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  • U.S.
    Saturday Jun 14, 1777

    Flag of the United States

    Flag Resolution

    U.S.
    Saturday Jun 14, 1777

    On June 14, 1777, the Second Continental Congress passed the Flag Resolution which stated: "Resolved, That the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation." Flag Day is now observed on June 14 of each year.




  • Alessandria, Piedmont, Italy
    Saturday Jun 14, 1800

    Napoleon

    Battle of Marengo

    Alessandria, Piedmont, Italy
    Saturday Jun 14, 1800

    After spending several days looking for each other, the two armies collided at the Battle of Marengo on 14 June. General Melas had a numerical advantage, fielding about 30,000 Austrian soldiers while Napoleon commanded 24,000 French troops. The Battle of Marengo was fought on 14 June 1800 between French forces under the First Consul Napoleon Bonaparte and Austrian forces near the city of Alessandria, in Piedmont, Italy. Late in the afternoon, a full division under Louis Desaix arrived on the field and reversed the tide of the battle. A series of artillery barrages and cavalry charges decimated the Austrian army, which fled over the Bormida River back to Alessandria, leaving behind 14,000 casualties.




  • Friedland, Prussia (Present Day Pravdinsk, Russia)
    Sunday Jun 14, 1807

    Napoleon

    Battle of Friedland

    Friedland, Prussia (Present Day Pravdinsk, Russia)
    Sunday Jun 14, 1807

    On 14 June Napoleon obtained an overwhelming victory over the Russians at the Battle of Friedland, wiping out the majority of the Russian army in a very bloody struggle. The scale of their defeat convinced the Russians to make peace with the French.




  • New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
    Sunday Jun 14, 1914

    Louis Armstrong

    Released from jail

    New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
    Sunday Jun 14, 1914

    On June 14, 1914, Armstrong was released into the custody of his father and his new stepmother, Gertrude. He lived in this household with two stepbrothers for several months. After Gertrude gave birth to a daughter, Armstrong's father never welcomed him, so he returned to his mother, Mary Albert. In her small home, he had to share a bed with his mother and sister.




  • Rosario, Santa Fe province, Argentina
    Thursday Jun 14, 1928

    Che Guevara

    Birth

    Rosario, Santa Fe province, Argentina
    Thursday Jun 14, 1928

    Ernesto Guevara was born to Ernesto Guevara Lynch and Celia de la Serna y Llosa, on June 14, 1928, in Rosario, Argentina.




  • Tangier, Morocco
    Friday Jun 14, 1940

    Francisco Franco

    Occupied Tangier

    Tangier, Morocco
    Friday Jun 14, 1940

    On 14 June 1940, Spanish forces in Morocco occupied Tangier (a city under the rule of the League of Nations) and did not leave it until the war's end in 1945.




  • Paris, France
    Friday Jun 14, 1940

    World War II

    Surrender of Paris

    Paris, France
    Friday Jun 14, 1940

    German soldiers marched past the Arch de Triomphe after the surrender of Paris.


  • Queens, New York, U.S.
    Friday Jun 14, 1946

    Donald Trump

    Birth

    Queens, New York, U.S.
    Friday Jun 14, 1946

    Donald John Trump was born on June 14, 1946, at the Jamaica Hospital in the borough of Queens, New York City. His father was Frederick Christ Trump, a Bronx-born real estate developer, whose own parents were German immigrants. His mother was Scottish-born housewife and socialite Mary Anne MacLeod Trump.


  • Bizana, South Africa
    Saturday Jun 14, 1958

    Nelson Mandela

    2nd Marriage

    Bizana, South Africa
    Saturday Jun 14, 1958

    During the divorce proceedings, he began courting a social worker, Winnie Madikizela, whom he married in Bizana in June 1958. She later became involved in ANC activities, spending several weeks in prison.


  • Falklands
    Monday Jun 14, 1982

    Falklands War

    The conflict lasted 74 days and ended

    Falklands
    Monday Jun 14, 1982

    The conflict lasted 74 days and ended with the Argentine surrender on 14 June, returning the islands to British control. In total, 649 Argentine military personnel, 255 British military personnel, and three Falkland Islanders died during the hostilities.


  • Falklands
    Monday Jun 14, 1982

    Falklands War

    A Ceasefire was declared

    Falklands
    Monday Jun 14, 1982

    A ceasefire was declared on 14 June and the commander of the Argentine garrison in Stanley, Brigade General Mario Menéndez, surrendered to Major General Jeremy Moore the same day.


  • Seville, Spain
    Sunday Jun 14, 1992

    Diego Maradona

    Back to Spain

    Seville, Spain
    Sunday Jun 14, 1992

    After serving a 15-month ban for failing a drug test for cocaine, Maradona left Napoli in disgrace in 1992. Despite interest from Real Madrid and Marseille, he signed for Sevilla, where he stayed for one year.


  • Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Monday Jun 14, 1993

    Bosnian War

    The ARBiH offensive continued east of Travnik

    Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Monday Jun 14, 1993

    The ARBiH offensive continued east of Travnik to secure the road to Zenica, which was achieved by 14 June.


  • Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
    Sunday Jun 14, 1998

    Michael Jordan

    Delta Center

    Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
    Sunday Jun 14, 1998

    The Bulls returned to the Delta Center for Game 6 on June 14, 1998, leading the series 3–2.


  • China
    Thursday Jun 14, 2007

    Mobile Phones

    Mobile Device Charger Standards In China

    China
    Thursday Jun 14, 2007

    As of 14 June 2007, all new mobile phones applying for a license in China are required to use a USB port as a power port for battery charging. This was the first standard to use the convention of shorting D+ and D−.


  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Sunday Jun 14, 2009

    Kobe Bryant

    First Finals MVP

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Sunday Jun 14, 2009

    In the playoffs, the Lakers defeated the Utah Jazz in five games and the Houston Rockets in seven games in the opening two rounds. By finishing off the Denver Nuggets in the Conference Finals in six games, the Lakers earned their second straight trip to the NBA Finals. The Lakers defeated the Orlando Magic in five games. Bryant was awarded his first NBA Finals MVP trophy upon winning his fourth championship, achieving series averages of 32.4 points, 7.4 assists, 5.6 rebounds, 1.4 steals, and 1.4 blocks. He became the first player since West in the 1969 NBA Finals to average at least 32.4 points and 7.4 assists for a finals series and the first since Jordan to average 30 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 assists for a title-winning team in the finals.


  • Brazil
    Saturday Jun 14, 2014

    Ciro Immobile

    International competitive debut

    Brazil
    Saturday Jun 14, 2014

    his competitive debut in Italy's opening 2–1 win over England in Manaus on 14 June, playing the last 17 minutes in place of Mario Balotelli who scored the Italian winner.


  • Futian District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
    Tuesday Jun 14, 2016

    OnePlus

    OnePlus 3 launch

    Futian District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
    Tuesday Jun 14, 2016

    Early phones were only available through a system whereby customers had to sign up for an invite to purchase the phone at irregular intervals. The system was claimed to be necessary for the young company to manage huge demand. OnePlus ended the invite system with the launch of OnePlus 3 on 14 June 2016. Announced via an interactive VR launch event, the OnePlus 3 initially went on sale within the VR app itself. OnePlus touted the event as the world's first VR shopping experience. The phone was made available for sale later that day in China, North America, and the European Union on the OnePlus website, and in India on Amazon India.


  • Canada
    Tuesday Jun 14, 2016

    Justin Trudeau

    Trudeau refused to recognize ISIS's atrocities as genocide

    Canada
    Tuesday Jun 14, 2016

    On June 14, 2016, Trudeau refused to recognize ISIS's atrocities as genocide, instead waiting for an official position from the UN Security Council. He switched his position once the UN Commission released its inquiry on Syria.


  • Redmond, Washington, United States
    Tuesday Jun 14, 2016

    X-box

    Xbox One S

    Redmond, Washington, United States
    Tuesday Jun 14, 2016

    On June 13, 2016, Microsoft announced the Xbox One S at E3 2016, which featured a smaller form factor, as well as support for 4K video (including streaming and Ultra HD Blu-ray) and HDR.


  • Istanbul, Turkey
    Thursday Jun 14, 2018

    Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

    President Erdogan is caught calling his party members to resort To electoral Fraud

    Istanbul, Turkey
    Thursday Jun 14, 2018

    On 14 June 2018, in a video that was leaked to the public, President Erdogan is caught calling his party members to resort to electoral fraud, by "marking" the votes of an opposition party, HDP, in a bid to consolidate a better position for his own party at the 2018 June elections in Turkey.


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