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What happend on 14. April in History

In our data base we found 349 events happened on 14. April:
  • 69: Vitellius, commander of the Rhine armies, defeats Emperor Otho in the Battle of Bedriacum and seizes the throne. [category: Events]
  • 70: Siege of Jerusalem: Titus, son of emperor Vespasian, surrounds the Jewish capital, with four Roman legions. [category: Events]
  • 966: After his marriage to the Christian Dobrawa of Bohemia, the pagan ruler of the Polans, Mieszko I, converts to Christianity, an event considered to be the founding of the Polish state. [category: Events]
  • 1028: Henry III, son of Conrad, is elected king of the Germans. king [category: Events]
  • 1126: Averroes Arab Spanish physician, philosopher and polymath (d. 1198) [category: Births]

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  • 1132: Mstislav I of Kiev (b. 1076) [category: Deaths]
  • 1205: Battle of Adrianople between Bulgarians and Crusaders. [category: Events]
  • 1279: Bolesław the Pious [category: Deaths]
  • 1294: Temür, grandson of Kublai, is elected Khagan of the Mongols and Emperor of the Yuan Dynasty with the reigning titles Oljeitu and Chengzong. [category: Events]
  • 1322: Bartholomew de Badlesmere, 1st Lord Badlesmere, English soldier (b. 1275) [category: Deaths]
  • 1336: Emperor Go-Kōgon of Japan (d. 1374) [category: Births]
  • 1341: Sack of Saluzzo (Italy) by Italian-Angevine troops under Manfred V of Saluzzo. [category: Events]
  • 1345: Richard Aungerville, English bishop and writer (b. 1287) [category: Deaths]
  • 1434: The foundation stone of Cathedral St. Peter and St. Paul in Nantes, France is laid. [category: Events]
  • 1471: Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick (b. 1428) [category: Deaths]
  • 1471: In England, the Yorkists under Edward IV defeat the Lancastrians under the Earl of Warwick at the Battle of Barnet; the Earl is killed and Edward IV resumes the throne. [category: Events]
  • 1572: Adam Tanner, Austrian mathematician (d. 1632) [category: Births]
  • 1574: Louis of Nassau, Dutch general (b. 1538) [category: Deaths]
  • 1578: Philip III of Spain (d. 1621) [category: Births]
  • 1578: James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, consort of Mary, Queen of Scots [category: Deaths]

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  • 1599: Henry Wallop, English statesman [category: Deaths]
  • 1629: Christiaan Huygens, Dutch mathematician (d. 1695) [category: Births]
  • 1639: Imperial forces are defeated by the Swedes at the Battle of Chemnitz. The Swedish victory prolongs the Thirty Year's War and allows them to advance into Bohemia. [category: Events]
  • 1662: William Fiennes, 1st Viscount Saye and Sele, English statesman (b. 1582) [category: Deaths]
  • 1668: Magnus Julius De la Gardie, Swedish general (d. 1741) [category: Births]
  • 1682: Avvakum, Russian priest and writer (b. 1621) [category: Deaths]
  • 1699: Khalsa: The Sikh Religion was formalised as the Khalsa - the brotherhood of Warrior-Saints - by Guru Gobind Singh in Northern India, in accordance with the Nanakshahi calendar. [category: Events]
  • 1709: Charles Collé, French dramatist and songwriter (d. 1783) [category: Births]
  • 1714: Adam Gib, Scottish religious leader (d. 1788) [category: Births]
  • 1715: The Yamasee War begins in South Carolina. [category: Events]
  • 1716: Arthur Herbert, 1st Earl of Torrington, British admiral [category: Deaths]
  • 1721: Michel Chamillart, French statesman (b. 1652) [category: Deaths]
  • 1738: William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1809) [category: Births]
  • 1741: Emperor Momozono of Japan (d. 1762) [category: Births]
  • 1759: George Frideric Handel, German composer (b. 1685) [category: Deaths]
  • 1773: Jean-Baptiste de Villèle, French statesman (d. 1854) [category: Births]
  • 1775: The first abolition society in North America is established. The Society for the Relief of Free Negroes Unlawfully Held in Bondage is organized in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Benjamin Franklin and Benjamin Rush. [category: Events]
  • 1785: William Whitehead, English writer (b. 1715) [category: Deaths]
  • 1788: David G. Burnet, American politician, president of the Republic of Texas (d. 1870) [category: Births]
  • 1792: Maximilian Hell, Hungarian astronomer (b. 1720) [category: Deaths]
  • 1800: John Appold, British fur dyer and engineer (d. 1865) [category: Births]
  • 1814: Dimitri Kipiani, Georgian politician and writer (d. 1887) [category: Births]
  • 1816: Bussa, a slave in British-ruled Barbados, leads a slave rebellion and is killed. For this, he is remembered as the first national hero of Barbados. [category: Events]
  • 1818: Marie of Saxe-Altenburg (d. 1909) [category: Births]
  • 1827: Augustus Pitt Rivers, English archaeologist (d. 1900) [category: Births]
  • 1828: Noah Webster copyrights the first edition of his dictionary. [category: Events]
  • 1846: The Donner Party of pioneers departs Springfield, Illinois, for California, on what will become a year-long journey of hardship, cannibalism, and survival. [category: Events]
  • 1849: Hungary declares itself independent of Austria with Lajos Kossuth as its leader. [category: Events]
  • 1857: Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom (d. 1944) [category: Births]
  • 1860: The first Pony Express rider reaches Sacramento, California. [category: Events]
  • 1864: Charles Lot Church, Canadian politician (b. 1777) [category: Deaths]
  • 1865: U.S. President Abraham Lincoln is assassinated in Ford's Theatre by John Wilkes Booth. [category: Events]
  • 1865: U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward and his family are attacked in his home by Lewis Powell. [category: Events]
  • 1866: Anne Sullivan, American teacher, instructor and companion of Helen Keller (d. 1936) [category: Births]
  • 1868: Peter Behrens, German architect and designer (d. 1940) [category: Births]
  • 1870: Syd Gregory, Australian cricketer (d. 1929) [category: Births]
  • 1870: Victor Borisov-Musatov, Russian painter (d. 1905) [category: Births]
  • 1872: Abdullah Yusuf Ali, Indian-Islamic scholar and translator (d. 1953) [category: Births]
  • 1881: Husain Salaahuddin, Maldivian writer (d. 1948) [category: Births]
  • 1881: The Four Dead in Five Seconds Gunfight is fought in El Paso, Texas. [category: Events]
  • 1882: Moritz Schlick, Austrian philosopher, (d. 1936) [category: Births]
  • 1886: Ernst Robert Curtius, Alsatian philologist (d. 1956) [category: Births]
  • 1886: Árpád Tóth, Hungarian poet (d. 1928) [category: Births]
  • 1889: Arnold Joseph Toynbee, English historian (d. 1975) [category: Births]
  • 1890: The Pan-American Union is founded by the First International Conference of American States in Washington, D.C. [category: Events]
  • 1891: B. R. Ambedkar, Indian jurist, maker of Indian Constitution (d. 1956) [category: Births]
  • 1892: Juan Belmonte, Spanish bullfighter (d. 1962) [category: Births]
  • 1892: Vere Gordon Childe, Australian philologist (d. 1957) [category: Births]
  • 1894: The first ever commercial motion picture house opened in New York City using ten Kinetoscopes, a device for peep-show viewing of films. [category: Events]
  • 1897: Claire Windsor, American actress (d. 1972) [category: Births]
  • 1902: Sylvio Mantha, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1974) [category: Births]
  • 1903: Henry Corbin, French philosopher (d. 1978) [category: Births]
  • 1904: Sir John Gielgud, English actor (d. 2000) [category: Births]
  • 1905: Elizabeth Huckaby, American educator (d. 1999) [category: Births]
  • 1906: The Azusa Street Revival opens and will launch Pentecostalism as a worldwide movement. [category: Events]
  • 1907: François Duvalier, Haitian dictator (d. 1971) [category: Births]
  • 1909: A massacre is organized by Ottoman Empire against Armenian population of Cilicia. [category: Events]
  • 1910: Mikhail Vrubel, Russian painter (b. 1856) [category: Deaths]
  • 1911: Addie Joss, American baseball player (b. 1880) [category: Deaths]
  • 1911: Henri Elzéar Taschereau, French Canadian jurist and Chief Justice of Canada (b. 1836) [category: Deaths]
  • 1912: Robert Doisneau, French photographer (d. 1994) [category: Births]
  • 1912: Henri Brisson, French statesman (b. 1835) [category: Deaths]
  • 1912: The British passenger liner RMS Titanic hits an iceberg in the North Atlantic at 11:40pm. [category: Events]
  • 1913: Jean Fournet, French conductor (d. 2008) [category: Births]
  • 1914: Hubert Bland, English socialist, co-founder of the Fabian Society (b. 1855) [category: Deaths]
  • 1916: Don Willesee, Australian politician (d. 2003) [category: Births]
  • 1917: Marvin Miller, American businessman (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1917: Valerie Hobson, English actress (d. 1998) [category: Births]
  • 1917: L. L. Zamenhof, Polish creator of Esperanto (b. 1859) [category: Deaths]
  • 1918: Mary Healy, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1921: Thomas Schelling, American economist, Nobel laureate [category: Births]
  • 1923: Roberto DeVicenzo, Argentine golfer [category: Births]
  • 1924: Shorty Rogers, American musician and arranger (d. 1994) [category: Births]
  • 1925: Abel Muzorewa, African politician, Prime Minister of Republic of Zimbabwe Rhodesia (d. 2010) [category: Births]
  • 1925: Gene Ammons, American saxophonist (d. 1974) [category: Births]
  • 1925: Rod Steiger, American actor (d. 2002) [category: Births]
  • 1925: John Singer Sargent, American artist (b. 1856) [category: Deaths]
  • 1926: Frank Daniel, Czech writer, director, and teacher (d. 1996) [category: Births]
  • 1926: Liz Renay, American actress (d. 2007) [category: Births]
  • 1927: Alan MacDiarmid, New Zealand chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2007) [category: Births]
  • 1927: Dany Robin, French actress (d. 1995) [category: Births]
  • 1927: The first Volvo car premieres in Gothenburg, Sweden. [category: Events]
  • 1928: Ezra Fleischer, Romanian-Israeli writer (d. 2006) [category: Births]
  • 1929: Gerry Anderson, English director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1929: Inez Andrews, American singer (The Caravans) (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1930: Bradford Dillman, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1930: René Desmaison, French mountaineer (d. 2007) [category: Births]
  • 1930: Vladimir Mayakovsky, Russian writer (b. 1893) [category: Deaths]
  • 1931: Paul Masnick, Canadian hockey player [category: Births]
  • 1931: Richard Armstedt, German historian (b. 1851) [category: Deaths]
  • 1931: First edition of the Highway Code published in Great Britain. [category: Events]
  • 1931: Spanish Cortes depose King Alfonso XIII and proclaims the 2nd Spanish Republic. [category: Events]
  • 1932: Bob Grant, English actor (d. 2003) [category: Births]
  • 1932: Loretta Lynn, American singer-songwriter, author, and philanthropist [category: Births]
  • 1933: Boris Strugatsky, Russian author (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1934: Fredric Jameson, American philosopher and theorist [category: Births]
  • 1935: Erich von Däniken, Swiss writer [category: Births]
  • 1935: Amalie Emmy Noether, German mathematician (b. 1882) [category: Deaths]
  • 1935: Black Sunday Storm, the worst dust storm of the U.S. Dust Bowl. [category: Events]
  • 1936: Bobby Nichols, American golfer [category: Births]
  • 1936: Frank Serpico, American police officer [category: Births]
  • 1937: Sepp Mayerl, Austrian mountaineer (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1939: The Grapes of Wrath, by American author John Steinbeck is first published by the Viking Press. [category: Events]
  • 1940: World War II: Royal Marines land in Namsos, Norway in preparation for a larger force to arrive two days later. [category: Events]
  • 1941: Julie Christie, British actress [category: Births]
  • 1941: Pete Rose, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1941: Guillermo Kahlo, German-Mexican photographer, father of Frida Kahlo (b. 1871) [category: Deaths]
  • 1941: World War II: Rommel attacks Tobruk. [category: Events]
  • 1941: World War II: The Ustashe, a Croatian far-right organization is put in charge of the Independent State of Croatia by the Axis Powers after the Axis Operation 25 invasion. [category: Events]
  • 1942: Björn Rosengren, Swedish politician [category: Births]
  • 1942: Valentin Lebedev, Russian cosmonaut [category: Births]
  • 1942: Malta received the George Cross for its gallantry. The George Cross was given by King George VI himself and is now an emblem on the Maltese national flag. [category: Events]
  • 1943: Fuad Siniora, Lebanese politician [category: Births]
  • 1943: Yakov Dzhugashvili, Soviet soldier, the oldest child of Joseph Stalin (b. 1907) [category: Deaths]
  • 1944: John Sergeant, English journalist [category: Births]
  • 1944: Bombay Explosion: A massive explosion in Bombay harbor kills 300 and causes economic damage valued then at 20 million pounds. [category: Events]
  • 1945: Ritchie Blackmore, English guitarist and songwriter (The Outlaws, Deep Purple, Rainbow, and Blackmore's Night) [category: Births]
  • 1945: Roger Frappier, Canadian producer, director, actor, and editor [category: Births]
  • 1945: Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi, Samoan politician, 8th Prime Minister of Samoa [category: Births]
  • 1945: Osijek, Croatia, is liberated from fascist occupation. [category: Events]
  • 1946: Mireille Guiliano, French-American author [category: Births]
  • 1948: Anastasios Papaligouras, Greek lawyer and politician [category: Births]
  • 1948: Berry Berenson, American photographer, actress, and model (d. 2001) [category: Births]
  • 1949: Chris Langham, British actor, writer, producer, director [category: Births]
  • 1949: DeAnne Julius, American-English economist [category: Births]
  • 1949: John Shea, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1950: Francis Collins, American physician-geneticist [category: Births]
  • 1950: Péter Esterházy, Hungarian writer [category: Births]
  • 1950: Sri Ramana Maharshi, Indian philosopher (b. 1879) [category: Deaths]
  • 1951: José Eduardo González Navas, Spanish politician [category: Births]
  • 1951: Julian Lloyd Webber, English cellist [category: Births]
  • 1952: Mickey O'Sullivan, Irish footballer and manager [category: Births]
  • 1953: David Buss, Evolutionary psychologist [category: Births]
  • 1954: Bruce Sterling, American author [category: Births]
  • 1956: Boris Šprem, Croatian politician (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1956: In Chicago, Illinois, videotape is first demonstrated. [category: Events]
  • 1957: Lothaire Bluteau, Canadian actor [category: Births]
  • 1957: Mikhail Pletnev, Russian pianist, conductor, and composer [category: Births]
  • 1957: Richard Jeni, American comedian (d. 2007) [category: Births]
  • 1958: John D'Aquino, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1958: Peter Capaldi, Scottish actor and director [category: Births]
  • 1958: The Soviet satellite Sputnik 2 falls from orbit after a mission duration of 162 days. [category: Events]
  • 1960: Brad Garrett, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1961: Daniel Clowes, American cartoonist and screenwriter [category: Births]
  • 1961: Robert Carlyle, British actor [category: Births]
  • 1962: Guillaume LeBlanc, Canadian athlete [category: Births]
  • 1962: Scott Boman, American politician [category: Births]
  • 1963: Rahul Sankrityayan, Indian historian, (b. 1893) [category: Deaths]
  • 1964: Gina McKee, British actress [category: Births]
  • 1964: Greg Battle, Canadian football player [category: Births]
  • 1964: Rachel Carson, American author and environmentalist (b. 1907) [category: Deaths]
  • 1964: Tatyana Afanasyeva, Russian-Dutch mathematician (b. 1876) [category: Deaths]
  • 1965: Alexandre Jardin, French novelist [category: Births]
  • 1965: Kirk Windstein, English-American singer and guitarist (Crowbar, Down, Valume Nob, and Kingdom of Sorrow) [category: Births]
  • 1965: Tom Dey, American director [category: Births]
  • 1965: Perry Smith, American murderer (b. 1928) [category: Deaths]
  • 1965: Richard Hickock, American murderer (b. 1933) [category: Deaths]
  • 1966: André Boisclair, Canadian politician [category: Births]
  • 1966: David Justice, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1966: Greg Maddux, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1967: Alain Côté, French-Canadian hockey player [category: Births]
  • 1967: Barrett Martin, American musician, producer, and composer (Mad Season, Screaming Trees, Skin Yard, and Tuatara) [category: Births]
  • 1967: Julia Zemiro, Australian actor and television presenter [category: Births]
  • 1967: Nicola Berti, Italian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1967: Steve Chiasson, Canadian hockey player (d. 1999) [category: Births]
  • 1967: Gnassingbé Eyadéma overthrows President of Togo Nicolas Grunitzky and installs himself as the new president, a title he would hold for the next 38 years. [category: Events]
  • 1968: Anthony Michael Hall, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1968: Al Benton, American baseball player (b. 1911) [category: Deaths]
  • 1969: Brad Ausmus, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1969: Mark Macon, American basketball player [category: Births]
  • 1969: Martyn LeNoble, Dutch bassist (Porno for Pyros) [category: Births]
  • 1969: Vebjørn Selbekk, Norwegian journalist [category: Births]
  • 1969: Matilde Muñoz Sampedro, Spanish actress (b. 1900) [category: Deaths]
  • 1969: At the U.S. Academy Awards there is a tie for the Academy Award for Best Actress between Katharine Hepburn and Barbra Streisand. [category: Events]
  • 1970: Emre Altuğ, Turkish singer and actor [category: Births]
  • 1970: Shizuka Kudō, Japanese singer and actress (Onyanko Club) [category: Births]
  • 1970: Steve Avery, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1971: Carlos Pérez, Dominican baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1971: Gregg Zaun, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1971: Miguel Calero, Colombian footballer (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1972: Paul Devlin, England-Scottish footballer [category: Births]
  • 1972: Roberto Mejia, Dominican baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1973: Adrien Brody, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1973: David Miller, American tenor (Il Divo) [category: Births]
  • 1973: Roberto Ayala, Argentine footballer [category: Births]
  • 1974: Da Brat, American rapper and actress [category: Births]
  • 1975: Amy Birnbaum, American voice actress [category: Births]
  • 1975: Amy Dumas, American wrestler [category: Births]
  • 1975: Anderson Silva, Brazilian mixed martial artist [category: Births]
  • 1975: Avner Dorman, Israeli composer [category: Births]
  • 1975: Konstantinos Nebegleras, Greek footballer [category: Births]
  • 1975: Luciano Almeida, Brazilian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1975: Rajeshwari Sachdev, Indian actress [category: Births]
  • 1975: Fredric March, American actor (b. 1897) [category: Deaths]
  • 1975: Günther Dyhrenfurth, Swiss mountaineer, geologist and Himalayan explorer (b. 1886) [category: Deaths]
  • 1976: Anna DeForge, American basketball player [category: Births]
  • 1976: Christian Älvestam, Swedish singer-songwriter and musician (Scar Symmetry, Miseration, and Solution .45) [category: Births]
  • 1976: Georgina Chapman, English fashion designer [category: Births]
  • 1976: Jason Wiemer, Canadian hockey player [category: Births]
  • 1976: Kyle Farnsworth, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1976: José Revueltas, Mexican writer (b. 1914) [category: Deaths]
  • 1977: Chandra Levy, American intern and murder victim (d. 2001) [category: Births]
  • 1977: Rob McElhenney, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1977: Sarah Michelle Gellar, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1978: Paul O'Brien, Australian actor [category: Births]
  • 1978: F. R. Leavis, English literary critic (b. 1895) [category: Deaths]
  • 1978: Joe Gordon, American baseball player (b. 1915) [category: Deaths]
  • 1978: 1978 Tbilisi Demonstrations: Thousands of Georgians demonstrate against Soviet attempts to change the constitutional status of the Georgian language. [category: Events]
  • 1979: Marios Elia, Greek-Cypriot footballer [category: Births]
  • 1979: Noé Pamarot, French footballer [category: Births]
  • 1979: Rebecca DiPietro, American model [category: Births]
  • 1979: Ross Filipo, New Zealand rugby player [category: Births]
  • 1980: Claire Coffee, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1980: Kieran Mahon, English musician (The Cooper Temple Clause) [category: Births]
  • 1980: Win Butler, American-Canadian singer-songwriter and musician (Arcade Fire) [category: Births]
  • 1981: Amy Leach, British director [category: Births]
  • 1981: Mustafa Güngör, German rugby player [category: Births]
  • 1981: STS-1 – The first operational space shuttle, Columbia (OV-102) completes its first test flight. [category: Events]
  • 1982: Mahii Vij, Indian actress [category: Births]
  • 1983: James McFadden, Scottish footballer [category: Births]
  • 1983: Nikoloz Tskitishvili, Georgian basketball player [category: Births]
  • 1983: William Obeng, Ghanaian-American football player [category: Births]
  • 1983: Gianni Rodari, Italian writer and journalist (b. 1920) [category: Deaths]
  • 1983: Pete Farndon, English bassist (The Pretenders) (b. 1952) [category: Deaths]
  • 1984: Adán Sánchez, American singer (d. 2004) [category: Births]
  • 1984: Blake Costanzo, American football player [category: Births]
  • 1984: Charles Hamelin, Canadian speed skater [category: Births]
  • 1984: Harumafuji Kōhei, Mongolian sumo wrestler, 70th Yokozuna [category: Births]
  • 1984: Tyler Thigpen, American football player [category: Births]
  • 1984: Dionisis Papagiannopoulos, Greek actor (b. 1912) [category: Deaths]
  • 1985: Grant Clitsome, Canadian ice hockey Player [category: Births]
  • 1985: Noele Gordon, English actress (b. 1919) [category: Deaths]
  • 1986: Anne Watanabe, Japanese model [category: Births]
  • 1986: Matt Derbyshire, English footballer [category: Births]
  • 1986: Todd Gilles, American ice dancer [category: Births]
  • 1986: Simone de Beauvoir, French writer (b. 1908) [category: Deaths]
  • 1986: 1 kilogram (2.2 lb) hailstones fall on the Gopalganj district of Bangladesh, killing 92. These are the heaviest hailstones ever recorded. [category: Events]
  • 1986: In retaliation for the April 5 bombing in West Berlin that killed two U.S. servicemen, U.S. president Ronald Reagan orders major bombing raids against Libya, killing 60 people. [category: Events]
  • 1987: Erwin Hoffer, Austrian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1987: Korina Perkovic, German tennis player [category: Births]
  • 1987: Michael Baze, American jockey (d. 2011) [category: Births]
  • 1988: Eliška Klučinová, Czech heptathlete [category: Births]
  • 1988: Hannah Steffenburg, Swedish singer (Bubbles) [category: Births]
  • 1988: Vasileios Pliatsikas, Greek footballer [category: Births]
  • 1988: In a United Nations ceremony in Geneva, Switzerland, the Soviet Union signs an agreement pledging to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan. [category: Events]
  • 1988: The USS Samuel B. Roberts strikes a mine in the Persian Gulf during Operation Earnest Will. [category: Events]
  • 1989: Dafina Zeqiri, Kosovan-Swedish singer and dancer [category: Births]
  • 1989: Joe Haden, American football player [category: Births]
  • 1990: Christian Alexander, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1990: Markus Smarzoch, German footballer [category: Births]
  • 1990: Olabisi Onabanjo, Nigerian politician (b. 1927) [category: Deaths]
  • 1990: Thurston Harris, American singer (b. 1931) [category: Deaths]
  • 1991: The Republic of Georgia introduces the post of President after its declaration of independence from the Soviet Union. [category: Events]
  • 1992: Frederik Sørensen, Danish footballer [category: Births]
  • 1993: Graham Phillips, American actor and singer [category: Births]
  • 1993: Vivien Cardone, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1994: Skyler Samuels, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1994: Salimuzzaman Siddiqui, Pakistani scientist and scholar (b. 1897) [category: Deaths]
  • 1994: In a U.S. friendly fire incident during Operation Provide Comfort in northern Iraq, two United States Air Force aircraft mistakenly shoot-down two United States Army helicopters, killing 26 people. [category: Events]
  • 1995: Burl Ives, American actor, writer, and singer (b. 1909) [category: Deaths]
  • 1996: Abigail Breslin, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1997: Gerda Christian, German secretary (b. 1913) [category: Deaths]
  • 1998: Brandon Ratcliff, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1999: Anthony Newley, English actor, singer, and songwriter (b. 1931) [category: Deaths]
  • 1999: Ellen Corby, American actress (b. 1911) [category: Deaths]
  • 1999: A severe hailstorm strikes Sydney, Australia causing A$2.3 billion in insured damages, the most costly natural disaster in Australian history. [category: Events]
  • 1999: NATO mistakenly bombs a convoy of ethnic Albanian refugees – Yugoslav officials say 75 people are killed. [category: Events]
  • 2000: Frenchy Bordagaray, American baseball player (b. 1910) [category: Deaths]
  • 2000: Phil Katz, American computer programmer, co-creator of zip file format (b. 1962) [category: Deaths]
  • 2000: Wilf Mannion, English footballer (b. 1918) [category: Deaths]
  • 2001: Hiroshi Teshigahara, Japanese director (b. 1927) [category: Deaths]
  • 2001: Jim Baxter, Scottish footballer (b. 1939) [category: Deaths]
  • 2002: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returns to office two days after being ousted and arrested by the country's military. [category: Events]
  • 2003: Jyrki Otila, Finnish quiz show judge and member of the European Parliament (b. 1941) [category: Deaths]
  • 2003: The Human Genome Project is completed with 99% of the human genome sequenced to an accuracy of 99.99%. [category: Events]
  • 2003: U.S. troops in Baghdad capture Abu Abbas, leader of the Palestinian group that killed an American on the hijacked cruise liner the MS Achille Lauro in 1985. [category: Events]
  • 2004: Micheline Charest, French-Canadian television producer (b. 1953) [category: Deaths]
  • 2005: The Oregon Supreme Court nullifies marriage licenses issued to gay couples a year earlier by Multnomah County. [category: Events]
  • 2006: Mahmut Bakalli, Kosovo politician (b. 1936) [category: Deaths]
  • 2007: Don Ho, American singer and musician (b. 1930) [category: Deaths]
  • 2007: June Callwood, Canadian journalist, author, and activist (b. 1924) [category: Deaths]
  • 2007: René Rémond, French historian and political economist (b. 1918) [category: Deaths]
  • 2007: At least 200,000 demonstrators in Ankara, Turkey protest against the possible candidacy of incumbent Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. [category: Events]
  • 2008: Miguel Galvan, Mexican actor and comedian. (b. 1957) [category: Deaths]
  • 2008: Ollie Johnston, American animator (b. 1912) [category: Deaths]
  • 2008: Tommy Holmes, American baseball player (b. 1918) [category: Deaths]
  • 2009: Maurice Druon, French novelist (b. 1918) [category: Deaths]
  • 2010: Alice Miller, Polish-born psychologist and author (b. 1923) [category: Deaths]
  • 2010: Israr Ahmed, Pakistani Islamic theologian (b. 1932) [category: Deaths]
  • 2010: Peter Steele, American singer, bassist, and composer (Type O Negative, Carnivore, and Fallout) (b. 1962) [category: Deaths]
  • 2010: Nearly 2,700 are killed in a magnitude 6.9 earthquake in Yushu, Qinghai, China. [category: Events]
  • 2011: Jean Gratton, Canadian bishop (b. 1924) [category: Deaths]
  • 2011: Trevor Bannister, English actor (b. 1934) [category: Deaths]
  • 2011: Walter Breuning, American super-centenarian (b. 1896) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Emile Bouchard, Canadian ice hockey player (b.1919) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Jonathan Frid, Canadian actor (b. 1924) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Martin Poll, American movie producer (b. 1922) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Piermario Morosini, Italian footballer (b. 1986) [category: Deaths]
  • 43_bc: Battle of Forum Gallorum: Mark Antony, besieging Julius Caesar's assassin Decimus Junius Brutus Albinus in Mutina, defeats the forces of the consul Pansa, who is wounded. [category: Events]
  • _: Ambedkar Jayanti (India) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: April 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Assamese New Year, or Rongali Bihu (India's Assam Valley) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Bengali New Year, or Pohela Boishakh (Bangladesh and India's West Bengal state) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Black Day (South Korea) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Burmese New Year, or Thingyan (Burma) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Bénézet [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Christian Feast Day: [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Day of Mologa (Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Day of the Georgian language (Georgia) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Dhivehi Language Day (Maldives) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Domnina of Terni [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Khmer New Year, or Chol Chnam Thmey, most commonly celebrated on April 13 (Cambodia) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Lao New Year, or Songkan / Pi Mai Lao, generally celebrated from 13 to 15 April (Laos) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Lidwina [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Maithili New Year, Jude-Sheetal in Mithila and Nepal [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Malayali New Year, or Vishu (India's Kerala state) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Maldivian New Year, (Maldives) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: N'Ko Alphabet Day (Mande speakers) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Nepali New Year, or Bikram Samwat / Vaishak Ek (Nepal) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: New Year festivals in South and Southeast Asian cultures, celebrated on the sidereal vernal equinox: [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Oriya New Year, or Maha Visuba Sankranthi (India's Orissa state) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Peter González [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Sikh New Year, or Vaisakhi (Punjab region) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Sinhalese New Year, or Aluth Avurudhu (Sri Lanka) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Tamil New Year, or Puthandu (India's Tamil Nadu state, Sri Lanka) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Thai New Year, or Songkran, celebrated from 13 to 15 April (Thailand) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: The first day of Takayama Spring Festival (Takayama, Gifu, Japan) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Tuluva New Year, or Bisu (India's Karnataka state) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Youth Day (Angola) [category: Holidays and observances]