Historical Events In August - 14
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
2005 Helios Airways Flight 522 crashes into a mountain in Greece, killing 121 on this day in history.
2006 A UN cease fire takes effect in the 2006 Lebanon War on August - 14.
2007 On this day in history at least 22 people are killed, and at least 39 missing, as a bridge collapses in the southeastern province of Hunan, China.
2007 On this day in history multiple suicide bombings kill 572 people in Qahtaniya, northern Iraq.
2007 On this day in history pakistan marks the 60th anniversary of their independence from the British Empire.
2012 46 people are killed and 80 injured after a series of suicide bombings in Afghanistan on August - 14.
2013 On this day in history 14 people are killed and 26 are injured by two roadside bombings in Baqubah, Iraq
2017 US President Donald Trump condemns racist violence at the White House after criticism of his earlier response to Charlottesville violence on this day in history.
2017 On this day in history cholera has now infected more than 500,000 people in Yemen and killed over 2,000 according to the World Health Organisation
2017 On this day in history parliamentary citizenship scandal deepens in Australia after Barnaby Joyce, Deputy PM revealed to be a New Zealand citizen
2017 On August - 14 mudslide and flooding in Freetown, Sierra Leone kills over 500 with 600 missing
2018 On August - 14 2.3 million estimated Venezuelans have left crisis-hit Venezuela since 2015 according to the UN
2018 On August - 14 italy's Morandi Bridge collapses in Genoa, taking 30 vehicles with it and killing 43
2018 On August - 14 pennsylvania grand jury alleges 300 "predator priests" abused over 1000 children over 30 years and Catholic leaders covered it, up after 2-year investigation
2018 Part of the Morandi Bridge collapses after a violent storm in Genoa, Italy, causing 43 fatalities. Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio and transport minister Danilo Toninelli blame private company Autostrade per l'Italia on August - 14.
2019 On this day in history pakistan PM Imran Khan strongly criticizes India for revoking Kashmir's special status and putting it under lockdown in address in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir
2019 The Dow Jones plunges more than 500 points, due to concerns over the yield curve inversion on August - 14.