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 This day in History - December 14
377 Historic Events for December 14
1942

Rex Thompson, NYC, actor (Young Bess, King and I, Her 12 Men)

Birth
1942

David Band, banker

Birth
1943

Frank Allen, rock vocalist (Searchers-Needles and Pins)

Birth
1944

Congress establshes rank of General of Army (5-star General)

Event
1944

Begin(ning) Liese-Aktion: werving of labor force for Germany

Event
1944

German occupiers forbid use of electricity in parts of Holland

Event
1945

Constantino Gaito, composer, dies at 67

Death
1945

Josef Kramer, known as "beast of Belsen," and 10 others, hanged

Death
1945

Henry van Goudoever, Dutch lawyer/judge, dies on his 69th birthday

Death
1945

Forrester Harvey, actor (Tarzan and Mate, Chump at Oxford), dies at 61

Death
1945

Elmer Rice' "Dream Girl," premieres in NYC

Event
1946

Jane Birkin, London England, actress (Mrs Don Juan, Dark Places, Dust)

Birth
1946

Stanley R Smith, tennis champ (Wimbledon 1972, US Open-1971)

Birth
1946

Ruth Fuchs, German DR, javelin thrower (Oly-2 gold-72, 76)

Birth
1946

Michael Ovitz, president (Walt Disney Co)

Birth
1946

Joyce Vincent Wilson, Detroit Mich, singer (Tony Orlando and Dawn)

Birth
1946

Anthonius A M "Ton" Kors, Dutch writer (Hannie Schaft)

Birth
1946

Jackie McCauley, North Ireland, rock pianist (Them Coleraine)

Birth
1946

Patty Duke, [Anna Marie], Elmhurst NY, actress (Miracle Worker)

Birth
1946

UN General Assembly votes to establish UN HQs in NYC

Event
1946

Togo made a trusteeship territory of UN

Event
1946

"Three to Make Ready" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 323 perfs

Event
1947

Christopher Parkening, LA Calif, guitarist (transcribed sacred music)

Birth
1947

Cleve Browns beat NY Yankees 14-3 in AAFC championship game

Event
1947

Franz Zorell, German RC lexicographer, dies at 84

Death