June 2014 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 2 The unity government is sworn into power in Palestine; it agrees to the following: recognition of Israel, compliance to diplomatic agreements, renunciation of violence
  • Jun 2 Former Liberation Front guerilla fighter Salvador Sánchez Cerén, 69, is sworn in as president in El Salvador

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Jun 3 President Obama announces his plan for a $1 billion fund to increase deployment of US troops to Europe

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama
  • Jun 4 10 Nigerian generals and five other senior military officers have been courts-martialed for providing arms and information to Boko Haram
  • Jun 8 Peng Shuai of China and Hsieh Su-wei win the women's tennis doubles at the French Open
  • Jun 8 Couple ambush a restaurant in Las Vegas killing 2 police officers, a civilian and themselves
  • Jun 11 Islamic State of Iraq forces seized control of government offices, and other important buildings in the northern city of Mosel
  • Jun 12 Israeli leadership blames Hamas after 3 Israeli teenagers are kidnapped in the West Bank
  • Jun 14 49 people are killed after a Ukrainian Ilyushin Il-76 airlifter is shot down
  • Jun 14 Alexander Stubb becomes Prime Minister of Finland
  • Jun 15 Juan Manuel Santos is reelected President of Columbia

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Jun 23 Claude Monet's Water Lilies is sold at auction for US$54 million

Impressionist Painter Claude Monet
Impressionist Painter
Claude Monet
  • Jun 23 Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz is re-elected President of Mauritania
  • Jun 24 Rebels in Ukraine have agreed to a ceasefire
  • Jun 25 The US Supreme Court rules that police cannot examine the digital contents of a cell phone without a court order
  • Jun 26 Following a military coup in Thailand, people have been warned that anyone calling for protest on social media will be prosecuted for sedition
  • Jun 30 Australian entertainer Rolf Harris is convicted of indecent assault in London, England
  • Jun 30 The corpses of the 3 Israeli teenagers kidnapped in the West Bank earlier in month are found

Weddings in History

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Jun 7 Playwright Tom Stoppard (76) weds brewery heiress Sabrina Guinness on an intimate register office ceremony in East Dorset, England

Playwright Tom Stoppard
Tom Stoppard
  • Jun 21 TV journalist Katie Couric (57) weds financier John Molner in East Hampton, New York
  • Jun 29 "Hart of Dixie" actress Brandi Burkhardt (35) weds Douglas Kazanjian in Annapolis, Maryland

Deaths in History

  • Jun 1 Ann B. Davis, American actress, dies from a subdural hematoma from a fall at 88
  • Jun 11 Ruby Dee, American actress, dies at 91
  • Jun 15 Daniel Keyes, American author (Flowers for Algernon), dies from complications from pneumonia at 86
  • Jun 17 Patsy Byrne, English actress, dies at 80
  • Jun 24 Eli Wallach, American actor, dies at 98
  • Jun 28 Meshach Taylor, American actor, dies from colorectal cancer at 67
  • Jun 30 Bob Hastings, American actor, dies from prostate cancer at 89