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 This day in History - August 14
428 Historic Events for August 14
1983

Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Henredon Golf Classic

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1984

IBM releases PC DOS version 3.0

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1984

West Indies complete 5-0 series annihilation of England

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1984

Tigran Petroshan, Russian chess grand master, dies at 55

Death
1984

Peter Charles Arthur Wishart, composer, dies at 63

Death
1984

John Boynton Priestley, English, stagewriter (Magicians), dies at 89

Death
1985

Gale Sondergaard, actress (Letter), dies of cerebral thrombosis at 86

Death
1986

Phillies and Pirates play a 6 game series in 4 days

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1986

Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto arrested

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1987

Oakland's Mark McGwire sets rookie HR record at 39, en route to 49

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1987

"Les Miserables," opens at Rock Theatre, Szeged Hungary

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1988

Detroit beats Sox, 18-6, at Fenway, ends Boston winning streak at 24

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1988

70th PGA Championship: Jeff Sluman shoots a 272 at Oak Tree GC Edmond

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1988

Enzo Ferrari, Italy, sportscar manufacturer (Ferrari), dies at 90

Death
1989

President Pieter W Botha of South Africa, resigns

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1990

Denver vote for a 1% sales tax to pay for a baseball franchise

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1990

Angel's Louis Palonia is 74th to hit an inside park grandslam

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1991

Douglas Kiker, newscaster (NBC-TV), dies of a heart attack at 61

Death
1991

Comedian Jackie Mason marries his manager Jyll Rosenfeld (37)

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1991

Twins Dave Winfield is 23rd to hit 400 HR

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1992

Flora SA Benson, US, wife of pres Ezra Taft B of mormon church, dies

Death
1992

Alexander Rosemeier, Indonesian/Dutch painter, dies at 104

Death
1992

John J Sirica, US, judge (Watergate), dies at 88

Death
1992

Marion P Ames, US, advocate/activist, dies

Death
1992

Tony Williams, US, singer (Platters-Great Pretender), dies at 64

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