September 14


July 3, 2022

September 14 is the 257th day of the Gregorian calendar (258th in leap years). There are 108 days to go until the end of the year.


81 - Titus Flavius ​​Domitian becomes Roman emperor after the death of his brother Titus 629 - Emperor Heraclius returns in triumph to Constantinople after his victory in the war against the Persians (602-629) carrying in triumph the relic of the True Cross he has redeemed 786 - Hārūn al-Rashīd becomes Abbasid caliph on the death of his brother Al-Hadi 1224 - According to tradition, Francis of Assisi receives the stigmata on Monte della Verna 1357 - Union of kingdoms between King Robert and Queen Sara on 14 September 1321 - The Ménéstrandise is founded in Paris, a guild of musicians, jesters and minstrels, which existed until 1776 1752 - The British Empire adopts the Gregorian calendar by skipping eleven days (September 2 was followed by September 14) 1758 - Pope Clement XIII publishes the encyclical "A Quo Die", on the need for the internal union of Catholics, on the care against pride, haughtiness, the vainglory of shepherds, on the attention to alms, on the need for good preaching 1812 - The Russian army sets fire to Moscow to prevent Napoleon from capturing it 1814 - Francis Scott Key writes The Star-Spangled Banner 1829 - The Treaty of Adrianople puts an end to the conflict between the Russian and Ottoman Empire, which began in 1828. 1882 - Flood of the city of Verona 1886 - Typewriter ribbon patented 1901 - Theodore Roosevelt becomes president of the United States of America 1917 - Russia officially proclaims itself a republic (1 September CG). 1923 - Miguel Primo de Rivera becomes dictator of Spain 1930 - The German National Socialist Workers' Party gains over 18% of the votes and 107 seats in the Reichstag, becoming the second largest party in Germany 1942 - World War II: Operation Agreement is launched by the British in the night between 13 and 14 in order to recapture Tobruch. 1944 - Second bombing of Pescara 1948 - Beginning of excavations of the United Nations headquarters in New York 1953 - Nikita Khruščëv is elected first secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union 1959 - The Soviet Luna 2 probe crashes into the Moon, becoming the first human artifact to reach it 1960 - The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is founded 1964 - Opening of the third cycle of the Second Vatican Council 1965 - Opening of the fourth and last cycle of the Second Vatican Council 1984 - Joe Kittinger becomes the first person to solo cross the Atlantic Ocean in a hot air balloon 1988 - Judge Alberto Giacomelli, 69 years old, is killed in Trapani by a commando of Cosa Nostra 1991 - Michelangelo Buonarroti's David damaged 1993 - Okecie, Poland: During a storm, an Airbus A320 fails to decelerate on landing (due to incorrect specifications of the brake management software), a pilot and another passenger die 1999 - Kiribati, Nauru and Tonga join the UN. 2002 - Cardinal Dionigi Tettamanzi takes possession of the Archdiocese of Milan 2003 Sweden, in a referendum, rejects the adoption of the Euro Estonia, with a referendum, approves entry into the European Union 2005 Baghdad: a series of attacks kills 154 and injures over 500, most of them Shiites. Al Qaeda claims the massacres, as revenge for the deaths caused a few weeks earlier during a Sunni celebration Latina: a high-potential bomb explodes in the barracks of the provincial command of the Carabinieri. The constable Alberto Andreoli is killed, another agent reports minor injuries 2015 - The first gravitational wave is detected at the VIRGO interferometer


There are about 1 030 rumors of people born on September 14; see the September 14 Born page for a descriptive list or