Historical Events on May 14, Special Events on This Day

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What Happened on May 14th This Day in History

Year Name
2012 Agni Air Flight CHT crashes in Nepal after a failed go-around, killing 15 people.
2004 The Constitutional Court of South Korea overturns the impeachment of President Roh Moo-hyun.
2004 Rico Linhas Aéreas Flight 4815 crashes into the Amazon rainforest during approach to Eduardo Gomes International Airport in Manaus, Brazil, killing 33 people.
1988 Carrollton bus collision: A drunk driver traveling the wrong way on Interstate 71 near Carrollton, Kentucky hits a converted school bus carrying a church youth group. Twenty-seven die in the crash and ensuing fire.
1980 Salvadoran Civil War: the Sumpul River massacre occurs in Chalatenango, El Salvador.
1977 A Dan-Air Boeing 707 leased to IAS Cargo Airlines crashes on approach to Lusaka International Airport (now Kenneth Kaunda International Airport) in Lusaka, Zambia, killing six people.
1973 Skylab, the United States' first space station, is launched.
1970 Andreas Baader is freed from custody by Ulrike Meinhof, Gudrun Ensslin and others, a pivotal moment in the formation of the Red Army Faction.
1961 Civil rights movement: A white mob twice attacks a Freedom Riders bus near Anniston, Alabama, before fire-bombing the bus and attacking the civil rights protesters who flee the burning vehicle.
1955 Cold War: Eight Communist bloc countries, including the Soviet Union, sign a mutual defense treaty called the Warsaw Pact.
1951 Trains run on the Talyllyn Railway in Wales for the first time since preservation, making it the first railway in the world to be operated by volunteers.
1948 Israel is declared to be an independent state and a provisional government is established. Immediately after the declaration, Israel is attacked by the neighboring Arab states, triggering the 1948 Arab-Israeli War.
1943 World War II: A Japanese submarine sinks AHS Centaur off the coast of Queensland.
1940 World War II: Rotterdam, Netherlands is bombed by the Luftwaffe of Nazi Germany despite a ceasefire, killing about 900 people and destroying the historic city center.
1939 Lina Medina becomes the youngest confirmed mother in medical history at the age of five.
1935 The Constitution of the Philippines is ratified by a popular vote.
1931 Five unarmed civilians are killed in the ÿdalen shootings, as the Swedish military is called in to deal with protesting workers.
1925 Virginia Woolf's novel Mrs Dalloway is published.
1918 Cape Town Mayor, Sir Harry Hands, inaugurates the Two-minute silence.
1913 Governor of New York William Sulzer approves the charter for the Rockefeller Foundation, which begins operations with a $100 million donation from John D. Rockefeller.
1879 The first group of 463 Indian indentured laborers arrives in Fiji aboard the Leonidas.
1878 The last witchcraft trial held in the United States begins in Salem, Massachusetts, after Lucretia Brown, an adherent of Christian Science, accused Daniel Spofford of attempting to harm her through his mental powers.
1870 The first game of rugby in New Zealand is played in Nelson between Nelson College and the Nelson Rugby Football Club.
1868 Boshin War: The Battle of Utsunomiya Castle ends as former Tokugawa shogunate forces withdraw northward.
1863 American Civil War: The Battle of Jackson takes place.
1836 The Treaties of Velasco are signed in Velasco, Texas.
1811 Paraguay: Pedro Juan Caballero, Fulgencio Yegros and José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia start actions to depose the Spanish governor.
1804 William Clark and 42 men depart from Camp Dubois to join Meriwether Lewis at St. Charles, Missouri, marking the beginning of the Lewis and Clark Expedition's historic journey up the Missouri River.
1800 The 6th United States Congress recesses, and the process of moving the U.S. Government from Philadelphia to Washington, D.C., begins the following day.
1796 Edward Jenner administers the first smallpox inoculation.
1747 War of the Austrian Succession: A British fleet under Admiral George Anson defeats the French at the First Battle of Cape Finisterre.
1643 Four-year-old Louis XIV becomes King of France upon the death of his father, Louis XIII.
1610 Henry IV of France is assassinated by Catholic zealot François Ravaillac, and Louis XIII ascends the throne.
1608 The Protestant Union, a coalition of Protestant German states, is founded to defend the rights, land and safety of each member against the Catholic Church and Catholic German states.
1607 Jamestown, Virginia is settled as an English colony.
1509 Battle of Agnadello: In northern Italy, French forces defeat the Republic of Venice.
1264 Battle of Lewes: Henry III of England is captured and forced to sign the Mise of Lewes, making Simon de Montfort the effective ruler of England.
1097 The Siege of Nicaea begins during the First Crusade.
Famous People Born on May 14

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Year Name
1947 Al Ciner, American pop-rock guitarist (The American Breed)
1936 Dick Howser, American baseball player, coach, and manager (d. 1987)
1929 Gump Worsley, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2007)
1989 Rob Gronkowski, American football player
1940 H. Jones, English colonel, Victoria Cross recipient (d. 1982)
1978 André Macanga, Angolan footballer and manager
1914 Gul Khan Nasir, Pakistani journalist, poet, and politician (d. 1983)
1752 Albrecht Thaer, German agronomist and author (d. 1828)
1995 Jonah Placid, Australian rugby player
1960 Anne Clark, English singer-songwriter and poet
Famous People Deaths On May 14

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Date Name
1219 William Marshal, 1st Earl of Pembroke, English soldier and politician (b. 1147)
1998 Frank Sinatra, American singer and actor (b. 1915)
2010 Frank J. Dodd, American businessman and politician, president of the New Jersey Senate (b. 1938)
2003 Dave DeBusschere, American basketball player and coach (b. 1940)
1994 W. Graham Claytor Jr., American businessman, lieutenant, and politician, 15th United States Secretary of the Navy (b. 1914)
2003 Wendy Hiller, English actress (b. 1912)
2001 Gil Langley, Australian cricketer, footballer, and politician (b. 1919)
2013 Wayne Brown, American accountant and politician, 14th Mayor of Mesa (b. 1936)
2003 Robert Stack, American actor and producer (b. 1919)
2012 Ernst Hinterberger, Austrian author and screenwriter (b. 1931)