What Happened on July 14


Historical Events

1911 – 46″ of rain begins to fall in Baguio, Philippines
1941 – Jam rationed in Holland
1990 – “Howard Stern’s Summer Show” premieres on WWOR-TV (NYC)
2009 – Singapore experiences a seasonally adjusted and annualised growth of 20.4% in the second quarter as a result of increased pharmaceuticals production and construction, bringing the country out of the recession
2019 – First Ebola case on Goma, Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, city of 1 million, as toll of outbreak reaches 1600 victims
2019 – US President Donald Trump ignites racial controversy by tweeting four Democrat women of color “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came”

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Famous Birthdays

1874 – Abbas Hilmi II, last khedive (Ottoman viceroy) of Egypt (1892-1914), born in Alexandria, Egypt (d. 1944)
1941 – Andreas Khol, Austrian politician, born in Bergen auf Rügen, Germany
1952 – Jerry Houser, American actor (Slapshot, Summer of ’42, Class of ’44), born in Los Angeles, California
1961 – Jackie Earle Haley, American actor (Breaking Away), born in Northridge, California
1966 – Brian Selznick, American author and illustrator (The Invention of Hugo Cabret), born in East Brunswick Township, New Jersey
1973 – Candela Peña, Spanish actress (Take My Eyes), born in Gavà, Spain

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Famous Deaths

1711 – John William Friso, Prince of Orange and monarch of Nassau-Dietz, drowns at 23
1966 – Julie Manet, French painter (b. 1878)
1994 – Taeko Kuwata, Japanese Belgian pianist (Duo Crommelynck), commits suicide at about 47
2010 – Bengt Emil Johnson, Swedish author and composer, dies at 73
2010 – Charles Mackerras, Australian conductor, dies of cancer at 84
2010 – Gene Ludwig, American jazz organist (b. 1937)

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