2014 (MMXIV) was a common year starting on Wednesday, according to the Gregorian calendar; fourteenth of the third millennium and fifth of the 2010 decade. According to the Chinese zodiac, it was the year of the horse and the wood element.
The United Nations declared 2014 as
International Year of Family Farming,
International Year of Crystallography,
International Year of Small Island Developing States and
International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.
January 3: 75th anniversary of the creation of the EFE Agency.
January 4: A new edition of the Dakar Rally begins in Rosario, Argentina
February 7: 50th anniversary of the arrival of the British band The Beatles in the United States.
February 12: bicentennial of the battle of La Victoria in Aragua (Venezuela).
March 11: tenth anniversary of the attacks in Madrid.
April 6: centenary of the Commonwealth of Catalonia.
April 8: Centenary of the birth of María Félix, who died 12 years earlier on the same day as her birthday.
April 21: centenary of the defense of Veracruz against the United States.
April 22: centenary of the birth of aviator José Quiñones Gonzales.
April 28: 10th anniversary of the 2004 Suba Avenue Tragedy.
May 17: bicentennial of the naval combat of Buceo (Montevideo) in which Admiral Guillermo Brown defeats the royalist forces.
June 28: 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, giving Austria the excuse to declare war on Serbia, triggering World War I.
July 18: 20th anniversary of the attack on the Jewish mutual society AMIA, in Buenos Aires.
July 28: centenary of the beginning of the First World War.
August 13: centenary of the signing of the Treaties of Teoloyucan.
August 19: 2000 years since the death of Emperor Augustus.
September 5: the poet Nicanor Parra turns 100 years old.
September 11: Tercentenary of the fall of Barcelona in the War of the Spanish Succession.
October 18: thirtieth anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Peace and Friendship between Argentina and Chile, which put an end to the Beagle Conflict.
November 3: centenary of the death of the poet Georg Trakl.
November 9: Twenty-fifth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
December 8: 10th anniversary of the Damageplan Concert Tragedy that played at the Alrosa Villa Nightclub which left 4 people dead including Pantera Guitarist Dimebag Darrell and a few injured from the Club itself.
December 26: 10th anniversary of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake.
December 30: tenth anniversary of the Cromañón fire, in Buenos Aires.
January 1: Greece assumes its fifth presidency of the Council of the European Union.
January 1: Entry into the Eurozone of Latvia.
January 1: The legal sale of marijuana for recreational purposes begins in the US state of Colorado, thus becoming the first public marijuana market in the United States.
January 1: The GPUC consortium, led by the Spanish construction company Sacyr, announces that it will suspend the expansion works of the Panama Canal if the Panama Canal Authority does not pay an additional 1.2 billion euros for "cost overruns" within 21 days. contingencies.
January 1: Panama creates the province of Panama Oeste, increasing the number of provinces to 10.
January 1: A polar vortex causes temperatures to drop to record lows in North America.
January 1: Fiat takes full control of Chrysler.
January 4: 35th edition of the Dakar Rally taking place in Argentina, Bolivia and Chile.
January 5: 2014 Bangladesh general election.
January 6: Venezuelan actress Monica Spear is murdered in Venezuela
January 8: in Egypt, it is postponed to February 1 and