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Events and People Who Made History on June 14

16th Century

1535 - Karel V's fleet sails under Andrea Doria to Tunis
1541 - Duke Willem van Gulik of Gelre marries Jeanne d'Albret
1565 - Catharina de Medici and Duke of Alva discuss Calvinism
1597 - At 4:30 AM Willem Barents leaves Novaya Zemlya for Netherlands

17th Century

1615 - Jacques Le Maire sail to Zuidland/Terra Australis
1623 - 1st breach-of-promise lawsuit: Reverend Gerville Pooley, Virginia files against Cicely Jordan, he loses
1634 - Russia and Poland sign Peace treaty of Polianov
1642 - 1st compulsory education law in America passed by Massachusetts
1645 - Battle at Naseby Leicester: New Model army under Oliver Cromwell and Thomas Fairfax beats royalists
1658 - Battle at Dunes: English and French fleet beat Spanish
1673 - Battle at Schooneveld: Michiel de Ruyter beats French/English fleet

18th Century

1755 - 1e edition of Dr. Johnsons "Dictionary"
1775 - U.S. Army founded
1777 - Continental Congress adopts Stars and Stripes replacing Grand Union flag
1789 - Captain William Blighs reaches Timor

19th Century

1800 - Battle of Marengo (Alessandria): Bonaparte vs Austria
1834 - Hardhat diving suit patented by Leonard Norcross, Dixfield, Maine
1834 - Isaac Fischer, Jr. patents sandpaper
1834 - Sandpaper patented by Isaac Fischer, Jr., Springfield, Vermont
1839 - 1st Henley Regatta held
1841 - 1st Canadian parliament opens in Kingston, Ontario
1846 - Belgian Liberal Party forms
1846 - California declares independence from Mexico in Sonoma
1847 - Robert von Bunsen invents the Bunsen burner
1850 - Fire destroys part of San Francisco
1861 - Harpers Ferry evacuated by rebels in face of McClellan's advance
1863 - Battle of 2nd Winchester, Virginia
1864 - Congress rules Black soldiers must receive equal pay
1864 - U.S. Union warship USS Kearsarge appears at Cherbourg
1870 - All-pro Cincinnati Red Stockings suffer 1st loss in 130 games
1876 - 1st player to hit for cycle (George Hall, Philadelphia Athletics)
1876 - California Street Cable Car Railroad Co gets its franchise
1880 - 14th Belmont: L Hughes aboard Grenada wins in 2:47
1881 - Player piano patented by John McTammany, Jr. (Cambridge, Mass)
1898 - France signs Niger Convention

20th Century

1900 - Hawaiian Territorial Government begins
1901 - 1st golf championship is played
1904 - Dutch troops occupies Kuto Reh, Sumatra, killing all inhabitants
1906 - Pogrom against Jews in Bialystok, Polish Russia
1907 - Government of Transvaal sends home 50,000 Chinese day workers
1907 - Norway restricts woman's voting rights
1917 - 1e German air attack on England, 100+ killed in East-London
1917 - General Pershing and his HQ staff arrived in Paris during WW I
1919 - 1st nonstop air crossing of Atlantic (Alcock and Brown)
1922 - 5th PGA Championship: Gene Sarazen at Oakmont CC Oakmont Pa
1922 - Charles Hoffner wins PGA golf tournament
1922 - President Harding is 1st U.S. president to use radio, dedicating the Francis Scott Key memorial in Baltimore
1923 - Recording of 1st country music hit (Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane)
1924 - Test Cricket debuts of Herbert Sutcliffe and Maurice Tate vs. South Africa
1924 - WOKO-AM radio begins transmitting from Albany NY
1926 - 2nd French Womens Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats Mary K Browne (61 60)
1928 - Republican National Convention, met in KC, nominated Herbert Hoover
1929 - Prussia and Vatican sign Concord
1930 - VVGZ soccer team forms in Zwijndrecht
1931 - French "St. Philbert" overturns off St. Nazaire France, drowns 450
1931 - Reinhard Heydrichs 1st meeting with Himmler
1932 - German government of von Papen forms
1933 - Lou Gehrig and Joe McCarthy thrown out of game, McCarthy suspended 3 games but Gehrig isn't, so he continues his streak at 1,249 games
1934 - Hitler and Mussolini meet in Vienna
1934 - Max Baer KO's Primo Carnera in 11 for HW box champ in Long Island City
1934 - WOQ-AM in Kansas City Missouri goes off the air
1935 - Chaco War between Bolivia and Paraguay ends
1936 - Oranienburg Concentration Camp opens
1938 - Bradman scores 144* in 1st Test Cricket at Trent Bridge
1938 - Chlorophyll patented by Benjamin Grushkin
1938 - Dorothy Lathrop wins 1st Caldecott Medal, kid books author
1940 - Auschwitz concentration camp opens, 3 million killed there
1940 - German forces occupied Paris during WW II
1940 - German U-47 sinks airship Balmoral
1941 - Estonia loses 11,000 inhabitants as a consequence of mass deportations into Siberia
1941 - Ground broken for Boeing Plant II (ex-AFLC Plant 13) Wichita, Kansas
1942 - 1st bazooka rocket gun produced Bridgeport, Connecticut
1942 - Anne Frank begins her diary
1942 - French government of Reynaud resigns
1942 - Walt Disney's "Bambi" animated movie is released
1944 - 1st B-29 raid against mainland Japan
1944 - General Charles de Gaulle lands at Courselles, France
1946 - Canadian Library Association established
1948 - Klemens Gottwald becomes president of Czechoslovakia
1949 - State of Vietnam forms, Bao Dai installed as Emperor
1949 - WROC TV channel 8 in Rochester, New York (NBC) begins broadcasting
1951 - 1st commercial computer, UNIVAC 1, enters service at Census Bureau
1951 - "Courtin' Time" opens at National Theater New York City for 37 performances
1952 - 52nd U.S. Golf Open: Julius Boros shoots a 281 at Northwood Club Dallas
1952 - Boston Brave Warren Spahn strikes out 18 Cubs in 15 innings
1952 - Braves Warren Spahn ties NL record of Jim Whitney with 18 strikeouts against the Cubs in 15-inning, 3-1 loss
1952 - Jim Peters runs world record marathon (2:20:42.2)
1952 - Keel laid for 1st nuclear powered sub Nautilus
1953 - Eisenhower condemns McCarthy's book burning proposal
1953 - Elvis Presley graduates from LC Humes High School in Memphis, Tennessee
1953 - Military coup by general Gustavo Rojas Pinilla in Colombia
1953 - Yankees sweep Indians 6-2, 3-0 before 74,708 win streak at 18 straight
1954 - President Eisenhower signs order adding words 'under God' to the Pledge
1956 - "New Faces of 1956" opens at Barrymore Theater New York City for 221 performances
1957 - 42.0 cm rain falls on East St. Louis, Illinois, state record
1957 - Edouard Carpentier beats Lou Thesz, to become NWA wrestling champ
1958 - 58th U.S. Golf Open: Tommy Bolt shoots a 283 at Southern Hills in Tulsa
1958 - British parachutists lands on Cyprus
1958 - Nelson Mandela weds Winnie Madikizela
1959 - Beverly Hanson wins LPGA American Women's Golf Open
1961 - 106 degrees F, hottest temperature in San Francisco
1963 - New York Met Duke Snider hits his 400th home run
1963 - Valery Bykovsky in Vostok 5 orbits earth 81 times in 5 days
1964 - Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open
1965 - Beatles release album "Beatles VI"
1965 - Cincinnati Red Jim Maloney no-hits New York Mets but loses in 11, 1-0
1965 - John Lennon's 2nd book "A Spaniard in the Works" is published
1966 - Dutch police beat construction workers, 60 injured
1966 - Miami beats St. Petersburg (Florida State League) 4-3 in 29 innings longest uninterrupted game in organized baseball
1967 - Mariner 5 Launch, Venus Flyby
1967 - Steve Allen Show," premieres on CBS-TV
1967 - U.S.S.R. launches Kosmos 166 for observation of Sun from Earth orbit
1968 - Off duty Dutch military permitted to wear regular clothing
1969 - John and Yoko appear on David Frost's British TV Show
1969 - Oakland A's Reggie Jackson gets 10 RBIs to beat Red Sox 21-7
1970 - Cincinnati Red Stockings loses 1st game after winning 130 straight
1972 - Hurricane Agnes kills 117
1973 - 46th National Spelling Bee: Barrie Trinkle wins spelling vouchsafe
1974 - Angels' Nolan Ryan strikes out 19 Red Sox in 12 innings
1975 - 45th French Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats M Navratilova (26 62 61)
1975 - Janis Ian releases "At 17"
1975 - U.S.S.R. launches Venera 10 for Venus landing
1976 - 12th Mayor's Trophy Game Yankees beat Mets 8-4
1976 - "Gong Show" premieres on TV, syndication
1978 - Down 9-7 in 10th with 2 outs, Yankees Paul Blair hits a 3 run home run
1978 - Sierra Leone adopts constitution
1979 - Canada all out 45 in Cricket World Cup vs. England, in 40 3 overs
1979 - New York Giants Willie McCovey 513th home run is an NL lefty record
1979 - Rock group "Little Feat" disbands
1980 - Theme From New York, New York by Frank Sinatra hits #32
1981 - 27th LPGA Championship won by Donna Caponi Young
1982 - Argentina surrenders to Britain on Falkland Is, ends 74-day conflict
1983 - 5 killed in a fire at a Ramada Inn in Fort Worth, Tx
1984 - Southern Baptist convention decide on no women clergy members
1985 - Earl Weaver comes out of retirement to manage Baltimore Orioles
1985 - Lebanese Shiite Muslim extremists hijacked TWA Flight 847
1985 - "Michael Nesmith In Television Parts" premieres on NBC-TV
1987 - 41st NBA Championship: Los Angeles Lakers beat Boston Celtics, 4 games to 2
1987 - 4th full-duration test firing of redesigned SRB motor
1987 - "A Team," last aired on NBC-TV after 4 years
1987 - Colleen Walker wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
1988 - Woman sues Chuck Berry for $5,000,000 alleges he hit her
1989 - Ground breaking begins in Minnesota on world's largest mall
1989 - Nolan Ryan becomes 2nd pitcher to defeat all 26 teams
1989 - Queen Elizabeth II knights Ronald Reagan
1989 - Rocker Carol King gets a star in Hollywood's walk of fame
1989 - Zsa Zsa Gabor arrested for slaping Beverly Hills motorcycle patrolman
1990 - 44th NBA Championship: Det Pistons beat Por Trailblazers, 4 games to 1
1990 - NL announces plans to expand from 12 to 14 teams for 1993 season
1990 - Supreme Court rules police check for drunk drivers constitutional
1991 - Leroy Burrell of USA sets 100m record (9.90) in New York City
1991 - "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves" opens
1991 - Space Shuttle STS-40 (Columbia 12) lands
1992 - 10th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Dave Stockton
1992 - 46th NBA Championship: Chicago Bulls beat Port Trailblazers, 4 games to 2
1992 - Anne-Marie Palli wins ShopRite LPGA Golf Classic
1992 - Mona Van Duyn is named 1st female U.S. poet laureate
1992 - Ozzie Smith breaks Roy McMillan's NL mark by taking part in his 1,305th career double play
1993 - Japanese space probe Sakigake passes Earth
1993 - Tansu Ciller appointed 1st female premier of Turkey
1994 - Stanley Cup: New York Rangers beat Vancouver Canucks, 4 games to 3
1995 - 49th NBA Championship: Houston Rockets sweep Orlando Magic in 4 games
1995 - Giants infielder Mike Benjamin goes 6-for-7 in 13-inning 4-3 win
1996 - "Cable Guy" starring Jim Carrey is released
1996 - Karl Krikken out handled the ball for Derbyshire vs. Indians
1998 - "Comic Relief" benefit comedy show
1998 - NBA Finals, Chicago Bulls beat Utah Jazz 4 games to 2
1998 - World Bowl in Frankfurt Germany


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