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The Anglo Saxon Chronicle refers to the annular solar eclipse of 14 August 733 AD
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58313651/annular-solar-eclipse-of-14-august-733-ad/



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The Tillamook Burn was a series of forest fires in Oregon that started on August 14, 1933 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tillamook_Burn

The Northeast blackout of 2003 was a widespread power outage that occurred on August 14, 2003
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2003_North_America_blackout

The Marine Broadcasting Offences Act, became law in the UK at midnight on Monday 14 August 1967
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marine_Broadcasting_Offences_Act

On 14 August 1894, Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge transmitted radio signals 
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t23963819/amateur-radio/

Construction of Cologne Cathedral was completed, to the original plan, on 14 August 1880
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cologne_Cathedral#19th_century_completion



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The Whitehead No.21 was the aircraft that Gustave Whitehead claimed to have flown on August 14, 1901.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Number_21_(plane)



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Soyuz Fregat Galaxy14 was launched on the 14th August 2005 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koTm6xC3kb8

The Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite was launched on August 14th 2010
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t30804946/advanced-extremely-high-frequency-satellite/



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Tracy Caldwell Dyson (August 14, 1969) is an American chemist and NASA astronaut. 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tracy_Caldwell

Jon Andrew McBride (born August 14, 1943) is retired United States Navy officer and a former NASA astronaut
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jon_Andrew_McBride

Mark Charles Lee USAF Colonel, (born August 14, 1952) is a former NASA astronaut 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_C._Lee

Guido Castelnuovo (14 August 1865 - 27 April 1952) was an Italian mathematician. 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guido_Castelnuovo

Charles-Jean Etienne Gustave Nicolas de la Vallée Poussin (14 August 1866 - 2 March 1962) was a Belgian mathematician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Jean_de_la_Vall%C3%A9e-Poussin

Charles Hutton (14 August 1737 - 27 January 1823) was an English mathematician.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Hutton

Hans Christian Orsted (14 August 1777 - 9 March 1851) was a Danish physicist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hans_Christian_%C3%98rsted

Frank Friedman Oppenheimer (August 14, 1912 - February 3, 1985) was an American particle physicist, 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Oppenheimer

Brannon Braga (born August 14, 1965) is an American television producer and screenwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brannon_Braga

Dirk Terrell (born August 14, 1965) is an American astronomer and space artist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dirk_Terrell

Johann Leonhard Rost (14 August 1688 - 22 March 1727) was a German astronomer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Leonhard_Rost



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arXiv, the preprint repository of scientific papers, began on August 14, 1991
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ArXiv

"The Lost Chord" is a song composed by Arthur Sullivan in 1877 

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NGC 6912 was discovered by American astronomer Edward Singleton Holden on the 14th August 1881.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58313351/ngc-6912/

NGC 7591 was discovered by German astronomer Albert Marth on the 14th August 1864.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58313282/ngc-7591/



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Nova Delphini 2013: A bright nova was discovered on 14 August 2013, in the constellation of Delphinus
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t54746428/nova-del-2013/

The Hubble space telescope photographed Uranus and its rings in August 2005
http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/solar-system/uranus/2005/33/full/

Asteroid (111) Ate was discovered by the German-American astronomer C. H. F. Peters on August 14, 1870
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/111_Ate

Asteroid (379) Huenna was discovered by Auguste Charlois on January 8, 1894 in Nice. 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/379_Huenna

Asteroid (475) Ocllo was discovered by American astronomer DeLisle Stewart on August 14, 1901
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/475_Ocllo

Ryves Comet was discovered by P.M. Ryves, an English amateur astronomer, on August 14, 1931.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ryves_Comet



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Meteorites

The Cape Girardeau (H6) meteorite fell in Missouri, USA, on the 14th August 1846.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t44424074/cape-girardeau-meteorite/

The Bogou (Iron) meteorite fell about 130 km nor-theast of Feda-N'Gourma, Upper Volta, Africa, on the 14th August 1962.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t44424077/bogou-meteorite/

The São Jose do Rio Preto (H4) meteorite fell in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on the 14th August 1962.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t44424085/so-jose-do-rio-preto-meteorite/

The Mbale (L5/6) meteorite fell in Eastern Uganda, on the 14th August 1992.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t44424279/mbale-meteorite/



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