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Other Notable Events for October 14

On this date in history:

In 1066, William, Duke of Normandy, better known as William the Conqueror, led his invading army to victory over England's King Harold at Hastings.

In 1912, former U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt, ...

Notable Birthdays for October 14

Those born on this date include:

- William Penn, the English Quaker who founded Pennsylvania, in 1644
- Irish political leader Eamon de Valera in 1882
- Dwight D. Eisenhower, World War II military leader and 34th president of...

Astronomy

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 14, the 287th day of 2014 with 78 to follow.

The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter and Venus. Evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus.