Historical Events for 14th April 2021

1903 – Dr Harry Plotz discovers a vaccine against typhoid (NYC)
1946 – “Day Before Spring” closes at National Theater NYC after 167 performances
1950 – 1st edition of British comic “Eagle”
1978 – David Hare’s “Plenty” premieres in London
1983 – US President Reagan signs $165 billion Social Security rescue
1992 – UAW ends 5 month strike against Caterpillar Inc
2007 – At least 200,000 demonstrators in Ankara, Turkey protest against the possible candidacy of incumbent Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdo─čan.
2012 – 165th Grand National: Daryl Jacob wins aboard Neptune Collonges; beats Sunnyhillboy in a photo finish and the closest ever GN finish
2013 – 33 people are killed after a bus tumbled off a cliff in Trujillo, Peru
2019 – Congresswoman Ilhan Omar at center of controversy over comments about 9/11 at speech to Council on American-Islamic Relations after tweet by Donald Trump, defended by Nancy Pelosi

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