On This Day

Historical Events on March 14 (Part 2)

  • 2020 Longest-ever scheduled passenger flight by distance by Air Tahiti Nui from French Polynesia to mainland France 9,765 m (15715 km) due to COVID-19 and it was domestic
  • 2021 Myanmar opposition leader Mahn Win Khaing Than calls for a revolution "This is the darkest moment of the nation and the moment that the dawn is close," as protester death toll over 120
  • 2021 UK police officer charged with the death of Sarah Everard, who disappeared walking home in south London, and whose death sparked debate about violence against women

Grammy Awards

2021 63rd Grammy Awards: Beyoncé breaks record for most Grammys won by a singer (28), Taylor Swift win Album of the Year and Billie Eilish Record of the Year

  • 2021 PGA Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: American Justin Thomas edges Lee Westwood of England by 1 stroke; Thomas wins $2.7m winner's share of the $15m purse
  • 2022 Omicron causes the largest outbreak of COVID-19 in China since Wuhan 2020 with 26 million people under lockdown in Changchun and Shenzhen [1]
  • 2022 Civilians able to leave heavily bombed Ukranian city of Mariupol for the first time, amid dead toll of 2,500 in the city and a humanitarian crisis [1]

Hall of Fame

2022 Dolly Parton removes herself from the ballot for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame saying " I don’t feel that I have earned that right” [1]

  • 2022 PGA Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: Australian Cameron Smith wins $3.6m, biggest individual event purse in golf history; beats Anirban Lahiri of India by 1 stroke