Historical Events In April - 14
Thursday, 24 September 2020
1959 (Robert) Taft Memorial Bell Tower dedicated in Wash DC on April - 14.
1960 On this day in history montreal Canadiens sweep Toronto Maple Leafs for the Stanley Cup
1960 On this day in history archibald McIndoe, plastic surgeon, dies
1961 On this day in history first live television broadcast from the Soviet Union
1963 On this day in history george Harrison is impressed by the unsigned group "Rolling Stones"
1964 Bert McGirr, cricketer (2 Tests for NZ, 51 runs), dies on this day in history.
1965 On April - 14 leonard Mudie, dies of heart ailment at 82
1968 Roberto de Vicenzo loses Masters for signing an incorrect score card on this day in history.
1969 41st Academy Awards on this day in history.
1969 First major league baseball game outside US played in Montreal, Canada on April - 14.
1969 Student Afro-American Society seized at Columbia College on this day in history.
1969 Tornado strikes Dacca East Pakistan killing 540 on April - 14.
1969 On this day in history vQ-1 aircraft shot down by North Korean aircraft over Sea of Japan
1971 Fort Point, SF dedicated as a national historic site on April - 14.
1971 Armand Spitz, developer of small educational planetarium, dies on April - 14.
1973 Magda Janssens, Flemish actress (Nederlands in 7 Lessons), dies at 88 on April - 14.
1974 Gary Player wins his 2nd Masters golf tournament on April - 14.
1974 The Navy donated the ASW carrier Yorktown to Charleston, South Carolina for the city's National Naval Museum on April - 14.
1975 On this day in history fredric March, actor (Inherit the Wind), dies at 77
1976 On April - 14 maude Prickett, actress (Rosie-Hazel), dies at 60
1977 On April - 14 riekus Waskowsky, Dutch poet, dies at 44
1978 On this day in history h Debehogne discovers asteroid #2364 Seillier
1980 On April - 14 e Bowell discovers asteroids #2759 Idomeneus & #2830 Greenwich
1980 Tom Fadden, actor (Duffeild-Broken Arrow, Cimarron City), dies at 84 on this day in history.
1981 Space Shuttle-Columbia 1-returns to Earth on this day in history.
1981 The first space shuttle, Columbia, is successfully launched on April - 14.
1982 M Watt discovers asteroid #2675 Tolkien on April - 14.
1983 Nina Dumbadze, Russian discus thrower (Oly-bronze-1952), dies at 64 on April - 14.
1985 On April - 14 enver Hoxha, Albanian leader (1944-85), dies
1986 On this day in history uS aircraft attacks 5 terrorist locations in Libya
1987 Karl Holler, composer, dies at 79 on April - 14.
1988 On this day in history uSS Samuel B. Roberts struck Iranian mine off Qatar
1988 On this day in history herbert Reynolds Inch, composer, dies at 83
1989 On April - 14 first Navy ship arrives on scene to assist in Exxon Valdez oil spill cleanup