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2000Greg Maddux makes his 387th putout, breaking Jack Morris' career record

1861Harpers Ferry evacuated by rebels in face of General George McClellan's advance

1934Hitler & Benito Mussolini meet in Vienna

1645Battle of Naseby, Leicestershire "New Model Army" under Oliver Cromwell & Thomas Fairfax beat royalists forces of English King Charles I

1942Anne Frank begins her diary

1967Steve Allen Show" premieres on CBS-TV

1928Republican National Convention, meeting in KC, nominates Herbert Hoover for President

1974Angels' Nolan Ryan strikes out 19 Red Sox in 12 innings

1913The South African Government pass the Immigration Act, which restricts the entry and free movement of Asians; it leads to widespread agitation and rioting by resident Indians, led by Gandhi

1946Nat King Cole records "The Christmas Song" for the first time

1944General Charles de Gaulle lands at Courselles France

1933Lou Gehrig & Joe McCarthy thrown out of game, McCarthy suspended 3 games but Gehrig isn't, so he continues his streak at 1,249 games

1989Ronald Reagan is knighted by Queen Elizabeth II (honorary knighthood)

1953Elvis Presley graduates from LC Humes High School in Memphis Tenn

1938Bradman scores 144* in 1st Test Cricket at Trent Bridge

197545th French Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats M Navratilova (26 62 61)

1965John Lennon's 2nd book "A Spaniard in the Works" is published

1969Oakland As' Reggie Jackson gets 10 RBIs to beat Red Sox 21-7

199210th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Dave Stockton

198127th LPGA Championship won by Donna Caponi Young

1822Charles 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".

1980Theme From NY, NY by Frank Sinatra hits #32

1797Napoleon forms Ligurian Republic

1807Emperor Napoleon I's French Grande Armee defeats the Russian Army at the Battle of Friedland in Prussia (modern Russian Kaliningrad Oblast) ending the War of the Fourth Coalition.

June 14th Historical Events
Date Event
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. The Tower of London is stormed by rebels who enter without resistance. 
1535
Karel V's fleet sails under Andrea Doria to Tunis 
1565
Catharina de Medici & Duke of Alva discuss Calvinism 
1597
At 4:30 AM Willem Barents leaves Novaya Zemlya for Netherlands 
1615
Jacques Le Maire sail to Zuidland/Terra Australis 
1623
1st breach-of-promise lawsuit: Rev Gerville Pooley, Va files against Cicely Jordan, he loses 
1634
Russia & Poland sign Peace treaty of Polianov 
1642
1st compulsory education law in America passed by Massachusetts 
1645
Battle of Naseby, Leicestershire "New Model Army" under Oliver Cromwell & Thomas Fairfax beat royalists forces of English King Charles I 
1658
Battle at Dunes: English & French fleet beat Spanish 
1673
Battle at Schooneveld: Michiel de Ruyter beats French/English fleet 
1775
US Army founded 
1777
Continental Congress adopts Stars & Stripes replacing Grand Union flag 
1789
Capt William Bligh reaches Timor 
1797
Napoleon forms Ligurian Republic 
1800
Battle of Marengo (Alessandria): Bonaparte vs Austria 
1807
Emperor Napoleon I's French Grande Armee defeats the Russian Army at the Battle of Friedland in Prussia (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
First Henley Regatta held (it became the Henley Royal Regatta in 1851) 
1841
1st Canadian parliament opens in Kingston, Ontario 
1846
Belgian Liberal Party forms 
1846
California (Bear Flag) Republic proclaimed in Sonoma, declaring independence from Mexico 
1847
Robert von Bunsen invents the Bunsen burner 
1850
Fire destroys part of San Francisco 
1861
Harpers Ferry evacuated by rebels in face of General George McClellan's advance 
1863
Battle of 2nd Winchester, Virginia 
1864
US Union warship USS Kearsarge appears off Cherbourg 
1870
All-pro Cincinnati Red Stockings suffer 1st loss in 130 games 
1872
Trade unions are legalised in Canada. 
1876
1st player to hit for cycle (George Hall, Phila Athletics) 
1876
California Street Cable Car Railroad Co gets its franchise 
1880
14th Belmont: L Hughes aboard Grenada wins in 2:47 
1881
Player piano patented by John McTammany Jr (Cambridge, Mass) 
1898
France signs Niger Convention 
1900
Hawaiian Territorial Government begins 
1900
The Reichstag approves a second law that allows the expansion of the German navy. 
1900
Having been annexed to the USA on 12 August 1898, Hawaii is constituted as an organised territory 
1901
1st golf championship is played 
1904
Dutch troops occupy Kuto Reh, Sumatra, killing all inhabitants 
1904
At the battle of Telissu, the Japanese rout the Russians and inflict heavy casualties 
1906
Pogrom against Jews in Bialystok, Polish Russia 
1907
Government of Transvaal sends home 50,000 Chinese day workers 
1907
Norway adopts female suffrage for middle class women only in parliamentary elections 
1908
Fourth German Navy Bill is passed authorising the financing the building of another four major warships. 
1913
The South African Government pass the Immigration Act, which restricts the entry and free movement of Asians; it leads to widespread agitation and rioting by resident Indians, led by Gandhi 
1916
The Democratic Convention convenes in St Louis; Wilson campaigns on the slogan 'he kept out out of the war' 
1916
Representatives of eight Allied nations hold an economic conference in Paris at which they discuss ways to cripple their enemies economic power during and after the war 
1917
1st German air attack on England, 100+ killed in East London 
1917
Gen Pershing & his HQ staff arrived in Paris during WW I 
1919
1st nonstop air crossing of Atlantic (Alcock & Brown) leaves Newfoundland 
1922
5th PGA Championship: Gene Sarazen at Oakmont CC Oakmont Pa 
1922
Charles Hoffner wins PGA golf tournament 
1922
Pres Harding is 1st US president to use radio, dedicating the Francis Scott Key memorial in Baltimore 
1923
Recording of 1st country music hit (Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane) 
1924
Test Cricket debuts of Herbert Sutcliffe & Maurice Tate v South Africa 
1924
WOKO-AM radio begins transmitting from Albany NY 
1926
2nd French Womens Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats Mary K Browne (6-1 6-0) 
1928
Republican National Convention, meeting in KC, nominates Herbert Hoover for President 
1929
Prussia & Vatican sign Concord 
1930
VVGZ soccer team forms in Zwijndrecht 
1931
French "St Philbert" overturns off St Nazaire France, drowns 450 
1931
Reinhard Heydrich's 1st meeting with Himmler 
1932
German government of von Papen forms 
1933
Lou Gehrig & Joe McCarthy thrown out of game, McCarthy suspended 3 games but Gehrig isn't, so he continues his streak at 1,249 games 
1934
Hitler & Benito Mussolini meet in Vienna 
1934
Max Baer KO's Primo Carnera in 11 for HW box champ in Long Island City 
1934
WOQ-AM in KC Missouri goes off the air 
1935
Chaco War between Bolivia & Paraguay ends 
1936
Oranienburg Concentration Camp opens 
1938
Bradman scores 144* in 1st Test Cricket at Trent Bridge 
1938
Chlorophyll patented by Benjamin Grushkin 
1938
Dorothy Lathrop wins 1st Caldecott Medal (kid books author) 
1940
Auschwitz concentration camp opens in Nazi controlled Poland with Polish POWs (approx. 3 million would eventually be killed ) 
1940
German U-47 sinks airship Balmoral 
1940
German forces occupied Paris during WW II 
1941
Ground broken for Boeing Plant II (ex-AFLC Plant 13) Wichita KS 
1941
Estonia loses 11,000 inhabitants as a consequence of mass deportations into Siberia 
1942
1st bazooka rocket gun produced Bridgeport Ct 
1942
Anne Frank begins her diary 
1942
French government of Reynaud resigns 
1942
Walt Disney's "Bambi" animated movie is released Thumper's 1st job 
1944
1st B-29 raid against mainland Japan 
1944
General Charles de Gaulle lands at Courselles France 
1946
Canadian Library Association established 
1946
Nat King Cole records "The Christmas Song" for the first time 
1948
Klemens Gottwald becomes president of Czechoslovakia 
1949
State of Vietnam forms, Bao Dai installed as Emperor 
1949
WROC TV channel 8 in Rochester, NY (NBC) begins broadcasting 
1951
"Courtin' Time" opens at National Theater NYC for 37 performances 
1951
1st commercial computer, UNIVAC 1, enters service at Census Bureau 
1952
52nd US Golf Open: Julius Boros shoots a 281 at Northwood Club Dallas 
1952
Boston Brave Warren Spahn strikes out 18 Cubs in 15 innings 
1952
General strike in Tunisia 
1952
Jim Peters runs world record marathon (2:20:42.2) 
1952
Keel laid for 1st nuclear powered sub USS Nautilus (4th to be named Nautilus) 
1952
Braves Warren Spahn ties NL record of Jim Whitney with 18 strikeouts against the Cubs in 15-inning, 3-1 loss 
1953
Eisenhower condemns McCarthy's book burning proposal 
1953
Elvis Presley graduates from LC Humes High School in Memphis Tenn 
1953
Military coup by general Gustavo Rojas Pinilla in Colombia 
1953
Yanks sweep Indians 6-2, 3-0 before 74,708 win streak at 18 straight 
1954
Pres Eisenhower signs order adding words "under God" to the Pledge 
1955
Chile becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty. 
1956
"New Faces of 1956" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 221 perfs 
1957
42.0 cm rain falls on East St Louis, Illinois (state record) 
1957
Edouard Carpentier beats Lou Thesz, to become NWA wrestling champ 
1958
58th US Golf Open: Tommy Bolt shoots a 283 at Southern Hills in Tulsa 
1958
British parachutists lands on Cyprus 
1959
Beverly Hanson wins LPGA American Women's Golf Open 
1961
106°F, hottest temperature in SF 
1962
Albert DeSalvo, better known as the Boston Strangler, murders Anna Slesers, his first victim. 
1962
The European Space Research Organisation is established in Paris - later becoming the European Space Agency. 
1963
NY Met Duke Snider hits his 400th HR 
1963
Valery Bykovsky in Vostok 5 orbits earth 81 times in 5 days 
1964
Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open 
1965
Beatles release album "Beatles VI" 
1965
Cincinnati Red Jim Maloney no-hits NY Mets but loses in 11, 1-0 
1965
John Lennon's 2nd book "A Spaniard in the Works" is published 
1966
Dutch police beat construction workers, 60 injured 
1966
Miami beats St Petersburg (Florida State League) 4-3 in 29 innings longest uninterrupted game in organized baseball 
1967
Mariner 5 Launch (Venus Flyby) 
1967
Steve Allen Show" premieres on CBS-TV 
1967
USSR launches Kosmos 166 for observation of Sun from Earth orbit 
1968
Off duty Dutch military permitted to wear regular clothing 
1969
John & Yoko appear on David Frost's British TV Show 
1969
Oakland As' Reggie Jackson gets 10 RBIs to beat Red Sox 21-7 
1970
Cincinnati Red Stockings loses 1st game after winning 130 straight 
1972
Hurricane Agnes kills 117 
1972
Members of the NI Social Democratic and Labour Party hold a meeting with representatives of the Irish Republican Army in Derry; the IRA representatives outline their conditions for talks with the British Government 
1973
46th National Spelling Bee: Barrie Trinkle wins spelling vouchsafe 
1973
US President Richard Nixon administration imposes 60-day economy-wide price freeze, superseding Special Rule No. 1 for oil companies 
1974
Angels' Nolan Ryan strikes out 19 Red Sox in 12 innings 
1975
45th French Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats M Navratilova (26 62 61) 
1975
Janis Ian releases "At 17" 
1975
USSR launches Venera 10 for Venus landing 
1976
"Gong Show" premieres on TV (syndication) 
1976
12th Mayor's Trophy Game Yanks beat Mets 8-4 
1978
Down 9-7 in 10th with 2 outs, Yanks Paul Blair hits a 3 run HR 
1978
Sierra Leone adopts constitution 
1979
Canada all out 45 in Cricket World Cup v England, in 40 3 overs 
1979
NY Giants Willie McCovey 513th HR is an NL lefty record 
1979
Rock group "Little Feat" disbands 
1980
Theme From NY, NY by Frank Sinatra hits #32 
1981
27th LPGA Championship won by Donna Caponi Young 
1981
No Nukes concert at Hollywood Bowl 
1982
Argentina surrenders to Britain on Falkland Is, ends 74-day conflict 
1983
5 killed in a fire at a Ramada Inn in Fort Worth, Tx 
1984
Southern Baptist convention decide on no women clergy members 
1985
"Michael Nesmith In Television Parts" premieres on NBC-TV 
1985
Earl Weaver comes out of retirement to manage Balt Orioles 
1985
Lebanese Shiite Muslim extremists hijacked TWA Flight 847 
1987
41st NBA Championship: LA Lakers beat Boston Celtics, 4 games to 2 
1987
4th full-duration test firing of redesigned SRB motor 
1987
Colleen Walker wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic 
1988
Woman sues Chuck Berry for $5,000,000 alleges he hit her 
1989
Ground breaking begins in Minn on world's largest mall 
1989
Nolan Ryan becomes 2nd pitcher to defeat all 26 teams 
1989
Ronald Reagan is knighted by Queen Elizabeth II (honorary knighthood) 
1989
Singer-songwriter Carol King gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame 
1989
Zsa Zsa Gabor arrested for slaping Beverly Hills motorcycle patrolman 
1990
44th NBA Championship: Det Pistons beat Por Trailblazers, 4 games to 1 
1990
Date of the events in the movie Mr Destiny 
1990
NL announces plans to expand from 12 to 14 teams for 1993 season 
1990
Supreme Court rules police check for drunk drivers constitutional 
1991
"Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves" opens 
1991
Leroy Burrell of USA sets 100m record (9.90) in NYC 
1991
Space Shuttle STS 40 (Columbia 12) lands 
1992
10th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Dave Stockton 
1992
46th NBA Championship: Chicago Bulls beat Port Trailblazers, 4 games to 2 
1992
Anne-Marie Palli wins ShopRite LPGA Golf Classic 
1992
Mona Van Duyn is named 1st female US poet laureate 
1992
Ozzie Smith breaks Roy McMillan's NL mark by taking part in his 1,305th career double play 
1993
Japanese space probe Sakigake passes Earth 
1993
Tansu Ciller appointed 1st female premier of Turkey 
1994
Stanley Cup: NY Rangers beat Vancouver Canucks, 4 games to 3 
1995
49th NBA Championship: Houston Rockets sweep Orlando Magic in 4 games 
1995
Giants infielder Mike Benjamin goes 6-for-7 in 13-inning 4-3 win 
1996
"Cable Guy" starring Jim Carrey is released 
1996
Karl Krikken out handled the ball for Derbyshire v Indians 
1998
"Comic Relief" benefit comedy show 
1998
World Bowl in Frankfurt Germany 
1998
52nd NBA Championship: Chicago Bulls beat Utah Jazz, 4 games to 2 
2000
34th Country Weekly Presents the TNN Music Awards: George Strait & Faith Hill wins 
2000
Greg Maddux makes his 387th putout, breaking Jack Morris' career record 
2001
China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan form the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation. 
2005
Asafa Powell of Jamaica sets a new Men's 100 meters world record of 9.77 at the Athens Olympic Stadium 
2007
61st NBA Championship: San Antonio Spurs beat Cleveland Cavaliers, 4 games to 0 
2009
63rd NBA Championship: Los Angeles Lakers beat Orlando Magic, 4 games to 1 
2009
55th LPGA Championship won by Anna Nordqvist 
2012
An explosion at an Indian steel plant kills 11 people and severely injures 16 
2012
The world's first stem-cell assisted vein transplant is undertaken by Swedish doctors on a 10 year old girl 
2013
Hassan Rouhani is elected President of Iran 
2013
Massive flooding occurs in northern India killing up to 10,000 people 
2014
49 people are killed after a Ukrainian Ilyushin Il-76 airlifter is shot down 
2014
Alexander Stubb becomes Prime Minister of Finland 
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