1862 ~ GUSTAV KLiMT the Austrian painter and graphic artist, was born on the 14th day of July in 1862 (died in 1918 aged 55). The 150th anniversary of the birth of the great Gustav Klimt, was celebrated on Saturday 14th July 2012, with Google providing a Google Doodle dedication on the search engine homepage. “Adele Bloch-Bauer I” by Gustav Klimt is the 4th most expensive painting ever sold in the world ($135 million), as of July 2012. See the current List of most expensive paintings
1865 ~ The 1st ascent of the MATTERHORN was made by English illustrator and climber EDWARD WHYMPER on the 14th day of July in 1865.
1944 ~ Margaret Pomeranz (AM) the Australian film critic, producer and television personality was born on the 14th July 1944.
1946 ~ JOHN WOOD the Gold Logie Award winning Australian actor, best known for his role as Senior Sergeant Tom Croydon in Blue Heelers was born on the 14th day of July in 1946.
1947 ~ JOHN BLACKMAN the Australian radio and television presenter, was born on the 14th day of July in 1947. John Blackman is best known for his rich, dulcet, velvety tones in his voice-over work, as mentioned on his website: www.Blackman.com.au, and also known for his wonderful work on Hey Hey It’s Saturday from 1971 to 2010, as announcer and character voice-over as popular characters; Dickie Knee, The Angel, Doctor Ben Dover, Charlie Who, Mrs Macgillicuddy and others.