Have a look at the significant events and happenings that took place in India and around the world on 14 October. Though it is not possible to remember each and every happening of World History, still safalta team is trying its best to provide all the events that are important.

  • Battle of Hastings, Duke William of Normandy and the Norman army defeat English forces of Harold II in 1066.
  • Robert the Bruce of Scotland defeats King Edward II of England at Byland, forcing Edward to accept Scotland's independence in 1322.
  • English Philosopher, Quaker and founder of Pennsylvania, William Penn born in London in 1644.
  • 1st Continental Congress makes Declaration of Colonial Rights in Philadelphia in 1774.
  • 15th and last Tokugawa Shogun, Tokugawa Yoshinobu resigns in Japan in 1867.
  • Nazi Germany announces its withdrawal from the League of Nations in 1933.
  • US President Reagan proclaims a war on drugs in 1980.
  • George Gershwin and Ira Gershin's musical "Girl Crazy" starring Ginger Rogers and Ethel Merman premieres in NYC in 1930.
  • American singer and actor Bing Crosby, dies of a heart attack at 74 in 1977.
  • The First Gay Right March on Washington, D.C. draws 200,00 people in 1979.
  • Willard Price, Canadian author and naturalist Died in 1983.
  • "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" featuring Kim, Khloé, and Kourtney Kardashian premieres on the E! cable network in the US in 2007.

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