14 October Special day in India

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14 October special day in India

Today’s Historical Events on October 14.

World Standards Day

1882, 14th October: Punjab University started in India (now West Pakistan).

1912, 14th October: Former US President Theodore Roosevelt was attempted to assassinate a man named John Crank.

1920, 14th October: Oxford University admitted women to degree courses.

1026, 14th October: A. A. Milne’s book Winnie the Pooh was published for children.

1947, 14th October: Pilot Charles Yager made the first successful flight from the X-1 at a speed faster than sound.

1956, 14th October: Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, along with about 380,000 followers, converted to Buddhism at Deekshabhoomi, Nagpur.

1964, 14th October: On this day, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was awarded at the age of 35 for running a non-violent movement against apartheid in American society. Born in the US state of Georgia, King became the youngest person to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.

1981, 14th October: Vice President Hosni Mubarak was elected President of Egypt.

1982, 14th October: US President Ronald Reagan declared war on drugs.

1998, 14th October: Renowned economist Amartya Sen was awarded the Nobel Prize.

1999, 14th October: Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) was rejected in the US Senate.

14 October in Indian History – Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on October 14.

1633: James II of England.

1784: King Ferdinand VII of Spain.

1882: Eamon de Valera, the first President of the Republic of Ireland.

1884: Har Dayal, Indian revolutionary.

1890: Dwight Eisenhower, the 34th President of the United States.

1924: Virendra Kumar Bhattacharya, an Indian writer.

1927: Roger Moore, an English actor, best known for his role as James Bond.

1931: Pandit Nikhil Ranjan Banerjee, an Indian classical sitarist of the Maihar Gharana.

1939: Ralph Lauren, American fashion designer-founder of the Ralph Lauren Corporation.

1940: Cliff Richard, an Indian singer-songwriter and actor.

1958: Shahid Shahid Pervez, an Indian sitar player from the Etawah Gharana.

1981: Gautam Gambhir, Indian cricketer.

14 October in Indian History – Death Anniversaries of famous people on October 14.

1066: Harold Godwinson, the last crowned Anglo-Saxon king of England.

1919: Georg Wilhelm von Siemens, a German businessman.

1944: Erwin Rommel, German general.

1993: Lalchand Hirachand Doshi, President of Walchand Industries Group.

1997: Harold Robbins, American novelist.

1999: Julius Nyerere, Tanzania’s first president.

2013: Mohan Dharia, Indian Union Minister and social activist.

2015: Radhakrishna Hariram Tahiliani, Indian Admiral.

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