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. This day in history: May 13-May 14-May 15

Holidays and memorable days

International

National

Benin: Mother's Day. Malawi: Hastings Gang's Birthday or Camus Day. Liberia: National Unity Day. (National Unification Day) Georgia: Tamaroba or Queen Tamara Remembrance Day. USA: National Bun Day and Buttermilk Air Biscuit Day. Israel: Independence Day. Ukraine: Remembrance Day of Ukrainians who rescued Jews during World War II (established annually on May 14 by the Resolution of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of February 2, 2021 № 1178-IX Archived May 14, 2021 in Wayback Machine.)

Professional

Chile: Engineer's Day.

Religious

Boris and Gleb

Birthdays

Orthodox: Catholic:

Events

1796 - British surgeon Edward Jenner first successfully vaccinates an 8-year-old boy against smallpox. 1811 - Paraguay gains independence from Spain. 1853 - Condensed milk is patented in the United States. 1900 - The Second Olympic Games open in Paris. 1915 - After 9 months of Russian occupation, Austro-Hungarian troops enter Drohobych (Galicia). 1940 - Holland surrenders to the Wehrmacht in the first year of World War II. 1948 - In Tel Aviv, Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion publicly proclaims Israel's Declaration of Independence; this date is celebrated as Israel's Independence Day. 1955 - A treaty of friendship, cooperation and mutual assistance between the socialist countries is signed in Warsaw (Warsaw Pact) and a joint command of the armed forces is established. 1975 - Dynamo Kyiv wins the Cup Winners' Cup for the first time.

Born

See also Category: Born on May 14 1627 - Petro Doroshenko, Hetman of the Zaporozhian Army. 1727 - Thomas Gainsborough, British artist. 1771 - Robert Owen, Welsh philosopher, educator and socialist utopian. 1836 - Wilhelm Steinitz, Austrian chess player, first official world champion 1871 - Vasyl Stefanyk († 1936), Ukrainian writer, poet, master of expressionist short stories, public figure, politician 1920 - Yaroslava Stetsko, Ukrainian politician, journalist, co-organizer of the UPA Red Cross, Women's Network and Youth