them)

1941  J.C. Snead - golfer

1940  Cliff Richard - singer

1939  Ralph Lauren - fashion designer

1928  Robert Webber - actor

1928  Roger Moore - actor

1916  C. Everett Koop - US Surgeon General

1910  John Wooden - UCLA basketball coach

1905  Eugene Fodor - travel author

1890  Dwight D. Eisenhower 1953 - 1961: (The American Presidents Series)  


Dwight D. Eisenhower - 34th US president; 5 star Army General
(photo credit: Warner Bros. Records)
 

1644  William Penn - Quaker leader

 

Born today? Your sign of the Zodiac is:
Libra (The Scales)   Libra    

(The Scales)

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