1958 Monaco Grace Kelly
14th March, 1958: Former film star Grace Kelly who is now married to Prince Rainier and is now known as Princess Grace gives birth to her second child a boy Albert Alexandre Louis Pierre. He will take automatic precedence over his one-year-old sister, Princess Caroline to become the next King.
1920 U.S.A. Spanish Immigrants
14th March, 1920: The number of Spanish immigrants was expected to be at an all-time high. During this time in history, they have been coming to America at record rates. Statistics regarding this were taken from local immigration application records in various Spanish cities.
1938 England Hitler and Mussolini
14th March, 1938: Various reports were printed regarding support and anti-support of Hitler and his regime. Premier Mussolini of Italy extended to Hitler a hand of friendship while British Prime Minister Chamberlain the country of Germany and Hitler of further attack. Britain fought to try to keep Austria’s independence before that country was absorbed by Germany.
1939 Czechoslovakia Dissolved
14th March, 1939: The independent republic of Czechoslovakia which was created in 1918 is dissolved, opening the way for Nazi occupation following the 1938 Munich Agreement.
14th March, 1948: According to new proposed laws, British women married to foreigners would automatically retain their citizenship. The only women who would not remain British citizens are those who choose to formally renounce that status. 1948
1951 Korea Seoul
14th March, 1951: Seoul had been captured by communist forces on January 4, 1951 and on 14th March United Nations forces recapture Seoul during the Korean War.
1957 Israel Gaza Strip
14th March, 1957: Chaos had taken place for quite awhile in the Gaza Strip and surrounding areas. However, a very important turn of events had taken place. One of those events included the joining of Jerusalem and the U.S. along with the United Nations in order to campaign against the re-entry of Egypt to The Strip.
1960 England Jodrell Bank
14th March, 1960: The British radio telescope at Jodrell Bank in Cheshire sets a new record when it makes contact with the American Pioneer V satellite at a distance of 407,000 miles.
1964 U.S.A. Jack Ruby Convicted
14th March, 1964: Jack Ruby is convicted of the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald, the alleged assassin of President Kennedy, he is sentenced to death. The ruling is later overturned when his defense lawyers argued he did not receive a fair trial in Dallas due to the excessive publicity . A later date is set for a second trial at a change of venue, but he died of natural causes while waiting for the new trial.
1965 Mexico Silver Prices
14th March, 1965: Tips regarding the purchase of buying silver in Mexico were presented in a newspaper article dated this day. The suggestion given regarding where to find the best buys was in Taxco, Mexico-no longer in Mexico City were silver prices were on the rise.
1967 U.S.A. John F. Kennedy
14th March, 1967: John F. Kennedy's body is moved to a permanent grave in Arlington National Cemetery
1972 U.S.A. Howard Hughes
14th March, 1972: Irving wrote a “real” book while awaiting sentencing for charges against him regarding the “Howard Hughes” hoax. According to one source, a man and his wife helped Irving stage the “fake” Howard Hughes biography in order to make money. The new book planned was to be about the hoax that the author Irving had been involved with. Other records tell of the story of how checks for the book meant to be deposited in a bank account were stolen.
1984 Northern Ireland Gerry Adams
14th March, 1984: The Sinn Fein president, Gerry Adams, is shot in a street attack in central Belfast, and was hit in the neck, shoulder and arm as several gunmen riddled his car with bullets.
14th March, 1988: According to records dated this date and year, a total of 88 citizens from Bangladesh were rescued by border guards. They were being smuggled from this country for various exploitive services (i.e. slavery, prostitution). Two men involved were already arrested shortly after this occurrence. They were charge of “trafficking in human lives”. Two of the places where these humans would have been “shipped” include India and Pakistan.
1990 Libya Chemical Weapons
14th March, 1990: A Libyan plant that was allegedly used to produce chemical weapons was burned. As a result, Libya had closed of its borders and maintained a high security alert. The fire started had started was reported to have occurred about 60 miles southwest of Tripoli. It was believed that this fire had been ignited by a U.S. and Israeli support team.
1991 England Birmingham Six Released
14th March, 1991: Following a Television investigative programme into the innocence of six Irish men who had been sent to prison for the bombings of two Birmingham pubs. British authorities release the "Birmingham Six"
1995 Space Norman Thagard
14th March, 1995: The US Astronaut Norman Thagard becomes the first American to enter space aboard a Russian rocket as he and two cosmonauts blasted off aboard a Soyuz spacecraft, headed for the Mir space station.
2002 U.S.A. Arthur Andersen Indicted
14th March, 2002: Arthur Andersen the accounting firm is charged by federal prosecutors with obstruction of justice, securing its first indictment in the collapse of Enron.
2004 Spain New Socialist Government Elected
14th March, 2004 : Following the Madrid terrorist bombing which the public blamed on the conservative government's support for the US led war in Iraq. Spaniards go to the polls and elect a socialist government into power.
2004 Soviet Union Vladimir Putin
14th March, 2004 : Russian President Vladimir Putin wins a second term as president in the Soviet Union.
2005 Lebanon Protests
14th March, 2005 : Following ex Prime Minister of Lebanon's Rafik Hariri murder in February one million people take to the streets protesting in Beirut, Lebanon, demanding Syrian withdrawal and the arrest of his killers.
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2008 Iran Iranian Elections
14th March, 2008 : The Iranians have voted in an election, in which conservatives are expected to
win. Opponents of President Mahmoud
Ahmadinejad were barred from running, and the senior election official reported
turnout as 'glorious.' Observers have
predicted that turnout is unlikely to be above 50%. They have mooted that the
lack of choice among candidates would have
discouraged voters. Iranian authorities have called for a big turnout in defiance
of the country's enemies. This election will
shape the political map ahead of 2009's presidential poll.
2009 Qatar Bin Laden accuses Arab states of siding against Muslims
14th March, 2009 : An audio message that is said to be from the al-Qaeda leader, Osama Bin Laden,
has accused the more moderate Arab
leaders of conspiring with the West against Muslims. Bin Laden has also renewed
his attacks on Israel. The audio was
broadcast by the Qatari-based al-Jazeera TV station, which will not say how the
tape was obtained.
2010 Mexico Drug Gangs Fighting over Territory
14th March, 2010 : The continued wars between gangs fighting over territory leaves 13 dead in Accapulco and 11 others around the country in one day. The Drug Wars between rival drug cartels have now left more than 3,000 murdered already this year.
United Kingdom 2011 United Kingdom UK Bans Immigrant Takeout Chefs
14th March, 2011 : The government in the United Kingdom announced that immigrants from outside the European Economic Area will be banned from working as chefs in takeaway restaurants in the UK. A ban that is similar to that will also apply to immigrants working as realtors, beauty salon managers, and hairdressers.
Switzerland 2012 Switzerland Belgian Coach Bus Crashes in Swiss Tunnel
14th March, 2012 : A Belgian coach returning children to towns in Belgium after a ski trip crashed head on into the wall in a Swiss tunnel, killing at least twenty-eight people (twenty-two of them children) and injuring another twenty-four children. The coach was carrying fifty-two people to the towns of Lommel and Heverlee. The reasons for the crash were unknown as there was no heavy traffic in the tunnel at the time and the driving conditions were normal.
Vatican City 2013 Vatican City Pope Francis Holds First Mass
14th March, 2013 : Newly elected Pope Francis held his first mass in the Sistine Chapel, delivering his homily to the Cardinals.
Celebrating Birthday's Today Sir Michael Caine Born: Maurice Joseph Micklewhite, 14th March 1933 in London, England, United Kingdom Known For : is an English film actor best known for his cockney accent, he has appeared in major movies for more than 50 years including The Ipcress File, Alfie, The Italian Job, Educating Rita, Battle of Britain, A Bridge Too Far, The Cider House Rules and new Batman film series. He has been Oscar-nominated six times winning twice as best supporting actor for Hannah and Her Sisters and The Cider House Rules. He got his first big break in the 1964 film Zulu playing an upper class British Army officer Gonville Bromhead VC ( No Cockney accent. He was knighted in 2000 by Queen Elizabeth II and although called Sir Michael Caine his official title is "Sir Maurice Micklewhite" In real life off screen his still uses his original name Maurice Micklewhite. He still lives in Britain and is an avid fan of Chelsea FC . Todays featured video is Classic Michael Caine in the original Movie "The Italian Job".