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On 14 October 1944

World War II: Athens, Greece, is liberated by British Army troops entering the city as the Wehrmacht pulls out. This clears the way for the Greek government-in-exile to return to its historic capital city, with Georgios Papandreou, as the head of government..

World War II: Linked to a plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel is forced to commit suicide..

Birthdate of Udo Kier, German-American actor and director.

Death of Erwin Rommel, German field marshal (b. 1891).

100th anniversary

Birthdate of John See, English-Australian politician, 14th Premier of New South Wales (d. 1907).

50th anniversary

Birthdate of E. E. Cummings, American poet and playwright (d. 1962); and Victoria Drummond, British marine engineer (d. 1978).

5th anniversary

World War II: The German submarine U-47 sinks the British battleship HMS Royal Oak within her harbour at Scapa Flow, Scotland..

Birthdate of Ralph Lauren, American fashion designer, founded the Ralph Lauren Corporation; and Rocky Thompson, American golfer and politician.

4th anniversary

World War II: The Balham underground station disaster kills sixty-six people during the London Blitz..

Birthdate of Perrie Mans, South African snooker player; Cliff Richard, Indian-English singer-songwriter and actor; J. C. Snead, American golfer; and Christopher Timothy, Welsh actor, director, and screenwriter.

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of Jerry Glanville, American football player and coach; Eddie Keher, Irish sportsman (hurling); Laurie Lawrence, Australian rugby player and coach; Art Shamsky, American baseball player and manager; and Roger Taylor, English tennis player.

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of Bob Hiller, English rugby player; Evelio Javier, Filipino lawyer and politician (d. 1986); Péter Nádas, Hungarian author and playwright; and Suzzanna, Indonesian actress (d. 2008).

Death of Noboru Yamaguchi, Japanese mob boss (b. 1902).

1st anniversary

World War II: Prisoners at the Sobibór extermination camp in Poland revolt against the Germans..

World War II: The American Eighth Air Force loses 60 of 291 B-17 Flying Fortress during the Second Raid on Schweinfurt..

World War II: The Second Philippine Republic, a puppet of the Empire of Japan, was inaugurated with Jose P. Laurel as its president..

Death of Sobibór uprising:.

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