The following events took place on March 14. The list is arranged in chronological order.
Found 39 events. Showing 1 - 30.
- 44 BCCasca and Cassius decide, on the night before the Assassination of Julius Caesar, that Mark Antony should stay alive.
- 313Emperor Jin Huidi is executed by Liu Cong, ruler of the Xiongnu state (Han Zhao).
- 1381Chioggia concludes an alliance with Zadar and Trogir against Venice, which becomes changed in 1412 in Šibenik.
- 1489The Queen of Cyprus, Catherine Cornaro, sells her kingdom to Venice.
- 1590Battle of Ivry: Henry of Navarre and the Huguenots defeat the forces of the Catholic League under the Charles, Duke of Mayenne during the French Wars of Religion.
- 1592Ultimate Pi Day: the largest correspondence between calendar dates and significant digits of pi since the introduction of the Julian calendar.
- 1647Thirty Years’ War: Bavaria, Cologne, France and Sweden sign the Truce of Ulm.
- 1757Admiral Sir John Byng is executed by firing squad aboard HMS Monarch for breach of the Articles of War.
- 1780American Revolutionary War: Spanish forces capture Fort Charlotte in Mobile, Alabama, the last British frontier post capable of threatening New Orleans in Spanish Louisiana.
- 1782Battle of Wuchale: Emperor Tekle Giyorgis I pacifies a group of Oromo near Wuchale.
- 1794Eli Whitney is granted a patent for the cotton gin.
- 1885The Mikado, a light opera by W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, receives its first public performance in London.
- 1900The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing United States currency on the gold standard.
- 1903The Hay–Herrán Treaty, granting the United States the right to build the Panama Canal, is ratified by the United States Senate. The Colombian Senate would later reject the treaty.
- 1903The Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge is established by US President Theodore Roosevelt.
- 1910Lakeview Gusher, the largest U.S. oil well gusher near Bakersfield, California, vents to atmosphere.
- 1915World War I: Cornered off the coast of Chile by the Royal Navy after fleeing the Battle of the Falkland Islands, the German light cruiser SMS Dresden is abandoned and scuttled by her crew.
- 1926El Virilla train accident, Costa Rica: A train falls off a bridge over the Río Virilla between Heredia and Tibás. 248 are killed and 93 wounded.
- 1931Alam Ara, India’s first talking film, is released.
- 1936The first all-sound film version of Show Boat opens at Radio City Music Hall. (There had been a part-talkie, part-silent version of Show Boat in 1929.)
- 1939Slovakia declares independence under German pressure.
- 1942Orvan Hess and John Bumstead became the first in the United States successfully to treat a patient, Anne Miller, using penicillin.
- 1943World War II: The Kraków Ghetto is “liquidated”.
- 1945World War II: The R.A.F.'s first operational use of the Grand Slam bomb, Bielefeld, Germany.
- 1951Korean War: For the second time, United Nations troops recapture Seoul.
- 1964A jury in Dallas finds Jack Ruby guilty of killing Lee Harvey Oswald, the assumed assassin of John F. Kennedy.
- 1967The body of U.S. President John F. Kennedy is moved to a permanent burial place at Arlington National Cemetery.
- 1972Italian publisher and former partisan Giangiacomo Feltrinelli is killed by an explosion near Segrate.
- 1978The Israel Defense Forces invade and occupies southern Lebanon, in Operation Litani.
- 1979In China, a Hawker Siddeley Trident crashes into a factory near Beijing, killing at least 200.
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