May 14

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May 28, 2022

May 14 is the 134th day of the year (135th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 231 days remaining until the end of the year.

Name days

Finnish calendar: Tuula Finnish - Swedish calendar: Edit orthodox calendar: Isko calendar in the Sámi language: Dulá in older calendars: Christiernus, Cornelius, Corona, Edith, Edith, Halvard, Johanna, Korona, Home Light

Events

1264 - Battle of Lewes: King Henry III of England is imprisoned in France. Simon de Montfort became the de facto ruler of England. 1483 - King Charles VIII of France is crowned. 1509 - Battle of Agnadello: French troops defeat Venice in northern Italy. 1643 - Four-year-old Louis XIV becomes King of France after the death of his father, Louis XIII. 1787 - In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, colonial representatives meet to write a new constitution for the United States. 1796 - Edward Jenner receives the first vaccination (against smallpox). 1811 - Paraguay gains independence from Spain. 1900 - The Olympics are opened in Paris. 1913 - In New York, Governor William Sulzer approves the founding document of the Rockefeller Foundation. The foundation began with a donation of $ 100 million from John D. Rockefeller. 1918 - Finnish Civil War: The last soldiers of the Russian Red Army withdraw from Finland, from the fort of Ino. 1935 - The Philippines ratifies the Treaty of Independence. 1939 - Lina Medina became the youngest mother in the world to know (and strengthen) the history of medicine at the age of five. 1940 - World War II: The Luftwaffe bombs Rotterdam. 1940 - World War II: The Netherlands surrenders to German forces. 1948 - Israel declares independence and establishes an interim government. 1955 - Cold War: Eight communist bloc states, including the Soviet Union, sign a mutual defense agreement called the Warsaw Pact. 1957 - Gasoline is deregulated in Britain after the Suez crisis. 1962 - Juan Carlos marries Greek Princess Sofía in Athens. 1967 - Niilo Tarvajärvi handed over 58 cars acquired with raised funds to the mobile police at Senate Square. 1970 - The Red Army is formed in Germany. 1970 - Aura's first civil service board is appointed in Finland. 1973 - Skylab, the first U.S. space station, is launched. 1995 - Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, declares six-year-old Gedhun Choekyi Nyima's Panchen Lama to be his 11th reincarnation. 1998 - Situation Comedy Seinfeld's last episode aired in the United States. The series was made for nine years. 2004 - Danish Crown Prince Frederik and Mary Donaldson are inaugurated in Copenhagen. 2009 - The European Space Agency launches the Herschel satellite, which made astronomical observations using infrared radiation. 2017 - Emmanuel Macron takes office as President of France.

Born

1316 - Charles IV, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1378) 1553 - Margareta of the Valois, wife of Henrik Navarra, King of France (d. 1615) 1710 - Aadolf Fredrik, King of Sweden (d. 1771) 1727 - Thomas Gainsborough, English artist (d. 1788) 1742 - Johan Mattsinpoika Nylander, Finnish ironworker, merchant, shipowner and court counselor (d. 1810) 1771 - Robert Owen, manager of a Welsh cotton mill and social reformer (d. 1858) 1852 - Waldemar Bergroth, Finnish politician and Member of the Coalition Party (d. 1928) 1852 - Robert Stigell, Finnish sculptor (d. 1907) 1857 - Bruno Granholm, Finnish architect (d. 1930) 1867 - Kurt Eisner, German politician and journalist (d. 1919) 1868 - Magnus Hirschfeld, German sexologist (d. 1935) 1884 - Claude Dornier, German aircraft designer (d. 1969) 1885 - Otto Klemperer, German-born conductor (d. 1973) 1897 - Betty Ahonurho, Finnish show