January 14 or January 14 or January 14 (the fourteenth day of the first month) is the fourteenth (14) day of the year according to the Western Gregorian (Gregorian) calendar. There are 351 days left until the end of the year, or 352 days in leap years.
1301 - The rule of the Arpad dynasty ends with the death of King Andrew III of Hungary.
1401 - Tamerlane begins the siege of the citadel of Damascus, whose garrison refused to surrender after the rest of the city fell.
1539 - Spain declares control of the island of Cuba.
1724 - Philip V of Spain abdicates the throne.
1794 - American surgeon Jesse Bennett successfully performs the first cesarean delivery in America.
1814 - Norway secedes from Denmark.
1858 - Napoleon III survives an assassination attempt.
1911 - The establishment of the Palestine newspaper in Jaffa, owned by its owners and editors, Issa Daoud Al-Issa and Youssef Al-Issa. It is a political news newspaper published twice a week.
1929 - King of Afghanistan Amanullah Khan abdicates the throne.
1935 - The operation of the oil pipeline linking the city of Mosul in Iraq to the port of Haifa in Palestine begins.
1948 - The Haganah concludes an arms deal with Czechoslovakia worth $1.2 million, which included the supply of 24,500 rifles, 5,000 heavy machine guns, 200 medium machine guns, 54 million bullets, and 25 Measer-Schmidt aircraft. These weapons arrived at the end of the British Mandate over Palestine.
1952 - Josip Broz Tito is re-elected President of the Yugoslav Republic.
1956 - The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan announces its refusal to join the Baghdad Pact, which was led by the United Kingdom and included Iraq, Turkey and Pakistan.
1958 - The Netherlands opens its embassy in Israel in Jerusalem, making it the first country to open its own embassy in the city.
1972 - Princess Margaret ascends the throne of Denmark as Margaret II, after the death of her father, King Frederick IX.
The United Nations General Assembly votes in favor of a resolution demanding the withdrawal of Soviet forces from Afghanistan.
The formation of a new government in Syria headed by Abdel Raouf Al-Kassam, to succeed Muhammad Ali Al-Halabi.
1985 - The Israeli Cabinet approves a plan to withdraw from southern Lebanon in 3 phases.
1991 - A Palestinian gunman from the Fatah movement / Revolutionary Council led by Sabri al-Banna / Abu Nidal assassinates three of the leaders of the Fatah movement. They are the second man and the security and intelligence official in the movement, Salah Khalaf / Abu Iyad, and the two members of the movement, Hayel Abdel Hamid and Fakhri Al-Omari.
1996 - Jorge Sampaio is elected President of Portugal.
1997 -- The signing of the Hebron Agreement between the Palestinian National Authority and Israel in Erez in the northern Gaza Strip, which includes the division of the Palestinian city of Hebron between the two sides, and the redeployment of Israeli forces in some Palestinian areas.