What Happened on April 14, 1955

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Elston Howard becomes the 1st black to wear the Yankee uniform
  • Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings beat Montreal Canadiens, 4 games to 3, 2nd year in a row
  • WBRZ TV channel 2 in Baton Rouge, LA (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Simone Griffeth, Savannah Georgia, actress (Death Race 2000, Amanda's)