On This Day

May 14, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Kamikaze Zero strikes US aircraft carrier Enterprise

Historic Event

Physician Joseph G. Hamilton injects misdiagnosed cancer patient Albert Stevens (CAL-1) with 131 kBq (3.55 µCi) of plutonium without his knowledge. Stevens lives another 20 years, surviving the highest known accumulated radiation dose in any human

Human Medical Subject Albert Stevens
Human Medical Subject
Albert Stevens
Physician Joseph Gilbert Hamilton
Joseph Gilbert Hamilton
  • US offensive on Okinawa, Sugar Loaf conquered

Deaths in History

  • Heber J. Grant, 7th President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dies at 88
1945 in History