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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining October 14. This list is intended for research in school, for college students or just to feed your brain with. Possible use cases are in quizzes, differences, homework facts legend, cover facts, and many more. But nevertheless learn why is October 14 so important!

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Top 10 October 14 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. On October 5, 1892 the Dalton Gang rode into Coffeyville, KS, and attempted two simultaneous bank robberies. Townspeople recognized the outlaws and surrounded the banks. All gang members were shot and killed except for Emmett Dalton, who served 14 yrs in prison and then became a Hollywood writer

  2. William the Conqueror’s victory at the Battle of Hastings on October 14, 1066 forever changed the way that English itself was spoken because it introduced French as the language of government & business which was eventually blended w/ Old English and became modern English.

  3. In 2009 Katy Perry became engaged to Russell Brand after only a few months of dating. They married on October 23rd, 2010 in India. They were married for 14 months before announcing their split.

  4. On October 14, 1609 he was promoted to Physician in Charge at St Bartholomew's Hospital.

  5. The days 05 to 14 of October 1582 never existed! The 4th day was followed by 15th and the month had just 21 days.

  6. Jean-Louis Pons (24 December 1761 – 14 October 1831) was a French astronomer.Despite humble beginnings and being self-taught, he went on to become the greatest visual comet discoverer of all time: between 1801 and 1827 Pons discovered thirty-seven comets, more than any other person in history.

  7. In October 1970, Wichita State's Football Team's plane crashed; 14 Players and the Head Coach were killed. Just over a month later the Marshall University Football Team suffered a similar fate when their plane crashed just before landing. Wichita State's tragedy has gone largely unnoticed.

  8. On October 9th, 1916 Babe Ruth pitched 14 innings of 1 run ball to win a World Series game.

  9. Mark Harmon was the person first to say the word "shit" on network television before the “safe period” that started at 10pm. It was on an episode of Chicago Hope from October 14, 1999 and local affiliates were even given versions of the episode that had the word muted out.