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 This day in History - August 14
428 Historic Events for August 14
1955

Fiske Kimball, US architect/art historian, dies at 66

Death
1956

Sharon Bryant, vocalist (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)

Birth
1956

Bertold Brecht, German writer (Mother Courage), dies at 58

Death
1956

Freiherr Constantine von Neurath, German foreign min (1932-38), dies

Death
1957

Jackee [Harry], Winston-Salem NC, actress (Sandra-227)

Birth
1958

KLM Superconstellation crashes west of Ireland, killing 99

Event
1958

"Beautiful" Bobby Eaton, wrestler (SMW/ECW/NJPW/WCW, Midnight Express)

Birth
1958

Fr‚d‚ric Joliot-Curie, French nuclear physicist (Nobel 1936), dies

Death
1958

Big Bill Broonzy, rocker, dies of cancer at 65

Death
1958

Mary Ritter Beard, American historian, dies at 82

Death
1958

Canadian Football League plays 1st game (Winnipeg 29, Edmonton 21)

Event
1958

Cleve Indian, Vic Power steals home twice in 1 game

Event
1958

Gladys L Presley, mom of Elvis, dies at 46

Death
1959

Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Mich, NBA Forward (LA Lakers/Olympic-gold-92)

Birth
1959

Frank Brickowski, NBA forward/center (Seattle Supersonics)

Birth
1959

26th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Baltimore 29, All-Stars 0 (70,000)

Event
1959

AFL organized with NY, Dallas, LA, Minneapolis, Denver and Houston

Event
1960

Fred Roberts, NBA forward (LA Lakers)

Birth
1960

Broderick Thompson, NFL tackle/guard (Denver Broncos)

Birth
1961

Guido Alberto Fano, composer, dies at 86

Death
1961

Phila Phillies lose 17th straight game

Event
1961

Sarah Brightman, actress/singer (Phantom of the Opera)

Birth
1961

Henri-Edouard-Prosper Breuil, priest/archaeologist, dies

Death
1961

Clarke Ashton Smith, sci-fi author (Lost Worlds), dies at 68

Death
1961

Susan Olson, Santa Monica Calif, actress (Cindy-Brady Bunch)

Birth