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.

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