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 This day in History - July 14
388 Historic Events for July 14
1951

Judi Brown, E Lansing Mich, 400m hurdler (Olympic-silver-1984)

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1951

Esther Dyson, Zurich Switz, computer publisher (Release 1.0)

Birth
1951

Sammy Jones, cricketer (last survivor of the 1882 Oval Test), dies

Death
1951

"Courtin' Time" closes at National Theater NYC after 37 performances

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1951

"Make a Wish" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 102 perfs

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1951

1st color telecast of a sporting event (CBS-horse race)

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1951

Citation becomes 1st horse to win $1,000,000 in races

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1952

SS United States crosses Atlantic in 84:12 (record westward)

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1952

Eric Laneuville, New Orleans La, actor (Larry-Room 222, St Elsewhere)

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1952

George Louis Francis Lewis, composer

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1952

Jerry Houser, LA Calif, actor (Slapshot, Summer of '42, Class of '44)

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1952

Joel Silver, South Orange NJ, producer (Warriors, Xanadu, Die Hard)

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1952

Stan Shaw, Chic Ill, actor (Mississippi, Roots Next Generation)

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1952

Chris Cross, [St John], rock singer (Arthur)

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1953

1st Natl monument dedicated to a Negro-George Washington Carver

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1953

Communist offensive in Korea

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1953

20th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-1 at Crosley Field, Cincinnati

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1954

Bebe Buell, Norfolk Va, wife of Todd Rundgren/playmate (Nov, 1974)

Birth
1954

Jos Zoomer, Amsterdam Neth, rock drummer (Vandenberg)

Birth
1954

Jacinto Benavente y Martinez, Spanish playwright, dies at 87

Death
1954

Ralph D'Amico, jockey

Birth
1954

117øF (47øC), East St Louis, Illinois (state record)

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1954

118øF (48øC), Warsaw and Union, Missouri (state record)

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1955

2 killed, many dazed when lightning strikes Ascott racetrack, England

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1956

Jaroslav Ridky, composer, dies at 58

Death