Wikipedia: History of the day/May 14th

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May 17, 2022

May 14: Flag Day of Paraguay 1643 - Louis XIV becomes king of France at the age of four. 1747 - War of the Austrian Succession: First Battle of Cape Finisterre takes place. 1940 - World War II: The Siege of Holland ends when most of the Dutch army surrenders to the Wehrmacht. 1948 - Israel (flag) declares independence and the 5 Arab League nations declare war on Israel on this day, and the First Middle East War begins. 2004 - The impeachment charge against the President of the Republic of Korea Roh Moo-hyun is dismissed by the Constitutional Court.