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  • Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Sunday Jan 14, 1872

    Greyfriars Bobby

    Death

    Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Sunday Jan 14, 1872

    Bobby is said to have sat by the grave for 14 years. He died in 1872 and a necropsy by Prof Thomas Walley of the Edinburgh Veterinary College concluded he had died from cancer of the jaw.




  • Kingston, Jamaica
    Monday Jan 14, 1907

    Marcus Garvey

    Kingston was hit by an earthquake

    Kingston, Jamaica
    Monday Jan 14, 1907

    In January 1907, Kingston was hit by an earthquake that reduced much of the city to rubble. He, his mother, and his sister were left to sleep in the open for several months.




  • Burbank, California, U.S.
    Thursday Jan 14, 1943

    Ronald Reagan

    First Lieutenant

    Burbank, California, U.S.
    Thursday Jan 14, 1943

    On January 14, 1943, he was promoted to first lieutenant and was sent to the Provisional Task Force Show Unit of This Is the Army at Burbank, California.




  • Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
    Thursday Jan 14, 1943

    World War II

    Operation Ke

    Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
    Thursday Jan 14, 1943

    Guadalcanal soon became a focal point for both sides with heavy commitments of troops and ships in the battle for Guadalcanal. By the start of 1943, the Japanese were defeated on the island (Guadalcanal) and withdrew their troops. Operation Ke was a largely successful withdrawal of Japanese forces from Guadalcanal. The operation took place between 14 January and 7 February 1943. The withdrawal was carried out on the nights of 1, 4, and 7 February by destroyers. And on 9 February, Allied forces realized that the Japanese were gone and declared Guadalcanal secure, ending the six-month campaign for control of the island.




  • Casablanca, Morocco
    Thursday Jan 14, 1943

    World War II

    Casablanca Conference

    Casablanca, Morocco
    Thursday Jan 14, 1943

    At the Casablanca Conference in early 1943, the Allies reiterated the statements issued in the 1942 Declaration, and demanded the unconditional surrender of their enemies. The British and Americans agreed to continue to press the initiative in the Mediterranean by invading Sicily to fully secure the Mediterranean supply routes.




  • Leningrad, Novgorod and Narva, U.S.S.R.
    Friday Jan 14, 1944

    World War II

    Leningrad–Novgorod Offensive

    Leningrad, Novgorod and Narva, U.S.S.R.
    Friday Jan 14, 1944

    The Leningrad–Novgorod strategic offensive was launched by the Red Army on January 14, 1944. The strategic offensive ended a month later on 1 March, when Stavka ordered the troops of the Leningrad Front to a follow-on operation across the Narva River.




  • Yugoslavia
    Wednesday Jan 14, 1953

    Josip Broz Tito

    A President

    Yugoslavia
    Wednesday Jan 14, 1953

    Tito also succeeded Ivan Ribar as the President of Yugoslavia on 14 January 1953.


  • San Francisco, California, USA
    Thursday Jan 14, 1954

    Marilyn Monroe

    2nd Marriage

    San Francisco, California, USA
    Thursday Jan 14, 1954

    On January 14, she and Joe DiMaggio, whose relationship had been subjected to constant media attention since 1952, were married at San Francisco City Hall. They then traveled to Japan, combining a honeymoon with his business trip.


  • Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Sunday Jan 14, 1990

    Mongolian Revolution of 1990

    The Protesters Met on Square In Front of Lenin Museum

    Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Sunday Jan 14, 1990

    On 14 January 1990, the protesters, having grown from three hundred to some 1,000, met on square in front of Lenin Museum which was named as Freedom Square since then in Ulaanbaatar.


  • France
    Monday Jan 14, 1991

    Gulf War

    France propose

    France
    Monday Jan 14, 1991

    On 14 January 1991, France proposed that the UN Security Council call for "a rapid and massive withdrawal" from Kuwait along with a statement to Iraq that Council members would bring their "active contribution" to a settlement of the region's other problems, "in particular, of the Arab–Israeli conflict and in particular to the Palestinian problem by convening, at an appropriate moment, an international conference" to assure "the security, stability and development of this region of the world".


  • Moscow, Russia
    Monday Jan 14, 1991

    Dissolution of the Soviet Union

    Chairman of the Council of Ministers resigned

    Moscow, Russia
    Monday Jan 14, 1991

    On January 14, 1991, Nikolai Ryzhkov resigned from his post as Chairman of the Council of Ministers, or premier of the Soviet Union, and was succeeded by Valentin Pavlov in the newly established post of Prime Minister of the Soviet Union.


  • Houston, Texas, U.S.
    Monday Jan 14, 2008

    Muhammad Yunus

    Muhammad Yunus Day

    Houston, Texas, U.S.
    Monday Jan 14, 2008

    In January 2008, Houston, Texas declared 14 January as "Muhammad Yunus Day".


  • Myanmar (Burma)
    Monday Jan 14, 2013

    HTC

    Bruma smartphone launch

    Myanmar (Burma)
    Monday Jan 14, 2013

    On 14 January 2013, HTC launched its smartphones in Burma.


  • Singapore
    Monday Jan 14, 2013

    Halimah Yacob

    Speaker of The Parliament of Singapore

    Singapore
    Monday Jan 14, 2013

    She was elected Speaker on 14 January 2013, the first woman to hold the post in Singaporean history.


  • Houston, Texas, U.S.
    Monday Jan 14, 2013

    Dwayne Johnson

    A Brawl with CM Punk

    Houston, Texas, U.S.
    Monday Jan 14, 2013

    The Rock closed out the 20th-anniversary episode of Raw, on January 14, with one of his "Rock Concerts", leading to a brawl with CM Punk.


  • Turin, Italy
    Thursday Jan 14, 2016

    Ciro Immobile

    Returning to Torino

    Turin, Italy
    Thursday Jan 14, 2016

    On 14 January 2016, Immobile returned to Torino on loan until the end of 2015–16 season. Two days later on his return debut, he scored the opening goal of a 4–2 home victory over Frosinone. On 14 February, he scored a brace, in a 3–1 win away against Palermo. On 22 March, it was determined he sustained a muscular injury at the half time mark in a derby with Juventus two days prior, and would be sidelined for a month.


  • U.S.
    Saturday Jan 14, 2017

    Billie Eilish

    Four Remixes

    U.S.
    Saturday Jan 14, 2017

    On January 14, 2017, Eilish released an EP with four remixes of "Ocean Eyes".


  • U.S.
    Monday Jan 14, 2019

    Sofia Kenin

    Career-rank 37

    U.S.
    Monday Jan 14, 2019

    Kenin greatly improved in 2019, rising from outside the top 50 at the start of the year to on the cusp of the top ten by the end of the season. She began her year by winning her first WTA doubles title at the Auckland Open alongside Eugenie Bouchard. The following week, she won her maiden WTA singles title at the Hobart International without dropping a set during the event. She upset the top seed and No. 19, Caroline Garcia, in the first round before defeating Anna Karolína Schmiedlová in the final. With this success, Kenin rose to what was at the time a career-best ranking of No. 37.


  • U.S.
    Tuesday Jan 14, 2020

    Billie Eilish

    No Time to Die

    U.S.
    Tuesday Jan 14, 2020

    On January 14, 2020, Eilish was announced as performer of the title track for the twenty-fifth installment in the James Bond film franchise, No Time to Die, written and produced with her brother, Finneas O'Connell.


  • Redmond, Washington, United States
    Tuesday Jan 14, 2020

    Windows

    Windows 7 support

    Redmond, Washington, United States
    Tuesday Jan 14, 2020

    on January 14, 2020, The support for Windows 7 ended


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