14 May in History : Major Events

14 May - Today in History - Let see what happened on this day in India and World

In India and world history May 14 has a special significance, because on this day there have been many such incidents which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let us know that some of the most important events that will increase your general knowledge. The collected facts will be such as: the people born on this day, the passing of the famous persons, the war pact, the freedom of any country, the invention of new technologies, the change of power, the important national and international day etc

List of historical events of 14 May:

YearEvent/Incidence/Incident
1921Florence Allen, an American judge, became the first woman to sentence a convict to death on May 14, 1921. Gangster Frank Motto was accused of the murder of two men so as punishment he was sentenced to the electric chair by Allen. She was also the first woman to serve on a state Supreme Court.
1939Lina Medina became the youngest confirmed mother at the age of five years, seven months and seventeen days when she gave birth to a boy by a caesarean section on May 14, 1939.
1951The Talyllyn Railway in Wales became the first railway in the world to be preserved by volunteers when it re-opened on May 14, 1951 with trains running between Wharf and Rhydyronen stations.
1955The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and the other seven countries established the Warsaw Pact on May 14, 1955. It was a collective defense treaty among eight countries of Central and Eastern Europe during the period of cold war. The Czechoslovak President formally disbanded Warsaw treaty organization on July 1, 1991.
1970The Red Army Faction, West German militant group, was founded on May 14, 1970 by Andreas Baader, Gudrun Ensslin, Horst Mahler and Ulrike Meinhof. The group was considered as terrorist organization which caused national crisis in late 1977 that is also known as ‘German Autumn’.
1973Skylab was the first space station of the United States which was launched on May 14, 1973 by NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration). It orbited the Earth from 1973 to 1979.
1986Netherlands Institute for War Documentation published Anne Frank’s complete diary on May 14, 1986 after receiving all the original papers of Anne’s diary in 1980. She had written her experiences of hiding with her family during German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II.
1995Gedhun Choekyi Nyima was named as the 11th Panchen Lama of Tibetan Buddhism by the 14th Dalai Lama on May 14, 1995 when he was only six years old. Chinese authority recognized Gyaincain Norbu as the 11th Panchen Lama on November 11, 1995 and Gedhun’ whereabouts was never disclosed by the Chinese government. Human Rights organization termed him as the youngest political prisoner in the world.
2004The South Korean Constitutional Court overturned the impeachment charges on Roh Moo-hyun on May 14, 2004, restoring him as President. He was accused of illegal electioneering but this incident made him and Uri Party even more popular and Uri Party became the ruling party.
2013Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan issued the order of emergency for Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states in Northeastern Nigeria on May 14, 2013 due to the terrorist activities of Boko Haram. Boko Haram is one of the most dangerous terrorist groups in the world.

List of famous people who born on 14 May:

YearName/Profession/Country
1986Marco Motta / Footballer / Italy
1910Ken Viljoen / Cricketer / South Africa
1961David Quantick / Journalist / United Kingdom
1914Gul Khan Nasir / Journalist / Pakistan
1935Rudi Šeligo / Politician / Slovenia
1981Pranav Mistry / Scientist / United States of America
1945Yochanan Vollach / Footballer / Israel
1974Anu Välba / Journalist / Estonia
1953Hywel Williams / Politician / United Kingdom
1916Robert F. Christy / Astronomer / United States of America
1940H. Jones / Colonel / United Kingdom
1959Patrick Bruel / Actor / France
1955Marie Chouinard / Dancer / Canada
1930William James / Physician / Australia
1872Elia Dalla Costa / Cardinal / Italy
1965Eoin Colfer / Author / Ireland
1949Sverre Årnes / Author / Norway
1893Louis Verneuil / Actor / France
1985Simona Peycheva / Gymnast / Bulgaria
1904Hans Albert Einstein / Engineer / United States of America
1771Robert Owen / Business Man / United Kingdom
1939Troy Shondell / Writer / United States of America
1976Martine McCutcheon / Actress / United Kingdom
1943Jack Bruce / Writer / United Kingdom
1916Lance Dossor / Educator / United Kingdom
1979Edwige Lawson-Wade / Basketball Player / France
1908Betty Jeffrey / Author / Australia
1955Alasdair Fraser / Fiddler / Scotland
1832Rudolf Lipschitz / Academic / Germany
1958Wilma Rusman / Runner / Netherlands

List of famous Indian people who born on 14 May:

YearName/Profession/Country
1657Sambhaji / Emperor / India
1905Pamela Chaudry Singh / Photographer / India
1987Adah Sharma / Actress / India
1948Bob Woolmer / Cricketer / India
1923Mrinal Sen / Producer / India
1987Zarin Khan / Actress / India
1998Taruni Sachdev / Actor / India
1997Manushi Chhillar / Model / India

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