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Ambedkar's conversion, attempt on Roosevelt's life and more: A look at key events that took place on Oct 14

Ambedkar's conversion, attempt on Roosevelt's life and more: A look at key events that took place on Oct 14

Ambedkar's conversion, attempt on Roosevelt's life and more: A look at key events that took place on Oct 14
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By CNBCTV18.com Oct 14, 2021 10:07:12 AM IST (Updated)

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From Dr BR Ambedkar's conversion to Buddhism along with nearly four lakh followers to attempt on US President Theodore Roosevelt's life. Here is a look at key events that took place across the globe on October 14.

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1912 - US President Theodore Roosevelt was shot by a would-be assassin in Milwaukee. He was saved by his thick coat and a bundle of paper in his breast pocket. (Text: Reuters)

India celebrates November 26 as its Constitution Day (National Law Day) to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India on November 26, 1949. The Indian government declared November 26 as Constitution Day in 2015 on the 125th birth anniversary of Dr. BR Ambedkar, who had chaired the drafting committee of the Constituent Assembly and played a pivotal role in the drafting of the constitution.
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1956 - Dr BR Ambedkar converts to Buddhism along with nearly four lakh followers.

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1964 - US civil rights leader Martin Luther King was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. (Image & text: Reuters)

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2001 - Two days of anti-American riots in the northern Nigerian city of Kano ended. At least 200 people died in the riots, in which churches, mosques and shops were set on fire. (Text: Reuters)

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2002 - Britain suspended Northern Ireland's power-sharing government after a spying row threw the fledgling peace process into its worst political crisis since 1998's peace accord. (Image: AP| text: Reuters)

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2005 - English actor Daniel Craig was named as the new movie James Bond, ending months of speculation over who would take over from Pierce Brosnan. (Image & text: Reuters)

Somali security assess the scene of a car bomb explosion at a checkpoint in Mogadishu, Somalia December 28, 2019. REUTERS/Feisal Omar
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2017 - Car bomb kills hundreds in Mogadishu, Somalia. (Image & text: Reuters)

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