14th June, on this day

1276 While taking exile in Fuzhou in southern China, away from the advancing Mongol invaders, the remnants of the Song Dynasty court hold the coronation ceremony for the young prince Zhao Shi, making him Emperor Duanzong of Song.
1381 Richard II in England meets leaders of Peasants' Revolt on Blackheath. Tower of London stormed by rebels who enter without resistance
1623 1st breach-of-promise lawsuit: Rev Gerville Pooley, Va files against
Cicely Jordan. He loses
1642 1st compulsory education law in America passed by Massachusetts
1645 English Civil War: Battle of Naseby, Northamptonshire. Parliamentary forces commanded by Oliver Cromwell defeat the Royalist troops of Charles I despite being heavily outnumbered
1648 Margaret Jones is hanged in Boston for witchcraft in the first such execution for the Massachusetts colony.
1775 US Army founded
1777 In America, Congress adopts the Stars and Stripes as its official flag
1789 Whisky distilled from maize is first produced by American clergyman the Rev Elijah Craig. Its named Bourbon because Rev Craig lived in Bourbon County, Kentucky
1789 Mutiny on the Bounty: Bounty mutiny survivors including Captain William Bligh and 18 others reach Timor after a nearly 7,400 km (4,000-mile) journey in an open boat.
1800 Napoleon Bonaparte's French Army defeats the Austrians at the Battle of Marengo in Northern Italy and re-conquers Italy
1807 Emperor Napoleon I's French Grande Armee defeats the Russian Army at the Battle of Friedland in Poland, modern Russian Kaliningrad Oblast, ending the War of the Fourth Coalition.
1821 Badi VII, king of Sennar, surrenders his throne and realm to Ismail Pasha, general of the Ottoman Empire, ending the existence of that Sudanese kingdom.
1822 Charles Babbage proposes a difference engine in a paper to the Royal Astronomical Society entitled "Note on the application of machinery to the computation of astronomical and mathematical tables."
1834 Hardhat diving suit patented by Leonard Norcross, Dixfield, Maine
1834 Sandpaper patented by Isaac Fischer Jr, Springfield, Vermont
1839 The village of Henley, on the River Thames in Oxfordshire, stages its first Regatta
1841 1st Canadian parliament opens in Kingston, Ontario
1846 California (Bear Flag) Republic proclaimed in Sonoma
1847 Bunson invents a gas burner. Lab teachers celebrate worldwide
1850 Fire destroys part of SF
1863 Battle of 2nd Winchester, Virginia
1864 Battle of Pine Mount, Gen Leonidas Polk killed in action
1881 Player piano patented by John McTammany, Jr, Cambridge, Mass
1900 Hawaiian Republic becomes the US Territory of Hawaii
1907 Norway adopts female suffrage
1908 Fourth German Navy Bill is passed authorising the financing the building of another four major warships
1917 General Pershing and his HQ staff arrived in Paris during WW I
1919 Captain John Alcock and his partner, Lt Arthur Whitten-Brown, fling a Vickers Vimy, take off from Newfoundland, Canada at the beginning of the first non-stop transatlantic flight to Galway in Ireland
1926 Brazil leaves the League of Nations
1928 Republican National Convention, met in KC, nominated Herbert Hoover
1931 French "St Philbert" overturned off St Nazaire France, drowns 450
1934 Max Baer KO's Primo Carnera in 11 for HW box champ in Long Island City
1935 Chaco War between Bolivia and Paraguay ends
1937 U. S. House of Representatives passes the 1937 Marihuana Tax Act.
1938 Action Comics issue one was released, introducing Superman.
1938 Chlorophyll patented by Benjamin Grushkin
1940 German forces occupy Paris
1940 A group of 728 Polish political prisoners from Tarnów become the first residents of the Auschwitz concentration camp.
1941 Soviet mass deportations and murder of Estonians, Lithuanians and Latvians, the June deportation, began.
1942 Anne Frank begins to keep a diary.
1942 1st bazooka rocket gun produced Bridgeport, Ct
1942 Walt Disney's "Bambi" is released
1944 1st B-29 raid against mainland Japan
1949 State of Vietnam formed
1951 1st commercial computer, UNIVAC 1, enters service at Census Bureau
1952 Keel laid for 1st nuclear powered sub the Nautilus
1953 Elvis Presley graduates from LC Humes High School in Memphis, Tenn
1962 The European Space Research Organisation is established in Paris – later becoming the European Space Agency
1962 Albert DeSalvo, better known as the Boston Strangler, killed Anna Slesers, his first victim.
1962 New Mexico Supreme Court in the case of Montoya v. Bolack, 70 N.M. 196, prohibited state and local governments from denying Indians the right to vote because they lived on a reservation.
1963 Valery Bykovsky in Vostok 5 orbits earth 81 times in 5 days
1964 In Pretoria, South Africa, black leader Nelson Mandela is among eight activists to be sentenced to life imprisonment for acts of sabotage. Mandela is sent to the notorious Robben Island - 7 miles from Cape Town on the South African coast
1965 Beatles release the album "Beatles VI"
1965 John Lennon's 2nd book "A Spaniard in the Works" is published
1966 The Vatican announces the abolition of the index librorum prohibitum (index of prohibited books), which was originally instituted in 1557.
1967 Launch of Mariner V for Venus fly-by
1967 USSR launches Kosmos 166 for observation of Sun from Earth orbit
1968 British yachtsman Robin Knox-Johnson sets out to sail solo around the world
1969 John and Yoko appear on David Frost's British TV Show
1970 Manchester United footballer Bobby Charlton plays his 106th and last international match for England v West Germany in the World Cup finals in Mexico.His first game had been in April 1958 against Scotland
1971 In America, the New York Times begins printing extracts from top secret Pentagon papers covering the Vietnam War
1975 USSR launches Venera 10 for Venus landing
1976 The trial begins at Oxford Crown Court of Donald Neilson, the killer known as the Black Panther.
1976 Former British Prime Minister Harold Wilson receives a knighthood
1976 "Gong Show" premieres on TV (syndication)
1982 Falklands War: Surrender of Argentinian troops by General Menendez to the British Task Force in Port Stanley following the Argentine invasion of the British-owned Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic
1983 5 killed in a fire at a Ramada Inn in Fort Worth, Tx
1985 Lebanese Shiite Moslem gunmen hijack TWA 847 after Athens' takeoff
1997 Queen Elizabeth II birthday honours include a George Medal for teacher Lisa Potts, survivor of a machete attack at her school; and a posthumous Queen's Gallantry medal for headmaster Philip Lawrence murdered outside his school in London
2001 China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan form the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.

14th June 2006

Australia angry as cleric freed

France jails 25 for attack plot

Afghan violence claims more lives

14th June 2007

Abbas sacks Hamas-led government

IAEA chief in Iran attack warning

Vatican urges end to Amnesty aid

14th June 2008

Taleban jail raid frees hundreds

S Africa mob burns Mozambican man

Blast in Chinese mine kills many

14th June 2009

Netanyahu seeks 'demilitarised Palestine'

Several dead in Pakistan bombing

Herschel telescope 'opens eyes'

14th June 2010

Obama calls for clean energy

Israel raid probe 'not impartial'

Afghanistan mineral wealth 'huge'

Birthdates which occurred on 14th June :

1736 Charles-Augustin de Coulomb physicist (formulated Coulomb's Law)
1811 Harriet Beecher Stowe author (Uncle Tom's Cabin)
1820 John Bartlett US, editor (compiled Familiar Quotations)
1855 Robert Marion La Follette Wisconsin, pres candidate (Progressive)
1856 Andrey Markov Russia, mathematician (Markov Chain)
1864 Alois Alzheimer Germany, psychiatrist/pathologist (Alzheimer Disease)
1868 Karl Landsteiner immunologist/pathologist (Nobel 1930)
1874 Edward Bowes radio host (Major Bowes Amateur Hour)
19-- Andy Christell rocker (Electric Boys-Funk-o-metal Carpet Ride)
19-- Chris DeGarmo rock guitarist (Queensr˜che-The Warning)
19-- Jorge Rivero Mexico, actor (Priest of Love, Last Hard Men)
19-- Kim Lankford Montebello Calif, actress (Gingers-Knots Landing)
19-- Rosa Langschwadt actress (Cecily Davidson-All My Children)
19-- Trish Stewart Hot Springs Ark, actress (Melanmie-Salvage 1)
19-- Yasmine Bleeth actress (Ryan's Hope)
1906 Carl Esmond Wien (Vienna) Austria, actor (Smash-Up)
1906 Gil Lamb Minneapolis, actor (Hit Parade of 1947, Riding High)
1908 John Scott Trotter Charlotte NC, orch leader (George Gobel Show)
1909 Burl Ives Hunt Ill, folk singer/actor (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof)
1910 Rudolf Kempe Niederpoyritz Germany, conductor (Tonhalle Orch 1965-72)
1917 Lash La Rue Gretna La, cowboy actor (Lash of the West, Wyatt Earp)
1918 Dorothy McGuire Omaha Neb, actress (Old Yeller, Summer Magic)
1919 Sam Wanamaker Chic Ill, actor (Holocaust, Competition, Raw Deal)
1921 Gene Barry NYC, actor (Bat Masterson, Name of the Game, Burke's Law)
1925 Pierre Salinger newsman (ABC)/press secretary (John Kennedy)
1928 Ernesto (Che) Guevara Latin American revolutionary
1929 Cy Coleman [Seymour Kaufman], songwriter (Witchcraft, Sweet Charity)
1931 Marla Gibbs Chicago Ill, actress (Florence-Jeffersons, Mary-227)
1933 Jerzy Kosinski novelist (Painted Bird, Being There)
1940 Ben Davidson LA Calif, actor (Rhino-Ball Four, Code R)
1940 Jack Bannon LA Calif, actor (Art-Lou Grant, Trauma Center)
1943 Muff Mervyn Winwood singer (Spencer Davis Group-Gimme Some Lovin)
1946 Donald Trump master builder (Trump Towers/Plaza/Castle)
1946 Ralph McAllister Ingersol II NYC, newspaper publisher
1949 Bob Frankston programmer (VisiCalc)
1949 Rochelle Firestone Kansas City MO, actress (Hellhole)
1952 Eddie Mekka Worcester Mass, actor (Carmine-Laverne & Shirley)
1954 Will Patton Charleston SC, actor (No Way Out, Ballzaire the Cajun)
1958 Carina Persson Stockholm Sweden, playmate (August, 1983)
1958 Eric Heiden Wisc, .5/1/1.5/5/10K speed skater (Olympic-5 golds-1980)
1961 Boy George O'Dowd androgynous rock musician & druggie (Culture Club)
1969 Steffi Graf West Germany, tennis player (Grand Slam 1988)
1970 Simone Fleurice Eden Arcadia Ca, playmate (Feb, 1989)
2160 Montgomery Edward Scott Aberdeen, Scotland (Star Trek)


Deaths which occurred on June 14th:
1801 Benedict Arnold Revolutionary War general, dies in London
1828 Charles Duke of Prussia, dies at 70
1962 Anna Sleasers first Boston Strangler victim
1965 H.V. Kaltenborn newscaster (Who Said That?), dies at 86
1977 Alan Reed actor (Mr Adams & Eve/voice (Fred Flintstone), dies at 69
1977 Robert Middleman actor (Barney-The Monroes), dies at 66
1982 Marjorie Bennett actress (Blossom-Dobie Gillis), dies at 87 of cancer
1986 Alan Jay Lerner Broadway librettist, dies in NY at 67
1986 Jorge Luis Borges Argentine author, dies in Geneva at 86
1986 Marlin Perkins "Wild Kingdom" host, dies near St Louis at 81

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