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 This day in History - December 14
377 Historic Events for December 14
1947

Stanley Baldwin, English premier (1923, 24-29, 35-37), dies at 80

Death
1948

Reginald Owen Morris, composer, dies at 62

Death
1948

Boudewijn Buch, Dutch writer/TV host

Birth
1949

Bill Buckner, Calif, 1st baseman, error cost Red Sox 1986 world series

Birth
1949

Cliff Williams, Sydney Australia, rock bassist (AC/DC-Highway to Hell)

Birth
1949

Dee Wallace Stone, [Deanna Bowers], KC Mo, actress (Critters, 10, ET)

Birth
1950

Vicki Michelle, Essex England, actress (Virgin Witch, Allo Allo)

Birth
1950

Baseball owners choose Lou Perini (Braves), Phil Wrigley (Cubs), Del Webb (Yankees), and Ellis Ryan (Indians) to select new commissioner

Event
1950

UN Gen Assembly establishes High Comm for Refugees (Nobel 1954)

Event
1950

"Bless You All" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 84 perfs

Event
1950

Albrecht Schaeffer, German writer (Heroische Fahrt), dies at 65

Death
1951

Jan Timman, Dutch chess player

Birth
1952

KROD (now KDBC) TV channel 4 in El Paso, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1952

R H Shodhan scores 110 on Test Cricket debut v Pakistan, Calcutta

Event
1952

Uprising of captives in Pongam South Korea, 82 die

Event
1952

Olav Fartein V†len, Norwegian composer, dies at 65

Death
1952

Tamara Danz, singer

Birth
1953

Brooklyn Dodgers sign pitcher Sandy Koufax

Event
1953

Joe Toplyn, Boston, comedic writer (Late Night with David Letterman)

Birth
1953

Vijay Amritraj, India, tennis player/actor (Octopussy)

Birth
1954

James Horean, actor (Loving)

Birth
1954

Ib Anderson, Copenhagen, ballet dancer

Birth
1954

Hans William Schlegel, Oberlingen Germany, Astronaut (STS 55)

Birth
1954

Alan Kulwicki, Greenfield Wisc, NASCAR racer (Winston Cup)

Birth
1954

Steven Glenwood MacLean, Ottawa Ontario, astronaut (STS 52)

Birth