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 This day in History - May 14
408 Historic Events for May 14
1904

Richard Hol, Dutch composer/organist/conductor, dies at 78

Death
1905

2nd official intl soccer match, Neth beats Belg 4-0

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1906

James Flavin, Portland Me, actor (Man With a Camera)

Birth
1906

Flagpole at the White Sox ballpark breaks during pennant-raising

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1906

Hastings Kamuzu Banda, president of Malawi (1964-94)

Birth
1907

Mohammed Ayub Khan, general/premier/president (Pakistan)

Birth
1907

Dick Bentley, entertainer

Birth
1908

1st passenger flight in an airplane

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1909

Vladimir Alatortsev, USSR, International Chess Master (1950)

Birth
1910

Canada authorizes issuing of silver dollar coins

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1911

Hans Vogt, composer

Birth
1911

J Borremans, Belgian politician (communist)/MP

Birth
1912

Frederik VIII C W K, King of Denmark (1906-12), dies at 68

Death
1912

August Strindberg, Swedish writer (Deaddans), dies at 63

Death
1912

Marguerite Fawdry, museum curator

Birth
1913

French Hals museum opens in Harleem Netherlands

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1913

Wash Senator Walter Johnson ends record scorless streak at 56 innings

Event
1914

Chic Jim Scott no-hits Cleve, gives up 2 hits in 10th and loses 1-0

Event
1915

Harry Joseph Chick Daugherty, trombonist (Spike Jones and City Slickers)

Birth
1917

Lou Harrison, Portland Oregon, composer (Rapunzel)

Birth
1917

Herta Ryder, literary agent

Birth
1918

Sunday baseball is made legal in Wash DC

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1918

Arthur McIntyre, cricket wicket-keeper (England 3 times early 50's)

Birth
1918

Indians' Stan Coveleski sets club record for most innings pitched (19)

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1919

Pope Benedictus XV publishes encyclical In hac tanta

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