What Happened on April 14


Historical Events

1900 – Veteran’s Hospital at Ft Miley forms
1925 – First regular-season Chicago Cubs game broadcast on radio (WGN) by caller Quin Ryan; Cubs beat Pittsburgh Pirates, 8-2
1948 – Stanley Cup Final, Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI: Toronto Maple Leafs go back-to-back with a 7-2 win over Detroit Red Wings for a 4-0 series sweep
1969 – Tornado strikes Dacca, East Pakistan killing 540
1988 – Devils 6-5 over Islanders-Devils take 1st round 4-2
2021 – Human cells grown in monkey cells for 20 days reported by US-Chinese team at the Salk Institute in “Cell”

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Famous Birthdays

1868 – Peter Behrens, German architect, born in Hamburg, North German Confederation (d. 1940)
1876 – Cecil Chubb, English barrister, gifted Stonehenge to the British nation, born in Shrewton (d. 1934)
1905 – Elizabeth Huckaby, American educator, born in Hamburg, Arkansas (d. 1999)
1916 – Emerson Buckley, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1989)
1947 – Bob Massie, Australian cricket swing bowler (6 Tests; 16 wickets on debut v England 1972), born in Perth, Australia
1969 – Brad Pennington, American pitcher (California Angels), born in Salem, Indiana

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Famous Deaths

1843 – Joseph Franz Karl Lanner, Austrian composer and violist, dies at 42
1912 – Henri Brisson, French statesman (b. 1835)
1913 – Carl Hagenbeck, German animal trainer (Von Tieren und Menschen), dies at 68
1943 – Asser B. Kleerekoper, Dutch SDAP-Second-Member of parliament, dies at 62
1978 – Joe Gordon, American Baseball HOF 2nd baseman (World Series 1938, 39, 41, 43 NY Yankees; 1948 Cleveland Indians; AL MVP 1942; 9 x MLB All Star), dies of a heart attack at 63
1990 – Thurston Harris, American pop vocalist (The Sharps, Little Bitty Pretty One), dies of a heart attack at 58

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