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Misers make lousy relatives but great ancestors.




  1. I am taking notes - Karma


  2. I saw that -Karma Quote



Misers make lousy relatives but great ancestors.is my saying for today (August 14th)!

Quote of the day: "I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick, not wounded, dead" by Woody Allen

Word of the day: doggo - adverb: out of sight, in concealment

August 14th is the 226th day of the year (227th in a leap year) and there are 139 days left until the end of the year.

If today is your Birthday, HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!

Some other, Famous People who were born on August 14th!

  • In 1297, Emperor of Japan, Emperor Hanazono (d. 1348)
  • In 1473, 8th Countess of Salisbury, daughter of George (Duke of Clarence), Margaret Pole d. 1541)
  • In 1479, Princess Catherine of York (d. 1527)
  • In 1575, English-born poet, Robert Hayman (d. 1629)
  • In 1586, Rhode Island colonist, William Hutchinson (d. 1642)
  • In 1599, English classical scholar, Méric Casaubon (d. 1671)
  • In 1625, Archbishop of Paris, François de Harlay de Champvallon (d. 1695)
  • In 1642, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Cosimo III de' Medici (d. 1723)
  • In 1653, 2nd Duke of Albemarle, English statesman, Christopher Monck (d. 1688)
  • In 1688, Frederick William I of Prussia (d. 1740)
  • In 1714, French painter, Claude Joseph Vernet (d. 1789)
  • In 1727, Daughter of King Louis XV, Princess Marie Louise Élisabeth of France (d. 1759)
  • In 1727, Daughter of King Louis XV, Princess Anne Henriette of France (d. 1752)
  • In 1740, Pope Pius VII (d. 1823)
  • In 1758, French painter, Antoine Charles Horace Vernet (d. 1835)
  • In 1777, Francis I of the Two Sicilies (d. 1830)
  • In 1777, Danish physicist, Hans Christian Ørsted (d. 1851)
  • In 1817, American politician, Alexander, H. Bailey (d. 1874)
  • In 1840, German psychologist, Richard von Krafft-Ebing (d. 1902)
  • In 1847, Member of the Swiss Federal Council, Robert Comtesse (d. 1922)
  • In 1851, American gambler, and dentist, Doc Holliday (d. 1887)
  • In 1857, German composer, Max Wagenknecht (d. 1922)
  • In 1863, American poet, Ernest Thayer (d. 1940)
  • In 1865, Italian mathematician, Guido Castelnuovo (d. 1952)
  • In 1866, Belgian mathematician, Charles Jean de la Vallée-Poussin (d. 1962)
  • In 1867, Nobel Prize Laureate, John Galsworthy (d. 1933)
  • In 1867, American baseball player, Cupid Childs (d. 1912)
  • In 1871, Qing Emperor of China, Guangxu Emperor (d. 1908)
  • In 1876, King of Serbia, Aleksandar Obrenovic (d. 1903)
  • In 1881, American actor, Francis Ford (d. 1953)
  • In 1882, British-born art historian, Gisela Richter (d. 1972)
  • In 1895, Australian cricketer, Jack Gregory (d. 1973)
  • In 1901, Swiss writer, Alice Rivaz (d. 1998)
  • In 1908, Greek actor, Manos Katrakis (d. 1984)
  • In 1910, French composer, Pierre Schaeffer (d. 1995)
  • In 1910, French photographer, Willy Ronis (d. 2009)
  • In 1913, American baseball player, Paul Dean (d. 1981)
  • In 1915, Australian political activist and journalist, B.A. Santamaria (d. 1998)
  • In 1916, Japanese baseball player, Fumio Fujimura (d. 1992)
  • In 1916, Co-Owner, of the New York Giants, Wellington Mara (d. 2005)
  • In 1924, French conductor, Georges Prêtre
  • In 1924, Danish actor, Holger, Juul Hansen
  • In 1924, Norwegian architect, Sverre Fehn (d. 2009)
  • In 1924, 16th Karmapa Lama, Tibetan religious figure, Rangjung Rigpe Dorje (d. 1981)
  • In 1925, American columnist, Russell Baker
  • In 1926, American actress, Alice Ghostley (d. 2007)
  • In 1926, French comic-strip author, René Goscinny (d. 1977)
  • In 1926, Italian film director, Lina Wertmüller
  • In 1927, Nigerian boxer, Dick Tiger (d. 1971)
  • In 1930, American baseball manager, Earl Weaver
  • In 1932, American author, Lee Hoffman (d. 2007)
  • In 1933, Swiss chemist and Nobel Prize Laureate, Richard R. Ernst
  • In 1935, American football player, John Brodie
  • In 1936, Trevor Bannister, British actor
  • In 1940, American musician, Dash Crofts
  • In 1940, American football coach, Galen Hall
  • In 1941, American musician, David Crosby
  • In 1941, American singer, Connie Smith
  • In 1942, British Formula One driver, Jackie Oliver
  • In 1943, American football coach, Jimmy Johnson
  • In 1945, American actor, comedian, Steve Martin
  • In 1945, German-born film director, Wim Wenders
  • In 1946, American actor, Antonio Fargas
  • In 1946, American actress, Susan Saint James
  • In 1946, American musician, Larry Graham
  • In 1947, British actor, Peter, Christian
  • In 1947, American television producer, Bruce Nash
  • In 1947, British folk singer, Maddy Prior
  • In 1947, American novelist, Danielle Steel
  • In 1947, Japanese manga artist, Jiro Taniguchi
  • In 1948, American musician, Terry Adams
  • In 1949, American wrestler, Bob Backlund
  • In 1949, Danish footballer, Morten Olsen
  • In 1950, American cartoonist, Gary Larson
  • In 1951, American musician, Peter, Blegvad
  • In 1952, American actor, Carl Lumbly
  • In 1952, American swimmer, Debbie Meyer
  • In 1953, American composer, James Horner
  • In 1953, American computer, game author, Cliff Johnson
  • In 1954, American baseball player, Mark Fidrych (d. 2009)
  • In 1954, American general, Stanley McChrystal
  • In 1956, Jackée Harry, American actress
  • In 1956, English footballer, Andy King
  • In 1956, Johnny Lever, Indian actor
  • In 1956, American race car driver, Rusty Wallace
  • In 1957, Australian politician, Peter, Costello
  • In 1957, American professional wrestler, Gino Hernandez (d. 1986)
  • In 1958, American professional wrestler, Bobby Eaton
  • In 1959, American actress, Marcia Gay Harden
  • In 1959, American basketball player, Magic Johnson
  • In 1959, American basketball player, Frank Brickowski
  • In 1960, Fred Roberts, Basketball player,
  • In 1960, British soprano Sarah Brightman
  • In 1960, Italian soprano, Cecilia Gasdia
  • In 1961, American actress, Susan Olsen
  • In 1961, "Hot Stuff" Eddie Gilbert, American wrestler, (d. 1995)
  • In 1962, American baseball player, Mark Gubicza
  • In 1962, Pakistani cricketer, Rameez Raja
  • In 1964, American football player, Neal Anderson
  • In 1965, French actress, Emmanuelle Béart
  • In 1965, Writer, and executive producer, Brannon Braga,
  • In 1966, American actress, Halle Berry
  • In 1966, Løken, Norwegian footballer, Karl Petter
  • In 1968, American actress, Catherine Bell
  • In 1968, Northern Irish golfer, Darren Clarke
  • In 1968, British actor, Adrian Lester
  • In 1968, Greek-Canadian cartoonist, Billy Mavreas
  • In 1968, Indian cricketer, Pravin Amre
  • In 1969, American astronaut, Tracy Caldwell
  • In 1969, American hip-hop DJ, DJ Uncle Al (d. 2001)
  • In 1969, Danish footballer, Stig Tøfting
  • In 1971, Italian actor, Raoul Bova
  • In 1971, Sri Lankan cricketer, Pramodya Wickramasinghe
  • In 1972, Canadian make-up artist, Jay Manuel
  • In 1972, South Korean entertainer, Yu Jae-seok
  • In 1973, Mexican footballer, Jared Borgetti
  • In 1973, Japanese game developer and composer, Daisuke Ishiwatari
  • In 1973, Nigerian footballer, Jay-Jay Okocha
  • In 1973, Australian swimmer, Kieren Perkins
  • In 1974, Scottish musician, Chucky Atkinsx
  • In 1974, Scottish musician, Martin Bulloch
  • In 1974, American actor, Christopher Gorham
  • In 1974, American singer, Ana Matronic
  • In 1975, American football player, Mike Vrabel
  • In 1976, American actor, Alex Albrecht
  • In 1976, Lebanese actress and singer, Maya Nasri
  • In 1976, Canadian actor, Steve Braun
  • In 1977, American baseball player, Juan Pierre
  • In 1978, Greek footballer, Anastasios Kyriakos
  • In 1978, Australian actress, Kate Ritchie
  • In 1979, Australian athlete, Paul Burgess
  • In 1979, Japanese film director, Yoichiro Morikawa
  • In 1980, Spanish flamenco singer, Estrella Morente
  • In 1980, American football player, Roy Williams
  • In 1981, English footballer, Matthew Etherington
  • In 1981, American football player, Julius Jones
  • In 1981, Jamacian professional wrestler, Kofi Kingston
  • In 1983, Ukrainian/British tennis player, Elena Baltacha
  • In 1983, Ukrainian/American actress, Mila Kunis
  • In 1983, Dominican baseball player, Leo Núñez
  • In 1983, American socialite, Spencer Pratt
  • In 1984, American baseball player, Clay Buchholz
  • In 1984, Canadian hockey player, Josh Gorges
  • In 1984, British radio DJ and television presenter, Nick Grimshaw
  • In 1984, Swedish tennis player, Robin Söderling
  • In 1985, German footballer, Christian Gentner
  • In 1985, Canadian hockey player, Shea Weber
  • In 1985, American actress, Ashlynn Brooke
  • In 1986, American gymnast, Terin Humphrey
  • In 1987, American football player, winner of 2007 Heisman trophy, Tim Tebow
  • In 1987, American singer and dancer, Chrystina Sayers
  • In 1988, Syrian singer, Shahd Barmada
  • In 1989, Canadian hockey player, Kyle Turris
  • In 1990, Canadian singer, Jaydee Bixby

    Famous People who died on August 14th!

  • In 582, Byzantine Emperor, Tiberius II Constantine
  • In 1167, Archbishop of Cologne, Rainald of Dassel
  • In 1204, Japanese shogun, Minamoto no Yoriie (b. 1182)
  • In 1390, 2nd Baron Arundel, English soldier, John FitzAlan (b. 1364)
  • In 1430, Philip I, Duke of Brabant (b. 1404)
  • In 1433, King John I of Portugal (b. 1357)
  • In 1464, Pope Pius II (b. 1405)
  • In 1573, Japanese warlord, Saito Tatsuoki (b. 1548)
  • In 1691, 1st Earl of Tyrconnel, Irish rebel, Richard Talbot (b. 1630)
  • In 1704, French Protestant leader, Roland Laporte (b. 1675)
  • In 1727, English composer, William Croft (b. 1678)
  • In 1774, German physician, Johann Jakob Reiske (b. 1716)
  • In 1784, Irish-born painter, Nathaniel Hone (b. 1718)
  • In 1856, French geologist, Constant Prévost (b. 1787)
  • In 1860, French zoologist, André Marie Constant Duméril (b. 1774)
  • In 1870, American officer of the United States Navy, David Farragut (b. 1801)
  • In 1874, American politician, Jonathan Clarkson Gibbs (b. 1821)
  • In 1905, British artist, Simeon Solomon (b. 1840)
  • In 1909, Inventor and engineer, William Stanley (b. 1829)
  • In 1928, German writer, poet, Alfred Henschke, ps. Klabund (b. 1890)
  • In 1926, American politician, John H. Moffitt (b. 1843)
  • In 1938, Australian cricketer, Hugh Trumble (b. 1876)
  • In 1941, French chemist, Nobel Prize Laureate, Paul Sabatier (b. 1854)
  • In 1941, Polish martyr, Saint Maximilian Kolbe (b. 1894)
  • In 1943, American baseball player, Joe Kelley (b. 1871)
  • In 1951, American newspaper magnate, William Randolph Hearst (b. 1863)
  • In 1954, Greek resistance fighter, Nikos Ploumpidis (b. 1901)
  • In 1955, Librarian of Congress, Herbert Putnam (b. 1861)
  • In 1956, German writer, Bertolt Brecht (b. 1898)
  • In 1958, French physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate, Frédéric Joliot (b. 1900)
  • In 1958, German diplomat, Konstantin von Neurath (b. 1873)
  • In 1964, American Rockabilly singer, Johnny Burnette (b. 1934)
  • In 1966, South African cricketer, Tip Snooke (b. 1881)
  • In 1967, British racing driver, Bob Anderson (b. 1931)
  • In 1972, French actor, Pierre Brasseur (b. 1905)
  • In 1972, American actor, Oscar Levant (b. 1906)
  • In 1972, French author, Jules Romains (b. 1885)
  • In 1978, British writer, Nicolas Bentley (b. 1907)
  • In 1980, Canadian actress and model, Dorothy Stratten (b. 1960)
  • In 1981, Austrian conductor, Karl Böhm (b. 1894)
  • In 1981, South African cricketer, Dudley Nourse (b. 1910)
  • In 1982, Irish actor, Patrick Magee (b. 1922)
  • In 1984, American baseball player, Spud Davis (b. 1904)
  • In 1984, British playwright, J. B. Priestley (b. 1894)
  • In 1985, American actress, Gale Sondergaard (b. 1899)
  • In 1988, American guitarist, Roy Buchanan (b. 1939)
  • In 1988, South African singer, Robert Calvert (b. 1945)
  • In 1988, Italian car maker, Enzo Ferrari (b. 1898)
  • In 1989, American basketball player, Ricky Berry (b. 1964)
  • In 1991, Argentine racing driver, Alberto Crespo (b. 1920)
  • In 1992, American judge, John Sirica (b. 1904)
  • In 1992, American singer (The Platters), Tony Williams (b. 1928)
  • In 1994, British-Austrian novelist, Elias Canetti (b. 1905)
  • In 1996, American sportscaster, Tom Mees (b. 1949)
  • In 1999, American baseball player, Pee Wee Reese (b. 1918)
  • In 2000, French-born computer graphics researcher Alain Fournier (b. 1943)
  • In 2000, South African cricketer Cuan McCarthy (b. 1929)
  • In 2002, American singer (Drowning Pool), Dave Williams (b. 1972)
  • In 2003, German footballer, Helmut Rahn (b. 1929)
  • In 2004, Polish-born writer, Nobel Prize Laureate, Czeslaw Milosz, (b. 1911)
  • In 2004, New Zealand-born British politician, Trevor Skeet (b. 1918)
  • In 2005, American race car driver, Coo Coo Marlin (b. 1932)
  • In 2006, American actor, Bruno Kirby (b. 1949)
  • In 2007, Russian composer, Tikhon Khrennikov (b. 1913)
  • In 2007, Israeli politician, Pinchas Goldstein (b. 1939)
  • In 2007, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 53rd Yokozuna, Kotozakura Masakatsu (b. 1940)

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