October 14 or October 14 or October 14 (the fourteenth day of the tenth month) is the two hundred eighty-seventh (287) day of the year, or two hundred eighty-eight (288) in leap years, according to the Western Gregorian (Gregorian) calendar . There are 78 days left until the end of the year.
222 - Pope Callistus I is murdered by a mob in Rome.
1758 - Austria defeats Prussia at the "Battle of Hochkirk" during the Seven Years' War.
1812 - Work begins on the Regent's Canal in London.
1840 - Lebanese Prince Bashir II Shehabi surrenders to the British army, who then exiles him to Malta.
1884 - American inventor George Eastman receives a patent for tape of photographic film.
1907 - A treaty is signed between Emperor Nicholas II of the Russian Empire and Emperor Meiji of Japan ending the Russo-Japanese War.
1918 - The Ottoman Empire declares its surrender in World War I.
1925 - An uprising against the French occupation of Syria breaks out in Damascus.
1927 - The discovery of the first oil field in Kirkuk, Iraq.
1933 - Nazi Germany withdraws from the League of Nations.
1937 - The UK government demarcates the border between Syria and Palestine.
1938 - Agreement between the British and the Arabs to stop the immigration of Jews to Palestine for two years.
1944 - German Nazi leader Erwin Rommel commits suicide, preferring suicide over a public court martial and then facing the death squad.
1951 - El Salvador signs the Central American Organization Charter.
1953 - "The 101st Division of the Israeli Army" led by Ariel Sharon storms the Palestinian village of Qibiya at night and opens fire, killing 66 Palestinians, wounding their weakness and destroying 45 homes, which is known as the Qibya massacre.
1962 - The beginning of the Soviet missile crisis on Cuban soil.
The outbreak of the October 14 revolution in southern Yemen from the Radfan mountains against British colonialism.
Conclusion of a treaty to delineate the borders between Kuwait and Iraq.
Dismissal of Nikita Khrushchev from the post of General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and the selection of Leonid Brezhnev as his successor.
The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Martin Luther King, Jr.
1973 - The Mansoura air battle takes place within the events of the October War.
1974 - The Palestine Liberation Organization obtains observer status at the United Nations in a vote of the General Assembly.
1981 - Mohamed Hosni Mubarak assumes the presidency of the Arab Republic of Egypt, succeeding President Mohamed Anwar Sadat, after his assassination on October 6.
1990 - The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, the first time it has been awarded to a communist leader.
2004 - The former Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, returns to his country for the first time