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On this day: October 14

Published: Sep 25 2013 06:37:36 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 14 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

The first motion picture is filmed, Teddy Roosevelt is shot -- and still delivers his speech, Chuck Yeager breaks the sound barrier, a U.S. spy plane spots Soviet missiles in Cuba, and Martin Luther King Jr. wins the Nobel Peace Prize, all on this day.

OTD October 14 - William Penn
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1644: William Penn, the businessman and philosopher who founded of the Province of Pennsylvania, is born in London, England.

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