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

Events in History

Events 101 - 125 of 125

  • 1991 Men's Figure Skating Championship in Munich won by Kurt Browning (CAN)
  • 1991 English Court of Appeal frees "Birmingham 6" who had been unjustly sentenced in August 1975 to life imprisonment
  • 1992 Farm Aid V
  • 1992 Soviet newspaper "Pravda" suspends publication
  • 1993 3,000th performance of "Nunsense"
  • 1993 Johan Koss skates world record 5km (6:36.57)
  • 1993 Ricky Ponting hits twin tons for Tasmania aged 18 years 84 days
  • 1993 Worlds Ladies' Figure Skating Champ in Prague won by Oksana Baiul (UKR)
  • 1994 Mexican banker/billionaire Alfredo Harp Helu kidnapped
  • 1994 Soyuz TM-21 launches with V Dezyurov, G Strekalov & N Thagard
  • 1994 Timeline of Linux development: Linux kernel version 1.0.0 is released.
  • 1995 1st time 13 people in space
  • 1996 Crufts show at NEC Birmingham, (1995 winner, Joshua, an Irish setter)
  • 1997 68 year old Gordie Howe signs AHL contract with Syracuse Crunch
  • 1997 Iranian military plane crashes, killing 80

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1997 President Clinton trips & injures his knee requiring surgery

42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton
  • 1997 The Chinese city of Chongqing (formerly Chunking) is upgraded to a centrally administered municipality.
  • 2003 Start of weekend of protests against war in Iraq that are attended by millions
  • 2005 Cedar Revolution, where over one and a million Lebanese went into the streets of Beirut to demonstrate against the Syrian military presence in Lebanon, and against the government, following the assassination of Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.
  • 2013 25 people are killed and 50 are wounded by a series of car bombings in Baghdad, Iraq
  • 2013 7 people are killed after gunmen storm a bar in Cancun, Mexico

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2013 Xi Jinping is named as the new President of the People's Republic of China

Paramount Leader of China Xi Jinping
Paramount Leader of China
Xi Jinping

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2016 President Putin orders Russian troops out of Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President
Vladimir Putin
  • 2016 Marco Rubio announces he is dropping out of the Republican presidential nomination race
  • 2016 NASA releases data showing February 2016 warmest month ever recorded globally - 1.35C above the long-term average

Birthdays in History


Weddings in History


Deaths in History