January 14 is the 14th day on the Gregorian calendar. By the end of the year, 351 (in leap years 352) days remained.
Name days are celebrated by: Amadea, Dacjusz, Feliks, Helga, Hilary, Krystiana, Makryna, Malachiasz, Mściwuj, Nina, Odoryk, Piotr, Radogost, Rajner and Sabbas.
The Orthodox Church - the "old" New Year
Memories and holidays in the Catholic Church are celebrated by:
bl. Alfonsa Clerici (nun)
st. Dacius of Milan (Bishop)
st. Felix of Nola (priest)
st. Fulgentius of Écija
bl. Lazarus Pillai (martyr)
st. Malachi, a prophet (see Malachi)
st. Nino (Christiana, the apostle and patron of Georgia)
bl. Odoric of Pordenone (presbyter)
bl. Piotr Donders (priest)
Events in Poland
1392 - King Władysław Jagiełło granted city rights to Chełm.
1771 - Bar Confederation: the unsuccessful siege of Jasna Góra by the royal and Russian troops under the command of Colonel Ivan Drewicz (December 31-January 14) ended.
1807 - Napoleon Bonaparte issued a decree establishing a provisional government in the Polish territories occupied by the French army under the name of the Ruling Commission.
1863 - On the night of January 14-15, a captive was carried out in Warsaw, which accelerated the outbreak of the January Uprising.
1873 - The Minsk-Nowa Wilejka railway line is opened.
1875 - Bolesław Prus married Octavia Trembińska.
1897 - The Polish Youth Union "Zet" was established in Krakow.
1898 - A decision was made to build the Malbork Fortress.
1904 - Lucyna Messal made her stage debut at the Nowości Theater in Warsaw.
1917 - The Provisional Council of State started its activity.
1925 - The third congress of the Polish Communist Workers' Party begins. changing the name to the Communist Party of Poland.
1927 - The police arrested several hundred members of the Belarusian Hramada party, among them several members of the Polish Seym, including Bronisław Taraszkiewicz.
1940 - The commander of the Combat Department of the Polish People's Independence Action, Kazimierz Kott, escaped from the Gestapo arrest at Aleja Szucha in Warsaw, in response to which the Germans made mass arrests in the city.
1945 - The inauguration of the first academic year at the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin took place.
1956 - Ojców National Park was established.
1958 - The Ursus Workers' Housing Cooperative was established.
1962 - The later apostolic nuncio in Poland, the Metropolitan Archbishop of Gniezno and the Primate of Poland Józef Kowalczyk was ordained a priest.
1980 - Premiere of the play by the Television Theater Igraszki z devil by Jan Drda, directed by Tadeusz Lis.
1982 - The first edition of the government daily "Rzeczpospolita" was published.
1993 - The Polish rail-car ferry "Jan Heweliusz" sank during a storm in the Baltic Sea off the coast of Rügen. 55 people died, 9 were saved.
1997 - The first edition of the daily "Puls Biznesu" was published.
2000 - Premiere of the action film Father's Law directed by Marek Kondrat.
2003 - Leszek Miller's government adopts the National Development Plan.
2007 - The 15th Final of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity was held.
2017 - Fr. Artur Wieciński.
2018 - The 26th Final of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity took place
1092 - Konrad I Przemyślida became the prince of Bohemia.
1129 - The Synod of Troyes, presided over by Legate Cardinal Matthew d'Albano and Abbot Bernard of Clairvaux, legitimized the founding of the Knights Templar.
1236 - King of England Henry III Plantagenet married Eleanor of Provence.
1301 - With the death of the king of Hungary and Croatia, Andrew III, the Arpad dynasty expired.
1343 - Arnoszt of Pardubice was appointed bishop of Prague.
1506 - An ancient sculpture Laocoön Group was found in one of the Roman vineyards.
1526 - King of France, Francis I