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 This day in History - December 14
377 Historic Events for December 14
1935

Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Bath England, actress (Search for the Nile)

Birth
1935

Stanley G Weinbaum, US, sci-fi writer (Martian Odyssey), dies

Death
1935

Lewis Arquette, Chicago IL, actor (Horror Show, Book of Love)

Birth
1935

Lee Remick, Quincy MA, actress (Days of Wine and Rose, Long Hot Summer)

Birth
1935

David White, cricketer (Engld opening attack Brown and White v Pak 1961)

Birth
1936

Robert Alan Ridley Parker, NYC, PhD/astronaut (STS 9, STS 35)

Birth
1937

Japanese troops conquer/plunder Nanjing

Event
1938

Will Harridge is elected to a 10-year-term as AL president

Event
1938

Marie FM Emmanuel, French composer/musicologist (Salamine), dies at 76

Death
1938

Charlie Griffith, cricketer (WI fast bowler (or did he chuck?))

Birth
1938

Leonardo Boff, Italy, Brazilian Catholic theologian

Birth
1938

Janette Scott, actress (Day of the Triffids)

Birth
1938

Hal Williams, Columbus Ohio, actor (Pvt Benjamin, 227, Sanford and Son)

Birth
1938

Major leagues disagree on increasing rosters from 23 to 25

Event
1938

Major leagues agrees on standard ball

Event
1938

AL permits Cleveland and Philadelphia to play night games

Event
1939

Helene ELJ Kr”ller-Mller, Dutch museum founder, dies at 70

Death
1939

Ernest Davis, 1st black to win Heisman Trophy (1961)

Birth
1939

Soviet Union attacks Finland-League of Nations drops Soviet Union

Event
1939

Marilyn Cooper, NYC, actress (Broadway Bound, Survivors)

Birth
1941

Premier Winston Churchill travels to US on board HMS Duke of York

Event
1941

Barry Hadlee, cricketer (bro of Dayle and Richard, NZ World Cup 1975)

Birth
1941

1st NFL division playoff, Bears beat Packers 33-14

Event
1941

U-557 torpedoes British cruiser Galatea

Event
1942

Eduard C "Edo" Fimmen, Dutch trade union leader, dies at 61

Death