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  • New York, U.S.
    Sunday Apr 14, 1776
    George Washington

    Washington then proceeded to New York City

    New York, U.S.
    Sunday Apr 14, 1776

    Washington then proceeded to New York City, arriving on April 13, 1776, and began constructing fortifications there to thwart the expected British attack. He ordered his occupying forces to treat civilians and their property with respect, to avoid the abuse suffered by civilians in Boston at the hands of British troops.




  • Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C., U.S.
    Friday Apr 14, 1865
    Impeachment of Andrew Johnson

    The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

    Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C., U.S.
    Friday Apr 14, 1865

    The assassination of Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865, just days after the Army of Northern Virginia's surrender at Appomattox briefly lessened the tension over who would set the terms of peace. The radicals, while suspicious of the new president and his policies, believed, based upon his record, that Andrew Johnson would defer, or at least acquiesce to their hardline proposals.




  • Lincoln Park, Washington D.C., U.S.
    Friday Apr 14, 1876
    Frederick Douglass

    Douglass delivered the keynote speech at the unveiling of the Emancipation Memorial

    Lincoln Park, Washington D.C., U.S.
    Friday Apr 14, 1876

    On April 14, 1876, Douglass delivered the keynote speech at the unveiling of the Emancipation Memorial in Washington's Lincoln Park. In that speech, Douglass spoke frankly about Lincoln, noting what he perceived as both positive and negative attributes of the late President. Calling Lincoln "the white man's president", Douglass criticized Lincoln's tardiness in joining the cause of emancipation, noting that Lincoln initially opposed the expansion of slavery but did not support its elimination. But Douglass also asked, "Can any colored man, or any white man friendly to the freedom of all men, ever forget the night which followed the first day of January 1863, when the world was to see if Abraham Lincoln would prove to be as good as his word?" Douglass also said: "Though Mr. Lincoln shared the prejudices of his white fellow-countrymen against the Negro, it is hardly necessary to say that in his heart of hearts he loathed and hated slavery ...".




  • U.S.
    Saturday Apr 14, 1962
    Bay of Pigs Invasion

    Transporting wounded and sick prisoners

    U.S.
    Saturday Apr 14, 1962

    On 14 April 1962, 60 wounded and sick prisoners were freed and transported to the US.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Monday Apr 14, 1969
    Neil Armstrong

    The reason for choosing Armstrong to be the First

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Monday Apr 14, 1969

    A press conference on April 14, 1969, gave the design of the LM cabin as the reason for Armstrong's being first; the hatch opened inwards and to the right, making it difficult for the lunar module pilot, on the right-hand side, to exit first.




  • Redmond, Washington, United States
    Tuesday Apr 14, 2009
    Windows

    XP support end

    Redmond, Washington, United States
    Tuesday Apr 14, 2009

    Mainstream support for Windows XP ended on April 14, 2009. Extended support ended on April 8, 2014.




  • U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 14, 2010
    Eminem

    RECOVERY announcement

    U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 14, 2010

    On April 14, 2010, Eminem tweeted: "There is no Relapse 2". Although his followers thought he was not releasing an album, he had changed its title to Recovery and confirmed this by tweeting "RECOVERY" with a link to his website.


  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Tuesday Apr 14, 2015
    Internet

    Net Neutrality

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Tuesday Apr 14, 2015

    On April 13, 2015, the FCC published the final rule on its new "Net Neutrality" regulations.


  • Florida, U.S.
    Friday Apr 14, 2017
    Aaron Hernandez

    Acquitted of the charge

    Florida, U.S.
    Friday Apr 14, 2017

    Hernandez was later acquitted of the charge of witness intimidation by a jury on April 14, 2017. They also acquitted Hernandez of all other charges in the murders of de Abreu and Furtado, except for finding him guilty on one count of illegal possession of firearms.


  • U.S.
    Tuesday Apr 14, 2020
    Joe Biden

    Former President Barack Obama endorsed Biden

    U.S.
    Tuesday Apr 14, 2020

    Former President Barack Obama endorsed Biden the next day.


  • U.S.
    Tuesday Apr 14, 2020
    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    Trump halted Funding the WHO

    U.S.
    Tuesday Apr 14, 2020

    On 14 April, President Trump halted funding to the World Health Organization, stating they had mismanaged the current pandemic.


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