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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

At least two people die as a building collapses in Nairobi, Kenya. //www.capitalfm.co.ke/news/Kenyanews/Deaths-in-another-Nairobi-building-collapse-13193.html (Capital FM)

Monday, June 14, 2010

Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon expresses alarm at events in Kyrgyzstan. //news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/asia_pacific/10306018.stm (BBC)
Cs are quickly set up along the Kyrgyzstan border for the tens of thousands of people fleeing the riots in Kyrgyzstan . //english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/06/201061318596598750.html (Aljazeera)
2010 Kyrgyzstan crisis and 2010 South Kyrgyzstan riots:

Saturday, June 14, 2008

The magnitude 6.8 Msubw/sub 2008 Iwate Earthquake shakes Iwate and Miyagi Prefectures on Japan's main island of Honshū, killing at least 6 people and injuring at least 8 others.//news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7454283.stm (BBC News) //www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,23862293-2,00.html (AFP via News Limited) //www.forbes.com/feeds/ap/2008/06/14/ap5116735.html (AP via Forbes)
September 14Expo 2008 is held in Zaragoza, Spain, with the topic Water and sustainable development.
A 6.9 magnitude earthquake in Iwate Prefecture, Japan, kills 12 and injures more than 400.

Thursday, June 14, 2007

A U.S. federal jury convicts former Klansman James Ford Seale of kidnapping and conspiracy in connection with the 1964 deaths of two African-American teenagers in Mississippi. //www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2007-06-14-seale-convicted_N.htm (AP via USA Today)
Music producer and alleged con artist Lou Pearlman is arrested in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia and deported to the United States territory of Guam. He is accused of defrauding over 1,800 individual investors out of a total of $317-million. He will eventually be returned to Florida to face criminal charges and a growing list of civil litigation. //www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/state/orl-bk-pearlman061407,0,49595.story?coll=orl-home-headlines (Orlando Sentinel)

Friday, June 14, 2002

In Karachi, Pakistan, a car bomb in front of the U.S. Consulate kills 12 Pakistanis and injures 50.
A new terrorist organisation, Al Qanoon, claimed responsibility for an earlier suicide bomb attack aimed at the US consulate in Karachi in Pakistan. 11 people were killed in the bomb attack, and approximately 45 injured. The US has subsequently closed all diplomatic missions in Pakistan. (See also 2002 Karachi consulate attack.)
Astrophysics – An asteroid (2002 MN), the size of a soccer field, barely misses hitting the Earth. (Closest approach )

Monday, June 14, 1999

Tuesday, June 14, 1994

HackerKevin Poulsen pleads guilty to 7 counts of mail fraud, wire and computer fraud, money laundering, and obstruction of justice.
The New York Rangers win the Stanley Cup, in "'7"' Games over the Vancouver Canucks. It was New York's first Stanley Cup since 1940.

Monday, June 14, 1993

Multipartyists win a referendum on the future of the one-party system in Malawi.

Tuesday, June 14, 1988

A small wildfire starts in Montana just north of the boundary for Yellowstone National Park. The Storm Creek fire expands into the park, then merges with dozens of other drought-inspired fires. Eventually, over of Yellowstone – 36% of the park's area – burns before firefighters gain control in late September.

Monday, June 14, 1982

The Falklands War ends: Formal surrender of Argentine forces, and liberation of the Falkland Islanders.

Monday, June 14, 1976

The trial begins at Oxford Crown Court of Donald Neilson, the killer known as the Black Panther.

Wednesday, June 14, 1972

June 23Hurricane Agnes kills 117 on the U.S. East Coast.

Monday, June 14, 1971

President Richard Nixon declares the U.S. War on Drugs.
Representatives of Japan and the United States sign the Okinawa Reversion Agreement, whereby the U.S. will return control of Okinawa.//www.niraikanai.wwma.net/pages/archive/rev71.html www.niraikanai.wwma.net
Norway begins oil production in the North Sea.

Wednesday, June 14, 1967

June 15Glenn Gould records Prokofiev's Seventh Piano Sonata, Op. 83, in New York City (his only recording of a Prokofiev composition).

Tuesday, June 14, 1966

The Vatican abolishes the "Index Librorum Prohibitorum" (index of banned books).

Thursday, June 14, 1956

The Flag of the United States Army is formally dedicated.

Monday, June 14, 1954

The words under God are added to the United States Pledge of Allegiance.

Thursday, June 14, 1951

UNIVAC I is dedicated by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Tuesday, June 14, 1949

Albert II, a rhesus monkey, becomes the first primate to enter space, on U.S. Hermes projectV-2rocket "Blossom IVB", but is killed on impact at return.

Friday, June 14, 1946

Laurence Olivier's "Henry V" opens in the United States nearly 2 years after its release in England. It is the first Shakespeare film in color, and critics hail it as the finest film of a Shakespeare play ever made.
The Baruch Plan is proposed to the United Nations
A tornado on the Detroit River kills 17.

Wednesday, June 14, 1939

Tientsin Incident: The Japanese blockade the British concession in Tianjin, China, beginning a crisis which almost causes an Anglo-Japanese war in the summer of 1939.

Monday, June 14, 1937

Pennsylvania becomes the first (and only) of the United States to celebrate Flag Day officially as a state holiday.

Thursday, June 14, 1934

Max Baer defeats chion Primo Carnera for the world heavyweight boxing title.

Sunday, June 14, 1931

The overloaded pleasure craft "Saint-Philibert", carrying trippers home to Nantes from Île de Noirmoutier, sinks at the mouth of the river Loire in France over 450 drown.

Saturday, June 14, 1930

Thursday, June 14, 1928

Students take over the medical wing of Rosario University in Argentina.

Wednesday, June 14, 1922

U.S. President Warren G. Harding makes his first speech on the radio.

Saturday, June 14, 1919

Sir John William AlcockKBEDSC together with navigator Lieutenant Arthur Whitten Brown, piloted the first non-stop transatlantic flight from St. John\\'s, Newfoundland to Clifden, Connemara, Ireland.

Thursday, June 14, 1917

The 2 millionth Ford Model T rolls off the line.

Sunday, June 14, 1903

The town of Heppner, Oregon, is nearly destroyed by a cloud burst that resulted in a flash flood that kills an estimated 238 people.

Thursday, June 14, 1900

The Reichstag approves a second law that allows the expansion of the German navy.

Saturday, June 14, 1879

Sidney Faithorn Green, a priest in the Church of England, is tried and convicted for using Ritualist practices.

Sunday, June 14, 1874

Michel Domingue becomes head of state of Haiti.

Friday, June 14, 1872

Trade unions are legalised in Canada.//www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=ArchivedFeaturesParams=A218 Reference from the Canada Encyclopedia

Thursday, June 14, 1866

The Austro-Prussian War begins, when the Austrians and most of the medium German states declare war on Prussia.

Sunday, June 14, 1863

American Civil War ndash Second Battle of Winchester: A Union garrison is defeated by the Army of Northern Virginia in the Shenandoah Valley town of Winchester, Virginia.

Sunday, June 14, 1846

The Oregon Treaty establishes the 49th parallel as the border between the United States and Canada, from the Rocky Mountains to the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
Bear Flag Revolt: American settlers in Sonoma, California, start a rebellion against Mexico and proclaim the California Republic.
Launceston Church Grammar School opens for the first time in Tasmania

Wednesday, June 14, 1826

June 15 ndash The Auspicious Incident: Mahmud II, sultan of Ottoman Empire, crushes the last mutiny of janissaries in Istanbul.

Thursday, June 14, 1821

King Badi VII of Sennar surrenders his throne and realm to Ismail Pasha, general of the Ottoman Empire, ending the existence of that Sudanese kingdom.

Sunday, June 14, 1807

Battle of Friedland: Napoleon decisively defeats Bennigsen's Russian army.

Saturday, June 14, 1800

Battle of Marengo: Napoleon defeats the Austrian troops near Marengo, Italy.

Sunday, June 14, 1789

"Bounty" mutiny survivors, including Captain William Bligh and 18 others, reach Timor after a nearly journey in an open boat.

Saturday, June 14, 1777

The Stars and Stripes is adopted by the Continental Congress as the Flag of the United States.

Wednesday, June 14, 1775

American Revolution: The Continental Congress names George Washington as commander of the Continental Army.

Sunday, June 14, 1699

Thomas Savery demonstrates his first steam engine to the Royal Society.

Wednesday, June 14, 1690

King William III of England (William of Orange) lands in Ireland to confront James II.

Friday, June 14, 1675

June 25 ndash Colonial authorities of Rhode Island, Plymouth, and Massachusetts attempt a negotiation with Metacomet (King Philip), leader of the Wanoags, and seek guarantees of fidelity from the Nipmuck and Narragansett tribes.

Wednesday, June 14, 1673

Second Battle of Schooneveld: The Dutch fleet again defeats the Anglo-French fleet.

Friday, June 14, 1658

Anglo-Spanish War (1654–1660) and Franco-Spanish War (1635–1659): Battle of the Dunes: A Spanish force attempting to lift a siege of Dunkirk is defeated by the French and English. England is then given Dunkirk for its assistance in the victory.

Wednesday, June 14, 1645

English Civil War ndash Battle of Naseby: 12,000 Royalist forces are beaten by 15,000 Parliamentarian soldiers.

Friday, June 14, 1630

The "Success", last ship of the Winthrop Fleet, lands safely at Salem harbor, Massachusetts Bay Colony.
Passengers of the Arbella, including Anne Bradstreet, America's first poet of significance, finally set foot in the New World in Salem, MA
Thirty Years\\\' War: Leading an army of 13.000, king Gustav Adolf of Sweden enter the Thirty Years\\\' War on protestant side by making landfall at Peenemünde, Pomerania.

Wednesday, June 14, 1623

The first breach-of-promiselawsuit: Rev. Gerville Pooley, in Virginia, files against Cicely Jordan, but loses.

Thursday, June 14, 1618

Joris Veseler prints the first Dutch newspaper "Courante uyt Italien, Duytslandt, c." in Amsterdam (approximate date).

Monday, June 5, 1430 (Julianian calendar)

William Waynflete becomes vicar of Skendleby, Lincolnshire.

Thursday, June 5, 1404 (Julianian calendar)

Rebel leader Owain Glyndŵr, having declared himself Prince of Wales, allies with the French against the English. He later begins holding parliamentary assemblies.

Thursday, June 6, 1381 (Julianian calendar)

Peasants\\\\\\' Revolt: Rebels destroy John of Gaunt's Savoy Palace and storm the Tower of London, killing the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Lord Chancellor. King Richard II of England meets the leaders of the revolt and agrees to reforms such as fair rents and the abolition of serfdom.

Sunday, June 7, 1276 (Julianian calendar)

Remnants of the Song Chinese court in Fuzhou province conduct the coronation ceremony for the Prince Zhao Shi to become Emperor Duanzong of Song.

Friday, June 7, 1275 (Julianian calendar)

King Valdemar I of Sweden is defeated by his brother Magnus in the Battle of Hova, after which Magnus deposes him.
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