On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 2020

Historical Events

  • Former pandemic agency head Rick Bright testifies to a US House Committee "without better planning, 2020 could be the darkest winter in modern history"
  • Global death toll from COVID-19 passes 300,000 with 4.4 million confirmed infections

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Watson, American baseball utility (MLB All Star 1973, 75; Houston Astros) and sports executive (GM NY Yankees, World Series 1996), dies from kidney disease at 74
  • Pepper Rodgers, American football coach (University of Kansas, UCLA, Georgia Tech; USFL: Memphis Showboats), dies at 88
  • Phyllis George, Miss America (1971) sportscaster (CBS) 1st Lady of Kentucky(1979-83, dies of a blood disorder at 70
2020 Highlights

About May 14, 2020

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus