January 14 is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 351 days remaining until the end of the year (352 in leap years).
Finnish calendar: Saku, Sakari, Sasu
Finnish-Swedish calendar: Zacharias
orthodox calendar: Aatto, Aatos, Benjamin, Niina
calendar in the Sámi language: Sáhkár
on older calendars: Fabian, Feeliks, Feliks, Felix, Knut, Maurus, Saikko
1501 - At the age of 17, Martti Luther begins his studies at the University of Erfurt.
1514 - Pope Leo X's bull (commandment) condemns slavery.
1539 - Spain annexes Cuba.
1690 - The clarinet is invented in Nuremberg.
1814 - Language treaty: King Fredrik VI of Denmark was forced to cede Norway to Sweden. In return, Denmark received Pomerania.
1900 - Giacomo Puccini's opera Tosca premieres in Rome.
1939 - Norway claims the “Queen Maud Land”, a 1.5 million square kilometer sector in Antarctica.
1972 - Queen Margaret II of Denmark ascends the throne as the first female monarch of Denmark since 1412 and the first Danish monarch whose name was not Fredrik or Kristian since 1513.
1973 - Elvis Presley holds a charity concert in Aloha from Hawaii, the world's first satellite entertainment program to gather more than 1.5 billion TV viewers.
1985 - Martina Navratilova wins her 100th tennis tournament.
1990 - The Simpsons began on the American television channel FOX as a regular television series with the episode The Young Genius.
1993 - The Polish passenger and cargo ship M / S Jan Heweliusz sinks in the Baltic Sea. 54 people drowned.
1996 - Jorge Sampaio is elected President of Portugal.
2004 - National flag of Georgia, the so-called the "flag of the five crosses" was re-introduced after a hiatus of about 500 years.
2005 - A Huygens probe lands on Saturn's Titan moon.
2016 - Nokia / Alcatel-Lucent merger takes effect.
83 BC - Marcus Antonius, Roman politician (c. 30 BC)
1131 - Valdemar I, King of Denmark (c. 1182)
1741 - Benedict Arnold, American General (d. 1801)
1818 - Zacharias Topelius (“Sakari Topelius”), Finnish author (Välskär's stories), editor and historian (Rector of the University of Helsinki) (d. 1898)
1836 - Henri Fantin-Latour, French painter (d. 1904)
1841 - Berthe Morisot, French painter (d. 1895)
1857 - Alice Pike Barney, American painter (d. 1931)
1861 - Mehmed VI, the last sultan of the Ottomans (c. 1926)
1875 - Albert Schweitzer, a 1952 Nobel Peace Prize-winning German-born musician, physician, missionary, and philosopher (d. 1965)
1892 - Harry Eugene Roach (“Hal Roach”), U.S. Oscar-winning film producer, director, and screenwriter (Migrants in Trouble) (b. 1992)
1896 - Martin Niemöller, German theologian, Lutheran pastor and pacifist (d. 1984)
1897 - Hasso von Manteuffel, German general and politician (c. 1978)
1901 - Alfred Tarski, Polish-American mathematician and logician (b. 1983)
1904 - Cecil Beaton, British photographer, filmmaker and costume designer (b. 1980)
1904 - Albert Charles Siebert (“Babe Siebert”), Canadian hockey player (b. 1939)
1907 - Raul Roine, Finnish author (d. 1960)
1918 - José Guillermo Lovell, Argentine boxer (Olympic medalist) (c. 1967)
1919 - Giulio Andreotti, Prime Minister of Italy 1972-1973, 1976-1979 and 1989-1992 (2013)
1919 - Andy Rooney, American radio and television screenwriter and presenter (d. 2011)
1924 - Carole Cook, American actress
1924 - Risto Mäkelä, Finnish actor (d. 1992)
1925 - Kimitake Hiraoka (“Yukio Mishima”), Japanese author (b. 1970)
1931 - Caterina Valente, French-born East