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14 September

81 – Roman Empire – Emperor Titus died. Titus Flavius Caesar Domitianus Augustus became Roman Emperor. http://www.roman-empire.net/emperors/domitian-index.html

891 – Rome – Pope Stephen V died. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Stephen_V

1180 – Japan – Battle of Ishibashiyama. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ishibashiyama

1523 – Rome – Pope Adrian VI died. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Adrian_VI

1607 – Ireland – Flight of the Earls. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flight_of_the_Earls

1682 – Wales – Bishop Gore School founded in Swansea. http://www.southwales-eveningpost.co.uk/Swansea-Grammar-School/story-21075560-detail/story.html

1752 – British Empire – Adopted Gregorian Calendar. http://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofBritain/Give-us-our-eleven-days/

1763 – America – Battle of Devil’s Hole (Pontiac’s War). http://www.historiclewiston.org/history.html

1777 – UK – Earthquake measuring 4.4Mm, epicentre in Manchester. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1467-7717.1985.tb00940.x/abstract

1808 – Finland – Battle of Oravais (Finnish War). http://www.multi.fi/~goranfri/batoravais.html

1812 – Russia – Fire of Moscow started. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fire_of_Moscow_(1812)

1846 – Napal – Kot Massacre. http://www.mapsofworld.com/on-this-day/september-14-1846-ce-jang-bahadur-and-his-soldiers-execute-the-kot-massacre

1862 – USA – Battle of South Mountain (American Civil War). http://www.civilwar.org/battlefields/south-mountain.html?tab=facts

1901 – USA – Theodore Roosevelt became President (Republican). http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/theodoreroosevelt

1940 – Hungary – Ip Massacre. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ip_massacre

1942 – Solomon Islands – Battle of Edson’s Ridge ended (WWII). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Edson%27s_Ridge

1942 – Germany – RAF bombers attacked Wilmshaven (WWII). http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=55/Bombing-of-Hamburg-Dresden-and-Other-Cities-World-War-II-Database

1942 – Papua New Guinea – RAAF plane crashed at Port Moresby-Seven Mile Aerodrome, 5 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19420914-1

1944 – Netherlands – Maastricht liberated by allied forces (WWII).


1944 – France – Operation Dragoon ended (WWII). https://youtu.be/gjF6oGr-Mjw https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Dragoon

1944 – USA – Two USAAF planes crashed near Warrensburg-Sedalia AAF, MO, 4 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19440914-0

1950 – Iran – Iran Air plane crashed near Tehran-Mehrabad Airport, 9 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19500914-1

1953 – Fiji – Earthquake measuring 6.8Mw, epicentre in Suva, 3 killed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1953_Suva_earthquake

1969 – USA – First date drawn in Vietnam Draft Lottery. https://www.sss.gov/lotter1.htm

1979 – Afghanistan – President Nur Muhammad Taraki assassinated. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nur_Muhammad_Taraki

1985 – Malaysia – Penang Bridge opened to traffic. http://www.penang-traveltips.com/penang-bridge.htm

1992 – Spain – Paralympic IX Summer Games Closing Ceremony in Barcelona. http://www.paralympic.org/barcelona-1992

1995 – Mexico – Earthquake measuring 7.4Mw, epicentre in Guerrero, 3 killed. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1995_Guerrero_earthquake

1999 – Kiribati, Nauru & Tonga – Joined the United Nations. http://www.un.org/en/members/

2008 – Russia – Aeroflot Flight 821 crashed near Perm Airport, 88 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=20080914-0

York

1777 – Earthquake shocks felt in York.

1914 – Announced that recruiting officers for NER battalion to be based in York, & Newcastle, training at Hull.