According to Gregory calendar, on March 14, the day number in a year is 74 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 75. March 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.

Important Historical Events of 14 March in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1489Queen of Cyprus Catherine Cornaro was forced to abdicate and sell the administration of the island to the Republic of Venice.
1653Commander Johann Van Galen of the Netherlands defeated the British fleet in the Anglo-Dutch War.
1728Jean-Jacques Russo left Geneva for the first time.
1757British Royal Navy Admiral John Byng was court-martialled andexecuted by firing squad when he failed to 'do his utmost' during theBattle of Minorca at the start of the Seven Years' War.
1794Eli Whitney was granted a patent for the cotton gene.
1794American inventor Eli Whitney patented the cotton gin, the first ever machine that quickly and easily separated cotton fibers from their seedpods.
1800Cardinal Barna Chiaramonti Pius VII was crowned as the 251st Pope in Venice on 21 March.
1826The General Congress of South American States met in Panama.
1833Hobbs Taylor was the first dentist born.
1834John Herschel discovers the now open cluster of stars, now known as NGC 3603, from the Cape of Good Hope.
1879The rich Albert Einstein was born in a middle-class family in the city of Ulm, Germany.
1885The Mikado, Gilbert and Sullivan's most frequently performedSavoy opera, debuted at the Savoy Theatre in London.
1910Oil prospectors in Kern County, California, drilled into apressurized oil deposit, resulting in the largest accidental oil spillin history.
1915First World War-British forces cornered and sank the SMSDresden, the last remnant of the German East Asia Squadron, near theChilean island of Más a Tierra.
1917The Republic of China ended diplomatic relations with Germany.
1926248 people died and 93 were injured in a train accident in the Latin American country of Costa Rica.
1937Pope Pius XI issued the encyclical Mit brennender Sorge,condemning antisemitism, criticizing Nazism, listing breaches of anagreement signed with the Roman Catholic Church.
1941Britain severed diplomatic relations with Bulgaria.
1945The British Royal Air Force first used the Grand Slam, a 22,000lb (9.98 t) earthquake bomb, on a strategic railroad viaduct inBielefeld, Germany.
1953Nikita Khrushchev was elected the first secretary of the Soviet Communist Party.
1955Prince Mahendra became the king of Nepal.
1972Italian publisher Giangiacomo Feltrinelli, known for hisdecision to translate and publish Boris Pasternak's novel Doctor Zhivagoafter it had been smuggled out of the Soviet Union, was killed in anexplosion.
1978Israeli–Lebanese conflict-The Israel Defense Forces beganOperation Litani, invading and occupying southern Lebanon, and pushingPLO troops north up to the Litani River.
1983OPEC, a group of oil producing countries, cut oil prices for the first time in 23 years.
1988A special day for math lovers 'Pie Day' was celebrated for the first time.
1988China defeated Vietnam in a naval battle as the formerattempted to establish oceanographic observation posts on the SpratlyIslands.
1989FWD in place of Peter Botha by South African National Party. Clarke was made president.
1990Mrs. Earth Pascal Trewil became the first female President of Haiti.
1991The 'Birmingham Six', wrongly convicted of the 1974 Birmingham pub bombings in England, were released after sixteen years in prison.
1994Mexican banker/billionaire Alfredo Harp Helu was kidnapped.
1995For the first time, there are 13 people in space.
199780 people were killed as Iranian military plane crashed.
1997Olympic gold medallist Michael Johnson wins the 67th James E. Sullivan Award.
1997President Clinton trips and tears up his knee requiring surgery.
1998Sonia Gandhi became Congress President for the first time.
2004The constitution was amended to provide legal recognition to private property in China.
2008The Victory Group acquired the UK's famous switchgear manufacturer 'Craig & Dericar'.
2008A series of riots, protests, and demonstrations erupted inLhasa and elsewhere in Tibet.
2010No reports of damage or casualties are reported after a 6.6 magnitude earthquake in central Japan.
2011The Tokyo stock exchange falls more than five percent on the first day of trading following the 2011 Sendai earthquake.
2012Britain has 2.67 million people unemployed, its highest unemployment rate since 1995.
2013China’s CPC General Secretary XI Jinping is named as the new President of the People’s Republic of China, with Li Yuanchao named as Vice President.
2014The U.S plans to let its contract with ICANN expire next year; this would end U.S authority over the internet.

Important Historical Events of 14 March in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1931India's first speaking film, Alamara, was screened in Bombay (now Bombay).
1931Alam Ara, the first Indian film with sound, was released.
1965Indian film actor Aamir Khan was born.
2007Kargil and Skardu agreed to start a bus service between India and Pakistan.

Important Days of 14 March National & International Days 🏁

Day/ObservanceLevel
Pi DayInternational Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 14 March 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1965Aamir Khan / Actor / India
1972Irom Chanu Sharmila / Poet / India
1974Rohit Shetty / Actor / India

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