14 January

January 14 is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 351 days remain until the end of the year.

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about January 14th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about January 14th in history!

Table of Contents

  1. Global Celebrations
  2. Historic Events
  3. Famous Birthdays
  4. Heartbreaking Deaths

Global Celebrations

  • National Dress Up Your Pet Day
  • International Kite Day
  • Organize Your Home Day
  • National Hot Pastrami Sandwich Day

Historic Events

What Happened On This Day – January 14

2005: The European Huygens space probe lands on Saturn’s moon Titan

It was the first ever landing in the outer solar system.

1967: The Summer of Love is launched with the Human Be-In

San Francisco was the epicenter of the Hippie Revolution, which soon influenced cultures around the world.

1953: Tito becomes President of Yugoslavia

The authoritarian leader became a unifying symbol in his country and is still known by many today.

1943: Churchill, Roosevelt and de Gaulle meet in Casablanca to discuss their WWII strategy

During the secret Casablanca Conference, the leaders agreed that the allied forces would accept nothing less than the unconditional surrender of the Axis powers.

1559: Elizabeth I is crowned Queen of England

“The Virgin Queen” was the daughter of Anne Boleyn and King Henry VIII.

Famous Birthdays

Births On This Day, January 14

1969: Dave Grohl, American singer-songwriter, musician, director

1963: Steven Soderbergh, American director, screenwriter, producer

1950: Rambhadracharya, Indian religious leader

1875: Albert Schweitzer, Alsatian physician, Nobel Prize laureate

1741: Benedict Arnold, American/English general

Heartbreaking Deaths

Deaths On This Day, January 14

2016: Alan Rickman, English actor

1977: Anthony Eden, British politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

1957: Humphrey Bogart, American actor

1901: Mandell Creighton, English bishop, historian

1898: Lewis Carroll, English author

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