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October 14 Events and Birthdays

Today in History- October 14

Happy Birthday!
1644 William Penn, founded Quaker colony of Pennsylvania
1890 Dwight David Eisenhower, 34th U.S. President
1893 Lillian Gish, actress (Birth of a Nation, Orphans of the Storm)
1894 e e cummings, poet
1927 Sir Roger Moore, actor (James Bond movies)
1939 Ralph Lauren, designer
1952 Harry Anderson, actor/magician (Harry from "Night Court")
1953 Greg Evigan, actor ("B.J. and the Bear", "My Two Dads")
1956 Arleen Sorkin, actress (The Batman/Superman Movie)
1965 Trevor Goddard, actress (JAG, Mortal Kombat)
1970 Jon Seda, actor (Twelve Monkeys, Selena)
1974 Natalie Maines, singer from the Dixie Chicks ("Wide Open Spaces")
1978 Usher Raymond, singer ("U Got It Bad")

Deaths:
1944 German General Erwin Rommel
1959 Errol Flynn, actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood)
1977 Bing Crosby, actor/ singer ("Swinging on a Star", "Winter Wonderland")
1997 Harold Robbins, author (Never Love a Stranger)

Events:
1947 Chuck Yeager breaks the sound barrier.
1964 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr received Noble Peace Prize.

History Lesson:
Sir Roger Moore was the goodwill ambassador for UNICEF.

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