The Day in History – June 14

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This Day in History - June 14

Have you ever stopped and wondered what today was like years ago? What wars were fought or how societies and systems functioned, how they were built, and how they operated. History tells how far we have come and how things have changed across the world. History helps us take in an elaborate picture of where we stand today. So, let us try to unravel this Day in History – June 14!

What Happened in India on June 14?

Golf in India: When and Where It Started? |
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  • 1901 – Golf in India 
    A golf competition was organized for the first time in India on June 14, 1901.
  • 2008 – Gorkhaland 
    Indian government rejected the possibility of creating a separate Gorkhaland state.
  • 2008 – 96 metric tonnes of gold detected
    96 metric tonnes of the gold mine were detected in the Banswara district of Rajasthan on June 14, 2008.

What Happened Around The World on June 14?

  • 1821 – End of Sudanese Realm
    Badi VII, the ruler of Sennar, gave up his seat and domain to Ismail Pasha, general of the Ottoman Empire, finishing the 300-year-old Sudanese realm. 
  • 1822 – Charles Babbage
    Charles Babbage proposed a distinction motor in a paper to the Royal Astronomical Society on June 14, 1822. 
  • 1830 – Beginning of the French colonization of Algeria
    Thirty-4,000 French warriors start their attack on Algiers, landing 27 kilometers west at Sidi Fredj. 
  • 1839 – Henley Royal Regatta
    The town of Henley-on-Thames, on the River Thames in Oxfordshire, staged its first regatta on June 14, 1839. 
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  • 1846 – Bear Flag Revolt Begins
    Anglo pioneers in Sonoma, California, started defiance to Mexico and declare the California Republic. 
  • 1863 – American Civil War
    Second Assault on the Confederate worked at the Siege of Port Hudson during the American Civil War. 
  • 1900 – Hawaii turned into the United States an area on June 14, 1900. 
The U.S. Occupation of the Hawaiian Kingdom | NEA
The U.S. Occupation of the Hawaiian Kingdom
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  • 1907 – The National Association for Women’s Suffrage prevailed
    With regards to getting Norwegian ladies the option to cast a ballot in the parliamentary raced the National Association for Women’s Suffrage prevailed on June 14, 1907.
  • 1937 – Pennsylvania turned into the sole condition of the United States
    Pennsylvania turned into the sole condition of the United States to observe Flag Day formally as a state occasion. 
  • 1940 – World War II 
    The German control of Paris started on June 14, 1940 
  • 1941 – June extradition
    The main significant rush of Soviet mass removals and murder of Estonians, Latvians, and Lithuanians, started. 
  • 1944 – World War II
    After a few bombed endeavors, the British Army deserted Operation Perch, its arrangement to catch the German-involved town of Caen. 
  • 1945 – World War II 
    Filipino soldiers of the Philippine Commonwealth Army freed the caught in Ilocos Sur and started the Battle of Bessang Pass in Northern Luzon. 
  • 1954 – U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a billU.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a bill into law that puts the words “under God” into the United States Pledge of Allegiance on June 14, 1954. 
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  • 1959 – Dominican outcasts withdraw from Cuba 
    They landed in the Dominican Republic to oust the extremist legislature of Rafael Trujillo. Everything except four is slaughtered or executed. 
  • 1962 – European Space Research Organization
    The European Space Research Organization was set up in Paris later turning into the European Space Agency. 
ESA - ESA headquarters
Credits: European Space Agency
  • 1986 – The Mindbender Crash
    The Mindbender crashed and killed three riders at the Fantasyland (referred to the present time as Galaxyland) indoor event congregation in Edmonton, Alberta. 
  • 1994 – The 1994 Vancouver Stanley Cup revolt 
    It happened after the New York Rangers win the Stanley Cup from Vancouver, causing an expected C$1.1 million, prompting 200 captures and wounds. 
  • 2002 –  Near-Earth space rock 2002 MN missed the Earth 
    Near-Earth space rock 2002 MN missed the Earth by 75,000 miles (121,000 km), around 33% of the distance between the Earth and the Moon on June 14, 2002.  
  • 2017 – Steve Scalise of Louisiana
    US Republican lawmaker Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot and injured by psychological oppression while rehearsing for a noble cause baseball on June 14. 2017.

Famous Birthdays 

Courtesy: Hindustan Times
  • 1989: Jubin Nautiyal
    Jubin Nautiyal is an Indian playback singer.
  • 1968: Raj Thackeray 
    Raj Shrikant Thackeray is an Indian politician and chairperson of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), a regional political party.
  • 1955: Kirron Kher
    Kirron Kher is an Indian theatre, film, and television actress, singer, entertainment producer, TV talk show host, and a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

This was all about the interesting and intriguing events that occurred on June 14! We hope you have had fun reading this blog! For more entertaining and informative content, follow Leverage Edu. on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

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