August 14 | On this Day

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2012 Chess grandmaster from Serbia, Svetozar Gligorić died. Death day
2005 Helios Airways Flight 522 aircraft incident at Grammatiko, Greece, killed 121 people. Man-Made Disaster
2000 Polish-American poet Czeslaw Milosz died. Death day
1996 Chess grandmaster from Russia, Maxim Lugovskoy was born. Birthday
1996 Chess grandmaster from Hungary, Károly Honfi died. Death day
1994 German author Elias Canetti died. Death day
1993 Chess grandmaster from Italy, Andrea Stella was born. Birthday
1992 Sumo wrestler Sakaefuji was born. Birthday
1990 Chess grandmaster from India, Ashwin Jayaram was born. Birthday
1990 South Korean badminton player Kim Gi Jung was born. Birthday
1985 American actress Gale Sondergaard died. Death day
1981 Accident in Hamburger Dom, located at Hamburg, Germany killed 7. Man-Made Disaster
1973 Nigerian footballer Jay-Jay Okocha was born. Birthday
1972 Interflug (DM-SEA) aircraft incident at Königs Wusterhausen, East Germany, killed 156 people. Man-Made Disaster
1969 Astronaut from United States, Tracy Caldwell Dyson was born. Birthday
1966 American actress Halle Berry was born. Birthday
1959 American actress Marcia Gay Harden was born. Birthday
1958 French chemist Frederic Joliot-Curie died. Death day
1958 KLM Flight 607E aircraft incident at Atlantic Ocean, area of Shannon, Ireland, killed 99 people. Man-Made Disaster
1958 American businessman Steve Burke was born. Birthday
1953 American music composer James Horner was born. Birthday
1952 Astronaut from United States, Mark Lee was born. Birthday
1948 The closing ceremony of Games of the XIV Olympiad, or 1948 Summer olympics was held in London.
1943 Hollywood film This Is the Army was released in theaters. This is one of the highest grossing movies. Release Date
1943 Astronaut from United States, Jon McBride was born. Birthday
1941 French chemist Paul Sabatier died. Death day
1933 Swiss chemist Richard R. Ernst was born. Birthday
1932 The closing ceremony of Games of the X Olympiad, or 1932 Summer olympics was held in Los Angeles.
1919 American electrical engineer Hubert Schlafly was born. Birthday
1887 Finnish inventor Eric Tigerstedt was born. Birthday
1867 English novelist and playwright John Galsworthy was born. Birthday
1777 Danish physicist and chemist Hans Christian Orsted was born. Birthday
1742 Pope Pius VII was born. Birthday
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