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Thursday, July 14, 2011

Neptune completes its first orbit of the Sun since its discovery in 1846. //www.abc.net.au/news/2011-07-14/neptune-completes-one-year/2794778?WT.mc_id=newsmail (ABC Online)

Monday, July 14, 2003

The body of David Kelly, a scientist at the Ministry of Defence, is found a few miles from his home, leading to the Hutton inquiry.
The Convention on the Future of Europe finishes its work and proposes the first European Constitution.
CIA leak scandal: "Washington Post" columnist Robert Novak publishes the name of Valerie Plame, blowing her cover as a CIA operative.

Sunday, July 14, 2002

During Bastille Day celebrations, Jacques Chirac escapes an assassination attempt.
French president Jacques Chirac misses a would-be assassin's bullet during Bastille Day celebrations.

Friday, July 14, 2000

A powerful solar flare, later named the Bastille Day event, causes a geomagnetic storm on Earth.
A powerful solar flare, later named the Bastille Day event, causes a geomagnetic storm on Earth.

Friday, July 14, 1989

July 16 ndash At the 15th G7 summit, leaders call for restrictions on gas emissions.
France celebrates the 200th anniversary of the French Revolution.

Thursday, July 14, 1988

Volkswagen closes its Westmoreland Assembly Plant after 10 years of operation (the first factory built by a non-American automaker in the U.S.).

Saturday, July 14, 1984

New Zealand Prime Minister Robert Muldoon calls a snap election and is heavily defeated by opposition Labour leader David Lange.
Beverly Lynn Burns becomes the first woman Boeing 747 captain in the world.
In San Ysidro, California, 41-year-old James Oliver Huberty sprays a McDonald's restaurant with gunfire, killing 21 people before being shot and killed.

Wednesday, July 14, 1971

Libya severs its diplomatic ties with Morocco.

Friday, July 14, 1967

Near Newark, New Jersey, the Plainfield, NJ, riots also occur.

Wednesday, July 14, 1965

U.S. spacecraft "Mariner 4" flies by Mars, becoming the first spacecraft to return images from the Red Planet.

Thursday, July 14, 1960

The United Nations Security Council decides to send troops to Katanga to oversee the withdrawal of Belgian troops.

Tuesday, July 14, 1959

roups of Kurdish and communist militias rebelled in Kirkuk, Iraq against the central government.

Sunday, July 14, 1957

Rawya Ateya takes her seat in the National Assembly of Egypt, thereby becoming the first female parliamentarian in the Arab world.

Saturday, July 14, 1951

Saturday, July 14, 1945

Italy declares war on Japan.

Tuesday, July 14, 1942

Holocaust: By order of the Vichy France government headed by Pierre Laval, French police officers round-up 13,000–20,000 Jews and imprison them in the Winter Velodrome.
Georges Bégué and others escape from the Mauzac prison c.
WWII: Germany introduces the Ostvolk Medal for Soviet personnel in the Wehrmacht.

Monday, July 14, 1941

WWII: Vichy France signs armistice terms, ending all fighting in Syria and Lebanon.

Sunday, July 14, 1940

WWII: Winston Churchill, in a worldwide broadcast, proclaims the intention of Great Britain to fight alone against Germany whatever the outcome: We shall seek no terms. We shall tolerate no parley. We may show mercy. We shall ask none.

Thursday, July 14, 1938

Howard Hughes sets a new record by completing a 91 hour airplane flight around the world.

Friday, July 14, 1933

International Left Opposition (ILO) is renamed International Communist League (ICL).
Signing of the Four-Power Pact by Britain, France, Germany and Italy.ref name=Cassell's Chronology/
Forming new political parties is forbidden in Germany.

Tuesday, July 14, 1914

Austria-Hungary ndash A press scare concerning an alleged Greater Serbia conspiracy occurs.
The British Fleet at Spithead is reviewed by the King.
Mexican Revolution: Victoriano Huerta resigns the presidency of Mexico and leaves for Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz.
King George V of the United Kingdom summons a conference to discuss the Irish Home Rule problem.
The Government of Ireland Amending Bill is passed by the House of Lords.
The Signal Corps of the United States Army is formed, giving definite status to its air service for the first time.
Count István Tisza makes a statement in the Hungarian chamber regarding relations with Serbia: They must be cleared up.

Monday, July 14, 1902

St Mark's Canile in Venice collapses.

Monday, July 14, 1890

First recorded use of "lime-green" to describe a color."The Daily News" (London).

Sunday, July 14, 1889

Tuesday, July 14, 1885

Sarah E. Goode is the first female African-American to apply for and receive a patent, for the invention of the hideaway bed.

Monday, July 14, 1884

German administration in Cameroon.

Thursday, July 14, 1881

Billy the Kid is shot and killed by Pat Garrett outside Fort Sumner.

Wednesday, July 14, 1880

Dorchester Penitentiary opens in Canada.

Friday, July 14, 1865

First ascent of the Matterhorn: The summit of the Matterhorn in the Alps is reached for the first time, by a party of seven led by the Englishman Edward Whymper four die in a fall during the descent.

Monday, July 14, 1856

15 ndash In Spain, General Leopoldo O'Donnell takes control of the government, bringing an end to the "bienio progresista".
15 ndash In Spain, General Leopoldo O'Donnell takes control of the government, bringing an end to the "bienio progresista".

Tuesday, July 14, 1835

Organisation of the universal Catholic Apostolic Church, initially in the U.K.
August ndash H. Fox Talbot exposes the world's first known photographic negatives at Lacock Abbey in England.

Saturday, July 14, 1827

Sunday, July 14, 1811

Italian scientist Amedeo Avogadro publishes his memoire about the molecular content of gases.
mdash David Thompson reaches the mouth of the Columbia River, finding Fort Astoria under construction.

Thursday, July 14, 1808

Troops under Colonel Adlercreutz force the Russians to withdraw in Lapua.

Saturday, July 14, 1798

The Alien and Sedition Acts become United States law, making it a federal crime to write, publish, or utter false or malicious statements about the United States government.

Thursday, July 14, 1791

The Priestley Riots break out in Birmingham, England.

Wednesday, July 14, 1790

French Revolution: Citizens of Paris celebrate the constitutional monarchy and national reconciliation in the Fête de la Fédération.

Tuesday, July 14, 1789

The French Revolution (1789–1799) begins: Citizens of Paris storm the Bastille and free seven prisoners. In rural areas, peasants attack noble manors.

Saturday, July 14, 1742

September ndash Construction starts on the Foundling Hospital in London.
William Pulteney is created 1st Earl of Bath in Great Britain.

Wednesday, July 14, 1728

August 14 ndash Vitus Bering sails northward from the Kamchatka Peninsula, through the Bering Strait, and round Cape Dezhnev.
Late Summer ndash Voltaire ends his exile in England.

Monday, July 14, 1698

Darien scheme: The first Scottish settlers leave for an ill-fated colony in Panama.

Wednesday, July 14, 1683

A 140,000-man Ottoman force arrives at Vienna and starts to besiege the city.

Wednesday, July 14, 1677

Battle of Landskrona: Sweden defeats the Danes.

Monday, July 14, 1597

Scottish poet Alexander Montgomerie is declared an outlaw after the collapse of a Catholic plot.

Sunday, July 14, 1596

King Dominicus Corea (Edirille Bandara) is beheaded by the Portuguese in Colombo, Ceylon.

Tuesday, July 4, 1570 (Julianian calendar)

Pope Pius V issues "Quo Primum", promulgating the 1570 edition of the Roman Missal.

Saturday, July 4, 1500 (Julianian calendar)

the Muscovites defeat the Lithuanians and the Poles in the Battle of Vedrosha.
August ndash Second Battle of Lepanto: The Turkish fleet of Kemal Reis defeats the Venetians. The Turks proceed to capture Modon and Coron, the two eyes of the Republic.

Friday, July 5, 1471 (Julianian calendar)

Battle of Shelon: The forces of Muscovy defeat the Republic of Novgorod.

Tuesday, July 7, 1198 (Julianian calendar)

March ndash Philip of Swabia is elected King of Germany by his supporters.
July ndash Otto of Brunswick is crowned King of Germany by the House of Welf.
donation of Altavilla: Bohemond I, the new crusader ruler of Antioch grants commercial privileges and the right to use warehouses (fondaco) and the church of Saint John to the Republic of Genoa. This marks the beginning of Italian merchant settlements in the Levant.
John of England captures a party of eighteen French knights many men-at-arms in the ongoing conflict against France."King John" by Warren. Published by University of California Press in 1961. p. 47 King Richard I of England introduces a new Great Seal in an attempt to keep the war against France funded. The government proclaims that charters previously struck with the old seal are no longer valid and must be renewed with a fresh payment."King John" by Warren. Published by University of California Press in 1961. p. 62 The office of Lord Warden of the Stannaries is also introduced to tax the produce of tin mines in Cornwall and Devon."King John" by Warren. Published by University of California Press in 1961. p. 124
Frederick II, infant son of German KingHenry VI, is crowned King of Sicily.

Tuesday, July 9, 939 (Julianian calendar)

Pope Stephen VIII succeeds Pope Leo VII as the 127th pope.
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