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 This day in History - August 14
428 Historic Events for August 14
1932

Philips makes 1 millionth radio

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1933

Jimmie Foxx hits for cycle and sets AL record with 9 RBIs

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1934

Robin McLaren, British ambassador (China)

Birth
1935

Social Security Act becomes law

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1936

1st Olympic basketball game (Berlin)

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1936

Rainey Bethea, hanged, last US public execution

Death
1937

Detroit Tigers score 36 runs in double header vs St Louis Browns

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1937

Sapper, British soldier/novelist (Bull-Dog Drummond), dies at 48

Death
1937

Brian Fenelly, composer

Birth
1937

China declares war on Japan

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1938

Hugh Trumble, cricketer (32 Tests for Australia, 141 wickets), dies

Death
1938

J J Kelly, cricketer (36 Tests for Aust 1896-1905, stumped 20), dies

Death
1938

Betsy Cullen, LPGA golfer

Birth
1938

Landon Ronald, composer/pianist, dies at 65

Death
1938

Stuart McKinnon, high court judge

Birth
1938

Niara Sudarkasa, [Gloria M Clark], educator/pres (Lincoln College)

Birth
1938

BBC's 1st feature film on TV (Student of Prague)

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1939

1st night games at Comiskey Park (White Sox 5, Browns 2)

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1940

Galen Hall, WLAF Head Coach (Orlando Thunder, Rhein Fire)

Birth
1940

Dash Crofts, Cisco Tx, singer (Seals and Crofts-Summer Breeze)

Birth
1940

Dutch Premier De Geer vacations in Switzerland

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1941

Atlantic Charter signed by FDR and Churchill

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1941

Milh ly Babits, Hungarians literary (G¢lyakalifa), dies at 57

Death
1941

Josef Jakobs, German spy, executed in Tower of London

Death
1941

Peter Truscott, cricketer (one Test NZ v Pakistan 1965, 3 and 26)

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