This Day In History
October 14th :
1789 – George Washington proclaims the first Thanksgiving Day.
1888 – Louis Le Prince films the motion picture "Roundhay Garden Scene". It runs for approximately two seconds and is the earliest surviving motion picture.
1947 – Chuck Yeager flies a Bell X-1 faster than the speed of sound, the first man to do so in level flight.
Celebrity Birthdays Include :
1927 – Roger Moore
1939 – Ralph Lauren
1978 – Usher