Historical Events on December 14 (Part 2)

  • 2020 US Open Women's Golf, Champions GC, Houston: Kim A-lim wins her first major title by 1 stroke from fellow South Korean Ko Jin-young and American Amy Olson
  • 2021 American Covid-19 death toll passes 800,000, with more deaths recorded in 2021 than 2020
  • 2021 Fuel tanker explosion after an accident leaves at least 90 dead in city of Cap-Haitien, Haiti [1]
  • 2021 Steph Curry makes his 2,974th three-point shot to pass Ray Allen as the NBA's greatest career 3-point shooter during Golden State Warriors' 105-96 win over NY Knicks at Madison Square Garden
  • 2022 HSBC, Europe's largest bank, says it will stop financing new oil and gas fields, in attempt to lower global greenhouse gas emissions [1]
  • 2022 Peru declares 30-day nationwide state of emergency, following a week of political protests after the removal and arrest of former President Pedro Castillo [1]

Summit of Interest

2022 President Joe Biden vows to extend US involvement in Africa in address at US-Africa Leaders summit in Washington, amid competition from China on the continent [1]