On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 2018

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 2.3 million estimated Venezuelans have left crisis-hit Venezuela since 2015 according to the UN
  • Italy's Morandi Bridge collapses in Genoa, taking 30 vehicles with it and killing 43
  • Pennsylvania grand jury alleges 300 "predator priests" abused over 1000 children over 30 years and Catholic leaders covered it, up after 2-year investigation

Famous Deaths

  • Jill Janus, American singer (Huntress), commits suicide at 43