Historical happenings

10/14/651 ~ Laws are passed in Massachusetts forbidding the poor to adopt excessive styles of dress.

10/14/1912 ~ Former U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt is shot and wounded in an assassination attempt in Milwaukee. He is saved by the papers in his breast pocket and, though wounded, insists on finishing his speech.

10/14/1947 ~ Test pilot Chuck Yeager breaks the sound barrier aboard a Bell X-1 rocket plane.


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