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14 June

1645 – England – Battle of Naseby (English Civil War). http://www.battlefieldstrust.com/resource-centre/civil-war/battleview.asp?BattleFieldId=51


1667 – England – Raid in the Medway ended (Second Anglo-Dutch War). https://youtu.be/1w76xDnCS5Q  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raid_on_the_Medway

1777 – USA – Stars and Stripes adopted by Congress as flag of US. http://www.crwflags.com/fotw/flags/us-1777.html

1789 – USA – Bourbon Whiskey first produced by Rev Elijah Craig, in Bourbon County, Kentucky. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elijah_Craig

1800 – Italy – Battle of Marengo (War of Second Coalition). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Marengo


1807 – Poland – Battle of Friedland (War of the 4th Coalition). https://youtu.be/ooCSIGt3gmk   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Friedland

1830 – Algeria – French begin invasion. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Algeria

1839 – UK – First Henley Royal Regatta held at Henlry-on-Thames. http://www.hrr.co.uk/history-organisation/history-of-regatta/

1846 – USA – Bear Flag Revolt began. http://www.history.com/topics/bear-flag-revolt

1872 – Canada – Trade unions legalised.

1907 – Norway – Women given right to vote.

1917 – Belgium – Battle of Messines ended (WWI). http://www.firstworldwar.com/battles/messines.htm


1919 – Canada – John Alcock & Arthur Brown began first non-stop Transatlantic flight. https://youtu.be/ZQLgOTtf-tg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transatlantic_flight_of_Alcock_and_Brown

1926 – Brazil – Left League of Nations.

1937 – USA – US House of Representatives passed Marihuana Tax Act. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marihuana_Tax_Act_of_1937

1940 – Estonia – Aero OY plane shot down off Keri Island, 9 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19400614-0

1941 – Germany – RAF bombers attacked Ruhr & Rhineland industrial areas (WWII). http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=55/Bombing-of-Hamburg-Dresden-and-Other-Cities-World-War-II-Database

1944 – France – Operation Perch ended (WWII). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Perch

1944 – India – USAAF plane missing between Chabua & Calcutta, 15 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19440614-0

1944 – India – USAAF plane missing beween Tezpur & Kunming, 4 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19440614-3

1945 – USA – USAAF plane crashed near Oakridge, MS, 17 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19450614-3

1950 – Bahrain – Air France plane crashed near airport, 40 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19500614-0

1953 – Georgia – Aeroflot Flight 229 crashed near Zugdidi, 18 killed.

1967 – USA – Mariner 5 launched. http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/nmc/spacecraftDisplay.do?id=1967-060A

1972 – India – Japan Airlines Flight 471 crashed near New Delhi Airport, 85 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19720614-1


1982 – Falklands – The Falklands War ended. https://youtu.be/BPab6Hhk9Rw WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing   http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/june/14/newsid_2561000/2561187.stm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falklands_War

1985 – Greece – TWA Flight 847 hijacked, 1 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19850614-0

1990 – Philippines – Earthquake measuring 7.1Mw, epicentre in Panay Island, 8 killed.

1994 – Canada – Vancouver Stanley Cup Riot. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1994_Vancouver_Stanley_Cup_riot

York

1823 – Last issue of the Yorkshire Observer published by Philip Francis Sidney. http://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/yorks/city-of-york/pp537-541#h3-0009

1954 – St Mary’s Lodge given Grade I listed status. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-464219-st-marys-lodge-and-attached-railings-gat#.V1-bkTbmrIU

2005 – First day of Royal Ascot Meeting.

2007 – York voted “European Tourism City of the Year”. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/north_yorkshire/6751753.stm