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 This day in History - October 14
400 Historic Events for October 14
1911

Le Duc Tho, North Vietnamese representive at Paris peace talk

Birth
1911

Largest baseball crowd ever 38,281 (Polo Grounds) see Giants beat A's, 2-1 (gate is record $77,379)

Event
1912

Bull Moose Teddy Roosevelt shot while campaigning in Milwaukee

Event
1912

Jack Young, cricketer (Middlesex and England slow left-armer post-WW2)

Birth
1912

Helmut Schelsky, German sociologist (Sociology of Sex)

Birth
1912

Jack Crapp, cricketer (England batsman 1948-49)

Birth
1913

Explosion in coal mine at Cardiff kills 439

Event
1913

Victor Trumper Jr, cricketer (son of Mr and Mrs Trumper NSW 1940-41)

Birth
1913

Ginty Lush, cricketer (NSW quick of the 30's who didn't play for Aust)

Birth
1914

German troops occupy Brug

Event
1914

Brendan Gill, critic

Birth
1916

C Everett Koop, surgeon general (1981-89)

Birth
1918

Doug Ring, cricketer (Australian leggie of the late 40's early 50's)

Birth
1919

Wilhelm von Siemens, German industrial/son of Werner, dies

Death
1919

Edward L Feightner, US rear-admiral (WW II-Santa Cruz Islands)

Birth
1920

Part of Petsamo province ceded by Soviet Union to Finland

Event
1922

1st automated telephones-Pennsylvania exchange in NYC

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1922

1st Thom McAn shoe store opens, on Third Avenue NYC

Event
1923

Marcellus Emants, writer/poet (Refrained from Confession), dies

Death
1923

George Elbridge Whiting, composer, dies at 83

Death
1924

Arnold Schoebergs opera "Die Gluckliche Hand," premieres in Vienna

Event
1924

Robert Webber, Santa Ana Calif, actor (79 Park Avenue)

Birth
1925

Anti-French uprising in Damascus (French inhabitants flee)

Event
1925

Louis Cohen, physicist

Birth
1926

Alan Alexander Milne's book "Winnie-the-Pooh" released

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