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Know what happened on 14th June


Importance of 14th June in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 14th June special in the world history.

1999
Thabo Mbeki was elected President of South Africa
South Africa
1982
The Falklands War ended when Argentine forces surrendered at Port Stanley
Great Britain
1936
Death of G K Chesterton, English writer.
Great Britain
1928
Birth of Che Guevara, Argentine-born revolutionary and guerrilla leader .
Argentina
1928
Death of Emmeline Pankhurst, one of the main founders of the British suffragette movement.
Great Britain
1927
Death of Jerome K Jerome, British novelist and playwright
Great Britain
1919
Alcock and Brown depart from Newfoundland on the first nonstop transatlantic flight.
Canada
1909
Birth of Burl Ives, award-winning American singer and actor (Big Rock Candy Mountain, Frosty the Snowman, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, etc)
United States
1908
The 4th German Navy Bill was passed, authorising the financing and building of four major warships.
Germany
1907
Birth of Nicolas Bentley, illustrator, whose elegant black and white line drawings illustrated the columns of J B Morton (Beachcomber).
Great Britain
1907
Birth of James Robertson Justice, British film actor.
Great Britain
1856
Death of Dr Samuel Palmer, the Rugeley Poisoner, executed for the murder of John Cook but also suspected of murdering 5 of his children, his wife, brother and mother-in-law amongst others.
Great Britain
1839
First Regatta held at Henley-on-Thames.
Great Britain
1834
Isaac Fischer, Jr. of Vermont, USA patented a process for making sandpaper
United States
1822
Charles Babbage presented a paper to the Royal Astronomical Society entitled "Note on the application of machinery to the computation of astronomical and mathematical tables".
Great Britain
1811
Birth of Harriet Beecher Stowe, American writer and campaigner for the abolition of slavery whose novel Uncle Tom's Cabin achieved global success.
United States
1789
Capt. William Bligh and the other survivors of the Mutiny on the Bounty arrive in Timor after a 4,600 mile voyage in an open boat.
Great Britain
1777
The Stars and Stripes were adopted as the flag of the United States.
United States
1645
Battle of Naseby, Parliament's New Model Army crushes the Royalist forces
Great Britain
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