Historical Events for 14th October 2018

1322 – Robert the Bruce of Scotland defeats King Edward II of England at Byland, forcing Edward to accept Scotland’s independence
1834 – First African-American granted a US patent, Henry Blair, for a corn planter
1929 – Philadelphia A’s set World Series record of 10 runs in an inning
1942 – German assault on Tractor factory, 1000s killed
1942 – Dobbe resistances group overthrows Bonkarten distribution
1958 – Brendan Behan’s “Hostage” premieres in London
1969 – USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1970 – US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1987 – In Midland, Tx 1½-year-old Jessica McClure falls 22′ (7m) down a well
1996 – Braves blow out St Louis, 14-0 in an NLCS game

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