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What Happened on August 14th This Day in History

Year Name
2022 An explosion destroys a market in Armenia, killing six people and injuring dozens.
2021 A magnitude 7.2 earthquake strikes southwestern Haiti, killing at least 2,248 people and causing a humanitarian crisis.
2015 The US Embassy in Havana, Cuba re-opens after 54 years of being closed when Cuba–United States relations were broken off.
2013 Egypt declares a state of emergency as security forces kill hundreds of demonstrators supporting former president Mohamed Morsi.
2013 UPS Airlines Flight 1354 crashes short of the runway at Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport, killing both crew members on board.
2007 The Kahtaniya bombings kills at least 500 people.
2006 Lebanon War: A ceasefire takes effect three days after the United Nations Security Council’s approval of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1701, formally ending hostilities between Lebanon and Israel.
2006 Sri Lankan Civil War: Sixty-one schoolgirls killed in Chencholai bombing by Sri Lankan Air Force air strike.
2005 Helios Airways Flight 522, en route from Larnaca, Cyprus to Prague, Czech Republic via Athens, crashes in the hills near Grammatiko, Greece, killing 121 passengers and crew.
2003 A widescale power blackout affects the northeast United States and Canada.
1996 Greek Cypriot refugee Solomos Solomou is shot and killed by a Turkish security officer while trying to climb a flagpole in order to remove a Turkish flag from its mast in the United Nations Buffer Zone in Cyprus.
1994 Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, also known as "Carlos the Jackal", is captured.
1980 Lech Wałęsa leads strikes at the Gdańsk, Poland shipyards.
1972 An Ilyushin Il-62 airliner crashes near Königs Wusterhausen, East Germany killing 156 people.
1971 Bahrain declares independence from Britain.
1969 The Troubles: British troops are deployed in Northern Ireland as political and sectarian violence breaks out, marking the start of the 37-year Operation Banner.
1967 UK Marine Broadcasting Offences Act declares participation in offshore pirate radio illegal.
1959 Founding and first official meeting of the American Football League.
1947 Pakistan gains independence from the British Empire.
1941 World War II: Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt sign the Atlantic Charter of war stating postwar aims.
1936 Rainey Bethea is hanged in Owensboro, Kentucky in the last known public execution in the United States.
1935 Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act, creating a government pension system for the retired.
1933 Loggers cause a forest fire in the Coast Range of Oregon, later known as the first forest fire of the Tillamook Burn; destroying 240,000 acres (970 km2) of land.
1921 Tannu Uriankhai, later Tuvan People's Republic is established as a completely independent country (which is supported by Soviet Russia).
1920 The 1920 Summer Olympics, having started four months earlier, officially open in Antwerp, Belgium, with the newly-adopted Olympic flag and the Olympic oath being raised and taken at the Opening Ceremony for the first time in Olympic history.[27]
1917 World War I: The Republic of China, which had heretofore been shipping labourers to Europe to assist in the war effort, officially declares war on the Central Powers, although it will continue to send to Europe labourers instead of combatants for the remaining duration of the war.
1914 World War I: Start of the Battle of Lorraine, an unsuccessful French offensive.
1901 The first claimed powered flight, by Gustave Whitehead in his Number 21.
1900 The Eight-Nation Alliance occupies Beijing, China, in a campaign to end the bloody Boxer Rebellion in China.
1893 France becomes the first country to introduce motor vehicle registration.
1885 Japan's first patent is issued to the inventor of a rust-proof paint.
1880 Construction of Cologne Cathedral, the most famous landmark in Cologne, Germany, is completed.
1848 Oregon Territory is organized by act of Congress.
1842 American Indian Wars: Second Seminole War ends, with the Seminoles forced from Florida.
1816 The United Kingdom formally annexes the Tristan da Cunha archipelago, administering the islands from the Cape Colony in South Africa.
1814 A cease fire agreement, called the Convention of Moss, ended the Swedish–Norwegian War.
1791 Slaves from plantations in Saint-Domingue hold a Vodou ceremony led by houngan Dutty Boukman at Bois Caïman, marking the start of the Haitian Revolution.
1790 The Treaty of Wereloe ended the 1788–1790 Russo-Swedish War.
1784 Russian colonization of North America: Awa’uq Massacre: The Russian fur trader Grigory Shelikhov storms a Kodiak Island Alutiit refuge rock on Sitkalidak Island, killing 500+ Alutiit. The consequent subjugation of the Alutiiq on Kodiak Island allows Shelikhov to establish the first permanent Russian settlement in Alaska at Three Saints Bay.
1720 The Spanish military Villasur expedition is defeated by Pawnee and Otoe warriors near present-day Columbus, Nebraska.
1598 Nine Years' War: Battle of the Yellow Ford: Irish forces under Hugh O'Neill, Earl of Tyrone, defeat an English expeditionary force under Henry Bagenal.
1592 The first sighting of the Falkland Islands by John Davis.
1385 Portuguese Crisis of 1383–85: Battle of Aljubarrota: Portuguese forces commanded by John I of Portugal defeat the Castilian army of John I of Castile.
1370 Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor, grants city privileges to Karlovy Vary.
1352 War of the Breton Succession: Anglo-Bretons defeat the French in the Battle of Mauron.
1264 After tricking the Venetian galley fleet into sailing east to the Levant, the Genoese capture an entire Venetian trade convoy at the Battle of Saseno.
1183 Taira no Munemori and the Taira clan take the young Emperor Antoku and the three sacred treasures and flee to western Japan to escape pursuit by the Minamoto clan.[4]
1040 King Duncan I is killed in battle against his first cousin and rival Macbeth. The latter succeeds him as King of Scotland.
74 A group of officials, led by the Western Han minister Huo Guang, present articles of impeachment against the new emperor, Liu He, to the imperial regent, Empress Dowager Shangguan. The articles, enumerating the 1,127 offences (sexual debauchery, fiscal negligence, cronyism, etc.) that the ministers found the new emperor to have committed over the course of his 27-day rule, result in the unpreceden
29 Octavian holds the second of three consecutive triumphs in Rome to celebrate the victory over the Dalmatian tribes.
Famous People Born on August 14

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Year Name
1883 Ernest Everett Just, American biologist and academic (d. 1941)
1932 Lee Hoffman, American author (d. 2007)
1985 Shea Weber, Canadian ice hockey player
1972 Laurent Lamothe, Haitian businessman and politician, Prime Minister of Haiti
1974 Chucky Atkins, American basketball player
1896 Albert Ball, English fighter pilot (d. 1917)
1959 Marcia Gay Harden, American actress
1984 Nick Grimshaw, English radio and television host
1941 David Crosby, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1912 Frank Oppenheimer, American physicist and academic (d. 1985)
Famous People Deaths On August 14

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Date Name
1981 Karl Böhm, Austrian conductor and director (b. 1894)
1938 Hugh Trumble, Australian cricketer and accountant (b. 1876)
1999 Pee Wee Reese, American baseball player and sportscaster (b. 1918)
2018 Jill Janus, American singer (b. 1975)
1996 Sergiu Celibidache, Romanian conductor and composer (b. 1912)
1964 Johnny Burnette, American singer-songwriter (b. 1934)
1980 Dorothy Stratten, Canadian-American model and actress (b. 1960)
2004 Czesław Miłosz, Polish-born American novelist, essayist, and poet, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1911)
2003 Helmut Rahn, German footballer (b. 1929)
1958 Frédéric Joliot-Curie, French physicist and chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1900)