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What Happened on June 14th This Day in History

Year Name
2017 A fire in a high-rise apartment building in North Kensington, London, UK, leaves 72 people dead and another 74 injured.
2017 US Republican House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana, and three others, are shot and wounded by a terrorist while practicing for the annual Congressional Baseball Game.
2014 A Ukraine military Ilyushin Il-76 airlifter is shot down, killing all 49 people on board.
2002 Near-Earth asteroid 2002 MN misses the Earth by 75,000 miles (121,000 km), about one-third of the distance between the Earth and the Moon.
1994 The 1994 Vancouver Stanley Cup riot occurs after the New York Rangers defeat the Vancouver Canucks to win the Stanley Cup, causing an estimated C$1.1 million, leading to 200 arrests and injuries.
1986 The Mindbender derails and kills three riders at the Fantasyland (known today as Galaxyland) indoor amusement park at West Edmonton Mall in Edmonton, Alberta.
1985 Five members of the European Economic Community sign the Schengen Agreement establishing a free travel zone with no border controls.
1982 Falklands War: Argentine forces in the capital Stanley conditionally surrender to British forces.
1972 Japan Airlines Flight 471 crashes on approach to Palam International Airport (now Indira Gandhi International Airport) in New Delhi, India, killing 82 of the 87 people on board and four more people on the ground.
1967 Mariner program: Mariner 5 is launched towards Venus.
1966 The Vatican announces the abolition of the Index Librorum Prohibitorum ("index of prohibited books"), which was originally instituted in 1557.
1962 The European Space Research Organisation is established in Paris – later becoming the European Space Agency.
1959 Disneyland Monorail System, the first daily operating monorail system in the Western Hemisphere, opens to the public in Anaheim, California.
1959 Dominican exiles depart from Cuba and land in the Dominican Republic to overthrow the totalitarian government of Rafael Trujillo. All but four are killed or executed.
1955 Chile becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
1954 U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs a bill into law that places the words "under God" into the United States Pledge of Allegiance.
1951 UNIVAC I is dedicated by the U.S. Census Bureau.
1949 Albert II, a rhesus monkey, rides a V-2 rocket to an altitude of 134 km (83 mi), thereby becoming the first mammal and first monkey in space.
1945 World War II: Filipino troops of the Philippine Commonwealth Army liberate the captured in Ilocos Sur and start the Battle of Bessang Pass in Northern Luzon.
1944 World War II: After several failed attempts, the British Army abandons Operation Perch, its plan to capture the German-occupied town of Caen.
1941 June deportation: the first major wave of Soviet mass deportations and murder of Estonians, Latvians and Lithuanians, begins.
1940 World War II: The German occupation of Paris begins.
1940 The Soviet Union presents an ultimatum to Lithuania resulting in Lithuanian loss of independence.
1940 Seven hundred and twenty-eight Polish political prisoners from Tarnów become the first inmates of the Auschwitz concentration camp.
1937 Pennsylvania becomes the first (and only) state of the United States to celebrate Flag Day officially as a state holiday.
1937 U.S. House of Representatives passes the Marihuana Tax Act.
1926 Brazil leaves the League of Nations.
1919 John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown depart from St. John's, Newfoundland on the first nonstop transatlantic flight.
1907 The National Association for Women's Suffrage succeeds in getting Norwegian women the right to vote in parliamentary elections.
1900 Hawaii becomes a United States territory.
1900 The second German Naval Law calls for the Imperial German Navy to be doubled in size, resulting in an Anglo-German naval arms race.
1888 The White Rajahs territories become the British protectorate of Sarawak.
1872 Trade unions are legalized in Canada.
1863 American Civil War: Second Battle of Winchester: A Union garrison is defeated by the Army of Northern Virginia in the Shenandoah Valley town of Winchester, Virginia.
1863 Second Assault on the Confederate works at the Siege of Port Hudson during the American Civil War.
1846 Bear Flag Revolt begins: Anglo settlers in Sonoma, California, start a rebellion against Mexico and proclaim the California Republic.
1839 Henley Royal Regatta: the village of Henley-on-Thames, on the River Thames in Oxfordshire, stages its first regatta.
1830 Beginning of the French colonization of Algeria: Thirty-four thousand French soldiers begin their invasion of Algiers, landing 27 kilometers west at Sidi Fredj.
1822 Charles Babbage proposes a difference engine in a paper to the Royal Astronomical Society.
1821 Badi VII, king of Sennar, surrenders his throne and realm to Ismail Pasha, general of the Ottoman Empire, bringing the 300 year old Sudanese kingdom to an end.
1807 Emperor Napoleon's French Grande Armée defeats the Russian Army at the Battle of Friedland in Poland (modern Russian Kaliningrad Oblast) ending the War of the Fourth Coalition.
1800 The French Army of First Consul Napoleon Bonaparte defeats the Austrians at the Battle of Marengo in Northern Italy and re-conquers Italy.
1789 Mutiny on the Bounty: HMS Bounty mutiny survivors including Captain William Bligh and 18 others reach Timor after a nearly 7,400 km (4,600 mi) journey in an open boat.
1777 The Second Continental Congress passes the Flag Act of 1777 adopting the Stars and Stripes as the Flag of the United States.
1775 American Revolutionary War: the Continental Army is established by the Continental Congress, marking the birth of the United States Armed Forces.
1690 King William III of England (William of Orange) lands in Ireland to confront the former King James II.
1667 The Raid on the Medway by the Dutch fleet in the Second Anglo-Dutch War ends. It had lasted for five days and resulted in the worst ever defeat of the Royal Navy.
1658 Franco-Spanish War: Turenne and the French army win a decisive victory over the Spanish at the battle of the Dunes.
1645 English Civil War: Battle of Naseby: Twelve thousand Royalist forces are beaten by fifteen thousand Parliamentarian soldiers.
1618 Joris Veseler prints the first Dutch newspaper Courante uyt Italien, Duytslandt, &c. in Amsterdam (approximate date).
1404 Welsh rebel leader Owain Glyndŵr, having declared himself Prince of Wales, allies himself with the French against King Henry IV of England.
1381 Richard II of England meets leaders of Peasants' Revolt at Mile End. The Tower of London is stormed by rebels who enter without resistance.
1287 Kublai Khan defeats the force of Nayan and other traditionalist Borjigin princes in East Mongolia and Manchuria.
1285 Second Mongol invasion of Vietnam: Forces led by Prince Trần Quang Khải of the Trần dynasty destroy most of the invading Mongol naval fleet in a battle at Chuong Duong.
1276 While taking exile in Fuzhou, away from the advancing Mongol invaders, the remnants of the Song dynasty court hold the coronation ceremony for Emperor Duanzong.
1216 First Barons' War: Prince Louis of France takes the city of Winchester, abandoned by John, King of England, and soon conquers over half of the kingdom.
1158 The city of Munich is founded by Henry the Lion on the banks of the river Isar.
Famous People Born on June 14

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Year Name
1961 Boy George, English singer-songwriter and producer
1972 Claude Henderson, South African cricketer
1983 Trevor Barry, Bahamian high jumper
1939 Steny Hoyer, American lawyer and politician
1798 František Palacký, Czech historian and politician (d. 1876)
1950 Rowan Williams, Welsh archbishop and theologian
1900 June Walker, American stage and film actress (d. 1966)
1691 Jan Francisci, Slovak organist and composer (d. 1758)
1909 Burl Ives, American actor and singer (d. 1995)
1992 Devante Smith-Pelly, Canadian ice hockey player
Famous People Deaths On June 14

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Date Name
1926 Mary Cassatt, American-French painter (b. 1843)
1914 Adlai Stevenson I, American lawyer and politician, 23rd Vice President of the United States (b. 1835)
1999 Bernie Faloney, American-Canadian football player and sportscaster (b. 1932)
2015 Richard Cotton, Australian geneticist and academic (b. 1940)
847 Methodius I, patriarch of Constantinople
809 Ōtomo no Otomaro, Japanese general (b. 731)
957 Guadamir, bishop of Vic (Spain)
1916 João Simões Lopes Neto, Brazilian author (b. 1865)
1864 Leonidas Polk, American general and bishop (b. 1806)
1801 Benedict Arnold, American general during the American Revolution later turned British spy (b. 1741)