Today in History for 14th May 2022

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Historical Events

1842 – Illustrated London News; the world’s first illustrated weekly newspaper, begins publication
1921 – Mussolini’s fascists obtain 29 parliamentary seats in Italian elections
1927 – Cap Arcona is launched at the Blohm and Voss shipyard in Hamburg
1948 – Golda Meir (Meyerson) is one of the signatories of Israel’s independence declaration
1951 – Ernie Kovacs Show, TV Variety debut on NBC
1970 – NYC local newspaper “Our Town” begins publishing

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Famous Birthdays

1900 – Edgar Wind, German art historian (d. 1971)
1916 – Lance Dossor, British-born concert pianist (d. 2005)
1948 – Walter Olkewicz, actor (Last Resort, Wizards and Warriors), born in Bayonne, New Jersey
1972 – Chad Cascadden, American NFL linebacker, 1995-99 (New York Jets), s), Two Rivers, Wisconsin
1973 – Natalie Appleton, Canadian pop singer (All Saints -“Never Ever”), born in Mississauga, Ontario
1975 – Salim Iles, Algerian swimmer

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Famous Deaths

1863 – Emile Racine Gauthier Prudent, composer, dies at 46
1938 – Jacobus C J “Jacques” Hermans, actor (Ghetto), dies at 81
1940 – Eddy [Charles E] du Platform, writer/poet, dies
1983 – Roger J. Traynor, American judge (b. 1900)
1991 – Aladár Gerevich, Hungarian fencer (7 Olympic gold 1932, 36, 48, 52, 56, 60), dies at 81
1996 – Qazaleh Alizadeh, writer, dies at 48

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