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Notable Historical Events for October 14th

1960Peace Corps 1st suggested by JFK

1978Despite Denis Potvin hat trick in 3:21 Islanders lose 7-10 making Islander record when scoring a hat trick-22-2-1

1980Presidential nominee Ronald Reagan promises to name a woman to Supreme Court

1899Morning Post reporter Winston Churchill departs to South Africa

1976Nobel prize for economy awarded to Milton Friedman

1957Queen Elizabeth II becomes the first Canadian monarch to open the Parliament of Canada with the Speech from the Throne.

1986Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Elie Wiesel (against violence/racism)

1884George Eastman patents paper-strip photographic film

1979NHL's greatest scorer Wayne Gretzky scores his 1st NHL goal

1984Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Smirnoff Ladies Irish Golf Open

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Notable Birthdays on October 14th

1940Sir Cliff Richard, [Harry Webb], Lucknow India, English rock vocalist (Suddenly)

1956Beth Daniel, Charleston South Carolina, LPGA golfer (1990 Kemper Open)

1930Joseph-Desire Kuku NWZA Mobutu Sese Seko, President Zaire (1965-97)

1644William Penn, English Philosopher, Quaker and founder of Pennsylvania (d. 1718)

1906Hannah Arendt, Hanover Germany, political theorist and historian (Origins of Totalitarianism)

1974Natalie Maines, Lubbock, Texas, musician (Dixie Chicks)

1888Katherine Mansfield (Katherine Mansfield Beauchamp Murry), Wellington New Zealand, short story writer (Aloe, Garden Party)

1939Ralph Lauren, Bronx, New York, fashion designer (Chaps, Polo Ralph Lauren)

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Notable Weddings on October 14th

1989Novelist Sidney Sheldon (72) weds Alexandra Sheldon in Las Vegas, Nevada

1914Baseball legend Babe Ruth (19) weds Helen Woodford

2006"Celtic Tiger" choreographer Michael Flatley (48) weds fellow dancer Niamh O'Brien at St. Patrick's Church in Fermoy, Ireland

1961Author Upton Sinclair (83) weds Mary Elizabeth Willis

1964Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts weds Shirley Shepherd

1806German writer, artist and politician Johann Wolfgang von Goethe marries mistress Christiane Vulpius in Weimar

1961Author Anne Rice (20) weds poet/artist Stan Rice (18) in Denton, Texas

1913Athlete Jim Thorpe (25) weds Margaret Iva Miller at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Carlisle, Pennsylvania

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Notable Deaths on October 14th

1977Bing Crosby, US singer/actor (Going My Way), dies of a heart attack at 74

1944Erwin Rommel, German Field Marshal (WW II-Africa), suicide at 52

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