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Importance of 14th May in History

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1998
Death of Frank Sinatra, American singer and actor .
United States
1998
Death of Marjory Stoneman Douglas, American conservationist .
United States
1993
Death of William Randolph Hearst, Jr., American newspaper magnate .
United States
1979
Death of Jean Rhys, Dominican-born British novelist (Wide Sargasso Sea)
Great Britain
1959
Death of Sidney Bechet, influential American jazz saxophonist
United States
1948
British rule in Palestine came to an end and the independent state of Israel was proclaimed.
Israel
1918
Death of James Gordon Bennett, Jr., American newspaper publisher .
United States
1889
Children's charity NSPCC launched in London
Great Britain
1881
Death of Mary Seacole, Nurse during the Crimean War
Great Britain
1796
Dr Edward Jenner gave first vaccination for smallpox in England
Great Britain
1772
Judge Mansfield rules that there is no legal basis for slavery in England
Great Britain
1608
The Protestant Union, a coalition of Protestant German states, was founded in Auhausen.
Germany
1608
Death of Charles III, Duke of Lorraine .
France
1607
Jamestown, Virginia settled – to become the first permanent British colony in North America
United States
1509
Battle of Agnadello, northern Italy French forces defeated the Venetians
1264
Simon de Montfort's army defeats Henry III at the Battle of Lewes
Great Britain
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