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 This day in History - October 14
400 Historic Events for October 14
1880

Victorio, Apache chief/murderer, killed by Mexican army

Death
1882

Eamon DeValera, NY, Pres of Ireland (1937-48, 51-54, 57-59)

Birth
1882

Charlie Parker, cricketer (legend Gloucs SLA, but 2-32 in only Test)

Birth
1883

Adrianus PHA de Kleyn, throat/nose/otologist (ear doctor)

Birth
1884

Jimmy Conlin, Camden NJ, actor (Sin of Harold Diddlebock)

Birth
1884

George Eastman patents paper-strip photographic film

Event
1888

Kathrin Mansfield, NZ writer (Aloe, Garden Party)

Birth
1888

Ernest Pingoud, composer

Birth
1889

Jean Canneel, Flemish sculptor

Birth
1890

Frank Conroy, Derby England, actor (Call of the Wild)

Birth
1890

Dwight D Eisenhower, Denison Tx, (R) 34th Pres (1953-1961)/Gen (WW 2)

Birth
1891

Paul de Keyser, Flemish story teller/philologist/folklorist

Birth
1892

Sumner Welles, US undersecretary/diplomat (Good neighbor policy)

Birth
1893

Harry Wright suggests umps keep ball-strike count a secret

Event
1893

Conradus Leemans, Dutch archaeologist, dies at 84

Death
1893

George Edwardes "Gaiety Girl" premieres in London

Event
1894

Sutan Ibrahim gelor Datuk Tan Malaka, founder (Indonesian Communist)

Birth
1894

Heinrich Lbke, West German president (1959-69)

Birth
1894

e. e. cummings, Cambridge Mass, poet (Tulips and Chimneys)

Birth
1896

Lillian Gish, silent film/stage actress (Birth of a Nation)

Birth
1898

Cruys Voorbergh, Dutch actor/director (Flying Dutchman)

Birth
1899

Alan Washbond, US, 2-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1932)

Birth
1899

Morning Post reporter Winston Churchill departs to South Africa

Event
1900

Edwin McLeod, cricketer (played in NZ's 2nd-ever Test 1930)

Birth
1900

Sandor Erkel, composer, dies at 54

Death