What Happened on June 14, 1940

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Auschwitz concentration camp opens in Nazi controlled Poland with Polish POWs (approx. 3 million would die within its walls)
  • German forces enter Paris during WWII
  • German U-47 sinks airship Balmoral

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Davidson, actor (Rhino-Ball Four, Code R), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • Bill Baker, (Rep-R-California)
  • Dary John Mizelle, American composer, born in Stillwater, Oklahoma
  • Jack Bannon, actor (Art in Lou Grant, Trauma Center), born in Los Angeles, California