What Happened on April 14, 1948

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • A flash of light is observed in crater Plato on Moon
  • NYC subway fares jump from 5 cents to 10 cents
  • Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak

Famous Birthdays

  • Anastasios Papaligouras, Greek lawyer and politician
  • Chester G Atkins, (Rep-D-MA)
  • Larry Ferguson, Nassau, keyboardist (Hot Chocolate-You Sexy Thing)
  • Ty Grimes, rocker (Capt Beefheart Band Drums

Famous Deaths

  • Walter P Reuther, Pres (United Auto Workers), shot at his home