Wednesday, January 20, 2021 (Week 03)

January 14 in History

What happened on January 14 in history?

A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on january 14 in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. Discover what happened on january 14 in history.

2011
Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, former president of Tunisia, flees to Saudi Arabia after a series of demonstrations against his regime.
2010
Yemen declares war on al-Qaeda terrorist group.
2005
Huygens probe lands on Saturn’s moon Titan.
2004
The Republic of Georgia restores the “five cross flag” as its national flag after some 500 years of disuse.
2000
UN tribunal sentences 5 Bosnian Croats to prison for up to 25 years; they were charged with killing some 100 Muslims in a Bosnian village in 1993.
1980
The United Nations votes 104-18 to deplore the Soviet aggression in Afghanistan.
1969
A blast on the U.S. carrier Enterprise in the Pacific results in 24 dead and 85 injured.
1943
Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Charles DeGaulle meet at Casablanca to discuss the direction of the war.
1943
Italian occupation authorities refuse to deport Jews living in their territories in France.
1942
President Franklin D. Roosevelt orders all aliens in the U.S. to register with the government.
1920
Berlin is placed under martial law as 40,000 radicals rush the Reichstag; 42 are dead and 105 are wounded.
1917
A Provisional Parliament is established in Poland.
1916
British authorities seize German attaché Franz von Papen’s financial records confirming espionage activities in the U.S.
1915
1911
The USS Arkansas, the largest U.S. battleship, is launched from the yards of the New York Shipbuilding Company.
1864
Confederate President Jefferson Davis writes to General Joseph E. Johnson, observing that troops may need to be sent to Alabama or Mississippi.
1858
Emperor Napoleon and Empress Eugenie escape unhurt after an Italian assassin throws a bomb at their carriage as they travel to the Paris Opera.
1797
Napoleon Bonaparte defeats the Austrians at Rivoli in northern Italy.
1526
Francis of France, held captive by Charles V for a year, signs the Treaty of Madrid, giving up most of his claims in France and Italy.
1236
Henry III marries Eleanor of Provence.

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