June 14 Events in History - June 14 Birthdays - June 14 Deaths
2015 Philae, the comet lander that was deposited on Comet 67P last year, has awoken after several months in hibernation due to low power; scientists hope that the lander's power will last long enough for them to download data
2014 Costa Rica shocks World Cup fans by beating Uruguay 3-1; The Uruguay team is considered one of the strongest and the Costa Rica team one of the weakest in the competition
2014 A U.S. aircraft carrier is being repositioned in the Persian Gulf in the event that President Barack Obama decides to authorize military aid in the current internal Iraqi conflict; the president has stated that he will not send in ground troops
2013 In France, the Airbus A350 XWB makes its maiden flight from the Toulouse Blagnac Airport
2013 Iranians go to the polls for a presidential election and local elections
2012 Australia announces its plan to create the largest marine reserve in the world
2012 Swedish doctors perform the world's first stem cell assisted vein transplant on a 10-year old girl
2011 The Wallow Fire becomes the largest wildfire in Arizona history; firefighters have contained 20% of the 469,407-acre fire
2011 A terrorist-related travel warning for the Philippines is issued by the United States
2010 China's Premier, Wen Jiabao visits migrant workers at a Beijing construction site and declares the need for better treatment of the country's migrant workers
1998 "Comic Relief" benefit comedy show
1998 World Bowl in Frankfurt Germany
1998 NBA Finals, Chicago Bulls beat Utah Jazz 4 games to 2
1996 "Cable Guy" starring Jim Carrey is released
1996 Karl Krikken out handled the ball for Derbyshire vs. Indians
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
1994 Stanley Cup: New York Rangers beat Vancouver Canucks, 4 games to 3
1993 Japanese space probe Sakigake passes Earth
1993 Tansu Ciller appointed 1st female premier of Turkey
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
1991 "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves" opens
1991 Leroy Burrell of USA sets 100m record (9.90) in New York City
1991 Space Shuttle STS-40 (Columbia 12) lands
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
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
1988 Woman sues Chuck Berry for $5,000,000 alleges he hit her
1987 "A Team," last aired on NBC-TV after 4 years
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 Colleen Walker wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
1985 "Michael Nesmith In Television Parts" premieres on NBC-TV
1985 Earl Weaver comes out of retirement to manage Baltimore Orioles
1985 Lebanese Shiite Muslim extremists hijacked TWA Flight 847
1984 Southern Baptist convention decide on no women clergy members
1983 5 killed in a fire at a Ramada Inn in Fort Worth, Tx
1982 Argentina surrenders to Britain on Falkland Is, ends 74-day conflict
1981 27th LPGA Championship won by Donna Caponi Young
1980 Theme From New York, New York by Frank Sinatra hits #32
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
1978 Down 9-7 in 10th with 2 outs, Yankees Paul Blair hits a 3 run home run
1978 Sierra Leone adopts constitution
1976 "Gong Show" premieres on TV, syndication
1976 12th Mayor's Trophy Game Yankees beat Mets 8-4
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
1974 Angels' Nolan Ryan strikes out 19 Red Sox in 12 innings
1973 46th National Spelling Bee: Barrie Trinkle wins spelling vouchsafe
1972 Hurricane Agnes kills 117
1970 Cincinnati Red Stockings loses 1st game after winning 130 straight
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
1968 Off duty Dutch military permitted to wear regular clothing
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
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
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
1964 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open
1963 New York Met Duke Snider hits his 400th home run
1963 Valery Bykovsky in Vostok 5 orbits earth 81 times in 5 days
1961 106 degrees F, hottest temperature in San Francisco
1959 Beverly Hanson wins LPGA American Women's Golf Open
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
1957 42.0 cm rain falls on East St. Louis, Illinois, state record
1957 Edouard Carpentier beats Lou Thesz, to become NWA wrestling champ
1956 "New Faces of 1956" opens at Barrymore Theater New York City for 221 performances
1954 President Eisenhower signs order adding words 'under God' to the Pledge
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
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 Jim Peters runs world record marathon (2:20:42.2)
1952 Keel laid for 1st nuclear powered sub Nautilus
1952 Braves Warren Spahn ties NL record of Jim Whitney with 18 strikeouts against the Cubs in 15-inning, 3-1 loss
1951 "Courtin' Time" opens at National Theater New York City for 37 performances
1951 1st commercial computer, UNIVAC 1, enters service at Census Bureau
1949 State of Vietnam forms, Bao Dai installed as Emperor
1949 WROC TV channel 8 in Rochester, New York (NBC) begins broadcasting
1948 Klemens Gottwald becomes president of Czechoslovakia
1946 Canadian Library Association established
1944 1st B-29 raid against mainland Japan
1944 General Charles de Gaulle lands at Courselles, France
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
1941 Ground broken for Boeing Plant II (ex-AFLC Plant 13) Wichita, Kansas
1941 Estonia loses 11,000 inhabitants as a consequence of mass deportations into Siberia
1940 Auschwitz concentration camp opens, 3 million killed there
1940 German U-47 sinks airship Balmoral
1940 German forces occupied Paris during WW II
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
1936 Oranienburg Concentration Camp opens
1935 Chaco War between Bolivia and Paraguay ends
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
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
1932 German government of von Papen forms
1931 French "St. Philbert" overturns off St. Nazaire France, drowns 450
1931 Reinhard Heydrichs 1st meeting with Himmler
1930 VVGZ soccer team forms in Zwijndrecht
1929 Prussia and Vatican sign Concord
1928 Republican National Convention, met in KC, nominated Herbert Hoover
1926 2nd French Womens Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats Mary K Browne (61 60)
1924 Test Cricket debuts of Herbert Sutcliffe and Maurice Tate vs. South Africa
1924 WOKO-AM radio begins transmitting from Albany NY
1923 Recording of 1st country music hit (Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane)
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
1919 1st nonstop air crossing of Atlantic (Alcock and Brown)
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
1907 Government of Transvaal sends home 50,000 Chinese day workers
1907 Norway restricts woman's voting rights
1906 Pogrom against Jews in Bialystok, Polish Russia
1904 Dutch troops occupies Kuto Reh, Sumatra, killing all inhabitants
1901 1st golf championship is played
1900 Hawaiian Territorial Government begins
1898 France signs Niger Convention
1881 Player piano patented by John McTammany, Jr. (Cambridge, Mass)
1880 14th Belmont: L Hughes aboard Grenada wins in 2:47
1876 1st player to hit for cycle (George Hall, Philadelphia Athletics)
1876 California Street Cable Car Railroad Co gets its franchise
1870 All-pro Cincinnati Red Stockings suffer 1st loss in 130 games
1864 Congress rules Black soldiers must receive equal pay
1864 U.S. Union warship USS Kearsarge appears at Cherbourg
1863 Battle of 2nd Winchester, Virginia
1861 Harpers Ferry evacuated by rebels in face of McClellan's advance
1850 Fire destroys part of San Francisco
1847 Robert von Bunsen invents the Bunsen burner
1846 Belgian Liberal Party forms
1846 California declares independence from Mexico in Sonoma
1841 1st Canadian parliament opens in Kingston, Ontario
1839 1st Henley Regatta held
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
1800 Battle of Marengo (Alessandria): Bonaparte vs Austria
1789 Captain William Blighs reaches Timor
1777 Continental Congress adopts Stars and Stripes replacing Grand Union flag
1775 U.S. Army founded
1755 1e edition of Dr. Johnsons "Dictionary"
1673 Battle at Schooneveld: Michiel de Ruyter beats French/English fleet
1658 Battle at Dunes: English and French fleet beat Spanish
1645 Battle at Naseby Leicester: New Model army under Oliver Cromwell and Thomas Fairfax beats royalists
1642 1st compulsory education law in America passed by Massachusetts
1634 Russia and Poland sign Peace treaty of Polianov
1623 1st breach-of-promise lawsuit: Reverend Gerville Pooley, Virginia files against Cicely Jordan, he loses
1615 Jacques Le Maire sail to Zuidland/Terra Australis
1597 At 4:30 AM Willem Barents leaves Novaya Zemlya for Netherlands
1565 Catharina de Medici and Duke of Alva discuss Calvinism
1541 Duke Willem van Gulik of Gelre marries Jeanne d'Albret
1535 Karel V's fleet sails under Andrea Doria to Tunis