Historical Events on May 14, 1940

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Admiral Johannes Furstner, Royal Dutch Navy, departs to England
  • Boston's Jimmie Foxx HR goes over Comiskey Park's left field roof
  • German breakthrough at Sedan
  • Lord Beaverbrook appointed British minister of aircraft production
  • Nazis bomb Rotterdam (600-900 dead), Netherlands surrenders to Germany