All of these events occurred on July 14.
1789: The French Revolution moves into its third day with the storming of the Bastille by the citizens of Paris.
1881: Lawman Pat Garrett guns down 21-year old outlaw Billy the Kid in Fort Sumner, New Mexico.
1913: President Gerald R. Ford is born Leslie Lynch King Jr. in Omaha, Nebraska.
1969: The Federal Reserve discontinues the use of large denominations of currency, from the $500 to the $10,000 bill.
1975: Former Major League Baseball pitcher Tim Hudson is born in Columbus, Georgia.