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Notable Historical Events for April 14th

2013Justin Trudeau, son of long-serving Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, is elected leader of the Liberal Party of Canada

198052nd Academy Awards - "Kramer vs Kramer", Dustin Hoffman & Sally Field win

1536English King Henry VIII expropriates minor monasteries

1980Pulitzer prize awarded to Norman Mailer (Executioner's Song)

1985Beth Daniel wins LPGA Kyocera Inamori Golf Classic

1910President Taft begins tradition of throwing out ball on opening day

1906US President Theodore Roosevelt denounces "muckrakers" in US press, taken from John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress

200266th Golf Masters Championship: Tiger Woods becomes the third golfer to win in two consecutive years

1932Bizet, Massine & Mira's "Jeux d'Enfants" premieres in Monte Carlo

1828First American Dictionary: its author Noah Webster registers its copyright for publication

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Notable Birthdays on April 14th

1966Greg Maddux, San Angelo Texas, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)

1961Robert Carlyle, Glasgow, Scotland, British actor (Trainspotting, The Full Monty)

1945Ritchie Blackmore, England, guitarist (Rainbow-Stone Cold, Deep Purple)

1941Pete Rose, Cincinnati Ohio, MLB player and manager (Cincinnati Reds)

1963Meg Mallon, Natick Massachusetts, LPGA golfer (1991 US Women's Open)

1889Arnold Toynbee, England, historian (Study of History)

1977Sarah Michelle Gellar, actress (Kendall-All My Children, Buffy)

1966David Justice, Cincinnati Ohio, baseball player (Atlanta Braves)

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Notable Weddings on April 14th

1935PGA golfer Ben Hogan (22) weds Valerie Fox in Cleburne, Texas

1890Painter Pierre Auguste Renoir (49) weds Aline Victorine Charigot

1958Film director Stanley Kubrick (29) weds actress Christiane Harlan (25)

1950Baseball manager Tom Lasorda (22) weds Joan Miller

1956Actress Vera Miles (25) weds actor Gordon Scott (29)

1976The Washington Post reporter Carl Bernstein (32) weds writer and director Nora Ephron (34) at a civil ceremony in Manhattan

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Notable Divorces on April 14th

1978Novelist Danielle Steel (30) divorces Danny Zugelder after almost 3 years of marriage

1994Musician Billy Joel & supermodel Christie Brinkley announce plans to divorce

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Notable Deaths on April 14th

1964Rachel Carson, American biologist/author (Silent spring), dies at 56

1983Pete Farndon, rock bassist (Pretenders), dies

1759George Frideric Handel, Baroque composer and organist (Water Music), dies at 74

1986Simone de Beauvoir, French author (She Came to Stay), dies of pneumonia at 78

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