Historical Events for 14th May 2021

1607 – English colonists establish the 1st permanent English settlement in America at Jamestown. Unknown to them they have landed amidst the worst drought in 800 years.
1942 – US Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) forms
1949 – “Love Life” closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 252 performances
1957 – “New Girl in Town” opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 432 performances
1972 – A 13 year old Catholic girl is shot dead by Loyalist paramilitaries in Ballymurphy, Belfast
1980 – Department of Health and Human Services begins operation
1986 – NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Calgary Flames beat St. Louis Blues, 4 games to 3
1988 – Carrollton bus collision: a drunk driver going the wrong way on Interstate 71 near Carrollton, Kentucky, United States hits a converted school bus carrying a church youth group. The crash and ensuing fire kill 27.
1991 – Winnie Mandela sentenced to 6 years for complicity in kidnapping and beating of four youths, one of whom died, She is freed pending appeal
2004 – The Constitutional Court of South Korea overturns the impeachment of President Roh Moo-hyun

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