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 This day in History - August 14
428 Historic Events for August 14
1971

Georg von Opel, German auto manufacturer, dies at 59

Death
1971

Stan White, NFL/WLAF quarterback (NY Giants, London Monarchs)

Birth
1971

Pramodaya Wickremasinhghe, cricketer (Sri Lankan fast-medium bowler)

Birth
1972

Katja Maaria Lehtd, ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Oly-98)

Birth
1972

Ross Schulte, NFL/WLAF kicker/punter (Buffalo Bills, Frankfurt Galaxy)

Birth
1972

Oscar Levant, actor (American in Paris, Dance of Life), dies at 65

Death
1972

Pierre Brasseur, French actor (Quai des Brumes), dies at 66

Death
1972

Evan Pilgrim, NFL guard (Chic Bears)

Birth
1972

Ed O'Bannon, NBA forward (NJ Nets)

Birth
1972

Brian Gragert, WLAF punter (Amsterdam Admirals)

Birth
1972

Jules Romains, French novelist (Death of Nobody), dies at 86

Death
1972

East German Aeroflot Illyushin 62 crashes near Moscow, killing 156

Event
1972

Bloody Sunday: British soldiers fire into crowd, kill 13

Event
1973

US ends secret bombing of Cambodia

Event
1973

Johnny Unitas files $725,000 suit against Balt Colts

Event
1973

Wayne Chrebet, NFL wide receiver (NY Jets)

Birth
1973

Nancy Sweetnam, Lindsay Ontario, 400m swimmer (Olympics-7-92, 96)

Birth
1973

Kieren Perkins, Australian free-style 1500m swimmer (world record)

Birth
1973

Mike Mamula, NFL linebacker/defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles)

Birth
1973

Romane Bohringer, Pont-Sainte-Maxene France, actress (Savage Nights)

Birth
1974

Congress authorizes US citizens to own gold

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1974

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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1974

USSR performs underground nuclear test

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1974

Turkish army attacks Nicosia Cyprus

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1975

-15] Pakistani military coup against president Mujib ur-Rahman

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