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 Final, Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI: Detroit Red Wings win back-to-back titles; beat Montreal Canadiens, 3-1 for a 4-3 series victory
  • WBRZ TV channel 2 in Baton Rouge, LA (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

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