About June 14

June 14, 2021 is the 165th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 200 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

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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 232 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On June 14

  • 1285
    Forces led by Prince Tran Quang Khai of Vietnam’s Tran Dynasty destroys most of the invading Mongol naval fleet in a battle at Chuong Duong.
  • 1645
    English Civil War: Battle of Naseby – 12,000 Royalist forces are beaten by 15,000 Parliamentarian soldiers.
  • 1648
    Margaret Jones is hanged in Boston for witchcraft in the first such execution for the Massachusetts colony.
  • 1800
    The French Army of First Consul Napoleon Bonaparte defeats the Austrians at the Battle of Marengo in Northern Italy and re-conquers Italy.
  • 1807
    Emperor Napoleon I’s French Grande Armee defeats the Russian Army at the Battle of Friedland in Poland (modern Russian Kaliningrad Oblast) ending the War of the Fourth Coalition.
  • 1822
    Charles Babbage proposes a difference engine in a paper to the Royal Astronomical Society entitled “Note on the application of machinery to the computation of astronomical and mathematical tables”.
  • 1830
    Beginning of the French colonization of Algeria: 34,000 French soldiers begin their invasion of Algiers, landing 27 kilometers west at Sidi Fredj.
  • 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.
  • 1900
    The Reichstag approves a second law that allows the expansion of the German navy.
  • 1944
    World War II: After several failed attempts, the British Army abandons Operation Perch, its plan to capture the German-occupied town of Caen.
  • 1945
    World War II: U.S and Filipino forces at the Battle of Bessang Pass in Ilocos Sur province in Northern Luzon.
  • 1951
    UNIVAC I is dedicated by the U.S. Census Bureau.
  • 1954
    U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs a bill into law that places the words “under God” into the U.S. Pledge of Allegiance.
  • 1955
    Chile becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
  • 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.
  • 1982
    The Falklands War ends: Argentine forces in the capital Stanley unconditionally surrender to British forces.
  • 1994
    The 1994 Stanley Cup riot occurs after the New York Rangers win the Stanley Cup from Vancouver, causing an estimated C$1.1 million, thus forcing 200 arrests and injuries. One person is also left with permanent brain damage.

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