World Of Quotes

Quotes, Sayings, and Proverbs
 This day in History - June 14
383 Historic Events for June 14
1950

Jeremy Sinden, actor (Chariots of Fire, Ascendancy, Harem)

Birth
1951

Hendrik Baels, Belgian politician, dies at 73

Death
1951

1st commercial computer, UNIVAC 1, enters service at Census Bureau

Event
1951

"Courtin' Time" opens at National Theater NYC for 37 performances

Event
1952

Braves Warren Spahn ties NL record of Jim Whitney with 18 strikeouts against the Cubs in 15-inning, 3-1 loss

Event
1952

Keel laid for 1st nuclear powered sub Nautilus

Event
1952

Jim Peters runs world record marathon (2:20:42.2)

Event
1952

Jimmy Lea, England, rock bassist (Slade)

Birth
1952

General strike in Tunisia

Event
1952

Boston Brave Warren Spahn strikes out 18 Cubs in 15 innings

Event
1952

Eddie Mekka, Worcester Mass, actor (Carmine-Laverne and Shirley)

Birth
1952

52nd US Golf Open: Julius Boros shoots a 281 at Northwood Club Dallas

Event
1953

David Thomas, US singer/songwriter (Pere Ubu)

Birth
1953

Eisenhower condemns McCarthy's book burning proposal

Event
1953

Elvis Presley graduates from LC Humes High School in Memphis Tenn

Event
1953

Yanks sweep Indians 6-2, 3-0 before 74,708 win streak at 18 straight

Event
1953

Military coup by general Gustavo Rojas Pinilla in Colombia

Event
1954

Will Patton, Charleston SC, actor (No Way Out, Ballzaire the Cajun)

Birth
1954

Pres Eisenhower signs order adding words "under God" to the Pledge

Event
1955

Vince Evans, NFL quarterback (Oakland Raiders)

Birth
1955

Larry Burrows, fictional character (Mr Destiny)

Birth
1955

Kim Lankford, Montebello Calif, actress (Gingers-Knots Landing)

Birth
1956

"New Faces of 1956" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 221 perfs

Event
1956

Frederick Funk, Takoma Park MD, PGA golfer (1992 Shell Houston Open)

Birth
1957

Edouard Carpentier beats Lou Thesz, to become NWA wrestling champ

Event