On This Day in History for January 14 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 128 of 128

  • 1989 1,000 muslims burn Salman Rushdies' "Satanic Verses" in Bradford, England
  • 1989 29 year old French woman gives birth to sextuplets in Paris
  • 1989 Former Belgian premier Paul Vanden Boeynants kidnapped
  • 1990 Perez de Cuellar says he has lost all hope for peace in Gulf
  • 1991 Jorge Serrano Elias sworn in as president of Guatemala
  • 1991 Tyne Daly arrested for drunk driving in Van Nuys, Calif
  • 1991 Valentin Pavlov become new premier of USSR
  • 1993 Polish ferry boat capsizes in storm, 50 die
  • 1994 Russian manned space craft TM-17, lands
  • 1994 The Duchess of Kent converts to Catholicism, the first member of the Royal Family to do so in more than 300 years
  • 1995 10,000s South Africans attend state funeral of Joe Slovo
  • 1995 16th ACE Cable Awards: John Malone wins the Golden CableACE for outstanding achievements in advancing the development of cable programming

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1995 Mexico pledges profits from state-owned Pemex's $7-billion-per-year oil revenues in an effort to secure US congressional approval of loan guarantees; President Clinton approves a $20-billion U.S. aid package for Mexico

42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton
  • 1998 100th episode of "Ellen" airs
  • 1998 Researchers in Dallas, Texas present findings about an enzyme that slows aging and cell death (apoptosis).
  • 1999 Mel Lastman, Mayor of Toronto, calls in the Army to help with snow removal and emergency medical evacuations after major snowstorm hits the city
  • 2000 A United Nations tribunal sentences five Bosnian Croats to up to 25 years for the 1993 killing of over 100 Muslims in a Bosnian village.
  • 2002 UK declared free of foot-and-mouth cattle disease
  • 2004 The national flag of Georgia, the so-called "five cross flag", was restored to official use after a hiatus of some 500 years.
  • 2005 Landing of the Huygens probe on Saturn's moon Titan.
  • 2010 Yemen declares war on al-Qaeda
  • 2011 Stampede near Sabarimala in Kerala, India kills 104 devotees and injures 100 more
  • 2011 Ben Ali, former Tunisian president, fled the country to Saudi Arabia after popular protests (dubbed as Jasmine Revolution) requesting his departure.
  • 2012 Suicide bomber kills 53 and injures 130 in Basra, Iraq
  • 2012 Ma Ying-jeou wins re-election as President of the Republic of China with 51% of the vote
  • 2014 American journalist David Satter is expelled from Russia
  • 2015 63 people are killed & 70,000 are left homeless after floods devastate Mozambique and Malawi
  • 2016 Sixth republican presidential candidates debate hosted by Fox, held in North Charleston, South Carolina

Birthdays in History

Birthdays 101 - 108 of 108

  • 1979 John Reuben, American hip hop artist
  • 1980 Sosuke Sumitani, Japanese announcer
  • 1981 Abdelmalek Cherrad, Algerian football
  • 1982 Víctor Valdés, Spanish goalkeeper
  • 1986 Gary Brolsma, American internet celebrity
  • 1988 Jamie Altman, son of Lynda Carter & Robert Altman
  • 1989 Sextuplets, (to a 29-year-old woman), born in Paris, France
  • 1994 Samir Patel, American spelling bee winner

Weddings in History

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Divorces in History

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Deaths in History

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