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 This day in History - May 14
408 Historic Events for May 14
1940

Emma Goldman, US anarchists/feminist/author (Living My Life), dies

Death
1941

3,600 Parisian Jews arrested

Event
1941

Nasim-ul-Ghani, cricketer (Pakistani left-handed all-rounder 1958-73)

Birth
1942

Lord McAlpine, English contractor/multi-millionaire

Birth
1942

Tony Perez, baseball player

Birth
1942

Byron L Dorgan, (Rep-D-ND, 1981- )

Birth
1942

Gerald Mark Shapiro, composer

Birth
1942

US Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) forms

Event
1943

Elizabeth Ray, Marshall NC, congressman Wilbur Mills' lover

Birth
1943

Alan B Mollohan, (Rep-D-WV, 1983- )

Birth
1943

Dereck "Lek" Leckenby, guitarist

Birth
1943

Jack Bruce, Lanarkshire Scotland, bassist (Cream-White Room)

Birth
1944

British troops occupy Kohima

Event
1944

91 German bombers harass Bristol

Event
1944

Troy Shondell, rocker (Many Sides of Troy Shondell)

Birth
1944

George Lucas, Modesto CA, director (Star Wars, Indiana Jones)

Birth
1944

Gene Cornish, Ottawa, rock bassist/vocalist (Fotomaker, Rascals)

Birth
1944

Francesca Annis, London England, actress (Madame Bovary, Dune)

Birth
1944

Gen Rommel, Speidel and von Stulpnagel attempt to assassinate Hitler

Event
1945

US offensive on Okinawa, Sugar Loaf conquered

Event
1945

Kamikaze-Zero strikes US aircraft carrier Enterprise

Event
1946

Paul Hindemith's "For Those We Love," premieres

Event
1946

Robert Jarvik, surgeon/inventor (Jarvik 7 artificial heart)

Birth
1946

Derek Lek Leckenby, rock guitarist (Herman's Hermits-Kinda Hush)

Birth
1946

Alan David Marks, pianist/composer

Birth