On This Day: April 14th
This is 105th day of the year and 261 days remain in the year.
Benjamin Rush was among those who founded the first American antislavery society.
Noah Webster copyrighted the first edition of his dictionary.
The first pony express rider reached his destination of San Francisco. He left St. Joseph, Mo., on April 3.
Titanic hit the iceberg that would sink her the next morning.
An explosion in the Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland results in a volcanic ash plume in the atmosphere over northern and central Europe. Air travel in the region is halted for several days.
April 14 BirthdaysAnne Sullivan Macy1866–1936 American educator, friend and teacher of Helen Keller
Francois Duvalierdictator of Haiti
Arnold Joseph Toynbeehistorian
Sarah Michelle Gellaractress