Sunday, May 19, 2019 (Week 21)

March 14 in History

What happened on March 14 in history?

A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on march 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 march 14 in history.

1991
The “Birmingham Six,” imprisoned for 16 years for their alleged part in an IRA pub bombing, are set free after a court agrees that the police fabricated evidence.
1990
Mikhail S. Gorbachev becomes president of the Soviet Congress.
1978
An Israeli force of 22,000 invades south Lebanon, hitting the PLO bases.
1967
John F. Kennedy‘s body is moved from a temporary grave to a permanent one in Arlington Cemetery.
1964
A Dallas jury finds Jack Ruby guilty of the murder of assassin Lee Harvey Oswald.
1954
The Viet Minh launch an assault against the French Colonial Forces at Dien Bien Phu.
1951
U.N. forces recapture Seoul for the second time during the Korean War.
1947
The United States signs a 99-year lease on naval bases in the Philippines.
1943
The Germans reoccupy Kharkov in the Soviet Union.
1939
The Nazis dissolve the republic of Czechoslovakia.
1936
Adolf Hitler tells a crowd of 300,000 that Germany’s only judge is God and itself.
1923
President Warren G. Harding becomes the first U.S. President to file an income tax report.
1918
An all-Russian Congress of Soviets ratifies a peace treaty with the Central Powers.
1915
The British Navy sinks the German battleship Dresden off the Chilean coast.
1912
An anarchist named Antonio Dalba unsuccessfully attempts to kill Italy’s King Victor Emmanuel III in Rome.
1903
The Senate ratifies the Hay-Herran Treaty, guaranteeing the United States the right to build a canal in Panama.
1900
United States currency goes on the gold standard.
1794
Inventor Eli Whitney receives a patent for his cotton gin.
1757
British Admiral John Byng is executed by a firing squad on board HMS Monarch for neglect of duty.
1743
First American town meeting is held at Boston’s Faneuil Hall.
1629
A Royal charter is granted to the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

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