July 14 History

uly is the seventh month of the year in our modern-day Gregorian calendar. In older versions of the ancient Roman calendar, July was the fifth month of the year. July was previously called Quintilis in Latin as it was the fifth month in the ancient Roman calendar. It became the seventh month when January and February were added to the calendar.

July was originally Quintilis, the fifth month of the year in the Roman calendar and consisted of 31 days. Its name was changed during the Julian calendar reform in 45 BCE to honour Julius Caesar.

According to Gregory calendar, the day number is 365 in a year and if it is a leap year then the day number is 366. July 14 has its own special significance in India and world history.

In modern times, July also has 31 days. It is the warmest month of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and the coldest month in the Southern hemisphere.

The page contains not only Important historical events but also famous birthdays and deaths each day. Search what happened today in Indian history and world history.

Here you will find some important events that happened today in India and World History on July 14. Read on to know more about this day.

List of Important Historical events of 14 July:

  • 1223: His son Louis VIII becomes King of France after Philip II’s death.
  • 1456: Hungary defeats Ottoman in the Battle of Belgrade.
  • 1771: Mission San Antonio de Padua is established in California.
  • 1798: US Congress approved the ‘Treason Act’. After this, writing, printing or speaking wrong or confusing thing against the government became a crime.
  • 1827: The Roman Catholic Diocese of Honolulu is established in the state of Hawaii.
  • 1845: The last tickets of the first postmasters are issued.
  • 1850: First public display of ice made by the freezer.
  • 1853: First general election held in New Zealand.
  • 1853: The first US World’s Fair begins at the Crystal Palace in New York.
  • 1861: American man named Cott Ling made a machine gun.
  • 1880: Dorchester prison opened in Canada.
  • 1891: Irik Gustaf Bösteröm becomes the Prime Minister of Sweden.
  • 1899: the First Republic was declared in South America.
  • 1927: The first commercial flight of the aircraft begins in the Hawaiian Islands.
  • 1940: In World War II, German bombers bombed Suez.
  • 1945: Italy declares war on Japan the next day.
  • 1958: The end of the monarchical system and the establishment of a democracy after the revolt of General Abdul Karim in Iraq.
  • 1965: NASA spacecraft passing near Mars took the first close-up photographs of another planet.
  • 1972: The then Soviet Union conducted an underground nuclear test.
  • 1987: The end of 37 years of military rule in Taiwan.
  • 2010: 18th SP Award: Won by Drew Breece and Lindsey Vaughan.
  • 2014: Church of England votes in favour of women being made bishops.
  • 2015: NASA’s New Horizon becomes the first spacecraft to orbit Pluto.

Famous birthdays and birth anniversaries on this day

  • 1856: Gopal Ganesh Agarkar, a famous social worker, was born.
  • 1900: Deshbandhu Gupta, a famous patriot, freedom fighter and journalist, was born.
  • 1920: Shankarrao Chavan, the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, was born.
  • 1942: Member of Ninth Lok Sabha K. Kalimuthu was born.

Death anniversaries of famous people in India and the world

  • 1896: Raja Laxman Singh, a well-known litterateur associated with the history of Hindi literature, died.
  • 1975: Madan Mohan, a renowned Bollywood film music director of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s Hindi films, died.
  • 2003: Leela Chitnis, a famous Hindi film actress, died.

The Most Important Historical events of July Month

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