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  • United Kingdom
    Sunday Jul 14, 1940

    Charles de Gaulle

    De Gaulle laid a wreath at the statue of Ferdinand Foch

    United Kingdom
    Sunday Jul 14, 1940

    On Bastille Day (14 July) 1940 de Gaulle led a group of between 200 and 300 sailors to lay a wreath at the statue of Ferdinand Foch at Grosvenor Gardens.




  • Cambridge, England
    Wednesday Jul 14, 1965

    Stephen Hawking

    Marriage

    Cambridge, England
    Wednesday Jul 14, 1965

    When Hawking was a graduate student at Cambridge, his relationship with Jane Wilde, a friend of his sister whom he had met shortly before his late 1963 diagnosis with motor neurone disease, continued to develop. The couple became engaged in October 1964 – Hawking later said that the engagement gave him "something to live for" – and the two were married on 14 July 1965.




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