14 September It Happened Today

1851  Death of the Duke of Wellington.

1901  US president William McKinley dies, eight days after being shot in an assassination attempt.

1910 Birth of English actor Jack Hawkins.

1927  American dancer Isadora Duncan is killed when her scarf gets caught in the rear wheel of her sports car.

1959  Soviet space craft Lunik II crash lands on the moon.

1982  Princess Grace of Monaco is killed in a car crash.

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