On October 14:
|King of England and Duke of Normandy (more…)|
|The Duke of Normandy in the Bayeux Tapestry|
1644 William Penn, English founder of Pennsylvania, was born.
1882 Irish politician Eamon de Valera was born.
1884 George Eastman patented paper-strip photographic film.
1888 NZ writer – Katherine Mansfield was born.
1890 Dwight D. Eisenhower, U.S. general and 34th President of the United States was born.
1894 – E. E. Cummings, American poet was born.
1926 Winnie-the-Pooh, by A.A. Milne, was first published.
1927 English actor R
Winnie-the-Pooh (original version from 1926)
1927 –English actor Roger Moore was born.
1939 – Ralph Lauren, American fashion designer was born.
1940 English singer Cliff Richard was born.
1979 The body of Marty Johnstone, leader of the Mr Asia drug syndicate was found in Lancashire.
Sourced from NZ History Online & Wikipedia.