1896: Lilian Gish, Film actress, The First Lady of the Silent Screen.
1905: Eugene Fodor, Hungarian-born travel writer.
1916: C. Everett Koop, U.S. Surgeon General.
1926: Son Thomas, blues guitarist and singer.
October 14th in history
1832: Blackfeet Indians attack American Fur Company trappers near Montana's Jefferson River, killing one.
1884: Transparent paper-strip photographic film is patented by George Eastman.
1912: Former U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt is shot and wounded in assassination attempt in Milwaukee. He was saved by the papers in his breast pocket and, though wounded, insisted on finishing his speech.