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What happend on 14. March in History

In our data base we found 304 events happened on 14. March:
  • 313: Jin Huidi, Chinese emperor of the Jin Dynasty (b. 284) [category: Deaths]
  • 313: Emperor Jin Huidi is executed by Liu Cong, ruler of the Xiongnu state (Han Zhao). [category: Events]
  • 968: Matilda of Ringelheim, German Queen (b. c. 895) [category: Deaths]
  • 1381: Chioggia concludes an alliance with Zadar and Trogir against Venice, which becomes changed in 1412 in Šibenik. [category: Events]
  • 1457: Jingtai Emperor of China (b. 1428) [category: Deaths]

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  • 1471: Sir Thomas Malory, English author (b. 1405) [category: Deaths]
  • 1489: The Queen of Cyprus, Catherine Cornaro, sells her kingdom to Venice. [category: Events]
  • 1590: Battle of Ivry: Henry of Navarre and the Huguenots defeat the forces of the Catholic League under the Duc de Mayenne during the French Wars of Religion. [category: Events]
  • 1638: Johann Georg Gichtel, German mystic (d. 1710) [category: Births]
  • 1647: Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange (b. 1584) [category: Deaths]
  • 1647: Thirty Years' War: Bavaria, Cologne, France and Sweden sign the Truce of Ulm. [category: Events]
  • 1648: Ferdinando Fairfax, 2nd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, English general (b. 1584) [category: Deaths]
  • 1680: René Le Bossu, French critic (b. 1631) [category: Deaths]
  • 1681: Georg Philipp Telemann, German composer (d. 1767) [category: Births]
  • 1682: Jacob Isaakszoon van Ruysdael, Dutch painter (b. 1628) [category: Deaths]
  • 1696: Jean Domat, French jurist (b. 1625) [category: Deaths]
  • 1698: Claes Rålamb, Swedish statesman (b. 1622) [category: Deaths]
  • 1748: George Wade, British military leader (b. 1673) [category: Deaths]
  • 1757: John Byng, Royal Navy admiral (b. 1704) [category: Deaths]
  • 1757: Admiral Sir John Byng is executed by firing squad aboard HMS Monarch for breach of the Articles of War. [category: Events]

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  • 1765: Ayagawa Gorōji, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 2nd Yokozuna (b. c. 1703) [category: Deaths]
  • 1780: American Revolutionary War: Spanish forces capture Fort Charlotte in Mobile, Alabama, the last British frontier post capable of threatening New Orleans in Spanish Louisiana. [category: Events]
  • 1782: Battle of Wuchale: Emperor Tekle Giyorgis pacifies a group of Oromo near Wuchale. [category: Events]
  • 1790: Ludwig Emil Grimm, German painter and engraver (d. 1863) [category: Births]
  • 1791: Johann Salomo Semler, German historian and Bible commentator (b. 1725) [category: Deaths]
  • 1794: Eli Whitney is granted a patent for the cotton gin. [category: Events]
  • 1801: Kristjan Jaak Peterson, first Estonian poet (d. 1822) [category: Births]
  • 1803: Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, German writer (b. 1724) [category: Deaths]
  • 1804: Johann Strauss, Senior, Austrian composer (d. 1849) [category: Births]
  • 1805: Stanisław Szczęsny Potocki, Russian general (b. 1753) [category: Deaths]
  • 1807: Josephine of Leuchtenberg, queen of Sweden and Norway (d. 1876) [category: Births]
  • 1811: Augustus FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of Grafton, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1735) [category: Deaths]
  • 1813: Joseph Philo Bradley, American jurist (d. 1892) [category: Births]
  • 1820: Victor Emanuel II, first king of united Italy (d. 1878) [category: Births]
  • 1822: Teresa of the Two Sicilies, Empress of Brazil (d. 1889) [category: Births]
  • 1823: Théodore de Banville, French writer (d. 1891) [category: Births]
  • 1823: Charles François Dumouriez, French general (b. 1739) [category: Deaths]
  • 1823: John Jervis, 1st Earl of St Vincent Royal Navy, Admiral of the Fleet [category: Deaths]
  • 1833: Lucy Hobbs Taylor, first female dentist in the United States (d. 1910) [category: Births]
  • 1835: Giovanni Schiaparelli, Italian astronomer (d. 1910) [category: Births]
  • 1837: Charles Ammi Cutter, American librarian (d. 1903) [category: Births]
  • 1844: Arthur William Edgar O'Shaughnessy, British poet [category: Births]
  • 1844: King Umberto I of Italy, (d. 1900) [category: Births]
  • 1851: John Sebastian Little, American politician, 21st Governor of Arkansas (d. 1916) [category: Births]
  • 1853: Ferdinand Hodler, Swiss painter (d. 1918) [category: Births]
  • 1854: Alexandru Macedonski, Romanian writer (d. 1920) [category: Births]
  • 1854: John Lane, British publisher (d. 1925) [category: Births]
  • 1854: Paul Ehrlich, German scientist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1915) [category: Births]
  • 1854: Thomas R. Marshall, American politician, 28th Vice President of the United States of America (d. 1925) [category: Births]
  • 1862: Vilhelm Bjerknes, Norwegian physicist (d. 1951) [category: Births]
  • 1863: Casey Jones, American railroad engineer (d. 1900) [category: Births]
  • 1866: Alexey Troitsky, Russian chess problemist (d. 1942) [category: Births]
  • 1868: Emily Murphy, Canadian women's rights activist, first female magistrate in the British Empire (d. 1933) [category: Births]
  • 1869: Algernon Blackwood, British writer (d. 1951) [category: Births]
  • 1874: Anton Philips, Dutch co-founder of Royal Philips Electronics N.V. (d. 1951) [category: Births]
  • 1879: Albert Einstein, German-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1955) [category: Births]
  • 1880: Princess Thyra, daughter of Frederick VIII of Denmark (d. 1945) [category: Births]
  • 1882: Waclaw Sierpinski, Polish mathematician (d. 1969) [category: Births]
  • 1883: Karl Marx, German philosopher and political theorist (b. 1818) [category: Deaths]
  • 1884: Quintino Sella, Italian statesman (b. 1827) [category: Deaths]
  • 1885: Raoul Lufbery, American World War I pilot (d. 1918) [category: Births]
  • 1885: The Mikado a light opera by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, had its first public performance in London. [category: Events]
  • 1886: Edward Dierkes, American soccer player (d. 1955) [category: Births]
  • 1886: Firmin Lambot, Belgian cyclist (d. 1964) [category: Births]
  • 1887: Charles Reisner, American silent actor and film director (d. 1962) [category: Births]
  • 1887: Sylvia Beach, American publisher (d. 1962) [category: Births]
  • 1888: Marc-Aurèle Fortin, Canadian painter (d. 1970) [category: Births]
  • 1894: Osa Johnson, American explorer (d. 1953) [category: Births]
  • 1898: Arnold Chikobava, Georgian linguist (d. 1985) [category: Births]
  • 1899: Ada Kramm, Norwegian actress (d. 1981) [category: Births]
  • 1899: K.C. Irving, Canadian industrialist (d. 1992) [category: Births]
  • 1900: The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing United States currency on the gold standard. [category: Events]
  • 1903: Adolph Gottlieb, American painter (d. 1974) [category: Births]
  • 1903: Mustafa Barzani, Kurdish politician (d. 1979) [category: Births]
  • 1903: The Hay-Herran Treaty, granting the United States the right to build the Panama Canal, is ratified by the United States Senate. The Colombian Senate would later reject the treaty. [category: Events]
  • 1904: Doris Eaton Travis, American actress, (d. 2010) [category: Births]
  • 1905: Raymond Aron, French philosopher (d. 1983) [category: Births]
  • 1908: Ed Heinemann, American aircraft designer (d. 1991) [category: Births]
  • 1908: Maurice Merleau-Ponty, French phenomenological philosopher (d. 1961) [category: Births]
  • 1908: Philip Conrad Vincent, British motorcycle pioneer (d. 1979) [category: Births]
  • 1910: Lakeview Gusher, the largest U.S. oil well gusher near Bakersfield, California, vented to atmosphere. [category: Events]
  • 1911: Akira Yoshizawa, Japanese origamist (d. 2005) [category: Births]
  • 1912: Charles Van Acker, Belgian racing driver (d. 1998) [category: Births]
  • 1912: Cliff Bastin, English footballer (d. 1991) [category: Births]
  • 1912: Les Brown, American bandleader (d. 2001) [category: Births]
  • 1912: W. Graham Claytor, Jr. American lawyer, naval officer, and railroad, transportation, and defense administrator (d. 1994) [category: Births]
  • 1912: W. Willard Wirtz, American administrator (d. 2010) [category: Births]
  • 1914: Bill Owen, British actor (d. 1999) [category: Births]
  • 1914: Lee Elhardt Hays, American folk singer (The Weavers) (d. 1981) [category: Births]
  • 1914: Lee Petty, American race car driver (d. 2000) [category: Births]
  • 1915: Alexander Brott, Canadian conductor and composer (d. 2005) [category: Births]
  • 1915: World War I: Cornered off the coast of Chile by the Royal Navy after fleeing the Battle of the Falkland Islands, the German light cruiser SMS Dresden is abandoned and scuttled by her crew. [category: Events]
  • 1916: Horton Foote, American author, playwright and screenwriter (d. 2009) [category: Births]
  • 1918: Dennis Patrick, American actor (d. 2002) [category: Births]
  • 1919: Max Shulman, American comedic writer (d. 1988) [category: Births]
  • 1920: Hank Ketcham, American cartoonist (d. 2001) [category: Births]
  • 1921: Ada Louise Huxtable, American critic (d. 2013) [category: Births]
  • 1921: S. Truett Cathy, American businessman, founder of Chick-fil-A [category: Births]
  • 1922: Les Baxter, American musician and composer (d. 1996) [category: Births]
  • 1923: Diane Arbus, American photographer (d. 1971) [category: Births]
  • 1924: Jacques Antoine, French game show producer, created The Crystal Maze and Fort Boyard (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1925: Francis A. Marzen, American Catholic prelate (d. 2004) [category: Births]
  • 1925: William Clay Ford, Sr., American Football owner of the Detroit Lions [category: Births]
  • 1926: François Morel, Canadian pianist, conductor and music educator [category: Births]
  • 1926: El Virilla train accident, Costa Rica: A train falls off a bridge over the Río Virilla between Heredia and Tibás, 248 killed and 93 wounded. [category: Events]
  • 1928: Frank Borman, American astronaut [category: Births]
  • 1928: Félix Rodríguez de la Fuente, Spanish populariser environmentalist (d. 1980) [category: Births]
  • 1931: Phil Phillips, American singer and songwriter [category: Births]
  • 1931: Alam Ara, India's first talkie film, is released. [category: Events]
  • 1932: Naina Yeltsina, Russian First Lady [category: Births]
  • 1932: George Eastman, American inventor, and founder of Eastman Kodak (b. 1854) [category: Deaths]
  • 1933: Michael Caine, British actor [category: Births]
  • 1933: Quincy Jones, American musician and composer [category: Births]
  • 1933: René Felber, Swiss politician, former member of the Swiss Federal Council [category: Births]
  • 1933: Balto, Siberian Husky noted for his role in the 1925 serum run to Nome (b. 1919) [category: Deaths]
  • 1934: Eugene Cernan, American astronaut [category: Births]
  • 1934: Paul Rader, 15th General of The Salvation Army [category: Births]
  • 1936: Bob Charles, New Zealand golfer [category: Births]
  • 1939: Bertrand Blier, French film director and screenwriter [category: Births]
  • 1939: Pilar Bardem, Spanish actress [category: Births]
  • 1939: Raymond J. Barry, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1939: Stavros Xarhakos, Greek composer [category: Births]
  • 1939: Yves Boisset, French film director and screenwriter [category: Births]
  • 1939: Slovakia declares independence under German pressure. [category: Events]
  • 1941: Wolfgang Petersen, German director [category: Births]
  • 1942: Rita Tushingham, British actress [category: Births]
  • 1942: René Bull, Irish illustrator (b. 1872) [category: Deaths]
  • 1942: Orvan Hess and John Bumstead became the first in the United States successfully to treat a patient, Anne Miller, using penicillin. [category: Events]
  • 1943: Anita Morris, American actress (d. 1994) [category: Births]
  • 1943: World War II – The Kraków Ghetto is 'liquidated'. [category: Events]
  • 1944: Bobby Smith, English footballer and manager [category: Births]
  • 1944: Boris Brott, Canadian musician and conductor [category: Births]
  • 1944: Tom Stannage, Australian historian and academic (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1944: Vaclav Nedomansky, Czech ice hockey player [category: Births]
  • 1945: Herman Van Veen, Dutch singer and actor [category: Births]
  • 1945: Jasper Carrott, British comedian [category: Births]
  • 1945: Michael Martin Murphey, American singer [category: Births]
  • 1945: Walter Parazaider, American saxophonist (Chicago) [category: Births]
  • 1945: World War II – The R.A.F. first operational use of the Grand Slam bomb, Bielefeld, Germany. [category: Events]
  • 1946: Steve Kanaly, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1946: Wes Unseld, American basketball player [category: Births]
  • 1946: Werner von Blomberg, German field marshal (b. 1878) [category: Deaths]
  • 1947: Jona Lewie, English singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. [category: Births]
  • 1947: Pam Ayres, British poet [category: Births]
  • 1947: Roy Budd, British jazz musician and composer (d.1993) [category: Births]
  • 1947: William J. Jefferson, American politician [category: Births]
  • 1948: Billy Crystal, American actor and comedian [category: Births]
  • 1948: Theo Jansen, Dutch artist and kinetic sculptor. [category: Births]
  • 1948: Tom Coburn, American politician, junior Senator from Oklahoma [category: Births]
  • 1949: Michael Stedman, British World War I historian and author [category: Births]
  • 1949: John Callan O'Laughlin, American political and military figure and journalist (b. 1873) [category: Deaths]
  • 1950: Rick Dees, American disc jockey [category: Births]
  • 1951: Jerry Greenfield, American businessman, co-founder of Ben & Jerry's ice cream [category: Births]
  • 1951: Korean War: For the second time, United Nations troops recapture Seoul. [category: Events]
  • 1954: Jann Browne, American country singer (Asleep at the Wheel) [category: Births]
  • 1955: Helen Atkinson-Wood, English actress and comedian [category: Births]
  • 1956: Butch Wynegar, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1956: Colin Ayre, British football player [category: Births]
  • 1956: Johnny Dusbaba, Dutch footballer [category: Births]
  • 1956: Toine Manders, Dutch politician [category: Births]
  • 1957: Andrew Robinson, British author [category: Births]
  • 1957: Jean van de Velde, Dutch film director and screenwriter [category: Births]
  • 1957: Tad Williams, American author [category: Births]
  • 1957: Evagoras Pallikarides, Greek-Cypriot freedom fighter (b. 1938) [category: Deaths]
  • 1958: Albert II, Prince of Monaco [category: Births]
  • 1959: Brian Whitfield, former South African cricketer [category: Births]
  • 1959: Laila Robins, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1959: Tamara Tunie, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1960: Kirby Puckett, American baseball player (d. 2006) [category: Births]
  • 1960: Oliver Kirk, American boxer (b. 1884) [category: Deaths]
  • 1961: Gary Dell'Abate, American radio producer [category: Births]
  • 1961: Greg Anderson, American NHRA driver [category: Births]
  • 1961: Hiro Matsushita, Japanese racing driver [category: Births]
  • 1961: Penny Johnson Jerald, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1961: Rey Washam, American musician (Scratch Acid) [category: Births]
  • 1962: Narumi Tsunoda, Japanese voice actress [category: Births]
  • 1963: Bruce Reid, Australian cricketer [category: Births]
  • 1964: Dario Bisso, Italian conductor [category: Births]
  • 1964: A jury in Dallas, Texas, finds Jack Ruby guilty of killing Lee Harvey Oswald, assumed assassin of John F. Kennedy. [category: Events]
  • 1965: Aamir Khan, Indian actor [category: Births]
  • 1965: James Kevin Brown, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1965: Kevin Williamson, American screenwriter [category: Births]
  • 1965: Kiana Tom, American fitness guru and model [category: Births]
  • 1965: Marion Jones Farquhar, American tennis player (b. 1879) [category: Deaths]
  • 1966: Elise Neal, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1966: Gary Anthony Williams, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1967: Melissa Reeves, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1967: The body of President John F. Kennedy is moved to a permanent burial place at Arlington National Cemetery. [category: Events]
  • 1968: Megan Follows, Canadian actress [category: Births]
  • 1969: Des Coleman, English actor and presenter [category: Births]
  • 1969: Larry Johnson, American basketball player [category: Births]
  • 1969: Michael Bland, American drummer (The New Power Generation, Nick Jonas and the Administration, and Soul Asylum) [category: Births]
  • 1969: Clement Deykin, British rugby player (b. 1877) [category: Deaths]
  • 1970: Ebru Kavaklıoğlu, Russian athlete [category: Births]
  • 1970: Kristian Bush, American folk rock and country musician (Billy Pilgrim and Sugarland) [category: Births]
  • 1970: Meredith Salenger, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1972: Italian publisher and former partisan Giangiacomo Feltrinelli is killed by an explosion near Segrate. [category: Events]
  • 1973: Chic Young, American cartoonist (b. 1901) [category: Deaths]
  • 1973: Howard Aiken, American engineer (b. 1900) [category: Deaths]
  • 1973: Rafael Godoy, Colombian composer (b. 1907) [category: Deaths]
  • 1974: Grace Park, Canadian actress [category: Births]
  • 1974: Patrick Traverse, Canadian ice hockey player [category: Births]
  • 1975: Johan Paulik, Slovak porn star [category: Births]
  • 1975: Rico Yan, Filipino actor (d. 2002) [category: Births]
  • 1975: Stephen Harper, British/English footballer [category: Births]
  • 1975: Wendy Rice, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1975: Susan Hayward, American actress (b. 1917) [category: Deaths]
  • 1976: Daniel Gillies, Canadian born New Zealand actor [category: Births]
  • 1976: Merlin Santana, American actor (d. 2002) [category: Births]
  • 1976: Busby Berkeley, American choreographer and director (b. 1895) [category: Deaths]
  • 1977: Aki Hoshino, Japanese model [category: Births]
  • 1977: Naoki Matsuda, Japanese footballer (d. 2011) [category: Births]
  • 1977: Vadims Fjodorovs, Latvian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1977: Zé António, Portuguese footballer [category: Births]
  • 1977: Fannie Lou Hamer, American civil rights activist (b. 1917) [category: Deaths]
  • 1978: Carlo Giuliani, Italian anarchist (d. 2001) [category: Births]
  • 1978: Pieter van den Hoogenband, Dutch swimmer [category: Births]
  • 1978: The Israeli Defense Force invades and occupies southern Lebanon, in Operation Litani. [category: Events]
  • 1979: Chris Klein, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1979: Love, Angolan footballer [category: Births]
  • 1979: Nicolas Anelka, French footballer [category: Births]
  • 1979: Santino Marella, Italian-Canadian wrestler [category: Births]
  • 1979: Sead Ramović, German-born Bosnian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1979: In China, a Hawker Siddeley Trident crashes into a factory near Beijing, killing at least 200. [category: Events]
  • 1980: Aaron Brown, English footballer [category: Births]
  • 1980: Ben Herring, New Zealand rugby union footballer [category: Births]
  • 1980: Matteo Grassotto, Italian racing driver [category: Births]
  • 1980: Mercedes McNab, Canadian actress [category: Births]
  • 1980: Félix Rodríguez de la Fuente, Spanish environmentalist (b. 1928) [category: Deaths]
  • 1980: Mohammad Hatta, Indonesian politician (b. 1902) [category: Deaths]
  • 1980: In Poland, a plane crashes during final approach near Warsaw, killing 87 people, including a 14-man American boxing team. [category: Events]
  • 1981: Bobby Jenks, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1981: George Wilson, American football player [category: Births]
  • 1981: Mei-Ting Sun, Chinese-born pianist [category: Births]
  • 1982: Carlos Marinelli, Argentine footballer [category: Births]
  • 1982: François Sterchele, Belgian footballer (d. 2008) [category: Births]
  • 1982: Kate Maberly, British actor and singer-songwriter [category: Births]
  • 1983: Bakhtiyar Artayev, Kazakh boxer [category: Births]
  • 1983: Taylor Hanson, American musician (Hanson and Tinted Windows) [category: Births]
  • 1983: Maurice Ronet, French film actor (b. 1927) [category: Deaths]
  • 1984: Liesel Matthews, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1984: Hovhannes Shiraz, Armenian poet (b. 1915) [category: Deaths]
  • 1984: Gerry Adams, head of Sinn Féin, is seriously wounded in an assassination attempt in central Belfast. [category: Events]
  • 1985: Ariel Rebel, Canadian pornographic actress [category: Births]
  • 1985: Brianna Love, American pornographic actress [category: Births]
  • 1985: Eva Angelina, American pornographic actress [category: Births]
  • 1985: Idaira, Spanish singer [category: Births]
  • 1986: Andy Taylor, English footballer [category: Births]
  • 1986: Elton Chigumbura, Zimbabwean cricketer [category: Births]
  • 1986: Jamie Bell, British actor [category: Births]
  • 1987: Robert Clark, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1988: Rico Freimuth, German decathlete [category: Births]
  • 1988: Sasha Grey, American pornographic actress [category: Births]
  • 1988: Stephen Curry, American basketball player [category: Births]
  • 1989: Colby O'Donis, American singer and actor [category: Births]
  • 1989: Kevin Lacroix, Canadian racing car driver [category: Births]
  • 1989: Edward Abbey, American author and environmental activist (b. 1927) [category: Deaths]
  • 1989: Happy Humphrey, American professional wrestler known for weighing in at 800+ pounds [category: Deaths]
  • 1990: Joe Allen, Welsh footballer [category: Births]
  • 1990: Kolbeinn Sigþórsson, Icelandic footballer [category: Births]
  • 1990: Tamás Kádár, Hungarian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1991: László Szűcs, Hungarian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1991: Steven Zellner, German footballer [category: Births]
  • 1991: Doc Pomus, American singer-songwriter (b. 1925) [category: Deaths]
  • 1991: Howard Ashman, American lyricist and playwright (b. 1950) [category: Deaths]
  • 1991: Margery Sharp, English author (b. 1905) [category: Deaths]
  • 1992: Jasmine Murray, American singer [category: Births]
  • 1992: Jean Poiret, French actor, director and screenwriter (b. 1926) [category: Deaths]
  • 1993: Philipp Ziereis, German footballer [category: Births]
  • 1994: Timeline of Linux development: Linux kernel version 1.0.0 is released. [category: Events]
  • 1995: William Alfred Fowler, American physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1911) [category: Deaths]
  • 1995: Space Exploration: Astronaut Norman Thagard becomes the first American astronaut to ride to space on board a Russian launch vehicle. [category: Events]
  • 1997: Fred Zinnemann, Austrian-born director (b. 1907) [category: Deaths]
  • 1999: Kirk Alyn, American actor (b. 1910) [category: Deaths]
  • 2000: C. Jérôme, French singer (b. 1946) [category: Deaths]
  • 2002: Cherry Wilder, New Zealand-born author (b. 1930) [category: Deaths]
  • 2003: Jack Goldstein, Canadian-born artist (b. 1945) [category: Deaths]
  • 2003: Jean-Luc Lagardère, French publisher (b. 1928) [category: Deaths]
  • 2006: Ann Calvello, American roller-derby queen (b. 1929) [category: Deaths]
  • 2006: Lennart Meri, Second President of Estonia (b. 1929) [category: Deaths]
  • 2006: Members of the Chadian military fail in a coup d'état attempt. [category: Events]
  • 2007: Gareth Hunt, English actor (b. 1943) [category: Deaths]
  • 2007: Lucie Aubrac, French history teacher and member of the French Resistance (b. 1912) [category: Deaths]
  • 2007: The Left Front government of West Bengal sends at least 3,000 police to Nandigram in an attempt to break Bhumi Uchhed Pratirodh Committee resistance there; the resulting clash leaves 14 dead. [category: Events]
  • 2008: Chiara Lubich, Italian Catholic activist and leader and foundress of the Focolare (b. 1920) [category: Deaths]
  • 2008: A series of riots, protests, and demonstrations erupted in Lhasa and elsewhere in Tibet. [category: Events]
  • 2009: Alain Bashung, French singer, songwriter, comedian and actor (b. 1947) [category: Deaths]
  • 2009: Altovise Davis, American entertainer, Sammy Davis, Jr.'s third wife (b. 1943) [category: Deaths]
  • 2010: Janet Simpson, British track and field athlete (b. 1944) [category: Deaths]
  • 2010: Peter Graves, American actor (b. 1926) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: The International Criminal Court in The Hague issues its first verdict in the case of Prosecutor vs. Thomas Lubanga Dyilo. At issue was the military use of children. [category: Events]
  • 44_bc: Casca, Cicero and Cassius decided, in the night before the Assassination of Julius Caesar, that Mark Antony should stay alive. [category: Events]
  • _: Christian Feast Day: [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Constitution Day (Andorra) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Earliest day on which Lazarus Saturday can fall, while April 17 is the latest; observed on the day before Palm Sunday. (Eastern Orthodox Church) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Heroes' Day (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Leobinus [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Matilda of Ringelheim [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Mother Tongue Day (Estonia) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Nanakshahi New Year, first day of the month of Chet (Sikhism) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Pi Day, also see July 22--"Pi Approximation Day" [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Second Equirria (Roman Empire) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Spring Day (Albania) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: White Day, complementary day of Valentine's Day when men give gifts to women. (Japan and Korea) [category: Holidays and observances]