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October 14th

October 14th is the 287th day of the year (288th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 78 days remaining until the end of the year.

On this page, we have placed information about October 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 October 14th

1542 Abu'l-Fath Jalal-ud-Din Muhammad Akbar (Mughal Emperor)

1633 King James II (British King 1685-1688)

1644 William Penn (businessman, founder of Pennsylvania)

1873 Jules Rimet (President of FIFA 1921-1954)

1882 Éamon de Valera (Irish political leader)

1890 Dwight D. Eisenhower (US general, 34th US President)

Dwight D. Eisenhower

1894 E. E. Cummings (poet, painter, essayist, author)

1906 Le Duc Tho (Vietnamese diplomat, politician)

1916 C. Everett Koop (pediatric surgeon, public health administrator)

C. Everett Koop

1927 Roger Moore (actor)

1938 John Dean (White House Counsel during the Watergate scandal)

1939 Ralph Lauren (fashion designer)

1940 Cliff Richard (singer)

1944 Udo Kier (actor)

1945 Lesley Joseph (actress)

1949 Katy Manning (actress)

1954 Mordechai Vanunu (technician, whistleblower)

1958 Thomas Dolby (singer, producer, musician)

1960 Steve Cram (runner)

1963 Lori Petty (actress)

1965 Steve Coogan (comedian, actor)

1968 Matthew Le Tissier (soccer player)

October 14th in History

1066 Normans defeat Saxons at the Battle of Hastings.

1586 Mary Queen of Scots goes on trial for conspiracy against Elizabeth I of England.

Mary Queen of Scots

1812 Construction of Regent's Canal begins in London.

1915 Bulgaria enters World War I on the side of the Central Powers.

1926 Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne is published.

1933 Germany withdraws from the League of Nations.

1947 Chuck Yeager, flying the Bell X-1, is the first aviator to exceed Mach 1 in powered flight.

1957 Queen Elizabeth II is the first monarch to open the Canadian Parliament.

Queen Elizabeth II

1977 Atari VCS (later known as the "Atari 2600") video game console goes on sale.

1981 Hosni Mubarak is elected President of Egypt.

Hosni Mubarak

1982 President Reagan proclaims a War on Drugs.

Ronald Reagan

2012 Felix Baumgartner breaks the sound barrier jumping from a balloon 24 miles (39 kilometers) above Roswell, New Mexico.

October 14th is also

World Standards Day

World Organ Donation Day

Teacher's Day (Poland)


People born on October 14th are Libra


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