On This Day

What Happened on July 14, 1954

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 117°F (47°C), East St Louis, Illinois (state record)
  • 118°F (48°C), Warsaw & Union, Missouri (state record)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jos Zoomer, Amsterdam Neth, rock drummer (Vandenberg)

Famous Deaths

  • Jacinto Benavente y Martinez, Spanish playwright, dies at 87
  • Jackie Saunders, American silent screen actress (b. 1892)