Monday, 14 June 2010

June 14 - Summary

June 14th Summary:

June 14 - Events

June 14th Details:
June 14th Events:
1276 – Remnants of the Song Dynasty court, whilst in exile in Fuzhou away frfom advancing Mongol invaders, hold the coronation ceremony for the young prince Zhao Shi, making him Emperor Duanzong of Song.
1287 – Kublai Khan defeated the force of Nayan & other traditionalist Borjigin princes in East Mongolia & Manchuria.
1381 – Richard II in England meets leaders of Peasants' Revolt on Blackheath.
1381 – The Tower of London is stormed by rebels who enter without resistance.
1645 – Battle of Naseby – 12,000 Royalist forces are beaten by 15,000 Parliamentarian soldiers (English Civil War).
1648 – Margaret Jones is hanged in Boston for witchcraft in the Massachusetts colony.
1777 – The Stars & Stripes is adopted by Congress as the Flag of the United States.
1789 – Mutiny on the Bounty - Bounty mutiny survivors including Captain William Bligh & 18 others reach Timor after a nearly 7,400 km (4,000-mile) journey in an open boat.
1789 – Whiskey distilled from maize is produced by the Rev Elijah Craig & is named Bourbon because he lived in Bourbon County, Kentucky.
1800 – Napoleon Bonaparte's French Army defeats the Austrians at the Battle of Marengo in Northern Italy.
1807 – Emperor Napoleon I's French Grande Armee defeats the Russian Army at the Battle of Friedland in Poland.
1821 – Badi VII, king of Sennar, surrenders his throne & realm to Ismail Pasha, general of the Ottoman Empire.
1822 – A difference engine is proposed by Charles Babbage in a paper to the Royal Astronomical Society entitled "Note on the application of machinery to the computation of astronomical & mathematical tables".
1839 – Henley Royal Regatta - village of Henley, on the River Thames, stages its first Regatta.
1846 – Bear Flag Revolt begins – Anglo settlers in Sonoma, California, start a rebellion against Mexico & proclaim the California Republic.
1863 – Battle of Second Winchester – a Union garrison is defeated by the Army of Northern Virginia (American Civil War).
1863 – Second Assault on the Confederate works at the Siege of Port Hudson.
1872 – Trade unions are legalised in Canada.
1900 – Hawaii becomes a United States territory.
1900 – The Reichstag approves a 2nd law that allows the expansion of the German navy.
1907 – Norway adopts female suffrage.
1919 – Departure of first nonstop transatlantic flight by John Alcock & Arthur Whitten Brown from St. John's, Newfoundland.
1926 – Brazil leaves the League of Nations
1937 – Marihuana Tax Act passed by the U. S. House of Representatives in 1937.
1938 – Action Comics issue one is released - introducing Superman.
1940 – Paris falls under German occupation, & Allied forces retreat (World War II).
1940 – A group of Polish political prisoners, from Tarnów, become the first inmates of the Auschwitz concentration camp.
1941 – June deportation - 1st major wave of Soviet mass deportations & murder of Estonians, Latvians & Lithuanians, begins.
1942 – Anne Frank begins to keep a diary.
1951 – UNIVAC I is dedicated by U.S. Census Bureau.
1955 – Chile becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
1962 – The European Space Research Organisation is established in Paris – this later becomes the European Space Agency.
1966 – Abolition of the Index Librorum Prohibitorum (index of prohibited books), which was originally instituted in 1557, by the Vatican.
1967 – Mariner 5 is launched toward Venus (Mariner program).
1976 – The trial begins at Oxford Crown Court of Donald Neilson, the killer known as the Black Panther.
1982 – The Falklands War ends - the Argentine forces, in the capital Stanley, unconditionally surrender to British forces.
1990 – Miners from Jiu Valley are called to Bucharest by President Ion Iliescu to quell demonstrations in University Square by anti-government protesters.
2001 – China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan & Uzbekistan form the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.

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June 14 - Deaths

June 14th Details:
June 14th Deaths:
1161 – Emperor Qinzong of China (b. 1100)
1381 – Simon Sudbury - Archbishop of Canterbury
1497 – Giovanni Borgia - Duke of Borgia (b. 1474)
1544 – Antoine - Duke of Lorraine (b. 1489)
1548 – Carpentras - French composer
1594 – Orlande de Lassus - Flemish composer
1662 – Henry Vane the Younger - British Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1613)
1674 – Marin le Roy de Gomberville - French writer (b. 1600)
1703 – Jean Herauld Gourville - French adventurer (b. 1625)
1794 – Francis Seymour-Conway - 1st Marquess of Hertford, Viceroy of Ireland (b. 1718)
1800 – Louis Charles Antoine Desaix - French military leader (b. 1768)
1800 – Jean-Baptiste Kleber - French general (b. 1753)
1825 – Pierre Charles L'Enfant - French architect (b. 1754)
1837 – Giacomo Leopardi - Italian writer (b. 1798)
1883 – Edward FitzGerald - English poet (b. 1809)
1886 – Aleksandr Ostrovsky - Russian dramatist (b. 1823)
1907 – William Le Baron Jenny - American engineer & architect (b. 1832)
1908 – Frederick Arthur Stanley - Governor general of Canada (b. 1841)
1914 – Adlai Stevenson I - American politician, 23rd Vice President (b. 1835)
1916 – João Simões Lopes Neto - Brazilian writer (b. 1865)
1920 – Max Weber - German sociologist (b. 1864)
1926 – Mary Cassatt - American artist (b. 1843)
1927 – Ottavio Bottecchia - Italian cyclist (b. 1894)
1927 – Jerome K. Jerome - British author (b. 1859)
1928 – Emmeline Pankhurst - British feminist (b. 1857)
1932 – Dorimène Roy Desjardins - Canadian business pioneer (b. 1858)
1936 – G. K. Chesterton - English author (b. 1874)
1936 – Hans Poelzig - German architect (b. 1869)
1946 – John Logie Baird - Scottish television pioneer (b. 1888)
1967 – Eddie Eagan - American sportsman (b. 1897)
1968 – Salvatore Quasimodo - Italian writer, Nobel Laureate (b. 1901)
1975 – Pablo Antonio - Filipino modernist architect (b. 1902)
1977 – Robert Middleton - American actor (b. 1911)
1979 – Ahmad Zahir - Afghan singer & composer (b. 1946)
1986 – Jorge Luis Borges - Argentine writer (b. 1899)
1986 – Alan Jay Lerner - American composer (b. 1918)
1990 – Erna Berger - German soprano (b. 1900)
1991 – Dame Peggy Ashcroft - British actress (b. 1907)
1994 – Henry Mancini - American composer (b. 1924)
1994 – Marcel Mouloudji - French singer & actor (b. 1922)
1995 – Rory Gallagher - Irish guitarist (b. 1949)
1995 – Roger Zelazny - American author (b. 1937)
1997 – Richard Jaeckel - American actor (b. 1926)
1999 – Bernie Faloney - professional football player (b. 1932)
2000 – Attilio Bertolucci - Italian poet & writer (b. 1911)
2002 – June Jordan - American writer & teacher (b. 1936)
2003 – Dale Whittington - American racing driver (b. 1959)
2004 – Ulrich Inderbinen - Swiss mountain guide (b. 1900)
2004 – Eamonn McGirr - Irish-born singer & entertainer
2005 – Carlo Maria Giulini - Italian conductor (b. 1914)
2005 – Mimi Parent - Canadian painter (b. 1924)
2006 – Jean Roba - Belgian comics author (b. 1930)
2006 – Monty Berman - British film & television producer (b. 1905)
2007 – Ruth Graham - wife of Billy Graham (b. 1920)
2007 – Robin Olds - American fighter pilot (b. 1922)
2007 – Kurt Waldheim - Austrian politician & statesman (b. 1918)
2008 – Jamelão - Brazilian samba singer (b. 1913)
2008 – Esbjörn Svensson - Swedish jazz pianist (b. 1964)
2009 – Bob Bogle - founding member of The Ventures
2009 – Ivan Della Mea - Italian singer-songwriter (b. 1940)

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June 14 - Births

June 14th Details:
June 14th Births:
1479 (Old Style) – Giglio Gregorio Giraldi - Italian poet (d. 1552)
1529 (Old Style) – Archduke Ferdinand II of Austria (d. 1595)
1726 – James Hutton - Scottish geologist (d. 1797)
1736 – Charles Augustin de Coulomb - French physicist (d. 1806)
1796 – Nikolai Brashman - Russian mathematician (d. 1866)
1798 – František Palacký - Czech scholar & politician (d. 1876)
1801 – Heber C. Kimball - American religious leader (d. 1868)
1811 – Harriet Beecher Stowe - American author (d. 1896)
1812 – Fernando Wood - New York City mayor (d. 1881)
1819 – Henry J. Gardner - 23rd Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1892)
1820 – John Bartlett - publisher of Bartlett's Familiar Quotations (d. 1905)
1832 – Nikolaus Otto - German engineer (d. 1891)
1855 – Robert La Follette - U.S. Senator (d. 1925)
1856 – Andrey Markov - Russian mathematician (d. 1922)
1864 – Alois Alzheimer - German physician (d. 1915)
1868 – Karl Landsteiner - Austrian biologist & physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1943)
1870 – Sophia of Prussia - consort of Constantine I of Greece (d. 1932)
1871 – Jacob Ellehammer - Danish inventor (d. 1946)
1877 – Jane Bathori - French mezzo-soprano (d. 1970)
1884 – John McCormack - Irish tenor (d. 1945)
1890 – May Allison - American actress (d. 1989)
1893 – Siggie Nordstrom - Swedish singer (The Nordstrom Sisters) (d. 1980)
1894 – Marie-Adélaïde - Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (d. 1924)
1895 – Jack Adams - Canadian ice hockey player, coach & general manager (d. 1968)
1899 – Yasunari Kawabata - Japanese writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1972)
1903 – Alonzo Church - American mathematician & logician (d. 1995)
1904 – Margaret Bourke-White - American photojournalist (d. 1971)
1905 – Steve Broidy - American motion picture executive (d. 1991)
1905 – Arthur Davis - American animator (d. 2000)
1907 – Nicolas Bentley - British writer & illustrator (d. 1978)
1907 – Chico Landi - Brazilian racing driver (d. 1989)
1909 – Burl Ives - American musician (d. 1995)
1910 – Rudolf Kempe - German conductor (d. 1976)
1913 – Joe Morris, C.C., LL.D. - Canadian trade unionist (d. 1996)
1914 – Pauline Moore - American actress (d. 2001)
1916 – Dorothy McGuire - American actress (d. 2001)
1917 – Atle Selberg - Norwegian mathematician (d. 2007)
1917 – Lise Nørgaard - Danish journalist & writer
1919 – Sam Wanamaker - American actor (d. 1993)
1919 – Gene Barry - American actor (d. 2009)
1922 – Kevin Roche - Irish architect
1924 – James W. Black - British doctor (d. 2010)
1925 – Pierre Salinger - John F. Kennedy's Press Secretary (d. 2004)
1926 – Hermann Kant - German author
1926 – Don Newcombe - baseball player
1928 – Ernesto "Che" Guevara - Marxist Revolutionary (d. 1967)
1929 – Cy Coleman - American composer (d. 2004)
1931 – Junior Walker - Saxophonist & singer (Jr. Walker & the All Stars) (d. 1995)
1931 – Marla Gibbs - American actress
1932 – Joe Arpaio - sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona
1933 – Jerzy Kosinski - Polish author (d. 1991)
1933 – Vladislav Rastorotsky - Soviet gymnastics coach
1936 – Renaldo "Obie" Benson - singer (The Four Tops) (d. 2005)
1936 – Irmelin Sandman Lilius - Finnish author
1937 – Jørgen Leth - Danish film director
1939 – John F. MacArthur - American evangelist
1939 – Steny Hoyer - U.S. Congressman
1943 – Harold Wheeler - American composer
1943 – John Miles - British racing driver
1943 – Spooner Oldham - American musician
1943 – Barry Burman - English artist (d. 2001)
1944 – Laurie Colwin - American author (d. 1992)
1944 – Joe Grifasi - American actor
1945 – Rod Argent - English musician (The Zombies)
1945 – Marilyn Schreffler - American voice actor (d. 1988)
1946 – Donald Trump - American businessman & entrepreneur
1947 – Barry Melton - American guitarist (Country Joe & the Fish)
1948 – Laurence Yep - American author
1949 – Jimmy Lea - British musician (Slade)
1949 – Harry Turtledove - American author
1949 – Alan White - British drummer (Yes)
1950 – Rowan Williams - 104th Archbishop of Canterbury
1951 – Paul Boateng - British politician
1952 – Pat Summitt - American basketball coach
1952 – Leon Wieseltier - American writer.
1953 – Janet Mackey - New Zealand politician
1954 – Will Patton - American actor
1955 – Michael D. Duvall - California State Assemblyman
1955 – Paul O'Grady - British comedian & television presenter
1956 – Gianna Nannini - Italian singer
1956 – Fred Funk - American Professional golfer
1956 – King Diamond - Danish singer (King Diamond, Mercyful Fate)
1956 – Sam Irvin - American director & producer
1957 – Maxi Jazz - British rapper (Faithless) & racing driver
1958 – Eric Heiden - American speed skater
1959 – Marcus Miller - American musician
1960 – Mike Laga - American baseball player
1961 – Boy George - British singer (Culture Club)
1961 – Sam Perkins - American basketball player
1964 – Peter Gilliver - English lexicographer
1966 – Traylor Howard - American actress
1967 – Kelly Nash - American radio personality
1968 – Yasmine Bleeth - American actress
1968 – Faizon Love - American actor
1968 – Campbell Brown - American journalist & news reporter
1969 – Steffi Graf - German tennis player
1969 – Éric Desjardins - Canadian hockey player
1969 – Kyle Hebert - American voice actor
1969 – MC Ren - American rapper
1969 – Michael Gerber - American parody author
1971 – Bruce Bowen - American basketball player
1971 – Ramon Vega - former Swiss footballer
1972 – Matthias Ettrich - German computer scientist (KDE)
1972 – Michael Cade - American actor
1972 – Shaun Keaveny - British radio DJ
1973 – Ceca Raznatovic - Serbian singer
1973 – Sami Kapanen - Finnish hockey player
1974 – Jang Jin-young - South Korean actress (d. 2009)
1974 – Phillip Rhys - British actor
1974 – Joshua Radin - American songwriter
1975 – Ryuji Miki - Japanese racing driver
1975 – Chris Onstad - American cartoonist
1975 – Bob Nanna - American musician (Braid, Hey Mercedes, The City on Film)
1976 – Alan Carr - British Stand-up comedian, Television presenter
1976 – Massimo Oddo - Italian football player
1977 – Chris McAlister - American football player
1977 – Massimiliano Neri - Italian supermodel
1978 – Steve Bégin - French-Canadian hockey player
1978 – Diablo Cody - American screenwriter
1978 – Annia Hatch - Cuban-American gymnast
1981 – Chauncey Leopardi - American actor
1981 – Lonneke Engel - Dutch model
1982 – Lang Lang - Chinese pianist
1982 – Jamie Green - British racing driver
1983 – Hirofumi Araki - Japanese actor
1983 – John Stocco - American football player
1983 – Louis Garrel - French actor
1984 – Siobhán Donaghy - British singer (ex-Sugababes)
1984 – Lorenzo Booker - American football player
1984 – Yury Prilukov - Russian swimmer
1985 – Andy Soucek - Spanish racing driver
1986 – Jonathan Clare - English cricketer
1987 – Andrew Cogliano - hockey player
1988 – Kevin Michael McHale - American singer
1989 – Lucy Hale - American actress
1989 – Courtney Halverson - American actress
1992 – Daryl Sabara - American actor
1992 – Evan Sabara - American actor
1994 – Richard Wisker - British actor

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