The following is a list of notable world figures who died on October 14th.

  1. 1066 - Harold Godwinson, King of England
  2. 1092 - Nizam al-Mulk, Persian vizier (b. 1018)
  3. 1256 - Kujo Yoritsugu, Japanese shogun (b. 1239)
  4. 1318 - Edward Bruce, High King of Ireland
  5. 1552 - Oswald Myconius, Swiss protestant reformer (b. 1488)
  6. 1565 - Thomas Chaloner, English statesman and poet (b. 1521)
  7. 1568 - Jacques Arcadelt, Flemish composer
  8. 1610 - Amago Yoshihisa, Japanese samurai and warlord (b. 1540)
  9. 1619 - Samuel Daniel, English poet (b. 1562)
  10. 1637 - Gabriello Chiabrera, Italian poet (b. 1552)
  11. 1660 - Thomas Harrison, English Puritan soldier (b. 1606)
  12. 1669 - Antonio Cesti, Italian composer (b. 1623)
  13. 1703 - Thomas Hansen Kingo, Danish poet (b. 1634)
  14. 1711 - Tewoflos, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1708)
  15. 1758 - Francis Edward James Keith, Scottish soldier and Prussian field marshal (b. 1696)
  16. 1831 - Jean-Louis Pons, French astronomer (b. 1761)
  17. 1911 - John Marshall Harlan, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (b. 1833)
  18. 1944 - Erwin Rommel, German field marshall (b. 1891)
  19. 1958 - Douglas Mawson, Australian Antarctic explorer (b. 1882)
  20. 1959 - Errol Flynn, Australian actor (b. 1909)
  21. 1960 - Abram Ioffe, Russian physicist (b. 1880)
  22. 1961 - Paul Ramadier, French politician (b. 1888)
  23. 1976 - Dame Edith Evans, English actress (b. 1888)
  24. 1977 - Bing Crosby, American singer and actor (b. 1903)
  25. 1984 - Martin Ryle, English radio astronomer, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics (b. 1918)
  26. 1985 - Emil Gilels, Ukrainian pianist (b. 1916)
  27. 1986 - Keenan Wynn, American actor (b. 1916)
  28. 1990 - Leonard Bernstein, American composer and conductor (b. 1918]
  29. 1997 - Harold Robbins, American novelist (b. 1915)
  30. 1998 - Cleveland Amory, American writer and animal rights activist (b. 1917)
  31. 1998 - Frankie Yankovic, American musician (b. 1916)
  32. 1999 - Julius Nyerere, Tanzanian politician (b. 1922)
  33. 2003 - Patrick Dalzel-Job, English soldier and inspiration for James Bond (b. 1913)
  34. 2006 - Freddy Fender, American musician (b. 1937)
  35. 2006 - Gerry Studds, Democratic Congressman from Massachusetts (b. 1937)