What Happened on April 14, 2012

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 165th Grand National: Daryl Jacob aboard Neptune Collonges wins

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Beastie Boys inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame with Adam Yauch too ill to attend

Rocker Adam Yauch
Rocker
Adam Yauch

Event of interestEvent of Interest

J. K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter novels, launches her website "Pottermore"

Novelist J. K. Rowling
Novelist
J. K. Rowling

Famous Weddings

  • "Lady Antebellum" singer Dave Haywood (29) weds executive with Warner Bros. Records Kelli Cashiola (30) in Nashville, Tennessee

Famous Deaths

  • Émile Bouchard, Canadian ice hockey player, dies at 92