Historical Events on April 14 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 219 of 219

  • 2000 Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich files a lawsuit against P2P sharing phenomenon Napster. This law-suit eventually leads the movement against file-sharing programs.

Sport awardGolf Major

2002 66th Masters Golf Tournament: Tiger Woods becomes the third golfer to win in two consecutive years

Golfer Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2002 Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez returns to office two days after being ousted and arrested by the country's military.

President of Venezuela Hugo Chávez
President of Venezuela
Hugo Chávez
  • 2003 The Human Genome Project is completed with 99% of the human genome sequenced to an accuracy of 99.99%
  • 2003 U.S. troops in Baghdad capture Abu Abbas, leader of the Palestinian group that killed an American on the hijacked cruise liner the Achille Lauro in 1985.
  • 2005 The Oregon Supreme Court nullifies marriage licenses issued to gay couples a year earlier by Multnomah County.
  • 2007 At least 200,000 demonstrators in Ankara, Turkey protest against the possible candidacy of incumbent Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
  • 2007 160th Grand National: Robbie Power aboard Silver Birch wins

Music awardsMusic Awards

2008 42nd CMT Music Awards: Taylor Swift & Trace Adkins wins

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift
  • 2010 Icelandic Volcano Eyjafjallajökull begins erupting from the top crater in the centre of the glacier

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2012 J. K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter novels, launches her website "Pottermore"

Novelist J. K. Rowling
J. K. Rowling
  • 2012 165th Grand National: Daryl Jacob aboard Neptune Collonges wins
  • 2013 20 people are killed in attacks in Mogadishu, Somalia
  • 2013 33 people are killed after a bus tumbled off a cliff in Trujillo, Peru
  • 2013 11 people are killed and 50 are injured after a hotel fire in Xiangyang, China
  • 2013 77th Masters Golf Tournament: Adam Scott wins, shooting a 279

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

2013 Justin Trudeau, son of long-serving Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, is elected leader of the Liberal Party of Canada

Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau
Prime Minister of Canada
Justin Trudeau

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2013 Comedian Kevin Hart is arrested on suspicion of drunk driving in California

Comedian and Actor Kevin Hart
Comedian and Actor
Kevin Hart
  • 2015 The oldest stone tools, at 3.3 million-years old, are found at Lomekwi 3, Kenya