Tuesday, January 14, 2014

29th year - N° 14 Tuesday, 14 January 2014

29th year - N° 14 Tuesday, 14 January 2014

14 January / Today's 9 Events:

272 years ago
Sunday 14th of January 1742

Astronomer, geophysicist, mathematician and meteorologist Edmond Halley dies of natural causes at the age of 86 in Greenwich, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

139 years ago
Thursday 14th of January 1875

Theologican, physician, musician and moralist Albert Schweitzer is born in Kaysersberg, Elsass, Germany.

106 years ago
Tuesday 14th of January 1908

55-year-old Tennis player and murderer Vere St. Leger Thomas Goold is sentenced to death for the murder of Emma Levin on 4 August 1907 in Monaco-Ville, Monaco.

94 years ago His Dodge Veg-O-Matic Stalled
Wednesday 14th of January 1920

Automobile manufacturing pioneer John Francis Dodge dies of influenza at the age of 56 in New York City, New York, United States.

81 years ago
Saturday 14th of January 1933

Stan Stanley James Brakhage, originally Robert Sanders is born in Kansas City, Missouri, United States.

He was adopted and renamed three weeks after his birth.

73 years ago
Tuesday 14th of January 1941

Singer-songwriter Neil Leslie Diamond is born in Brooklyn, New York, United States.

70 years ago
Friday 14th of January 1944

Bricklayer and first victim of the Berlin Wall Border Guard Peter Fechter is born in Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

29 years ago
Monday 14th of January 1985

428 die in express train derailment in Awash, Afar, Ethiopia.

The engineer failed to reduce speed at the curving bridge, plunging the train’s carriages into a ravine.

7 years ago
Sunday 14th of January 2007

Actress Darlene Conley aka Sally Spectra dies of stomach cancer at the age of 73 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

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