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What Happened on March 14th This Day in History

Year Name
2019 Cyclone Idai makes landfall near Beira, Mozambique, causing devastating floods and over 1,000 deaths.
2017 A naming ceremony for the chemical element nihonium takes place in Tokyo, with then Crown Prince Naruhito in attendance.[34]
2008 A series of riots, protests, and demonstrations erupt in Lhasa and subsequently spread elsewhere in Tibet.
2007 The Nandigram violence in Nandigram, West Bengal, results in the deaths of at least 14 people.
2006 The 2006 Chadian coup d'état attempt ends in failure.
1995 Norman Thagard becomes the first American astronaut to ride to space on board a Russian launch vehicle.
1988 In the Johnson South Reef Skirmish Chinese forces defeat Vietnamese forces in an altercation over control of one of the Spratly Islands.
1982 The South African government bombs the headquarters of the African National Congress in London.
1980 LOT Flight 7 crashes during final approach near Warsaw, Poland, killing 87 people, including a 14-man American boxing team.
1979 Alia Royal Jordanian Flight 600 crashes at Doha International Airport, killing 45 people.
1978 The Israel Defense Forces launch Operation Litani, a seven-day campaign to invade and occupy southern Lebanon.
1972 Sterling Airways Flight 296 crashes near Kalba, United Arab Emirates while on approach to Dubai International Airport, killing 112 people.
1967 The body of U.S. President John F. Kennedy is moved to a permanent burial place at Arlington National Cemetery.
1964 Jack Ruby is convicted of killing Lee Harvey Oswald, the assumed assassin of John F. Kennedy.
1961 A USAF B-52 bomber crashes near Yuba City, California whilst carrying nuclear weapons.
1951 Korean War: United Nations troops recapture Seoul for the second time.
1945 The R.A.F. drop the Grand Slam bomb in action for the first time, on a railway viaduct near Bielefeld, Germany.
1943 The Holocaust: The liquidation of the Kraków Ghetto is completed.
1942 Anne Miller becomes the first American patient to be treated with penicillin, under the care of Orvan Hess and John Bumstead.
1939 Slovakia declares independence under German pressure.
1931 Alam Ara, India's first talking film, is released.
1926 The El Virilla train accident, Costa Rica, kills 248 people and wounds another 93 when a train falls off a bridge over the Río Virilla between Heredia and Tibás.
1920 In the second of the 1920 Schleswig plebiscites, about 80% of the population in Zone II votes to remain part of Weimar Germany.
1903 Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, the first national wildlife refuge in the US, is established by President Theodore Roosevelt.
1901 Utah governor Heber Manning Wells vetoes a bill that would have eased restriction on polygamy.
1900 The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.
1885 The Mikado, a light opera by W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, receives its first public performance at the Savoy Theatre in London.
1794 Eli Whitney is granted a patent for the cotton gin.
1780 American Revolutionary War: Spanish forces capture Fort Charlotte in Mobile, Alabama, the last British frontier post capable of threatening New Orleans.
1757 Admiral Sir John Byng is executed by firing squad aboard HMS Monarch for breach of the Articles of War.
1674 The Third Anglo-Dutch War: The Battle of Ronas Voe results in the Dutch East India Company ship Wapen van Rotterdam being captured with a death toll of up to 300 Dutch crew and soldiers.
1663 According to his own account, Otto von Guericke completes his book Experimenta Nova (ut vocantur) Magdeburgica de Vacuo Spatio, detailing his experiments on vacuum and his discovery of electrostatic repulsion.
1647 Thirty Years' War: Bavaria, Cologne, France and Sweden sign the Truce of Ulm.
1590 Battle of Ivry: Henry of Navarre and the Huguenots defeat the forces of the Catholic League under Charles, Duke of Mayenne, during the French Wars of Religion.
1074 Battle of Mogyoród: Dukes Géza and Ladislaus defeat their cousin Solomon, King of Hungary, forcing him to flee to Hungary's western borderland.
Famous People Born on March 14

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Year Name
1946 Wes Unseld, American basketball player, coach, and manager (d. 2020)
1822 Teresa Cristina of the Two Sicilies (d. 1889)
1959 Laila Robins, American actress
1912 Les Brown, American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader (d. 2001)
1960 Heidi Hammel, American astronomer and academic
1948 Billy Crystal, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
1874 Anton Philips, Dutch businessman, co-founded Philips Electronics (d. 1951)
2008 Abby Ryder Fortson, American actress
1804 Johann Strauss I, Austrian composer and conductor (d. 1849)
1914 Bill Owen, English actor and songwriter (d. 1999)
Famous People Deaths On March 14

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Date Name
1980 Mohammad Hatta, Indonesian politician, 3rd Prime Minister of Indonesia (b. 1902)
1953 Klement Gottwald, Czechoslovak Communist politician and 14th President of Czechoslovakia (b. 1896)
1811 Augustus FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of Grafton, English academic and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1735)
1648 Ferdinando Fairfax, 2nd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, English general and politician (b. 1584)
2012 Pierre Schoendoerffer, French director and screenwriter (b. 1928)
1757 John Byng, British admiral and politician, 11th Commodore Governor of Newfoundland (b. 1704)
2003 Jack Goldstein, Canadian-American painter (b. 1945)
1965 Marion Jones Farquhar, American tennis player (b. 1879)
1921 Bernard Ryan executed Irish republican (b. 1901)
968 Matilda of Ringelheim, Saxon queen (b. c. 896)