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What Happened on April 14th This Day in History

Year Name
2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine: The flagship of Russia's Black Sea Fleet, the Moskva, sinks in disputed circumstances.
2016 In Japan, the foreshock of the Kumamoto earthquakes, which will strike two days later, is felt.
2010 Nearly 2,700 are killed in a magnitude 6.9 earthquake in the Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture.
2006 Twin blasts triggered by crude bombs during Asr prayer in the Jama Masjid mosque in Delhi injure 13 people.
2005 The Oregon Supreme Court nullifies marriage licenses issued to same-sex couples a year earlier by Multnomah County.
2002 Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez returns to office two days after being ousted and arrested by the country's military.
1997 Pai Hsiao-yen, daughter of Taiwanese artiste Pai Bing-bing is kidnapped on her way to school, preceding her murder.
1994 In a friendly fire incident during Operation Provide Comfort in northern Iraq, two U.S. Air Force aircraft mistakenly shoot-down two U.S. Army helicopters, killing 26 people.
1991 The Republic of Georgia introduces the post of President following its declaration of independence from the Soviet Union.
1986 The heaviest hailstones ever recorded, each weighing 1 kilogram (2.2 lb), fall on the Gopalganj district of Bangladesh, killing 92.
1981 STS-1: The first operational Space Shuttle, Columbia completes its first test flight.
1979 The Progressive Alliance of Liberia stages a protest, without a permit, against an increase in rice prices proposed by the government, with clashes between protestors and the police resulting in over 70 deaths and over 500 injuries.
1978 Tbilisi demonstrations: Thousands of Georgians demonstrate against Soviet attempts to change the constitutional status of the Georgian language.
1967 Gnassingbé Eyadéma overthrows Nicolas Grunitzky and installs himself as the new President of Togo, a title he will hold for the next 38 years.
1958 The Soviet satellite Sputnik 2 falls from orbit after a mission duration of 162 days. This was the first spacecraft to carry a living animal, a female dog named Laika, who likely lived only a few hours.
1945 Razing of Friesoythe: The 4th Canadian (Armoured) Division deliberately destroys the German town of Friesoythe on the orders of Major General Christopher Vokes.
1944 Bombay explosion: A massive explosion in Bombay harbor kills 300 and causes economic damage valued at 20 million pounds.
1941 World War II: German and Italian forces attack Tobruk, Libya.
1940 World War II: Royal Marines land in Namsos, Norway, preceding a larger force which will arrive two days later.
1935 The Black Sunday dust storm, considered one of the worst storms of the Dust Bowl, sweeps across the Oklahoma and Texas panhandles and neighboring areas.
1931 The Spanish Cortes deposes King Alfonso XIII and proclaims the Second Spanish Republic.
1929 The inaugural Monaco Grand Prix takes place in the Principality of Monaco. William Grover-Williams wins driving a Bugatti Type 35.
1928 The Bremen, a German Junkers W 33 type aircraft, reaches Greenly Island, Canada, completing the first successful transatlantic aeroplane flight from east to west.
1912 The British passenger liner RMS Titanic hits an iceberg in the North Atlantic and begins to sink.
1909 Muslims in the Ottoman Empire begin a massacre of Armenians in Adana.
1908 Hauser Dam, a steel dam on the Missouri River in Montana, fails, sending a surge of water 25 to 30 feet (7.6 to 9.1 m) high downstream.
1906 The first meeting of the Azusa Street Revival, which will launch Pentecostalism as a worldwide movement, is held in Los Angeles.
1900 The world's fair Exposition Universelle opens in Paris.
1894 The first ever commercial motion picture house opens in New York City, United States. It uses ten Kinetoscopes, devices for peep-show viewing of films.
1890 The Pan-American Union is founded by the First International Conference of American States in Washington, D.C.
1881 The Four Dead in Five Seconds Gunfight is fought in El Paso, Texas.
1849 Hungary declares itself independent of Austria with Lajos Kossuth as its leader.
1816 Bussa, a slave in British-ruled Barbados, leads a slave rebellion, for which he is remembered as the country's first national hero.
1775 The Society for the Relief of Free Negroes Unlawfully Held in Bondage, the first abolition society in North America, is organized in Philadelphia by Benjamin Franklin and Benjamin Rush.
1639 Thirty Years' War: Forces of the Holy Roman Empire and Electorate of Saxony are defeated by the Swedes at the Battle of Chemnitz, ending the military effectiveness of the Saxon army for the rest of the war and allowing the Swedes to advance into Bohemia.
1561 A celestial phenomenon is reported over Nuremberg, described as an aerial battle.
1471 In England, the Yorkists under Edward IV defeat the Lancastrians under the Earl of Warwick at the Battle of Barnet; the Earl is killed and Edward resumes the throne.
1395 Tokhtamysh–Timur war: At the Battle of the Terek River, Timur defeats the army of the Golden Horde, beginning the khanate's permanent military decline.
972 Otto II, Co-Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, marries Byzantine princess Theophanu. She is crowned empress by Pope John XIII in Rome the same day.
966 Following his marriage to the Christian Doubravka of Bohemia, the pagan ruler of the Polans, Mieszko I, converts to Christianity, an event considered to be the founding of the Polish state.
69 Vitellius, commanding Rhine-based armies, defeats Roman emperor Otho in the First Battle of Bedriacum to take power over Rome.
43 Legions loyal to the Roman Senate, commanded by Gaius Pansa, defeat the forces of Mark Antony in the Battle of Forum Gallorum.
Famous People Born on April 14

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Year Name
1966 André Boisclair, Canadian lawyer and politician
1857 Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom (d. 1944)
1987 Wilson Kiprop, Kenyan runner
1905 Jean Pierre-Bloch, French author and activist (d. 1999)
1975 Lita, American wrestler
1945 Roger Frappier, Canadian producer, director and screenwriter
1984 Harumafuji Kōhei, Mongolian sumo wrestler, the 70th Yokozuna
1983 James McFadden, Scottish footballer
1904 John Gielgud, English actor, director, and producer (d. 2000)
1972 Roberto Mejía, Dominican baseball player
Famous People Deaths On April 14

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Date Name
1935 Emmy Noether, German-American mathematician and academic (b. 1882)
1471 Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick, English commander and politician (b. 1428)
2019 Bibi Andersson, Swedish actress (b.1935)
2004 Micheline Charest, English-Canadian television producer, co-founded the Cookie Jar Group (b. 1953)
1792 Maximilian Hell, Slovak-Hungarian astronomer and priest (b. 1720)
2010 Israr Ahmed, Pakistani theologian and scholar (b. 1932)
1070 Gerard, Duke of Lorraine (b. c. 1030)
1911 Addie Joss, American baseball player and journalist (b. 1880)
1968 Al Benton, American baseball player (b. 1911)
1925 John Singer Sargent, American painter (b. 1856)