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Today’s Historical Events on April 14
Historical events in Indian and world history on April 14.
1661, 14th April: Prince Sessie first used the term telescope for telescopes.
1699, 14th April: The tenth Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Govind Singh, established the Khalsa Panth.
1865, 14th April: U.S. President Abraham Lincon was shot in Ford’s Theatre by John Wilkes Booth
Lincoln died the next day.
1912, 14th April: RMS Titanic hit an iceberg in the North Atlantic Ocean at 11:40 pm (local time).
1944, 14th April: A cargo ship, the Fort Stickin, docked at Mumbai dock, explodes at 4:05 pm, killing 300 people and causing (then) financial loss of about 20 million pounds.
1995, 14th April: Dr. Ramesh Babu set a world record for holding 6,670 consecutive rallies in table tennis in Pune.
2006, 14th April: Twin blasts triggered by crude bombs during Asr prayer in Jama Masjid, Delhi, injured 13 people.
Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on April 14
1629: Christiaan Huygens, a Dutch physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and inventor.
1872: Abdullah Yusuf Ali, a British-Indian barrister. He translated the Quran into English.
1891: Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, an Indian jurist, economist, politician, and social reformer. He is known as “the Sculptor of the Indian Constitution”.
1919: Shamshad Begum, an Indian singer.
1919: K. Saraswathi Amma, a Malayalam feminist writer.
1922: Ali Akbar Khan, an Indian Hindustani classical musician.
1957: Kailasavadivoo Sivan, an Indian space scientist.
Death Anniversaries of famous people on April 14
1950: Ramana Maharshi, an Indian Hindu sage and jivanmukta.
1962: Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, an Indian civil engineer and statesman.
1963: Rahul Sankrityayan, the Father of Indian Travelogue Travel literature.
1997: Chandu Parkhi, an Indian actor.
2013: Rama Prasad Goenka, Indian business magnate.