Today is Saturday, October 14, 2017.
1644 William Penn
1687 R. Simson --1768
1857 Elwood Haynes, auto pioneer, built one of the first US autos
1874 Raymond Ewry of U.S., won 10 Olympic gold medals for jumping
1890 Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th President (1953-1961)
1894 e.e. cummings, poet
1896 Lillian Gish, silent film & stage actress (Birth of a Nation)
1910 John Wooden
1927 Roger Moore
1939 Ralph Lauren
1952 Harry Anderson
1066 Battle of Hastings, in which William the Conqueror wins England
1774 1st declaration of colonial rights in America.
1947 Chuck Yeager makes 1st supersonic flight, Mach 1.015 at 12,800m.
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