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 This day in History - May 14
408 Historic Events for May 14
1976

Oil tanker Urqui Ola explodes off Spanish coast

Event
1976

Lowell Thomas ends 46 years as radio network reporter

Event
1976

Terrance Cauthen, Trenton NJ, lightweight boxer (Olympics-bronze-96)

Birth
1977

Jayna Hefford, ice hockey forward (Canada, Oly-98)

Birth
1977

Cesarina Mejia, Miss Dominican Republic Universe (1997)

Birth
1977

Anca Barna, Cluj Romania, tennis star (semifinals 1995 ITF Poland)

Birth
1977

Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games

Event
1977

Netherlands State Delta Kappa Gamma Society forms

Event
1977

KC Royals Jim Colborn no-hits Texas Rangers, 6-0

Event
1977

English football international Bobby Moore retires

Event
1978

Heather Brink, Lincoln Neb, gymnast (Olympics-96)

Birth
1978

"Working" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 25 performances

Event
1978

Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Greater Baltimore Golf Classic

Event
1979

Paul van 't Veeer, Dutch journalist/writer (Vrije Volk), dies at 57

Death
1980

Dept of Health and Human Services begins operation

Event
1980

Hugh Griffith, actor (Passover Plot, Ben Hur, Tom Jones), dies at 67

Death
1980

Wilhelm Weismann, composer, dies at 79

Death
1980

"Musical Chairs" opens at Rialto Theater NYC for 15 performances

Event
1980

Valencia wins 20th Europe Cup II

Event
1980

Bucky Dent hits an inside park HR, Royals walk 14 Yanks including 5 with bases loaded, Yanks win 16-3

Event
1981

NASA launches space vehicle S-192

Event
1981

35th NBA Championship: Bost Celtics beat Houston Rockets, 4 games to 2

Event
1982

Guinea adopts constitution

Event
1982

Baron Mariel-Henri Jaspar, Belgian minister/ambassador, dies

Death
1982

Hugh Beaumont, actor (Ward-Leave it to Beaver), dies at 73

Death