About June 14

June 14, 2020 is the 166th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 200 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

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Gemini is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Pearl is the modern birthstone for this month. Moonstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 243 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On June 14

  • 1287
    Kublai Khan defeated the force of Nayan and other traditionalist Borjigin princes in East Mongolia and Manchuria.
  • 1648
    Margaret Jones is hanged in Boston for witchcraft in the first such execution for the Massachusetts colony.
  • 1775
    American Revolutionary War: the Continental Army is established by the Continental Congress, marking the birth of the United States Army.
  • 1800
    The French Army of First Consul Napoleon Bonaparte defeats the Austrians at the Battle of Marengo in Northern Italy and re-conquers Italy.
  • 1839
    Henley Royal Regatta: the village of Henley-on-Thames, on the River Thames in Oxfordshire, stages its first Regatta.
  • 1863
    American Civil War: Battle of Second Winchester – a Union garrison is defeated by the Army of Northern Virginia in the Shenandoah Valley town of Winchester, Virginia.
  • 1863
    Second Assault on the Confederate works at the Siege of Port Hudson during the American Civil War.
  • 1872
    Trade unions are legalised in Canada.
  • 1926
    Brazil leaves the League of Nations
  • 1940
    A group of 728 Polish political prisoners from Tarnów become the first residents of the Auschwitz concentration camp.
  • 1941
    June deportation, the first major wave of Soviet mass deportations and murder of Estonians, Latvians and Lithuanians, begins.
  • 1945
    World War II: Filipino troops of the 15th, 66th and 121st Infantry Regiment, Philippine Commonwealth Army, USAFIP-NL was completed and they liberating the captured in Ilocos Sur start the Battle of Bessang Pass in Northern Luzon.
  • 1947
    Roswell UFO incident A supposed UFO crash lands in Roswell, New Mexico
  • 1951
    UNIVAC I is dedicated by the U.S. Census Bureau.
  • 1959
    A group of Dominican exiles with leftist tendencies that departed from Cuba land in the Dominican Republic with the intent of deposing Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina. Save for four of them, all are killed and/or executed by Trujillo’s army.
  • 1959
    Disneyland Monorail System, the first daily operating monorail system in the Western Hemisphere, opens to the public in Anaheim, California.
  • 1965
    Nguyen Cao Ky became Prime Minister of South Vietnam at the head of a military junta; General Nguyen Van Thieu became the figurehead chief of state.
  • 1966
    The Vatican announces the abolition of the Index Librorum Prohibitorum (index of prohibited books), which was originally instituted in 1557.
  • 1982
    The Falklands War ends: Argentine forces in the capital Stanley unconditionally surrender to British forces.
  • 1985
    TWA Flight 847 is hijacked by Hezbollah shortly after take-off from Athens, Greece.

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