Historical Events In June - 14
Sunday, 24 September 2023
1996 On June - 14 ted Nightingale, former colonial governor, dies at 91
1997 On this day in history henry C Gordon, USAF/astronaut (Dynasoar), dies at 71
2007 On this day in history the San Antonio Spurs sweep the Cleveland Cavaliers to win the 2007 NBA Finals.
2007 The Green Party enters government for the first time in Ireland, with Fianna Fáil and the Progressive Democrats on June - 14.
2012 An explosion at an Indian steel plant kills 11 people and severely injures 16 on June - 14.
2013 Hassan Rouhani is elected President of Iran on June - 14.
2014 On June - 14 49 people are killed after a Ukrainian Ilyushin Il-76 airlifter is shot down
2017 Leo Varadkar formally elected Irish Prime Minister (taoiseach) in DÃ¡il ceremony in Dublin - youngest Irish Prime Minster at 38 and 1st openly gay on this day in history.
2017 US Senate approves new sanctions against Russia as punishment for meddling in the 2016 election on June - 14.
2017 Bernie Sanders supporter opens fire at Republican politicians practising baseball near Washington D.C., injuring 4 on June - 14.
2017 US Library of Congress names Tracey K. Smith as Poet Laureate on June - 14.
2017 On June - 14 fire in Grenfell Tower block in London, England kills 79 and injures 37
2018 US Justice Department concludes James Comey was "insubordinate" in his handling of Hilliary Clinton investigation in 2016 on this day in history.
2018 Malaysia's national debt reassessed at $250 billion, up from previous estimate $170 billion, 80% of gross domestic product on June - 14.
2018 On June - 14 21st FIFA World Cup opens at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia with British singer Robbie Williams and Russian soprano Aida Garifullina performing
2018 US government confirms 1500 boys being held separated from their parents in Casa Padre, shelter facility for illegal immigrants in a former Walmart in Brownsville, Texas on June - 14.
2018 July 15 - The 2018 FIFA World Cup is held in Russia on June - 14.
2019 Jane Goodall, British primatologist, is awarded the 2019 Luxembourg Prize for Outstanding Environmental Peace on this day in history.
2021 On June - 14 cristiano Ronaldo removes sponsors coke bottles from his press table at the European Championships, prompting the company share price to drop $4 billion
2021 COVID-19 pandemic: Novavax announces 90.4% overall efficacy in its Phase 3 U.S. and Mexico trial on this day in history.