August 14, 1958 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Canadian Football League plays 1st game (Winnipeg 29, Edmonton 21)
  • Cleveland Indian Vic Power steals home twice in 1 game
  • KLM Superconstellation crashes west of Ireland, killing 99

Deaths in History

  • Frederic Joliot-Curie, French nuclear physicist (Nobel 1936), dies
  • Gladys Presley, mother of Elvis, dies at 46
  • Konstantin von Neurath, German diplomat (b.1873)
  • Mary Ritter Beard, American historian, dies at 82