On This Day

What Happened on April 14, 2019

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 11 tornadoes hit US southern states killing eight in Mississippi, Texas and Louisiana

Sport awardUS Masters Golf

83rd US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Tiger Woods wins his 5th Masters title by 1 stroke from Xander Schauffele, Dustin Johnson & Brooks Koepka; Woods' 15th major and first in 11 years

Golfer Tiger Woods
Golfer
Tiger Woods

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar at center of controversy over comments about 9/11 at speech to Council on American-Islamic Relations after tweet by Donald Trump, defended by Nancy Pelosi

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi
US Speaker of the House
Nancy Pelosi
  • Seychelles President Danny Faure makes first-ever live speech from a submersible pleading for better marine protection
  • South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg officially announces his presidential campaign in Indiana, first openly gay candidate to run for US president

Famous Deaths

  • Birgitta "Bibi" Andersson, Swedish actress (Persona, Wild Strawberries), dies at 83
  • John MacLeod, American basketball coach (NBA Phoenix Suns 1973-87), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 81