- 1789 Bastille Day - the French Revolution begins with the fall of the Bastille Prison
- 1798 US Sedition Act prohibits "false, scandalous & malicious" writing against government
- 1933 NSDAP (Nazis) becomes only political party in Germany
- 1941 6,000 Lithuanian Jews are exterminated at Viszalsyan Camp
- 1992 386BSD is released by Lynne Jolitz and William Jolitz, starting the open source operating system revolution. Linus Torvalds release "Linux" soon afterwards.
1st public demonstration of ice made by refrigeration
On July 14, 1850