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  • Holy Roman Empire
    Sunday Dec 14, 1287

    Disasters with highest death tolls

    St. Lucia's Flood

    Holy Roman Empire
    Sunday Dec 14, 1287

    St. Lucia's flood (Sint-Luciavloed) was a storm tide that affected the Netherlands and Northern Germany on 14 December 1287, the day after St. Lucia Day, killing approximately 50,000 to 80,000 people in one of the largest floods in recorded history.




  • Ireland
    Saturday Dec 14, 1918

    Irish War of Independence

    The Republican party Sinn Féin won a landslide victory in Ireland

    Ireland
    Saturday Dec 14, 1918

    In the December 1918 election, the republican party Sinn Féin won a landslide victory in Ireland.




  • Geneva, Switzerland
    Thursday Dec 14, 1939

    World War II

    Soviet Union was expelled from the League of Nations

    Geneva, Switzerland
    Thursday Dec 14, 1939

    Soviet Union was expelled from the League of Nations.




  • Spain
    Wednesday Dec 14, 1955

    Francisco Franco

    Admitted to the United Nations

    Spain
    Wednesday Dec 14, 1955

    Spain was then admitted to the United Nations in 1955.




  • Brunei
    Friday Dec 14, 1962

    Brunei revolt

    Most of The unit Reinforced The artillery battery Sent There as Infantry on 12 December

    Brunei
    Friday Dec 14, 1962

    On 14 December, most of the unit reinforced the artillery battery sent there as infantry on 12 December to pre-empt trouble from the Chinese of the Clandestine Communist Organisation (CCO) who were openly sympathetic to the Brunei rebels.




  • Paris, France
    Thursday Dec 14, 1995

    Bosnian War

    End of war

    Paris, France
    Thursday Dec 14, 1995

    The war was brought to an end by the General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina, negotiated at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio between 1 and 21 November 1995 and signed in Paris on 14 December 1995.




  • Sandhurst, London Rd, Camberley, United Kingdom
    Thursday Dec 14, 2006

    Prince William

    Second Lieutenant

    Sandhurst, London Rd, Camberley, United Kingdom
    Thursday Dec 14, 2006

    After completing the Royal Military course, William was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant at Sandhurst on 15 December 2006; the graduation parade was attended by the Queen and the Prince of Wales, along with other members of the Royal Family. William officially received his commission as a lieutenant at midnight. As "Lieutenant Wales"—a name based on his father's title Prince of Wales—he followed his younger brother into the Blues and Royals as a troop commander in an armored reconnaissance unit, after which he spent five months training for the post at Bovington Camp, Dorset.


  • Newtown, Connecticut, U.S.
    Friday Dec 14, 2012

    Mass Shootings in the United States

    Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

    Newtown, Connecticut, U.S.
    Friday Dec 14, 2012

    The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting occurred on December 14, 2012, in Newtown, Connecticut, United States, when 20-year-old Adam Lanza shot and killed 26 people, including 20 children between six and seven years old, and six adult staff members. Before driving to the school, he shot and killed his mother at their Newtown home. As first responders arrived at the school, Lanza committed suicide by shooting himself in the head.


  • Minnesota, U.S.
    Sunday Dec 14, 2014

    Kobe Bryant

    NBA's third all-time leading scorer

    Minnesota, U.S.
    Sunday Dec 14, 2014

    On December 14, Bryant became the NBA's third all-time leading scorer, passing Jordan (32,292) in a 100–94 win against Minnesota.


  • Seattle, Washington, U.S.
    Monday Dec 14, 2015

    Amazon

    Amazon Tower I

    Seattle, Washington, U.S.
    Monday Dec 14, 2015

    Amazon begins moving into their new headquarters campus in the Denny Triangle neighborhood of Seattle, beginning with the 38-story Amazon Tower I (nicknamed "Doppler" after the codename for Amazon Echo).


  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Thursday Dec 14, 2017

    Internet

    3–2 vote

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Thursday Dec 14, 2017

    On December 14, 2017, the F.C.C Repealed their March 12, 2015 decision by a 3–2 vote regarding net neutrality rules.


  • U.S.
    Thursday Dec 14, 2017

    Marvel Studios

    Disney agreed to purchase 20th Century Fox's parent company 21st Century Fox

    U.S.
    Thursday Dec 14, 2017

    On December 14, 2017, Disney agreed to purchase 20th Century Fox's parent company 21st Century Fox, after it spins off some of its businesses.


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