Historical Events In July - 14
Friday, 10 July 2020
1951 On this day in history the first color telecast of a sporting event (CBS-horse race)
1951 On July - 14 "Courtin' Time" closes at National Theater NYC after 37 performances
1951 Sammy Jones, cricketer (last survivor of the 1882 Oval Test), dies on July - 14.
1952 On July - 14 sS United States crosses Atlantic in 84:12 (record westward)
1953 On July - 14 the first natl monument dedicated to a Negro-George Washington Carver
1953 1st Natl monument dedicated to a Negro-George Washington Carver on this day in history.
1954 On July - 14 117ø F (47ø C), East St. Louis, Illinois (state record)
1954 118ø F (48ø C), Warsaw & Union, Missouri (state record) on July - 14.
1954 On July - 14 117°F (47°C), East St Louis, Illinois (state record)
1954 Jacinto Benavente y Martinez, Spanish playwright, dies at 87 on this day in history.
1955 On this day in history 2 killed, many dazed when lightning strikes Ascott racetrack, England
1956 On this day in history boston Red Sox Mel Parnell no-hits Chicago White Sox, 4-0
1956 Jaroslav Ridky, composer, dies at 58 on July - 14.
1957 Soviet steamer "Eshghbad" sinks in Caspian Sea, drowning 270 on July - 14.
1958 On July - 14 iraq becomes a republic after the assassination of King Faisal
1958 On July - 14 iraqi army overthrows monarchy; republic replaces Hashemite dynasty
1958 Iraqi monarchy overthrown by Arab nationalists on July - 14.
1958 King Faisal II PM of Iraq, assassinated at Baghdad on July - 14.
1958 General Abdul K Kassem forms a military govt in Iraq on this day in history.
1958 Abdoel Illah, crown prince of Iraq, murdered on this day in history.
1959 On July - 14 the first atomic powered cruiser, the Long Beach, Quincy Mass
1959 On this day in history 1st atomic powered cruiser, Long Beach, Quincy Mass
1959 Grock, [Adrien Wettach], Swiss clown/circus director, dies at 79 on this day in history.
1960 On July - 14 fire raging through a Guatemala City, Guatemala insane asylum kills 225, severly injuring 300
1960 Barbara Romack wins LPGA Leesburg Pro-Am Golf Tournament on July - 14.
1961 On this day in history astro's Eddie Matthews hits HR #500
1962 Borehole for Mont Blanc-tunnel finished on this day in history.
1965 On July - 14 uS Mariner IV, first Mars probe, passes at 6,100 miles (9,800 km)
1965 Adlai Stevenson, US amb to UN/pres candidate (D, 1952, 56), dies on July - 14.
1966 In Chicago, Illinois, eight student nurses were killed in what was called the"crime of the century." Gloria Davy, Patricia Matusek, Nina Schmale, Pamela Wilkening, Suzanne Farris, Mary Ann Jordan, Merlita Gargullo, and Valentina Paison--all nursing students at the South Chicago Community Hospital--were strangled or stabbed to death by Richard Spec on this day in history.
1966 On July - 14 richard Speck rapes & kills 8 nurses in a Chicago dormitory
1967 Surveyor 4 launched to Moon; explodes just before landing on this day in history.
1968 Brave Hank Aaron hits his 500th HR off SF Giant Mike McCormick on this day in history.
1968 On July - 14 westbrook Van Voorhis announcer (March of Time), dies at 64