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14 March

313 – China – Emperor Jin Huidi executed. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Huai_of_Jin

1489 – Cyprus – Queen Catherine Cornaro sold her kingdom to Venice. http://www.cypnet.co.uk/ncyprus/history/lusignan/4caterina.htm

1590 – France – Battle of Ivry (French Wars of Religion). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ivry

1647 – Germany – Truce of Ulm signed (Thirty Years’ War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ulm

1780 – USA – Battle of Fort Charlotte ended (American Revolutionary War).  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Fort_Charlotte

1782 – Ethiopia – Battle of Wuchale. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Wuchale

1800 – Rome – Cardinal Count Barnaba Niccolò Maria Luigi Chiaramonti became Pope Pius VII. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Pius_VII

1864 – China – Third Battle of Nanking began (Taiping Rebellion). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Battle_of_Nanking

1903 – USA – Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge established. http://www.fws.gov/pelicanisland/history.html

1910 – USA – Lakeview Gusher vented. https://youtu.be/bCNXjfMIG5U https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lakeview_Gusher

1926 – Costa Rica – Train fell off bridge over the Río Virilla, 248 killed. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Virilla_train_accident

1939 – Belgium – Sabena plane crashed at Sint-Stevens-Woluwe, 3 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19390314-0

1942 – China – CNAC plane crashed near Kunming Airport, 13 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19420314-1

1943 – Germany – USAAF bombers attacked Kiel (WWII). http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=55/Bombing-of-Hamburg-Dresden-and-Other-Cities-World-War-II-Database

1944 – USA – USAAF plane crashed at New York Municipal Airport-LaGuardia Field, 2 killed (WWII).http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19440314-0

1945 – Germany – RAF bombers attacked Bielefeld Viaduct, used Grand Slam bomb (WWII). http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=55/Bombing-of-Hamburg-Dresden-and-Other-Cities-World-War-II-Database https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Slam_(bomb)

1945 – France – USAAF plane crashed near Prosnes, 10 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19450314-4

1945 – USA – US Navy plane crashed near San Carlos, CA, 7 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19450314-5

1945 – Australia – USAAF plane crashed at Bathurst Bay, QLD, 2 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19450314-7

1945 – Ireland – RAF plane crashed at Cro’ na Roda Hill, Donegal Co, 12 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19450314-6

1947 – France – Air France plane crashed near Château-Bernard, 23 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19470314-0

1947 – USA – US Airlines plane crashed at Charleston Municipal Airport, SC, 2 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19470314-1

1951 – South Korea – United Nations troops recapture Seoul – 2nd time (Korean War).

1953 – India – Orient Airways plane crashed near Kalahasahar, 16 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19530314-0

1954 – Australia – Queensland Airlines plane crashed near Mackay Airport, 2 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19540314-0

1957 – UK – BEA Flight 411 crashed at Wythenshawe, 22 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19570314-0


1964 – USA – Jack Ruby found guilty of killing Lee Harvey Oswald, Dallas, Texas. https://youtu.be/YMPoWpH4K4o http://www.jfk.org/go/exhibits/jack-ruby/trial

1972 – United Arab Emirates – Sterling Airways Flight 296 crashed near Kalba, 112 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19720314-1

1978 – Southern Lebanon – Operation Litani began (Israeli-Palestinian Conflict). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1978_South_Lebanon_conflict

1979 – China – A Hawker Siddeley Trident crashed at Beijing, 44 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19790314-1

1980 – Poland – LOT Flight 007 crashed at Warszawa-Okecie Airport, 87 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19800314-1

1988 – South China Sea – Johnson South Reef Skirmish. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnson_South_Reef_Skirmish

2006 – Indonesia – Earthquake measuring 6.7Mw, epicentre in Seram, 3 killed.


2008 – China – Tibetan Unrest. https://youtu.be/hUAFfzLgQjE WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2008_Tibetan_unrest

York

1586 – Trial of Margaret Clitherow at Guildhall. http://www.historyofyork.org.uk/themes/tudor-stuart/margaret-clitherow

1763 – William Bell was executed at Tyburn Gallows.

1803 – John Terry and Joseph Heald were executed at gallows behind Castle Walls.

http://pastsearch-archaeo-history.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Criminals-and-Executions-Jan12.pdf