14 August It Happened Today
1864 Birth of English novelist John Galsworthy.
1932 Death of Hollywood dog film star Rin Tin Tin.
1949 Konrad Adenauer becomes Chancellor of West Germany.
1951 Death of American newspaper publisher Randolph Hearst.
1956 Death of German playwright Bertolt Brecht.
1984 Death of British novelist J B Priestley.