All About October 14th
Holidays, Horoscope and History
October 14th Holidays
- Be Bald and Be Free Day
- National Chocolate-Covered Insect Day
- National Dessert Day
- National FRUMP Day
- national lowercase day
- World Standards Day
October 14th Horoscope
- Date range: September 23 – October 22
- Element: Air
- Quality: Cardinal
- Color: Pink, Green
- Ruler: Venus
- Lucky Numbers: 4, 6, 13, 15, 24
- Personality Traits: Cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, stable, common sense, social but upsets easily, holds grudges, plays the victim
- Famous Libras: Neve Cambell, Kate Winslet, Jesse Eisenberg, Sigourney Weaver, Hugh Jackman, Matt Damon, Naomi Watts, Will Smith, Viggo Mortenson, Zac Effron, Gwyneth Paltrow, Clive Owen, Hillary Duff, Tim Robbins, John Krasinski, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Alicia Silverstone, Susan Surandon, Eminem, Elisabeth Shue.
October 14th History
- 1586 – Mary, Queen of Scots, goes on trial for conspiracy against Queen Elizabeth I of England.
- 1890 – Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th U.S. President, was born in Denison, TX.
- 1894 – E. E. Cummings, American poet was born in Cambridge, MA.
- 1912 – Former president Theodore Roosevelt is shot by John Flammang Schrank but with the bullet still in his chest, he delivers his scheduled speech.
- 1926 – The children’s book Winnie-the-Pooh, by A. A. Milne, is first published.
- 1927 – Roger Moore, Actor was born in Stockwell, London, United Kingdom.
- 1936 – The #1 song is Pennies From Heaven by Bing Crosby.
- 1943 – World War II: Prisoners at the Sobibór extermination camp in Poland revolt against the Germans.
- 1947 – Chuck Yeager becomes the first person to exceed the speed of sound.
- 1956 – The #1 song in the US was Hound Dog by Elvis Presley.
- 1964 – Martin Luther King Jr. received the Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through nonviolence.
- The #1 movie was Hawaii.
- 1977 – Anita Bryant gets a pie thrown in her face at a news conference in Des Moines, Iowa by gay rights activist Tom Higgins for her anti-LGBT commentary.
- 1978 – Usher, American singer-songwriter was born in Dallas, TX.
- 1979 – The first National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights draws approximately 100,000 people.
- 1980 – The #1 movie was Private Benjamin starring Goldie Hawn.
- 1982 – U.S. President Ronald Reagan proclaims a War on Drugs.
- 1984 – The #1 song in the US was I Just Called to Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder.
- 2009 – The #1 movie was Where the Wild Things Are.
- 2014 – A snowstorm and avalanche in the Nepalese Himalayas triggered by the remnants of Cyclone Hudhud kills 43 people.