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On July the 14th
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American actor, Matthew Fox, was born in Crowheart, Wyoming. He is known for his participation in the popular television series, Lost.
In Chicago, USA, eight student nurses from the South Chicago Community Hospital were murdered by mass murder, Richard Speck.
The first ever photographs of Mars were taken by the Mariner 4 space probe.
In Iraq the monarchy was overthrown by Arab nationalists and Abdul Karim Kassem became the nation's new leader.
Spanish politician, Javier Solana, was born in Madrid, Spain.
All political parties, except the Nazi Party, were declared outlawed in Germany.
Swedish film director, Ingmar Bergman, was born in Uppsala, Sweden. He is widely acknowledged as one of the best film directors of the 20th century.
American animator, William Hanna, was born in Melrose, New Mexico. Along with Joseph Barbera he was the co-founder of the famous animation studio, Hanna-Barbera.
Russian novelist and mathematician, Alexander M. Volkov, was born in Ust-Kamenogorsk. He wrote several historical novels, but is mostly remembered for a series of children's books based on L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
American outlaw, Billy the Kid, died at the age of 21. His real name was Henry McCarty and although he died at a young age his is one of the most recognized names of the American west.
American painter, James McNeil Whistler, was born in Lowell, Massachusetts. He was one of the most prominent painters of the 19th century, who lived and worked mostly in Britain and France. One of his most famous works is known as Whistler's Mother, although its actual title is 'Arrangement in Gray and Black: Portrait of the Artist's Mother'.
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