August 14 in History – What happened on 14 August in Past

14 August - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

In India and world history August 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

What happened on August 14 in history:

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1942A large number of German troops attacked Stalingrad, and German submarines were fighting a three-day battle with British vessels. The British said that their aircraft carrier, 'Eagle' was destroyed. In western Greece, American bombers attacked a Nazi warship.
1947The colony of Pakistan and Bangladesh gain formal independence from Great Britain, as the British withdrew from the Indian Empire.
1966The U.S. Lunar Orbiter was made to capture photos of the moon’s landscape in order to prepare American astronauts landing on the lunar landscape.
1979A freak storm with force seven winds has decimated the Fastnet race with over 150 yachts still missing and at least 3 reported dead. The Fastnet is the last in a series of five races which make up the Admiral's Cup competition, the world championship of yacht racing.
1995Iran's official news agency, IRNA, says that Iran has not been able to sell 200 million barrels per day of crude oil since the sanction the US has imposed.
2007The Shanghai Cooperation of Central Asian countries, includes the People's Republic of China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan andUzbekistan, meets in the Kyrgyz capital of Bishkek to talk about security issues.
2008The Consumer Price Index in the United States of America rises by .8 per cent in July 2008 increasing annual inflation rate of 5.6 per cent, the highest in 17 years.
2009Pakistan commences its first international freight train service, from Islamabad to Istanbul.
2010The United Nations says Niger has the worst hungry crisis in history, worse than 2005, which left thousands of people to die of hunger.
2013Egypt announces a state of emergency as security forces kill hundreds of protesters endorsing the former president Mohamed Morsi.



List of August 14 famous birthdays:

YearName / Profession / Country

List of August 14 famous Indian birthdays:

YearName / Profession / Country
1968Pravin Amre / Cricketer / India
1957Johnny Lever / Actor / India
1911Vethathiri Maharishi / Philosopher / India

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