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

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

According to Gregory calendar, on September 14, the day number in a year is 257 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 258. September 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.

September 14 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
81Domitian became the last Flavian emperor of Rome, succeeding hisbrother Titus.
786Harun al-Rashid became the Abbasid caliph upon the death of hisbrother al-Hadi.
1723Grand Master Antonio Manol de Vilne inaugurated Fort Manol in Malta.
1752In adopting the Gregorian calendar under the terms of theCalendar (New Style) Act 1750, the British Empire skipped eleven days (September 2 was followed directly by September 14).
1752Britain left the Julian calendar and adopted the Gregory calendar.
1763About 300 Seneca warriors during Pontiac's Rebellion attacked aBritish Army detachment, killing 81 soldiers.
1770Freedom of the press was recognized in Denmark.
1803British general Lord Lake captured Delhi during the Second Anglo-Maratha War.
1812French invasion of Russia: Napoleon's troops entered Moscow, which was deliberately set on fire by Muskovite, at the behest of Fodor Rostopchine.
1829The Russian-Turkish War ended after the Adrienopel Peace Agreement.
1891The Empire State Express train completed 702 kilometers from New York City to Buffalo in 7 hours 6 minutes. It was a high speed train at that time.
1901William McKinley, the 25th President of the United States is assassinated by Leon Czolgosz when he is shot at point blank range.
1901Theodore Roosevelt became President of the United States at age42, the youngest person ever to do so, eight days after William McKinleywas fatally wounded in Buffalo, New York.
1901US President William McKenzie was shot and killed in the United States.
1911Prime Minister of Russia Pyotr Stolypin was mortally shot atthe Kiev Opera House.
1914HMAS AE1, the Royal Australian Navy's first submarine, waslost at sea; its wreck has never been found.
1917Russia was officially declared a republic.
1917The provisional government declared Russia a republic.
1926The Locarno Treaties establishing post-First World Warterritorial settlements were formally ratified by the signatory nationsand came into effect.
1927In a freak automobile accident, dancer Isadora Duncan wasstrangled to death in Nice, France, by her scarf after it got caught onthe wheel of a car in which she was a passenger.
1949The Constituent Assembly adopted Hindi as the official language of India. Since 1953, 14 September is celebrated every year in India as Hindi Day.
1951A seedless watermelon has been developed at Purdue University it is round and will weigh about 8 to 10 pounds; it could well be seen on sale in parts of the country by next year.
1954In a top secret nuclear test, a Soviet Tu-4 bomber dropped a40-kiloton atomic weapon just north of Totskoye village, exposing some45,000 soldiers and 10,000 civilians to nuclear fallout.
1959The First Man Made Object Luna 2 crash lands on the Moon becoming the first man -made object to reach the Moon in what many are calling the space race between the worlds two superpowers of the United States and the Soviet Union.
1959The then Soviet Union spacecraft Luna-2 became the first aircraft to land on the moon.
1964The London Daily Herald publication was abolished and replaced by The Sun.
1966The minimum wage is to a new rate of $1.40 an hour which would include State and local government workers at public schools and nursing homes, as well as the construction industry.
1972West Germany and Poland reached agreement on diplomatic relations.
1975Elizabeth Ann Seton became the first native-born citizen of theUnited States to be canonized.
1979Afghan President Nur Muhammad Taraki was assassinated upon theorder of Hafizullah Amin, who became the new president.
1982President-elect of Lebanon Bachir Gemayel was assassinated whena bomb exploded in the Beirut headquarters of the Phalange.
1982Hollywood's famous actress and Princess of Monaco Grace Kelly was killed in a car accident in Motte Carlo.
1985The Soviet Union ordered 25 British diplomats to leave the country on charges of espionage.
1998Microsoft has become the biggest company in the world after just 23 years, after being valued at $261bn on the New York stock exchange finally beating General Electric in valuation.
1998Microsoft became the largest company in the world, overtaking General Electric. It was valued at $ 261 billion on the New York Stock Exchange.
1999Kiribati, Nauru and Tonga joined the United States.
2003Kumba Ialá, the President of Guinea-Bissau, was deposed in abloodless coup.
2003Estonia approved joining the European Union in a referendum.
2006The African Union has endorsed an IGAD peacekeeping operation in Somalia, to be known as IGASOM.
2007Japan launched its first lunar probe successfully. The probe, called Selene, was set to first orbit the Earth and then traveled to the moon and gather information with two smaller satellites for a year.
2007Late-2000s financial crisis-The Northern Rock bank received aliquidity support facility from the Bank of England, sparking a bankrun—the United Kingdom's first in 150 years.
2008All 88 people aboard Aeroflot Flight 821 died when the aircraftcrashed on approach to Perm Airport in Perm Krai, Russia.
2008All 88 people on board the plane were killed when the Aeroflot aircraft 821 crashed at Perm Airport in Perm Krai, Russia.
2009129th Men's US Open: Juan Martin del Potro defeated Roger Federer (3-6, 7-6, 4-6, 7-6, 6-2).
2011Ten people died and another seventy were injured when a passenger train collided with a stationary train in Tamil Nadu, India.
2012The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge begin legal action after the magazine Closer published topless pictures of the Duchess taken during a holiday to France last week.
2013Japan launches the 'affordable' Epsilon space rocket. The Epsilon rocket is about half the size of Japan's previous rockets and is also half the cost to produce.

Famous Birthdays of September 14:

YearName / Profession / Country
1981Katie Lee / Author / United States of America
1981Stefan Reisinger / Footballer / Germany
1885Vittorio Gui / Composer / Italy
1909Peter Scott / Painter / United Kingdom
1919Gil Langley / Cricketer / Australia
1943Marcos Valle / Singer / Brazil
1981Yumi Adachi / Actress / Japan
1970Craig Montoya / Writer / United States of America
1956Paul Allott / Cricketer / United Kingdom
1949Eikichi Yazawa / Singer / Japan
1983Amy Winehouse / Writer / United Kingdom
1921A. Jean de Grandpré / Business Man / Canada
1928Angus Ogilvy / Business Man / United Kingdom
1964Faith Ford / Actress / United States of America
1867Charles Dana Gibson / Illustrator / United States of America
1891Ivan Matveyevich Vinogradov / Academic / Russia
1868Théodore Botrel / Poet / France
1954Barry Cowsill / Writer / United States of America
1989Jessica Brown Findlay / Actress / United Kingdom
1916Eric Bentley / Singer / United States of America
1879Margaret Sanger / Activist / United States of America
1853Ponnambalam Arunachalam / Politician / Sri Lanka
1880Archie Hahn / Footballer / United States of America
1969Denis Betts / Rugby Player / United Kingdom
1902Alice Tully / Soprano / United States of America
1922Michel Auclair / Actor / France
1944Joey Heatherton / Actress / United States of America
1864Robert Cecil / Politician / United Kingdom
1886Jan Masaryk / Politician / Czech Republic
1967Jens Lien / Director / Norway

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