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What Happened on January 14th This Day in History

Year Name
2011 Former president of Tunisia, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali flees his country to Saudi Arabia after a series of street demonstrations against his regime and corrupt policies, asking for freedom, rights and democracy, considered as the anniversary of the Tunisian Revolution and the birth of the Arab Spring.
2010 Yemen declares an open war against the terrorist group al-Qaeda.
2004 The national flag of the Republic of Georgia, the so-called "five cross flag", is restored to official use after a hiatus of some 500 years.
2000 A United Nations tribunal sentences five Roman Catholic Bosnian Croats to up to 25 years in prison for the 1993 killing of more than 100 Bosnian Muslims.
1993 In Poland's worst peacetime maritime disaster, ferry MS Jan Heweliusz sinks off the coast of Rügen, drowning 55 passengers and crew; nine crew-members are saved.
1973 Elvis Presley's concert Aloha from Hawaii is broadcast live via satellite, and sets the record as the most watched broadcast by an individual entertainer in television history.
1972 Queen Margrethe II of Denmark ascends the throne, the first Queen of Denmark since 1412 and the first Danish monarch not named Frederick or Christian since 1513.
1969 USS Enterprise fire: An accidental explosion aboard the USS Enterprise near Hawaii kills 28 people.
1967 Counterculture of the 1960s: The Human Be-In takes place in San Francisco, California's Golden Gate Park, launching the Summer of Love.
1967 The New York Times reports that the U.S. Army is conducting secret germ warfare experiments.
1960 The Reserve Bank of Australia, the country's central bank and banknote issuing authority, is established.
1957 Kripalu Maharaj was named fifth Jagadguru (world teacher) after giving seven days of speeches before 500 Hindu scholars.
1954 The Hudson Motor Car Company merges with Nash-Kelvinator Corporation forming the American Motors Corporation.
1953 Josip Broz Tito is inaugurated as the first President of Yugoslavia.
1952 NBC's long-running morning news program Today debuts, with host Dave Garroway.
1950 The first prototype of the MiG-17 makes its maiden flight.
1943 World War II: Japan begins Operation Ke, the successful operation to evacuate its forces from Guadalcanal during the Guadalcanal Campaign.
1943 World War II: Franklin D. Roosevelt becomes the first President of the United States to travel by airplane while in office when he flies from Miami to Morocco to meet with Winston Churchill.
1943 World War II: Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill begin the Casablanca Conference to discuss strategy and study the next phase of the war.
1939 Norway claims Queen Maud Land in Antarctica.
1911 Roald Amundsen's South Pole expedition makes landfall on the eastern edge of the Ross Ice Shelf.
1907 An earthquake in Kingston, Jamaica kills more than 1,000 people.
1858 Napoleon III of France escapes an assassination attempt made by Felice Orsini and his accomplices in Paris.
1822 Greek War of Independence: Acrocorinth is captured by Theodoros Kolokotronis and Demetrios Ypsilantis.
1814 Treaty of Kiel: Frederick VI of Denmark cedes the Kingdom of Norway to Charles XIII of Sweden in return for Pomerania.
1784 American Revolutionary War: Ratification Day, United States - Congress ratifies the Treaty of Paris with Great Britain.
1761 The Third Battle of Panipat is fought in India between the Afghans under Ahmad Shah Durrani and the Marathas.
1639 The "Fundamental Orders", the first written constitution that created a government, is adopted in Connecticut.
1539 Spain annexes Cuba.
1343 Arnošt of Pardubice becomes the last bishop of Prague and, subsequently, the first Archbishop of Prague.
1301 Andrew III of Hungary dies, ending the Árpád dynasty in Hungary.
1236 King Henry III of England marries Eleanor of Provence.
Famous People Born on January 14

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Year Name
1904 Emily Hahn, American journalist and author (d. 1997)
1992 Chieh-Yu Hsu, American tennis player
1928 Garry Winogrand, American photographer and author (d. 1984)
1941 Milan Kučan, Slovenian politician, 1st President of Slovenia
1273 Joan I of Navarre, queen regnant of Navarre, queen consort of France (d. 1305)
1957 Anchee Min, Chinese-American painter, photographer, and author
1926 Tom Tryon, American actor and author (d. 1991)
1969 Jason Bateman, American actor, director, and producer
1979 Karen Elson, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and model
1944 Marjoe Gortner, American actor and evangelist
Famous People Deaths On January 14

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Date Name
2005 Jesús Rafael Soto, Venezuelan sculptor and painter (b. 1923)
2015 Bob Boyd, American basketball player and coach (b. 1930)
2014 Flavio Testi, Italian composer and musicologist (b. 1923)
1949 Harry Stack Sullivan, American psychiatrist and psychoanalyst (b. 1892)
2000 Leonard Weisgard, American author and illustrator (b. 1916)
769 Cui Huan, chancellor of the Tang Dynasty
2015 Zhang Wannian, Chinese general (b. 1928)
1977 Peter Finch, English-Australian actor (b. 1916)
2006 Shelley Winters, American actress (b. 1920)
1978 Blossom Rock, American actress (b. 1895)