Wednesday, August 14, 2019
History for August 14 - On-This-Day.com
Russell Baker 1925 - Newspaper columnist, Steve Martin 1945 - Actor comedian, Danielle Steel 1947 - Author
Gary Larson 1950 - Creator of "The Far Side", Earvin "Magic" Johnson 1959 - Basketball player, Tim Tebow 1987 - Football player
1919 - About 1 million tons of ice and rock broke off of a glacier near Mont Blanc, France. Nine people were killed in the incident.
1935 - U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law. The act created unemployment insurance and pension plans for the elderly.