On This Day
Discover events that happened On This Day including famous birthdays and notable deaths. Each day we highlight famous people, past and present, who have impacted our world. Browse sections by selecting the links below or click the calendar to view events on another day.
Events on This Day
Oakland Athletics right fielder Reggie Jackson has 10 RBIs in a single game, leading his team to victory over the Red Sox 21-7.
Do the Right Thing is released in France. Written and directed by Spike Lee, the film earned acclaim for its depiction of urban racial conflict.
Boxer Jake LaMotta confesses to a Senate antitrust committee that he took a dive in his 1947 match against Billy Fox in return for a shot at the championship.
Pediatrician and famous parenting author Dr. Benjamin Spock is convicted of aiding draft resisters.
Billy Bragg and other musicians play at a fundraiser at New York City's famous club CBGB to help the owner defray the costs of his raised rent.
Mona Jane Van Duyn becomes the first U.S. female poet laureate. She won the Pulitzer the previous year.
Born on This Day
Born: June 14, 1946
Age: 67 years old
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Occupation: Entrepreneur, Reality Television Star
Singer / 1961 -
Boy George is a British singer, konwn for his flamboyant and androgynous image, who once fronted the band Culture Club.
1961 | 52 years old
1969 | 44 years old
Born: June 14, 1928
Birthplace: Rosario, Argentina
Occupation: Military Leader
1909 | 85 years old
Film Actor, Singer
1811 | 85 years old
Activist, Philanthropist, Author
Died on This Day
Died: June 14, 1801
Age: 60 years old
Place: London , United Kingdom
Film Actress, Theater Actress, Television Actress / 1907 - 1991Dame Peggy Ashcroft was an English stage actress and won an Academy Award for best supporting actress for her role in A Passage to India.
1991 | 83 years old
Film Actress, Theater Actress, ...
1994 | 70 years old
Died: June 14, 1926
Age: 82 years old
Place: Le Mesnil-Théribus , France
1968 | 66 years old
Literary Critic, Poet
1914 | 78 years old
Lawyer, U.S. Vice President
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