June 14 events in history

1158 Munich is founded by Henry the Lion on the banks of the river Isar
1216 First Barons' War: Prince Louis of France captures the city of Winchester and soon conquers over half of the Kingdom of England
1276 While taking exile in Fuzhou in southern China, away from the advancing Mongol invaders, the remnants of the Song Dynasty court hold the coronation ceremony for the young prince Zhao Shi, making him Emperor Duanzong of Song
1285 Second Mongol invasion of Vietnam: Forces led by Prince Trần Quang Khải of the Trần Dynasty destroy most of the invading Mongol naval fleet in a battle at Chuong Duong
1287 Kublai Khan defeats the force of Nayan and other traditionalist Borjigin princes in East Mongolia and Manchuria
1381 Richard II of England meets leaders of Peasants' Revolt on Blackheath. The Tower of London is stormed by rebels who enter without resistance
1645 English Civil War: Battle of Naseby – 12,000 Royalist forces are beaten by 15,000 Parliamentarian soldiers
1667 The Raid on the Medway by the Dutch fleet in the Second Anglo-Dutch War ends. It had lasted for five days and resulted in the worst ever defeat of the Royal Navy
1775 American Revolutionary War: the Continental Army is established by the Continental Congress, marking the birth of the United States Army
1777 The Stars and Stripes is adopted by Congress as the Flag of the United States
1789 Mutiny on the Bounty: HMS Bounty mutiny survivors including Captain William Bligh and 18 others reach Timor after a nearly 7,400 km (4,600 mi) journey in an open boat
1789 Whiskey distilled from maize is first produced by American clergyman the Rev Elijah Craig. It is named Bourbon because Rev Craig lived in Bourbon County, Kentucky
1800 The French Army of First Consul Napoleon Bonaparte defeats the Austrians at the Battle of Marengo in Northern Italy and re-conquers Italy
1807 Emperor Napoleon's French Grande Armée defeats the Russian Army at the Battle of Friedland in Poland (modern Russian Kaliningrad Oblast) ending the War of the Fourth Coalition
1821 Badi VII, king of Sennar, surrenders his throne and realm to Isma'il Pasha, general of the Ottoman Empire, ending the existence of that Sudanese kingdom
1822 Charles Babbage proposes a difference engine in a paper to the Royal Astronomical Society entitled "Note on the application of machinery to the computation of astronomical and mathematical tables"
1830 Beginning of the French colonization of Algeria: 34,000 French soldiers begin their invasion of Algiers, landing 27 kilometers west at Sidi Fredj
1839 Henley Royal Regatta: the village of Henley-on-Thames, on the River Thames in Oxfordshire, stages its first regatta
1846 Bear Flag Revolt begins – Anglo settlers in Sonoma, California, start a rebellion against Mexico and proclaim the California Republic
1863 American Civil War: Second Battle of Winchester – a Union garrison is defeated by the Army of Northern Virginia in the Shenandoah Valley town of Winchester, Virginia
1863 Second Assault on the Confederate works at the Siege of Port Hudson during the American Civil War
1872 Trade unions are legalised in Canada
1900 Hawaii becomes a United States territory
1900 The Reichstag approves a second law that allows the expansion of the German navy
1907 Norway grants women the right to vote
1919 John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown depart from St. John's, Newfoundland on the first nonstop transatlantic flight
1926 Brazil leaves the League of Nations
1937 Pennsylvania becomes the first (and only) state of the United States to celebrate Flag Day officially as a state holiday
1937 U.S. House of Representatives passes the Marihuana Tax Act
1940 World War II: Paris falls under German occupation, and Allied forces retreat
1940 The Soviet Union presents an ultimatum to Lithuania resulting in Lithuanian loss of independence
1940 A group of 728 Polish political prisoners from Tarnów become the first residents of the Auschwitz concentration camp
1941 June deportation: the first major wave of Soviet mass deportations and murder of Estonians, Latvians and Lithuanians, begins
1944 World War II: After several failed attempts, the British Army abandons Operation Perch, its plan to capture the German-occupied town of Caen
1945 World War II: Filipino troops of the 15th, 66th and 121st Infantry Regiment, Philippine Commonwealth Army, USAFIP-NL liberate the captured in Ilocos Sur and start the Battle of Bessang Pass in Northern Luzon
1949 Albert II, a rhesus monkey, rides a V2 rocket to an altitude of 134 km (83 mi), thereby becoming the first monkey in space
1951 UNIVAC I is dedicated by the U.S. Census Bureau
1952 The keel is laid for the nuclear submarine USS Nautilus
1954 U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs a bill into law that places the words "under God" into the United States Pledge of Allegiance
1955 Chile becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty
1959 Disneyland Monorail System, the first daily operating monorail system in the Western Hemisphere, opens to the public in Anaheim, California
1959 A group of Dominican exiles depart from Cuba and land in the Dominican Republic with the intent of overthrowing the totalitarian government of Rafael Trujillo. All but four are killed or executed
1962 The European Space Research Organisation is established in Paris – later becoming the European Space Agency
1966 The Vatican announces the abolition of the Index Librorum Prohibitorum ("index of prohibited books"), which was originally instituted in 1557
1967 Mariner program: Mariner 5 is launched towards Venus
1967 The People's Republic of China tests its first hydrogen bomb
1982 Falklands War: Argentine forces in the capital Stanley conditionally surrender to British forces
1985 TWA Flight 847 is hijacked by Lebanese Islamist organization Hezbollah shortly after take-off from Athens, Greece
1994 The 1994 Stanley Cup riot occurs after the New York Rangers win the Stanley Cup from Vancouver, causing an estimated CA$1.1 million, leading to 200 arrests and injuries
2002 Near-Earth asteroid 2002 MN misses the Earth by 75,000 miles (121,000 km), about one-third of the distance between the Earth and the Moon