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 This day in History - October 14
400 Historic Events for October 14
1976

Nobel prize for economy awarded to Milton Friedman

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1977

Linda Ronstadt sings national anthem at World Series

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1977

Princess Beatrice opens Amsterdam metro

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1977

Bing Crosby, singer/actor (Going My Way), dies of a heart attack at 74

Death
1978

NY Yank Reggie Jackson causes World Series controversy by getting in the way of a throw to 1st and deflects the ball away

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1978

Despite Denis Potvin hat trick in 3:21 Islanders lose 7-10 making Islander record when scoring a hat trick-22-2-1

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1978

1st TV movie from a TV series-"Rescue from Gilligan's Island"

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1978

China PR performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC

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1979

Coty Strickler, Miss Montana Teen USA (1997)

Birth
1979

NHL's greatest scorer Wayne Gretzky scores his 1st NHL goal

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1979

Flyers start 35 game unbeaten streak beating Toronto 4-3

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1979

Amy Alcott wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic

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1979

100,000 demonstrate in Bonn against nuclear energy

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1980

Pres nominee Ronald Reagan promises to name a woman to Supreme Court

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1980

Bob Marley's last concert

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1980

Phils rally from 4-0 deficit to beat the Royals, 7-6 to take WS opener

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1980

S N Banerjee, cricketer (one Test for India), dies

Death
1981

Ingemar Liljefors, composer, dies at 74

Death
1981

Yank Graig Nettles is 1st to get 2 hits in same inning of an ALSC game

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1982

Pres Reagan proclaims war against drugs

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1982

NY Islanders greatest shutout margin (9-0) vs Pittsburgh Penguins

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1982

Islanders assessed 108 penality minutes Penguins 125 (233 total)

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1982

6,000 Unification church couples wed in Korea

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1983

Grenada leftist coup under vice-premier Coard

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1983

US Marine peacekeeper Sgt Allen Soifert killed by sniper in Beirut

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