Friday, July 14, 2017
History for July 14 - On-This-Day.com:
Emmeline Pankhurst 1858, William Leefe Robinson 1895, Irving Stone 1903
William Hanna 1910, Gerald Rudolph Ford (U.S.) 1913, Spencer Davis 1941
1430 - Joan of Arc, taken prisoner by the Burgundians in May, was handed over to Pierre Cauchon, the bishop of Beauvais.
1789 - French Revolution began with Parisians stormed the Bastille prison and released the seven prisoners inside.
1798 - The U.S. Congress passed the Sedition Act. The act made it a federal crime to write, publish, or utter false or malicious statements about the U.S. government.
1868 - Alvin J. Fellows patented the tape measure.
1914 - Robert H. Goddard patented liquid rocket-fuel.
1933 - All German political parties except the Nazi Party were outlawed.
1946 - Dr. Benjamin Spock’s "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was first published.
1958 - The army of Iraq overthrew the monarchy.