Today is Saturday, July 14, the 195th day of 2018. There are 170 days left in the year.
On July 14, 1933, all German political parties, except the Nazi Party, were outlawed.
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In 1789, in an event symbolizing the start of the French Revolution, citizens of Paris stormed the Bastille prison and released the seven prisoners inside.
In 1881, outlaw William H. Bonney Jr., alias "Billy the Kid," was shot and killed by Sheriff Pat Garrett in Fort Sumner in present-day New Mexico.
In 1914, scientist Robert H. Goddard received a U.S. patent for a liquid-fueled rocket apparatus.
In 1966, the city of Chicago awoke to the shocking news that eight student nurses had been brutally slain during the night in a South Side dormitory. Drifter Richard Speck was convicted of the mass killing and condemned to death, but had his sentence reduced to life in prison, where he died in 1991.
Today's Birthdays: Former football player and actor Rosey Grier is 86. Rock singer-musician Tanya Donelly is 52. Actress Missy Gold is 48. Actress Sara Canning is 31. Rock singer Dan Reynolds is 31.