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14th of June 1276 EVENT 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.
14th of June 1285 EVENT Forces led by Prince Tran Quang Khai of Vietnam's Tran Dynasty destroys most of the invading Mongol naval fleet in a battle at Chuong Duong.
14th of June 1287 EVENT Kublai Khan defeated the force of Nayan and other traditionalist Borjigin princes in East Mongolia and Manchuria.
14th of June 1381 EVENT Richard II of England meets leaders of Peasants' Revolt on Blackheath. The Tower of London is stormed by rebels who enter without resistance.
14th of June 1645 EVENT English Civil War: Battle of Naseby : 12,000 Royalist forces are beaten by 15,000 Parliamentarian soldiers.
14th of June 1648 EVENT Margaret Jones is hanged in Boston for witchcraft in the first such execution for the Massachusetts colony.
14th of June 1775 EVENT American Revolutionary War: the Continental Army is established by the Continental Congress, marking the birth of the United States Army.
14th of June 1777 EVENT The Stars and Stripes is adopted by Congress as the Flag of the United States.
14th of June 1789 EVENT 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.
14th of June 1789 EVENT Whiskey distilled from maize is first produced by American clergyman the Rev Elijah Craig. It is named Bourbon because Rev Craig lived in Bourbon County, Kentucky.
14th of June 1800 EVENT The French Army of First Consul Napoleon Bonaparte defeats the Austrians at the Battle of Marengo in Northern Italy and re-conquers Italy.
14th of June 1807 EVENT 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.
14th of June 1821 EVENT Badi VII, king of Sennar, surrenders his throne and realm to Isma'il Pasha, general of the Ottoman Empire, ending the existence of that Sudanese kingdom.
14th of June 1822 EVENT 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".
14th of June 1839 EVENT Henley Royal Regatta: the village of Henley-on-Thames, on the River Thames in Oxfordshire, stages its first Regatta.
14th of June 1846 EVENT Bear Flag Revolt begins : Anglo settlers in Sonoma, California, start a rebellion against Mexico and proclaim the California Republic.
14th of June 1863 EVENT Second Assault on the Confederate works at the Siege of Port Hudson during the American Civil War.
14th of June 1863 EVENT American Civil War: Battle of Second Winchester : a Union garrison is defeated by the Army of Northern Virginia in the Shenandoah Valley town of Winchester, Virginia.
14th of June 1872 EVENT Trade unions are legalised in Canada.
14th of June 1900 EVENT The Reichstag approves a second law that allows the expansion of the German navy.
14th of June 1900 EVENT Hawaii becomes a United States territory.
14th of June 1907 EVENT Norway adopts female suffrage.
14th of June 1919 EVENT John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown depart St. John's, Newfoundland on the first nonstop transatlantic flight.
14th of June 1926 EVENT Brazil leaves the League of Nations
14th of June 1937 EVENT Pennsylvania becomes the first (and only) state of the United States to celebrate Flag Day officially as a state holiday.
14th of June 1937 EVENT U. S. House of Representatives passes the Marihuana Tax Act.
14th of June 1938 EVENT Action Comics issue one is released, introducing Superman.
14th of June 1940 EVENT World War II: Paris falls under German occupation, and Allied forces retreat.
14th of June 1940 EVENT A group of 728 Polish political prisoners from Tarnow become the first residents of the Auschwitz concentration camp.
14th of June 1940 EVENT The Soviet Union presents an ultimatum to Lithuania resulting in Lithuanian loss of independence.
14th of June 1941 EVENT June deportation, the first major wave of Soviet mass deportations and murder of Estonians, Latvians and Lithuanians, begins.
14th of June 1942 EVENT Anne Frank begins to keep a diary.
14th of June 1951 EVENT UNIVAC I is dedicated by the U.S. Census Bureau.
14th of June 1952 EVENT The keel is laid for the nuclear submarine USS Nautilus.
14th of June 1954 EVENT U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs a bill into law that places the words "under God" into the U.S. Pledge of Allegiance.
14th of June 1955 EVENT Chile becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
14th of June 1959 EVENT A group of Dominican exiles with leftist tendencies that departed from Cuba land in the Dominican Republic with the intent of deposing Rafael Leonidas Trujillo Molina. Save for four of them, all are killed and/or executed by Trujillo's army.
14th of June 1962 EVENT The European Space Research Organisation is established in Paris : later becoming the European Space Agency.
14th of June 1965 EVENT Nguyen Cao Ky became Prime Minister of South Vietnam at the head of a military junta; General Nguyen Van Thieu became the figurehead chief of state.
14th of June 1966 EVENT The Vatican announces the abolition of the Index Librorum Prohibitorum (index of prohibited books), which was originally instituted in 1557.
14th of June 1967 EVENT Mariner program: Mariner 5 is launched toward Venus.
14th of June 1982 EVENT The Falklands War ends: Argentine forces in the capital Stanley unconditionally surrender to British forces.
14th of June 1985 EVENT TWA Flight 847 is hijacked by Hezbollah shortly after take-off from Athens, Greece.
30th of November -0001 BIRTHDAY Giglio Gregorio Giraldi, Italian poet (d. 1552)
30th of November -0001 BIRTHDAY Archduke Ferdinand II of Austria (d. 1595)
14th of June 1444 BIRTHDAY Nilakantha Somayaji, Indian astronomer and mathematician (d. 1544)
14th of June 1726 BIRTHDAY James Hutton, Scottish naturalist (d. 1797)
14th of June 1796 BIRTHDAY Nikolai Brashman, Russian mathematician (d. 1866)
14th of June 1798 BIRTHDAY Frantisek Palacky, Czech scholar and politician (d. 1876)
14th of June 1801 BIRTHDAY Heber C. Kimball, American religious leader (d. 1868)
14th of June 1811 BIRTHDAY Harriet Beecher Stowe, American novelist and abolitionist (d. 1896)
14th of June 1812 BIRTHDAY Fernando Wood, American politician (d. 1881)
14th of June 1819 BIRTHDAY Henry J. Gardner, American politician (d. 1892)
14th of June 1820 BIRTHDAY John Bartlett, American publisher (d. 1905)
14th of June 1832 BIRTHDAY Nikolaus Otto, German engineer (d. 1891)
14th of June 1855 BIRTHDAY Robert La Follette, American politician (d. 1925)
14th of June 1856 BIRTHDAY Andrey Markov, Russian mathematician (d. 1922)
14th of June 1864 BIRTHDAY Alois Alzheimer, German physician (d. 1915)
14th of June 1868 BIRTHDAY Karl Landsteiner, Austrian biologist and physician, Nobel laureate (d. 1943)
14th of June 1870 BIRTHDAY Sophia of Prussia, Prussian-born consort of Constantine I of Greece (d. 1932)
14th of June 1871 BIRTHDAY Jacob Ellehammer, Danish inventor (d. 1946)
14th of June 1877 BIRTHDAY Jane Bathori, French mezzo-soprano (d. 1970)
14th of June 1884 BIRTHDAY John McCormack, Irish tenor (d. 1945)
14th of June 1890 BIRTHDAY May Allison, American actress (d. 1989)
14th of June 1893 BIRTHDAY Siggie Nordstrom, Swedish singer (The Nordstrom Sisters) (d. 1980)
14th of June 1894 BIRTHDAY Marie-Adelaide, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (d. 1924)
14th of June 1895 BIRTHDAY Jack Adams, Canadian ice hockey player, coach and general manager (d. 1968)
14th of June 1899 BIRTHDAY Yasunari Kawabata, Japanese writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1972)
14th of June 1903 BIRTHDAY Alonzo Church, American mathematician and logician (d. 1995)
14th of June 1904 BIRTHDAY Margaret Bourke-White, American photojournalist (d. 1971)
14th of June 1905 BIRTHDAY Steve Broidy, American motion picture executive (d. 1991)
14th of June 1905 BIRTHDAY Arthur Davis, American animator (d. 2000)
14th of June 1907 BIRTHDAY Nicolas Bentley, British writer and illustrator (d. 1978)
14th of June 1907 BIRTHDAY Chico Landi, Brazilian racing driver (d. 1989)
14th of June 1909 BIRTHDAY Burl Ives, American musician (d. 1995)
14th of June 1910 BIRTHDAY Rudolf Kempe, German conductor (d. 1976)
14th of June 1913 BIRTHDAY Joe Morris, Canadian trade unionist (d. 1996)
14th of June 1914 BIRTHDAY Pauline Moore, American actress (d. 2001)
14th of June 1916 BIRTHDAY Dorothy McGuire, American actress (d. 2001)
14th of June 1917 BIRTHDAY Atle Selberg, Norwegian mathematician (d. 2007)
14th of June 1917 BIRTHDAY Lise N?rgaard, Danish journalist and writer
14th of June 1919 BIRTHDAY Sam Wanamaker, American actor (d. 1993)
14th of June 1919 BIRTHDAY Gene Barry, American actor (d. 2009)
14th of June 1922 BIRTHDAY Kevin Roche, Irish architect
14th of June 1924 BIRTHDAY James W. Black, British physician (d. 2010)
14th of June 1925 BIRTHDAY Pierre Salinger, American journalist; John F. Kennedy's Press Secretary (d. 2004)
14th of June 1926 BIRTHDAY Hermann Kant, German author
14th of June 1926 BIRTHDAY Don Newcombe, American baseball player
14th of June 1928 BIRTHDAY Ernesto "Che" Guevara, Argentine Cuban revolution figure (d. 1967)
14th of June 1929 BIRTHDAY Cy Coleman, American composer (d. 2004)
14th of June 1931 BIRTHDAY Junior Walker, American saxophonist and singer (Jr. Walker & the All Stars) (d. 1995)
14th of June 1931 BIRTHDAY Marla Gibbs, American actress
14th of June 1932 BIRTHDAY Joe Arpaio, American law enforcement officer
14th of June 1933 BIRTHDAY Jerzy Kosinski, Polish-born American novelist (d. 1991)
14th of June 1933 BIRTHDAY Vladislav Rastorotsky, Soviet gymnastics coach
14th of June 1936 BIRTHDAY Renaldo "Obie" Benson, American singer (The Four Tops) (d. 2005)
14th of June 1936 BIRTHDAY Irmelin Sandman Lilius, Finnish writer
14th of June 1937 BIRTHDAY J?rgen Leth, Danish film director
14th of June 1939 BIRTHDAY John F. MacArthur, American evangelist
14th of June 1939 BIRTHDAY Steny Hoyer, American politician
14th of June 1943 BIRTHDAY John Miles, British racing driver
14th of June 1943 BIRTHDAY Harold Wheeler, American composer
14th of June 1943 BIRTHDAY Spooner Oldham, American musician
14th of June 1943 BIRTHDAY Barry Burman, English figurative artist (d. 2001)
14th of June 1944 BIRTHDAY Laurie Colwin, American author (d. 1992)
14th of June 1944 BIRTHDAY Joe Grifasi, American actor
14th of June 1945 BIRTHDAY Rod Argent, English musician (The Zombies, Argent)
14th of June 1945 BIRTHDAY Marilyn Schreffler, American voice actor (d. 1988)
14th of June 1946 BIRTHDAY Donald Trump, American businessman and entrepreneur
14th of June 1947 BIRTHDAY Barry Melton, American guitarist (Country Joe and the Fish)
14th of June 1948 BIRTHDAY Laurence Yep, American author
14th of June 1949 BIRTHDAY Jim Lea, British musician (Slade)
14th of June 1949 BIRTHDAY Harry Turtledove, American novelist
14th of June 1949 BIRTHDAY Alan White, British drummer (Yes)
14th of June 1950 BIRTHDAY Rowan Williams, Welsh Archbishop of Canterbury
14th of June 1951 BIRTHDAY Paul Boateng, British politician
14th of June 1952 BIRTHDAY Leon Wieseltier, American writer
14th of June 1952 BIRTHDAY Pat Summitt, American basketball coach
14th of June 1953 BIRTHDAY Janet Mackey, New Zealand politician
14th of June 1954 BIRTHDAY Will Patton, American actor
14th of June 1955 BIRTHDAY Michael D. Duvall, American state politician
14th of June 1955 BIRTHDAY Paul O'Grady, British comedian and television presenter
14th of June 1956 BIRTHDAY Gianna Nannini, Italian singer
14th of June 1956 BIRTHDAY Fred Funk, American professional golfer
14th of June 1956 BIRTHDAY Sam Irvin, American director and producer
14th of June 1956 BIRTHDAY King Diamond, Danish singer (King Diamond, Mercyful Fate)
14th of June 1957 BIRTHDAY Maxi Jazz, British rapper (Faithless) and racing driver
14th of June 1958 BIRTHDAY Eric Heiden, American speed skater
14th of June 1959 BIRTHDAY Marcus Miller, American jazz bassist and clarinetist
14th of June 1960 BIRTHDAY Mike Laga, American baseball player
14th of June 1961 BIRTHDAY Sam Perkins, American basketball player
14th of June 1961 BIRTHDAY Boy George, British singer (Culture Club)
14th of June 1964 BIRTHDAY Peter Gilliver, English lexicographer
14th of June 1966 BIRTHDAY Matt Freeman, American musician
14th of June 1966 BIRTHDAY Traylor Howard, American actress
14th of June 1968 BIRTHDAY Yasmine Bleeth, American actress
14th of June 1968 BIRTHDAY Faizon Love, American actor
14th of June 1968 BIRTHDAY Campbell Brown, American journalist
14th of June 1968 BIRTHDAY Eric Murdock, American basketball player
14th of June 1968 BIRTHDAY Moses Scurry, American basketball player
14th of June 1969 BIRTHDAY Steffi Graf, German tennis player
14th of June 1969 BIRTHDAY Eric Desjardins, Canadian hockey player
14th of June 1969 BIRTHDAY MC Ren, American rapper
14th of June 1969 BIRTHDAY Kyle Hebert, American voice actor
14th of June 1969 BIRTHDAY Michael Gerber, American parodist
14th of June 1971 BIRTHDAY Bruce Bowen, American basketball player
14th of June 1971 BIRTHDAY Ramon Vega, Swiss footballer
14th of June 1972 BIRTHDAY Matthias Ettrich, German computer scientist (KDE)
14th of June 1972 BIRTHDAY Michael Cade, American actor
14th of June 1972 BIRTHDAY Shaun Keaveny, British radio DJ
14th of June 1972 BIRTHDAY Rick Brunson, American basketball player
14th of June 1973 BIRTHDAY Sami Kapanen, Finnish hockey player
14th of June 1973 BIRTHDAY Ceca Raznatovic, Serbian singer
14th of June 1974 BIRTHDAY Jang Jin-young, South Korean actress (d. 2009)
14th of June 1974 BIRTHDAY Joshua Radin, American songwriter
14th of June 1974 BIRTHDAY Phillip Rhys, British actor
14th of June 1975 BIRTHDAY Ryuji Miki, Japanese racing driver
14th of June 1975 BIRTHDAY Chris Onstad, American cartoonist
14th of June 1975 BIRTHDAY Bob Nanna, American musician (Braid, Hey Mercedes, The City on Film)
14th of June 1976 BIRTHDAY Alan Carr, British stand-up comedian and TV presenter
14th of June 1976 BIRTHDAY Massimo Oddo, Italian football player
14th of June 1977 BIRTHDAY Massimiliano Neri, Italian supermodel
14th of June 1977 BIRTHDAY Chris McAlister, American football player
14th of June 1978 BIRTHDAY Diablo Cody, American screenwriter
14th of June 1978 BIRTHDAY Annia Hatch, Cuban-American gymnast
14th of June 1978 BIRTHDAY Steve Begin, French-Canadian hockey player
14th of June 1981 BIRTHDAY Chauncey Leopardi, American actor
14th of June 1981 BIRTHDAY Lonneke Engel, Dutch model
14th of June 1982 BIRTHDAY Lang Lang, Chinese pianist
14th of June 1982 BIRTHDAY Jamie Green, British racing driver
14th of June 1983 BIRTHDAY Hirofumi Araki, Japanese actor
14th of June 1983 BIRTHDAY John Stocco, American football player
14th of June 1983 BIRTHDAY Louis Garrel, French actor
14th of June 1984 BIRTHDAY Siobhan Donaghy, British singer (Sugababes)
14th of June 1984 BIRTHDAY Yury Prilukov, Russian swimmer
14th of June 1984 BIRTHDAY Lorenzo Booker, American football player
14th of June 1985 BIRTHDAY Andy Soucek, Spanish racing driver
14th of June 1986 BIRTHDAY Jonathan Clare, English cricketer
14th of June 1987 BIRTHDAY Andrew Cogliano, Canadian ice hockey player
14th of June 1988 BIRTHDAY Kevin Michael McHale, American singer
14th of June 1989 BIRTHDAY Lucy Hale, American actress
14th of June 1989 BIRTHDAY Courtney Halverson, American actress
14th of June 1991 BIRTHDAY Kostas Manolas, Greek footballer
14th of June 1992 BIRTHDAY Daryl Sabara, American actor
14th of June 1161 DEATH Emperor Qinzong of China (Born 1100)
14th of June 1381 DEATH Simon Sudbury, Archbishop of Canterbury (birth year unknown)
14th of June 1497 DEATH Giovanni Borgia, Duke of Gandia (Born 1474)
14th of June 1544 DEATH Antoine, Duke of Lorraine (Born 1489)
14th of June 1548 DEATH Carpentras, French composer (Born c. 1470)
14th of June 1594 DEATH Orlande de Lassus, Flemish composer (Born c. 1532)
14th of June 1662 DEATH Henry Vane the Younger, British Governor of Massachusetts (Born 1613)
14th of June 1674 DEATH Marin le Roy de Gomberville, French writer (Born 1600)
14th of June 1703 DEATH Jean Herauld Gourville, French adventurer (Born 1625)
14th of June 1794 DEATH Francis Seymour-Conway, 1st Marquess of Hertford, Viceroy of Ireland (Born 1718)
14th of June 1800 DEATH Louis Charles Antoine Desaix, French military leader (Born 1768)
14th of June 1800 DEATH Jean-Baptiste Kleber, French general (Born 1753)
14th of June 1801 DEATH Benedict Arnold, general and traitor in the American Revolution.
14th of June 1825 DEATH Pierre Charles L'Enfant, French architect (Born 1754)
14th of June 1837 DEATH Giacomo Leopardi, Italian writer (Born 1798)
14th of June 1883 DEATH Edward FitzGerald, English poet (Born 1809)
14th of June 1886 DEATH Alexander Ostrovsky, Russian dramatist (Born 1823)
14th of June 1907 DEATH William Le Baron Jenny, American engineer and architect (Born 1832)
14th of June 1908 DEATH Frederick Arthur Stanley, British Governor general of Canada (Born 1841)
14th of June 1914 DEATH Adlai Stevenson I, American politician, 23rd U.S. Vice President (Born 1835)
14th of June 1916 DEATH Joao Simoes Lopes Neto, Brazilian writer (Born 1865)
14th of June 1920 DEATH Max Weber, German sociologist (Born 1864)
14th of June 1926 DEATH Mary Cassatt, American artist (Born 1843)
14th of June 1927 DEATH Jerome K. Jerome, British author (Born 1859)
14th of June 1927 DEATH Ottavio Bottecchia, Italian cyclist (Born 1894)
14th of June 1928 DEATH Emmeline Pankhurst, British feminist (Born 1857)
14th of June 1932 DEATH Dorimene Roy Desjardins, Canadian business pioneer (Born 1858)
14th of June 1936 DEATH Hans Poelzig, German architect (Born 1869)
14th of June 1936 DEATH G. K. Chesterton, English writer (Born 1874)
14th of June 1946 DEATH John Logie Baird, Scottish television pioneer (Born 1888)
14th of June 1967 DEATH Eddie Eagan, American sportsman (Born 1897)
14th of June 1968 DEATH Salvatore Quasimodo, Italian writer, Nobel Laureate (Born 1901)
14th of June 1975 DEATH Pablo Antonio, Filipino modernist architect (Born 1902)
14th of June 1977 DEATH Robert Middleton, American actor (Born 1911)
14th of June 1979 DEATH Ahmad Zahir, Afghan singer and composer (Born 1946)
14th of June 1986 DEATH Jorge Luis Borges, Argentine writer (Born 1899)
14th of June 1986 DEATH Alan Jay Lerner, American composer (Born 1918)
14th of June 1990 DEATH Erna Berger, German soprano (Born 1900)
14th of June 1991 DEATH Dame Peggy Ashcroft, British actress (Born 1907)
14th of June 1994 DEATH Henry Mancini, American composer (Born 1924)
14th of June 1994 DEATH Marcel Mouloudji, French singer and actor (Born 1922)
14th of June 1995 DEATH Rory Gallagher, Irish guitarist (Born 1949)
14th of June 1995 DEATH Roger Zelazny, American fantasy and science fiction writer (Born 1937)
14th of June 1997 DEATH Richard Jaeckel, American actor (Born 1926)
14th of June 1999 DEATH Bernie Faloney, American professional football player (Born 1932)
14th of June 2000 DEATH Attilio Bertolucci, Italian poet and writer (Born 1911)
14th of June 2002 DEATH June Jordan, American writer and teacher (Born 1936)
14th of June 2003 DEATH Dale Whittington, American racing driver (Born 1959)
14th of June 2004 DEATH Eamonn McGirr, Irish-born singer and entertainer
14th of June 2004 DEATH Ulrich Inderbinen, Swiss mountain guide (Born 1900)
14th of June 2005 DEATH Carlo Maria Giulini, Italian conductor (Born 1914)
14th of June 2005 DEATH Mimi Parent, Canadian painter (Born 1924)
14th of June 2006 DEATH Jean Roba, Belgian comics author (Born 1930)
14th of June 2006 DEATH Monty Berman, British film and television producer (Born 1905)
14th of June 2007 DEATH Ruth Graham, China-born wife of Billy Graham (Born 1920)
14th of June 2007 DEATH Robin Olds, American fighter pilot (Born 1922)
14th of June 2007 DEATH Kurt Waldheim, Austrian politician and statesman (Born 1918)
14th of June 2008 DEATH Jamelao, Brazilian samba singer (Born 1913)
14th of June 2008 DEATH Esbjorn Svensson, Swedish jazz pianist (Born 1964)
14th of June 2009 DEATH Bob Bogle, American bassist and guitarist (The Ventures) (Born 1934)
14th of June 2009 DEATH Ivan Della Mea, Italian singer-songwriter (Born 1940)

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