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 This day in History - October 14
400 Historic Events for October 14
1946

Justin Hayward, England, vocalist (Moody Blues-Nights in White Satin)

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1947

Dutch Queen Wilhelmina gives golden award to general Eisenhower

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1947

Charlie Joiner, Many La, NFL receiver (Houston, Cincinnati, San Diego)

Birth
1947

Chuck Yeager in Bell XS-1 makes 1st supersonic flight (Mach 1.015)

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1948

Large scale fighting between Israel and Egypt

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1948

Batavia lt-governor-general Of Mook dismissed

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1949

14 US Communist Party leaders convicted of sedition

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1949

Chinese Red army occupies Canton

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1949

Ezzard Charles TKOs Pat Valentino in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

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1950

Sheila Young Ochowicz, Birmingham Mich, speed skater (Oly-gold/sil-76)

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1950

Rev Sun Young Moon liberated from Hung Nam prison

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1951

Organization of Central American States forms

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1951

Det Lion Jack Christiansen returns 2 punts for touchdowns vs LA Rams

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1951

Marcia Barrett, St Catherine's Jamaica, rock vocalist (Boney M)

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1952

Nikolai Adrianov, USSR, gymnast (Olympic-4 gold/2 silver/bronze-1976)

Birth
1952

"Buttrio Square" opens at New Century Theater NYC for 7 performances

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1952

Daisy Eshuijs, singer/pianist/composer (Eye to Eye)

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1952

Harry Anderson, Newport RI, actor (Judge Harry Stone-Night Court)

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1952

Margriet Eshuijs, Dutch singer/pianist

Birth
1953

Great Britain performs nuclear test at Emu Field Australia

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1953

WTEN TV channel 10 in Albany, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting

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1953

Greg Evigan, South Amboy NJ, actor (BJ-BJ and the Bear, Melrose Place)

Birth
1953

Charley Dressen resigns rather than take 1 year contract as Dodger mgr

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1953

Belgian Convair crashes at Frankfurt, 44 die

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1953

1st 3 Dutch female police officers go into service

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