January 14th

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January 20, 2022

January 14 is the 14th day of the year. There are 351 days left in the year (352 in leap years).

Name day

Herbjørn and Herborg

History

1501 - Martin Luther, 17, begins at the University of Erfurt in Germany. 1539 - Spain annexes Cuba. 1690 - Beam feud: Swedish unsuccessful attack on Halden. 1690 - The clarinet is invented in Nuremberg, Germany. 1724 - King Philip V of Spain abdicates. 1858 - Napoleon III of France escapes an assassination attempt. 1907 - Earthquake in Kingston, Jamaica. More than 1,000 people die. 1954 - Marilyn Monroe marries Joe DiMaggio. 1969 - An explosion aboard the USS Enterprise off Hawaii kills 25 people. 1970 - Sato Eisaku is elected to his third term as Prime Minister of Japan. 1972 - Margrethe II of Denmark takes over as queen after her father Frederik IX. 1985 - Martina Navrátilová wins her 100th tennis tournament. 1996 - Jorge Sampaio is elected Portuguese President. 1998 - Researchers in Dallas, Texas announce that they have found an enzyme that slows down the aging process and prevents cell death. 1998 - An Afghan transport plane crashes in southwestern Pakistan. More than 50 people die. 2005 - The spacecraft Huygens lands on Saturn's moon Titan. 2008 - The terrorist attack on Serena Hotell: Seven people were killed, including Dagbladet's journalist Carsten Thomassen, and several injured in the attack, including a Norwegian Foreign Ministry employee. 2008 - The spacecraft Messenger makes its first bypass of Mercury, the first spacecraft to visit the planet since Mariner 10 in March 1975. 2011 - Tunisia's President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali resigns. 2016 - WHO declares that the two-year Ebola epidemic in West Africa is over.

Norsk historie

1814 - Kielfreden: Frederik VI of Denmark leaves Norway to Sweden in exchange for Pomerania. 1939 - Norway claims Queen Maud Land in Antarctica. 1981 - Alta conflict: Police remove protesters from Stilla construction site. 532 people were brought in.

Births

See more who were born January 14 in Category: Births January 14. 1741 - Benedict Arnold, American general (d. 1801) 1817 - Nicolay Nicolaysen, Norwegian antiquarian and archaeologist (d. 1911) 1818 - Ole Jacob Broch, Norwegian mathematician, physicist, social economist and politician (d. 1889) 1818 - Zacharias Topelius, Finnish-Swedish author (d. 1898) 1831 - Prince Georg Viktor of Waldeck-Pyrmont (d. 1893) 1835 - Marcelo Spínola y Maestre, Spanish Catholic cardinal (d. 1906) 1836 - Henri Fantin-Latour, French painter and lithographer (d. 1904) 1841 - Berthe Morisot, French painter (d. 1895) 1850 - Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich of Russia (d. 1908) 1863 - Richard Outcault, American cartoonist (d. 1928) 1875 - Albert Schweitzer, German theologian, musician, philosopher, physicist and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1952 (d. 1965) 1901 - Bebe Daniels, American actor (d. 1971) 1914 - Harold Russell, American actor (d. 2002) 1914 - Laszlo Ladany, Hungarian sinologist and author (d. 1990) 1919 - Harry Hansen, Norwegian politician (d. 2003) 1919 - Andy Rooney, American journalist (d. 2011) 1920 - Helge Rognlien, Norwegian politician (d. 2001) 1921 - Murray Bookchin, American politician (d. 2006) 1921 - Harald Wust, German general (d. 2010) 1925 - Tor Oftedal, Norwegian politician (d. 1980) 1925 - Rod Steiger, American actor (d. 2002) 1928 - Lars Forssell, Swedish author (d. 2007) 1933 - Stan Brakhage, American filmmaker (d. 2003) 1943 - Mariss Jansons, Latvian conductor (d. 2019) 1944 - Peter Fechter, the first, and probably most famous, victim of the Berlin Wall (d. 1962) 1946 - Harold Shipman, British doctor and serial killer (d. 2004) 1948 - Lisbeth Korsmo, Norwegian figure skater (d. 2017) 1951 - Tove Karoline Knutsen, Norwegian artist and politician 1953 - Denzil Douglas, Prime Minister of St. Kitts 1959 - Øyvind Berg, Norwegian poet 1963 - Steven Soderbergh, American film director

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