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April 14th, 2069 (April 14 2069)EventVitellius, commander of the Rhine armies, defeats Emperor Otho in the Battle of Bedriacum and seizes the throne.
April 14th, 2043 (April 14 2043)EventBattle of Forum Gallorum: Mark Antony, besieging Julius Caesar s assassin Decimus Junius Brutus in Mutina, defeats the forces of the consul Pansa, who is killed.Julius Caesar Quotes
April 14th, 2008 (April 14 2008)DeathTommy Holmes, American baseball player (born in 1918)
April 14th, 2008 (April 14 2008)DeathOllie Johnston, the last living member of Disney s Nine Old Men. (born in 1912)
April 14th, 2008 (April 14 2008)DeathMiguel Galvan, Mexican actor/comedian. (born in 1957)
April 14th, 2007 (April 14 2007)EventAt least 200,000 demonstrators in Ankara, Turkey protest against the possible candidacy of incumbent Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
April 14th, 2007 (April 14 2007)DeathJune Callwood, Canadian journalist, author and social activist (born in 1924)
April 14th, 2007 (April 14 2007)DeathDon Ho, American musician (born in 1930)
April 14th, 2006 (April 14 2006)DeathMahmut Bakalli, Kosovo politician (born in 1936)
April 14th, 2005 (April 14 2005)EventThe U.S. Oregon Supreme Court nullifies marriage licenses issued to gay couples a year earlier by Multnomah County.
April 14th, 2004 (April 14 2004)DeathMicheline Charest, French Canadian television producer (born in 1953)
April 14th, 2003 (April 14 2003)EventThe Human Genome Project is completed with 99% of the human genome sequenced to an accuracy of 99.99%.
April 14th, 2003 (April 14 2003)EventU.S. troops in Baghdad capture Abu Abbas, leader of the Palestinian group that killed an American on the hijacked cruise liner the Achille Lauro in 1985.
April 14th, 2002 (April 14 2002)EventVenezuelan President Hugo Chavez returns to office two days after being ousted and arrested by the country s military.
April 14th, 2001 (April 14 2001)DeathHiroshi Teshigahara, Japanese director (born in 1927)
April 14th, 2000 (April 14 2000)EventMetallica drummer Lars Ulrich files a lawsuit against P2P sharing phenomenon Napster. This law-suit eventually leads the movement against file-sharing programs.
April 14th, 2000 (April 14 2000)DeathFrenchy Bordagaray, American baseball player (born in 1910)
April 14th, 2000 (April 14 2000)DeathPhil Katz, American computer programmer (born in 1962)
April 14th, 2000 (April 14 2000)DeathWilf Mannion, English footballer (born in 1918)
April 14th, 1999 (April 14 1999)EventNATO mistakenly bombs a convoy of ethnic Albanian refugeesYugoslav officials say 75 people are killed.
April 14th, 1999 (April 14 1999)EventA severe hailstorm strikes Sydney, Australia causing A$1.7 billion in insured damages, the most costly natural disaster in Australian history.
April 14th, 1999 (April 14 1999)DeathEllen Corby, American actress (born in 1911)
April 14th, 1999 (April 14 1999)DeathAnthony Newley, British actor and singer (born in 1931)
April 14th, 1996 (April 14 1996)BirthAbigail Breslin, American child actress
April 14th, 1995 (April 14 1995)DeathBurl Ives, American singer and actor (born in 1909)
April 14th, 1994 (April 14 1994)EventIn a U.S. friendly fire incident during Operation Provide Comfort in northern Iraq, two United States Air Force aircraft mistakenly shoot-down two United States Army helicopters, killing 26 people. Ovid Quotes
April 14th, 1994 (April 14 1994)DeathSalimuzzaman Siddiqui, Pakistani scientist and scholar (born in 1897)
April 14th, 1993 (April 14 1993)BirthVivien Cardone, an American actress
April 14th, 1993 (April 14 1993)BirthGraham Phillips (actor), American actor
April 14th, 1990 (April 14 1990)DeathThurston Harris, American singer (born in 1931)
April 14th, 1988 (April 14 1988)EventThe USS Samuel B. Roberts strikes a mine in the Persian Gulf during Operation Earnest Will.
April 14th, 1988 (April 14 1988)EventIn a United Nations ceremony in Geneva, Switzerland, the Soviet Union signs an agreement pledging to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan.
April 14th, 1986 (April 14 1986)EventIn retaliation for the April 5 bombing in West Berlin that killed two U.S. servicemen, U.S. president Ronald Reagan orders major bombing raids against Libya, killing 60 people.Ronald Reagan Quotes
April 14th, 1986 (April 14 1986)Event1 kg (2.2 pound) hailstones fall on the Gopalganj district of Bangladesh, killing 92. These are the heaviest hailstones ever recorded.
April 14th, 1986 (April 14 1986)BirthMatt Derbyshire, English footballer
April 14th, 1986 (April 14 1986)BirthAnne Watanabe, Japanese model
April 14th, 1986 (April 14 1986)DeathSimone de Beauvoir, French feminist writer (born in 1908)Simone De Beauvoir Quotes
April 14th, 1985 (April 14 1985)DeathNoele Gordon, English actress (born in 1919)
April 14th, 1984 (April 14 1984)BirthAdan Sanchez, Mexican-American singer (died in 2004)
April 14th, 1984 (April 14 1984)DeathDionisis Papagiannopoulos, Greek actor (born in 1912)
April 14th, 1983 (April 14 1983)BirthJames McFadden, Scottish footballer
April 14th, 1983 (April 14 1983)BirthWilliam Yaw Obeng, Arena Football League lineman
April 14th, 1983 (April 14 1983)BirthNikoloz Tskitishvili, American basketball player
April 14th, 1983 (April 14 1983)DeathPete Farndon, English bassist (The Pretenders) (born in 1952)
April 14th, 1981 (April 14 1981)EventSTS-The first operational space shuttle, Columbia (OV-102) completes its first test flight.
April 14th, 1980 (April 14 1980)BirthBen Wells, American actor
April 14th, 1980 (April 14 1980)BirthWin Butler, American/Canadian musician (Arcade Fire)
April 14th, 1979 (April 14 1979)BirthRebecca DiPietro, American model
April 14th, 1979 (April 14 1979)BirthRandal McCloy, Survivor of the Sago Mine Disaster
April 14th, 1979 (April 14 1979)BirthNoe Pamarot, French footballer
April 14th, 1978 (April 14 1978)Event1978 Tbilisi Demonstrations: Thousands of Georgians demonstrate against Soviet attempts to change the constitutional status of the Georgian language.
April 14th, 1977 (April 14 1977)BirthSarah Michelle Gellar, American actress
April 14th, 1976 (April 14 1976)BirthAnna DeForge, American basketball player
April 14th, 1976 (April 14 1976)BirthJason Wiemer, Canadian ice hockey player
April 14th, 1976 (April 14 1976)BirthKyle Farnsworth, American baseball player
April 14th, 1976 (April 14 1976)DeathJose Revueltas, Mexican writer (born in 1914)
April 14th, 1975 (April 14 1975)BirthAmy Dumas, American professional wrestler
April 14th, 1975 (April 14 1975)BirthVeronika Zemanova, Czech model
April 14th, 1975 (April 14 1975)BirthAvner Dorman, Israeli composer
April 14th, 1975 (April 14 1975)BirthAnderson Silva, Brazilian mixed martial artist Martial Quotes
April 14th, 1975 (April 14 1975)DeathFredric March, American actor (born in 1897)
April 14th, 1974 (April 14 1974)BirthShawntae Harris, American rapper
April 14th, 1973 (April 14 1973)BirthRoberto Ayala, Argentine footballer
April 14th, 1973 (April 14 1973)BirthAdrien Brody, American actor
April 14th, 1973 (April 14 1973)BirthDavid Miller, American tenor (Il Divo)
April 14th, 1972 (April 14 1972)BirthPaul Devlin, England-born Scottish footballer
April 14th, 1972 (April 14 1972)BirthRoberto Mejia, Dominican baseball player
April 14th, 1971 (April 14 1971)BirthMiguel Calero, Colombian footballer
April 14th, 1971 (April 14 1971)BirthPeter Gibson, American writer
April 14th, 1971 (April 14 1971)BirthGregg Zaun, American baseball player
April 14th, 1970 (April 14 1970)BirthShizuka Kudo, Japanese singer
April 14th, 1970 (April 14 1970)BirthEmre Altug, Turkish singer
April 14th, 1969 (April 14 1969)BirthBrad Ausmus, American baseball player
April 14th, 1969 (April 14 1969)BirthVebjorn Selbekk, Norwegian journalist
April 14th, 1969 (April 14 1969)BirthMartyn LeNoble, Dutch musician
April 14th, 1969 (April 14 1969)BirthMark Macon, American basketball player
April 14th, 1968 (April 14 1968)EventAt the U.S. Academy Awards, a tie for the Academy Award for Best Actress is achieved by Katharine Hepburn and Barbra Streisand.Katharine Hepburn Quotes
April 14th, 1968 (April 14 1968)BirthAnthony Michael Hall, American actor
April 14th, 1968 (April 14 1968)DeathAl Benton, American baseball player (born in 1911)
April 14th, 1967 (April 14 1967)BirthBarrett Martin, American drummer and composer
April 14th, 1967 (April 14 1967)BirthNicola Berti, Italian International footballer
April 14th, 1967 (April 14 1967)BirthAlain Cote, French Canadian ice hockey player
April 14th, 1966 (April 14 1966)BirthDavid Justice, American baseball player
April 14th, 1966 (April 14 1966)BirthGreg Maddux, American baseball player
April 14th, 1966 (April 14 1966)BirthAndre Boisclair, Quebec politician (Parti Quebecois)
April 14th, 1965 (April 14 1965)BirthTom Dey, American film director
April 14th, 1964 (April 14 1964)BirthGreg Battle, Canadian Football League player
April 14th, 1964 (April 14 1964)DeathTatyana Alexeyevna Afanasyeva, Russian/Dutch mathematician (born in 1876)
April 14th, 1964 (April 14 1964)DeathRachel Carson, American environmentalist (born in 1907)Rachel Carson Quotes
April 14th, 1962 (April 14 1962)EventGeorges Pompidou becomes Prime Minister of France.
April 14th, 1961 (April 14 1961)EventYuri Gagarin is greeted by mass crowds and Khrushchev in Red Square following his historic first space flight on 12th AprilYuri Gagarin Quotes
April 14th, 1961 (April 14 1961)BirthRobert Carlyle, British actor
April 14th, 1960 (April 14 1960)BirthBrad Garrett, American actor
April 14th, 1958 (April 14 1958)EventThe Soviet satellite Sputnik 2 falls from orbit after a mission duration of 162 days.
April 14th, 1958 (April 14 1958)BirthJohn D Aquino, American actor
April 14th, 1957 (April 14 1957)BirthLothaire Bluteau, Canadian actor
April 14th, 1957 (April 14 1957)BirthRichard Jeni, American comedian (died in 2007)
April 14th, 1957 (April 14 1957)BirthMikhail Pletnev, Russian pianist, conductor and composer
April 14th, 1956 (April 14 1956)EventIn Chicago, Illinois (U.S.), videotape is first demonstrated.
April 14th, 1954 (April 14 1954)BirthBruce Sterling, American science fiction authorBruce Sterling Quotes
April 14th, 1953 (April 14 1953)BirthDavid Buss, Evolutionary psychologist
April 14th, 1952 (April 14 1952)BirthMickey O Sullivan, Irish sportsman
April 14th, 1951 (April 14 1951)BirthJulian Lloyd Webber, English cellist Julian Quotes
April 14th, 1950 (April 14 1950)BirthFrancis Collins, American scientist
April 14th, 1950 (April 14 1950)DeathSri Ramana Maharshi, Indian philosopher (born in 1879) Philo Quotes
April 14th, 1949 (April 14 1949)BirthDeAnne Julius, American/English economist
April 14th, 1949 (April 14 1949)BirthJohn Shea, American actor
April 14th, 1948 (April 14 1948)BirthAnastasios Papaligouras, Greek lawyer and politician
April 14th, 1945 (April 14 1945)EventOsijek, Croatia, is liberated from fascist occupation.
April 14th, 1945 (April 14 1945)BirthRitchie Blackmore, English guitarist
April 14th, 1945 (April 14 1945)BirthTuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi, 8th Prime Minister of Samoa
April 14th, 1944 (April 14 1944)EventBombay Explosion (1944): A massive explosion in the Bombay harbor kills 300 causes economic damage valued then at 20 million pounds.
April 14th, 1942 (April 14 1942)BirthValentin Lebedev, Russian cosmonaut Bede Quotes
April 14th, 1942 (April 14 1942)BirthBjorn Rosengren, Swedish politician
April 14th, 1941 (April 14 1941)EventWorld War II: The Ustashe, a Croatian far-right organization is put in charge of the Independent State of Croatia by the Axis Powers after the Axis Operation 25 invasion. In addition, Rommel attacks Tobruk.
April 14th, 1941 (April 14 1941)BirthJulie Christie, British actress
April 14th, 1941 (April 14 1941)BirthPete Rose, American baseball player
April 14th, 1941 (April 14 1941)DeathGuillermo Kahlo, father of Frida Kahlo (born in 1871)Frida Kahlo Quotes
April 14th, 1940 (April 14 1940)EventWorld War II: Royal Marines land in Namsos, Norway in preparation for a larger force to arrive two days later.
April 14th, 1936 (April 14 1936)BirthKenneth Mars, American actor
April 14th, 1936 (April 14 1936)BirthFrank Serpico, American policeman
April 14th, 1936 (April 14 1936)BirthBobby Nichols, American professional golfer
April 14th, 1935 (April 14 1935)Event"Black Sunday", the worst dust storm of the U.S. Dust Bowl.
April 14th, 1935 (April 14 1935)BirthLoretta Lynn, American singer/songwriter
April 14th, 1935 (April 14 1935)BirthErich von Daniken, Swiss writer
April 14th, 1935 (April 14 1935)DeathAmalie Emmy Noether, German mathematician (born in 1882)
April 14th, 1934 (April 14 1934)BirthFredric Jameson, American philosopher, cultural theorist Philo Quotes
April 14th, 1932 (April 14 1932)BirthBob Grant, English actor (died in 2003)
April 14th, 1931 (April 14 1931)EventSpanish Cortes deposes King Alfonso XIII and proclaims the 2nd Spanish Republic.
April 14th, 1931 (April 14 1931)BirthPaul Masnick, Canadian ice hockey player
April 14th, 1930 (April 14 1930)BirthBradford Dillman, American actor
April 14th, 1930 (April 14 1930)DeathVladimir Mayakovsky, Russian writer (born in 1893)
April 14th, 1929 (April 14 1929)BirthGerry Anderson, English television producer
April 14th, 1927 (April 14 1927)EventThe first Volvo car premieres in Gothenburg, Sweden.
April 14th, 1927 (April 14 1927)BirthAlan MacDiarmid, New Zealand chemist, Nobel laureate (died in 2007)
April 14th, 1927 (April 14 1927)BirthDany Robin, French actress (died in 1995)
April 14th, 1926 (April 14 1926)BirthFrank Daniel, Czech-born writer, director and teacher (died in 1996)
April 14th, 1926 (April 14 1926)BirthLiz Renay, American actress (died in 2007)
April 14th, 1925 (April 14 1925)BirthGene Ammons, American jazz saxophonist (died in 1974)
April 14th, 1925 (April 14 1925)BirthAbel Muzorewa, Prime Minister of Zimbabwe
April 14th, 1925 (April 14 1925)BirthRod Steiger, American actor (died in 2002)
April 14th, 1925 (April 14 1925)DeathJohn Singer Sargent, English artist (born in 1856)
April 14th, 1924 (April 14 1924)BirthShorty Rogers, American jazz musician (died in 1994)
April 14th, 1923 (April 14 1923)BirthRoberto DeVicenzo, Argentine golf player
April 14th, 1921 (April 14 1921)BirthThomas Schelling, American economist, Nobel laureate
April 14th, 1917 (April 14 1917)BirthMarvin Miller, American labor activist
April 14th, 1917 (April 14 1917)BirthValerie Hobson, British actress (died in 1998)
April 14th, 1917 (April 14 1917)DeathLudovich Lazarus Zamenhof, Polish creator of Esperanto (born in 1859)
April 14th, 1915 (April 14 1915)EventThe Turks invade Armenia.
April 14th, 1914 (April 14 1914)DeathHubert Bland, English co-founder of the Fabian Society (born in 1855)
April 14th, 1912 (April 14 1912)EventThe British passenger liner RMS Titanic hits an iceberg in the North Atlantic, and sinks the following morning with the loss of 1,503 lives.
April 14th, 1912 (April 14 1912)DeathHenri Brisson, French statesman (born in 1835)
April 14th, 1911 (April 14 1911)DeathAddie Joss, American baseball player (born in 1880)
April 14th, 1911 (April 14 1911)DeathHenri Elzear Taschereau, French Canadian jurist and Chief Justice of Canada (born in 1836)
April 14th, 1910 (April 14 1910)DeathMikhail Vrubel, Russian painter (born in 1856)
April 14th, 1907 (April 14 1907)BirthFrancois Duvalier, Haitian politician (died in 1971)
April 14th, 1905 (April 14 1905)BirthElizabeth Huckaby, American educator (died in 1999)
April 14th, 1904 (April 14 1904)BirthSir John Gielgud, English actor (died in 2000)
April 14th, 1902 (April 14 1902)BirthSylvio Mantha, Canadian ice hockey player (died in 1974)
April 14th, 1897 (April 14 1897)BirthClaire Windsor, American actress (died in 1972)
April 14th, 1894 (April 14 1894)EventThomas Edison demonstrates the kinetoscope, a device for peep-show viewing using photographs that flip in sequence, a precursor to movies.
April 14th, 1892 (April 14 1892)BirthVere Gordon Childe, Australian philologist (died in 1957) Philo Quotes
April 14th, 1891 (April 14 1891)BirthB. R. Ambedkar, Indian jurist (d.1956)
April 14th, 1890 (April 14 1890)EventThe Pan-American Union is founded by the First International Conference of American States in Washington, D.C.
April 14th, 1886 (April 14 1886)BirthErnst Robert Curtius, Alsatian philologist (died in 1956) Philo Quotes
April 14th, 1882 (April 14 1882)BirthMoritz Schlick, Austrian philosopher, (died in 1936) Philo Quotes
April 14th, 1881 (April 14 1881)EventThe Four Dead in Five Seconds Gunfight erupts in El Paso, Texas.
April 14th, 1872 (April 14 1872)BirthAbdullah Yusuf Ali, Islamic scholar (died in 1953)
April 14th, 1870 (April 14 1870)BirthVictor Borisov-Musatov, Russian painter (died in 1905)
April 14th, 1870 (April 14 1870)BirthSyd Gregory, Australian cricketer (died in 1929)
April 14th, 1868 (April 14 1868)BirthPeter Behrens, German architect (died in 1940)
April 14th, 1866 (April 14 1866)BirthAnne Sullivan, Helen Keller s teacher (died in 1936)Helen Keller Quotes
April 14th, 1865 (April 14 1865)EventU.S. President Abraham Lincoln is shot in Ford s Theatre by John Wilkes Booth.Abraham Lincoln Quotes
April 14th, 1865 (April 14 1865)EventU.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward and his family are attacked in his home by Lewis Powell.
April 14th, 1864 (April 14 1864)EventBattle of Dybbol: A Prussian-Austrian army defeats Denmark and gains control of Schleswig. Denmark surrenders the province in the following peace settlement.
April 14th, 1860 (April 14 1860)EventThe first Pony Express rider reaches Sacramento, California.
April 14th, 1857 (April 14 1857)BirthPrincess Beatrice of the United Kingdom, Youngest daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, Prince Consort (died in 1944)
April 14th, 1849 (April 14 1849)EventHungary declares itself independent of Austria with Louis Kossuth as its leader.
April 14th, 1846 (April 14 1846)EventThe Donner Party of pioneers departs Springfield, Illinois, for California, on what will become a year-long journey of hardship, cannibalism, and survival.
April 14th, 1831 (April 14 1831)EventSoldiers marching on a bridge in Manchester, England cause it to collapse.
April 14th, 1828 (April 14 1828)EventNoah Webster copyrights the first edition of his dictionary.
April 14th, 1827 (April 14 1827)BirthAugustus Pitt Rivers, English archaeologist (died in 1900)
April 14th, 1818 (April 14 1818)BirthMarie of Saxe-Altenburg, queen of Hanover (died in 1909)
April 14th, 1792 (April 14 1792)DeathMaximilian Hell, Slovakian astronomer (born in 1720)
April 14th, 1788 (April 14 1788)BirthDavid G. Burnet, interim president of the Republic of Texas (died in 1870)
April 14th, 1785 (April 14 1785)DeathWilliam Whitehead, English writer (born in 1715)
April 14th, 1775 (April 14 1775)EventThe first abolition society in North America is establishedied in The "Society for the Relief of Free Negroes Unlawfully Held in Bondage" is organized in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Benjamin Franklin and Benjamin Rush.Benjamin Franklin Quotes
April 14th, 1773 (April 14 1773)BirthJean-Baptiste de Villele, French statesman (died in 1854)
April 14th, 1759 (April 14 1759)DeathGeorge Frideric Handel, German composer (born in 1685)George Frideric Handel Quotes
April 14th, 1741 (April 14 1741)BirthEmperor Momozono of Japan (died in 1762)
April 14th, 1738 (April 14 1738)BirthWilliam Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (died in 1809)William King Quotes
April 14th, 1721 (April 14 1721)DeathMichel Chamillart, French statesman (born in 1652)
April 14th, 1716 (April 14 1716)DeathArthur Herbert, 1st Earl of Torrington, British admiral
April 14th, 1714 (April 14 1714)BirthAdam Gib, Scottish religious leader (died in 1788)
April 14th, 1699 (April 14 1699)EventKhalsa: Birth of Khalsa, the brotherhood of the Sikh religion, in Northern India in accordance with the Nanakshahi calendar.
April 14th, 1682 (April 14 1682)DeathAvvakum, Russian priest and writer (born in 1621)
April 14th, 1668 (April 14 1668)BirthMagnus Julius De la Gardie, Swedish General (died in 1741)
April 14th, 1662 (April 14 1662)DeathWilliam Fiennes, 1st Viscount Saye and Sele, English statesman (born in 1582)
April 14th, 1629 (April 14 1629)BirthChristiaan Huygens, Dutch mathematician (died in 1695)
April 14th, 1599 (April 14 1599)DeathHenry Wallop, English statesman
April 14th, 1578 (April 14 1578)BirthKing Philip III of Spain (died in 1621)
April 14th, 1578 (April 14 1578)DeathJames Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, consort of Mary I of Scotland
April 14th, 1574 (April 14 1574)DeathLouis of Nassau, Dutch general (killed in battle) (born in 1538)
April 14th, 1572 (April 14 1572)BirthAdam Tanner, Austrian mathematician (died in 1632)
April 14th, 1471 (April 14 1471)EventIn England, the Yorkists under Edward IV defeat the Lancastrians under Warwick at the battle of Barnet; the Earl of Warwick is killed and Edward IV resumes the throne.
April 14th, 1471 (April 14 1471)DeathRichard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick, English kingmaker (born in 1428)
April 14th, 1434 (April 14 1434)EventThe foundation stone of Cathedral St. Peter and St. Paul in Nantes, France is laid.
April 14th, 1345 (April 14 1345)DeathRichard Aungerville, English bishop and writer (born in 1287)
April 14th, 1341 (April 14 1341)EventSack of Saluzzo (Italy) by Italian-Angevine troops under Manfred V of Saluzzo.
April 14th, 1336 (April 14 1336)BirthEmperor Go-Kogon of Japan (died in 1374)
April 14th, 1322 (April 14 1322)DeathBartholomew de Badlesmere, 1st Lord Badlesmere, English soldier (born in 1275)
April 14th, 1279 (April 14 1279)DeathBoleslaus of Greater Poland
April 14th, 1205 (April 14 1205)EventBattle of Adrianople between Bulgarians and Crusaders.
April 14th, 1132 (April 14 1132)DeathMstislav of Kiev (born in 1076)
April 14th, 1028 (April 14 1028)EventHenry III, son of Conrad, is elected king of the Germans.

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