June 14 History

June is the sixth month of the year in our modern-day Gregorian calendar. In older versions of the ancient Roman calendar, June was the fourth month of the year. It became the sixth month when January and February were added to the calendar. It is the month that has the most amount of daylight hours of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and shortest amount of daylight hours in the Southern hemisphere.

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

There are 30 days in June and it does not start or end on the same day of the week as any other month.

Another belief is that the month’s name comes from the Latin work iuniores which means “younger ones”.

Here you will find some important events that happened today in Indian and world History on June 14. Read on to know more about this day.

List of Important Historical events of 14 June:

  • 1634: Polianov peace agreement signed between Russia and Poland.
  • 1658: British and French forces defeat Spain in a battle of the Dunes.
  • 1775: US Army established.
  • 1777: Americans adopt their flag at Philadelphia Congress.
  • 1872: Trade unions were legalized in Canada.
  • 1900: The Reichstag approved a new law allowing the expansion of the Imperial German Navy.
  • 1901: Golf competition held for the first time.
  • 1907: Women get the right to vote in Norway.
  • 1916: Sir Parshurambhau College was established in Pune, India, as the new Poona College.
  • 1917: Germany’s first air strike on England, killing more than 100 people in East London.
  • 1940: During World War II, the German army captured Paris, the capital of France.
  • 1945: A victory parade was held in Rangoon.
  • 1947: The Congress Working Committee placed the proposal of the Mountbatten plan for partition of India before the All India Congress Committee.
  • 1958: Dr.C.V. Raman was awarded the Lenin Peace Prize in the Kremlin.
  • 1962: European Space Research Organization was established in France’s capital Paris, which was later renamed European Space Agency.
  • 1999: Thabo Mbeki elected President of South Africa.
  • 2007: Fossils of a large dinosaur, birdlike, found in China’s Govi ​​desert.
  • 2009: Ana Nordkvist won the 55th LPGA Championship.
  • 2012: An explosion at an Indian steel plant in Visakhapatnam killed 11 people and injured 16.

The Most Important Historical events of June Month

Also See: Today in Indian and World History – What Happened Today In History

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