1752 - The British Empire adopts the Gregorian calendar, skipping eleven days (the previous day was September 2).
1969 - On December 1, 1969 September 14th is drawn as the first birthdate in the U.S. draft during the Vietnam War.
1984 - Joe Kittinger becomes the first person to fly a hot air balloon alone across the Atlantic Ocean.
1940 - Larry Brown, American basketball coach
1973 - Nas, American rapper
1982 - Princess Grace of Monaco, American actress (automobile accident) (b. 1929)
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