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August 14th

August 14th is the 226th day of the year (227th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 139 days remaining until the end of the year.

On this page, we have placed information about August 14th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on August 14th

1851 Doc Holliday (gunfighter)

1941 David Crosby (singer/songwriter, guitarist)

1945 Steve Martin (comedian, actor)

Steve Martin

1947 Danielle Steel (author)

Danielle Steel

1950 Gary Larson (cartoonist - The Far Side)

1959 Magic Johnson (basketball player)

1960 Sarah Brightman (singer)

1966 Halle Berry (actress)

Halle Berry

1968 Catherine Bell (actress)

1983 Mila Kunis (actress)

August 14th in History

1848 Oregon Territory organized.

1885 Japan grants its first patent (for rust-proof paint)

1908 The first ever beauty contest is held in Folkestone, England.

1913 Stainless steel invented by Harry Brearley.

1916 Romania enters World War I on the side of the Entente.

1945 US V-J Day (Victory over Japan Day) marking the end of the Second Word War in the Pacific. The Japanese surrender actually took place on August 15th, but it is celebrated a day earlier in the USA, because of the time difference when news of the surrender first broke.

1947 Pakistan independent from UK.

1969 British troops are deployed in Northern Ireland.

1971 Bahrain independent from UK.

1990 Cadbury World opens in Birmingham, United Kingdom.

August 14th is also

Flag Day (Paraguay)

Pakistan Independence Day (Pakistan) - Pakistan become independent from the UK, and separated from India, on 14th August 1947.

Falkland Day (Falkland Islands)


People born on August 14th are Leo


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