This day in #History


This day in #History
October 14th

530 – Discorus ends his reign as Catholic anti – Pope

1066 – Battle of Hastings, William the Conqueror and Nornan- French army defeat English forces of Harold II

1322 – Robert the Bruce of Scotland defeats King
Edward II of England at Byland, forcing Edward to
accept Scotland ‘s independence

1468 – Treaty of Peronne: Duke Charles the Stoute & French king Louis XI

1492 – Columbus leaves San Salvador; arrives in Santa Maria of Concepcion (Bahamas )

1529 – Sultan Suleiman II ceases Vienna

1586 – Mary Queen of Scots goes on trial for
conspiracy against Elizabeth

1700 – Rabbi Judah Hasid & Chayim Molocho arrive in Jerusalem

1745 – French help convoy reaches Montrose
Scotland

1758 – Battle at Hochkirk, Saksen: Austrian army
beats Prussia

1773 – The first recorded Ministry of Education, the Komisja Edukacji Narodowej (Polish for Commission of National Education) , is formed in Poland.

1773 – American Revolutionary War : The United
Kingdom’s East India Company tea ships’ cargo are burned at Annapolis, Maryland .

1774 – 1 st Continental Congress makes Declaration of Colonial Rights in Philadelphia

1834 – 1 st black to obtain a US patent, Henry Blair, for a corn planter

1867 – 15 th & last Tokugawa Shogun resigns in
Japan

1882 – University of the Punjab is founded in present day Pakistan.

1884 – George Eastman patents paper -strip
photographic film

1916 – The Perm State University was founded in
Russia.

1920 – Part of Petsamo province ceded by Soviet
Union to Finland

1922 – 1 st Thom McAn shoe store opens, on Third Avenue NYC

1922 – 1 st automated telephones- Pennsylvania
exchange in NYC

1931 – Spanish Cortes agrees to separation of
Church & State

1933 – Nazi Germany announces withdrawal from
League of Nations

1943 – Japan declares Philippine Independence
(premier /pres Jose Laurel

1947 – Dutch Queen Wilhelmina gives golden award to general Eisenhower

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

1958 – Malagasy Republic becomes autonomous
republic in French Community

1958 – The District of Columbia Bar Association
votes to accept black Americans as members .

1963 – Algeria & Morocco border conflict

1964 – Martin Luther King Jr wins Nobel Peace Prize

1964 – Philips begins experimenting with color TV

1964 – Leonid Brezhnev & Alexei Kosygin replace
Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev

1969 – Palme government forms in Sweden

1976 – Nobel prize for economy awarded to Milton Friedman

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

1982 – President Reagan proclaims war against
drugs

1986 – Concentration camp survivor Elie Wiesel wins
Nobel Peace Prize

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

1988 – Naguib Mahfouz is 1 st Arabic writer to win
Nobel literature prize

1991 – Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi wins Nobel Peace Prize

1994 – Nobel Prize awarded to Yasser Arafat,
Yitzhak Rabin & Shimon Peres

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

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

1906 – Imam Hassan al Banna, Egyptian founder of the Muslim Brotherhood (d . 1949)

1925 – Phillip Tobias, Durban, Natal, South Africa , palaeoanthropologist and 3 x Nobel Prize nominee (hominid fossil sites ), ( d . 2012 )

1996 – Lourdes Marie Ciccone Leon, daughter of
singer Madonna

FAMOUS DEATHS

1610 – Amago Yoshihisa , Japanese samurai and
warlord (b . 1540 )

1893 – Conradus Leemans , Dutch archaeologist ,dies at 84

1984 – Martin Ryle, English radio astronomer ,
recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics (b . 1918

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