August 14 in History – What happened on 14 August in Past

✅ Published on August 14th, 2021 in August in History

14 August - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on August 14, the day number in a year is 226 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 227. August 14 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

August 14 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1523Saint John I held the position of Pope, the supreme master of Catholicism.
1758Battle of Zorndorf: Prussia defeated Russia in which thousands died.
1762The British captured the ferry community of Havana.
1816The United Kingdom formally annexed the Tristan da Cunhaarchipelago, ruling them from the Cape Colony in South Africa.
1825Diesel was discovered by renowned physicist and chemist Michael Faraday of Britain.
1842American Indian Wars-American general William J. Worthdeclared the Second Seminole War to be over.
1862Bombay High Court was established.
1875The Society of Regret Africans was founded in Pearl.
1876Colorado was accepted as the 38th US state.
1880Construction of the Cologne Cathedral—Germany's most visitedlandmark—was completed, 632 years after it had begun.
1888A recording of English composer Arthur Sullivan's The LostChord (audio clip right), one of the first recordings of music evermade, was played during a press conference introducing Thomas Edison'sphonograph in London.
1893France Motor Vehicle Registration was introduced which included a driving test.
1904Ismail Montes became President of Bolivia South America.
1908The first beauty pageant was held in Folkestone, England.
1917China declared war against Germany and Austria during the First World War.
1917The Republic of China declared war with Germany and Austria in Hungary.
1920The Olympic Games began in Antwerp, Belgium.
1934Combat Cross went to the New York Police Department.
1941After a secret meeting aboard warships, British Prime MinisterWinston Churchill and U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued the Atlantic Charter, establishing a vision for a post-World War II world despite the fact that the United States had yet toenter the war.
1942A large number of German troops attacked Stalingrad, and German submarines were fighting a three-day battle with British vessels. The British said that their aircraft carrier, 'Eagle' was destroyed. In western Greece, American bombers attacked a Nazi warship.
1947The colony of Pakistan and Bangladesh gain formal independence from Great Britain, as the British withdrew from the Indian Empire.
1947India was partitioned and Pakistan became a separate nation.
1956Indian comedian Johnny Lever was born.
1966The U.S. Lunar Orbiter was made to capture photos of the moon’s landscape in order to prepare American astronauts landing on the lunar landscape.
1968Morarji Desai was awarded Pakistan's highest civilian honor, Nishan-e-Pakistan.
1975The film The Rocky Horror Picture Show, which is still inlimited release today, making it the longest-running theatrical releasein film history, premiered in Los Angeles.
1979A freak storm with force seven winds has decimated the Fastnet race with over 150 yachts still missing and at least 3 reported dead. The Fastnet is the last in a series of five races which make up the Admiral's Cup competition, the world championship of yacht racing.
197915 sailors died during the Fastnet race.
1980Lech Walesa and colleagues at Gdansk Shipyard began strikeactions, which subsequently led to the founding of the Solidaritymovement in Poland.
1994International fugitive Carlos the Jackal, wanted for a numberof terrorist attacks in Europe, was handed over to French agents bySudanese officials.
1995Iran's official news agency, IRNA, says that Iran has not been able to sell 200 million barrels per day of crude oil since the sanction the US has imposed.
2005Helios Airways Flight 522 crashed into a mountain north ofMarathon and Varnava, Greece, killing all 121 people on board.
2006The United Nations brokered a ceasefire in the Lebanon Warbetween Lebanon and Israel.
2007The Shanghai Cooperation of Central Asian countries, includes the People's Republic of China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan andUzbekistan, meets in the Kyrgyz capital of Bishkek to talk about security issues.
2007Four coordinated suicide bomb attacks detonated in the Iraqitowns of Qahtaniya and Jazeera, killing an estimated 796 people andwounding 1,562 others.
2007Yeno Minagawa of Japan, the world's oldest woman, passed away.
2008The Consumer Price Index in the United States of America rises by .8 per cent in July 2008 increasing annual inflation rate of 5.6 per cent, the highest in 17 years.
2009Pakistan commences its first international freight train service, from Islamabad to Istanbul.
2010The United Nations says Niger has the worst hungry crisis in history, worse than 2005, which left thousands of people to die of hunger.
2010The inaugural Youth Olympic Games opened in Singapore forathletes between 14 and 18 years old.
2010The first Summer Youth Olympic Games were started in Singapore.
2011Famous actor Shammi Kapoor of Hindi film industry passed away.
2013Egypt announces a state of emergency as security forces kill hundreds of protesters endorsing the former president Mohamed Morsi.
2013638 people died in violent clashes between police and protesters in Egypt.



Famous Birthdays of August 14 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1530Giambattista Benedetti / Physicist / Italy
1981Earl Barron / Basketball Player / United States of America
1961Eddie Gilbert / Wrestler / United States of America
1952Debbie Meyer / Swimmer / United States of America
1969Stig Tøfting / Footballer / Denmark
1964Jason Dunstall / Footballer / Australia
1984Simon Andrews / Motorcycle Racer / United Kingdom
1966Halle Berry / Actress / United States of America
1984Giorgio Chiellini / Footballer / Italy
1889Otto Tief / Politician / Estonia
1956Rusty Wallace / Racing Car Driver / United States of America
1924Sverre Fehn / Architect / Norway
1986Cameron Jerome / Footballer / United Kingdom
1924Holger Juul Hansen / Actor / Denmark
1847Robert Comtesse / Politician / Switzerland
1981Paul Gallen / Rugby Player / Australia
1956Jackée Harry / Actress / United States of America
1972Laurent Lamothe / Politician / Haiti
1962Andres Herkel / Politician / Estonia
1966Tuncay Özkan / Politician / Turkey
1575Robert Hayman / Politician / United Kingdom
1987Tim Tebow / Baseball Player / United States of America
1983Elena Baltacha / Tennis Player / Scotland
1964Neal Anderson / Footballer / United States of America
1983Mila Kunis / Actress / United States of America
1930Earl Weaver / Baseball Player / United States of America
1979Jérémie Bréchet / Footballer / France
1886Arthur Jeffrey Dempster / Academic / United States of America
1924Georges Prêtre / Conductor / France
1947Maddy Prior / Singer / United Kingdom

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