Historical Events In April - 14
Thursday, 18 April 2019
1959 On April - 14 (Robert) Taft Memorial Bell Tower dedicated in Wash DC
1960 On this day in history montreal Canadiens sweep Toronto Maple Leafs for the Stanley Cup
1960 On April - 14 archibald McIndoe, plastic surgeon, dies
1961 On this day in history first live television broadcast from the Soviet Union
1963 George Harrison is impressed by the unsigned group "Rolling Stones" on April - 14.
1964 Bert McGirr, cricketer (2 Tests for NZ, 51 runs), dies on this day in history.
1965 Leonard Mudie, dies of heart ailment at 82 on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history roberto de Vicenzo loses Masters for signing an incorrect score card
1969 41st Academy Awards on April - 14.
1969 First major league baseball game outside US played in Montreal, Canada on this day in history.
1969 Student Afro-American Society seized at Columbia College on April - 14.
1969 Tornado strikes Dacca East Pakistan killing 540 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1973 On this day in history magda Janssens, Flemish actress (Nederlands in 7 Lessons), dies at 88
1974 On this day in history gary Player wins his 2nd Masters golf tournament
1974 On this day in history the Navy donated the ASW carrier Yorktown to Charleston, South Carolina for the city's National Naval Museum.
1975 Fredric March, actor (Inherit the Wind), dies at 77 on April - 14.
1976 Maude Prickett, actress (Rosie-Hazel), dies at 60 on April - 14.
1977 Riekus Waskowsky, Dutch poet, dies at 44 on this day in history.
1978 On April - 14 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 April - 14.
1981 On April - 14 the first space shuttle, Columbia, is successfully launched
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 US aircraft attacks 5 terrorist locations in Libya on April - 14.
1987 On April - 14 karl Holler, composer, dies at 79
1988 USS Samuel B. Roberts struck Iranian mine off Qatar on this day in history.
1988 Herbert Reynolds Inch, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
1989 On this day in history first Navy ship arrives on scene to assist in Exxon Valdez oil spill cleanup