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THIS DAY IN HISTORY                Monday, 14 October 2019
Robert the Bruce of Scotland defeated King Edward II of England, forcing Edward to accept Scotland's independence.

The children's book, Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne, was first published.

Former fighter pilot, Chuck Yeager became the first man in history to break the sound barrier while flying in his Bell X-1 rocket plane.

Dr. B. R. Ambedkar embraced Buddhism along with many of his followers in Nagpur.


American civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his non-violent resistance to racial prejudice in USA.

Vice President Hosni Mubarak became the President of Egypt one week after the assassination of President Anwar Sadat.

Arundhati Roy won the Booker Prize for her novel, The God of Small Things.


Economist-philosopher Amartya Sen won the Nobel Prize for Economics.

Authorities in Republika Srpska, the Bosnian Serb division of Bosnia and Herzegovina, admitted for the first time the actual scale of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, the largest mass murder in Europe since World War II, in which more than 8,000 Bosniak men and boys as well as another 25,00030,000 refugees were killed.

Daniel Craig was announced as the sixth official James Bond actor.

Indian novelist Aravind Adiga won the Man Booker Prize for his debut novel The White Tiger.

A spectacular closing ceremony marked the end of the XIX Commonwealth Games held in Delhi. Australia topped the medal tally followed by India and England.


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