May 14 events in history

1264 Battle of Lewes: Henry III of England is captured and forced to sign the Mise of Lewes, making Simon de Montfort the de facto ruler of England
1509 Battle of Agnadello: In northern Italy, French forces defeat the Venetians
1607 Jamestown, Virginia is settled as an English colony
1608 The Protestant Union is founded in Auhausen
1610 Henry IV of France is assassinated, bringing Louis XIII to the throne
1643 Four-year-old Louis XIV becomes King of France upon the death of his father, Louis XIII
1747 War of the Austrian Succession: A British fleet under Admiral George Anson defeats the French at the First Battle of Cape Finisterre
1787 In Philadelphia, delegates convene a Constitutional Convention to write a new Constitution for the United States; George Washington presides
1796 Edward Jenner administers the first smallpox vaccination
1804 The Lewis and Clark Expedition departs from Camp Dubois and begins its historic journey by traveling up the Missouri River
1811 Paraguay: Pedro Juan Caballero, Fulgencio Yegros and José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia start actions to depose the Spanish governor
1836 The Treaties of Velasco are signed in Velasco, Texas
1863 American Civil War: The Battle of Jackson takes place
1868 Boshin War: The Battle of Utsunomiya Castle ends as former Tokugawa shogunate forces withdraw northward to Aizu by way of Nikkō
1870 The first game of rugby in New Zealand is played in Nelson between Nelson College and the Nelson Rugby Football Club
1879 The first group of 463 Indian indentured laborers arrives in Fiji aboard the Leonidas
1889 The children's charity, the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children is launched in London
1897 The Stars and Stripes Forever is first performed in public near Willow Grove Park, Philadelphia
1913 Governor of New York William Sulzer approves the charter for the Rockefeller Foundation, which begins operations with a $100 million donation from John D. Rockefeller
1925 Virginia Woolf's novel Mrs Dalloway is published
1929 Wilfred Rhodes takes his 4000th first-class wicket during a performance of 9 for 39 at Leyton; he is the only player in history to have reached that number
1931 Ådalen shootings: Five people are killed in Ådalen, Sweden, as soldiers open fire on an unarmed trade union demonstration
1935 The Philippines ratifies an independence agreement
1939 Lina Medina becomes the youngest confirmed mother in medical history at the age of five
1940 World War II: Rotterdam is bombed by the German Luftwaffe
1940 World War II: The Battle of the Netherlands ends with the Netherlands surrendering to Germany
1940 The Yermolayev Yer-2, a long-range Soviet medium bomber, makes its first flight
1943 World War II: A Japanese submarine sinks AHS Centaur off the coast of Queensland
1948 Israel is declared to be an independent state and a provisional government is established. Immediately after the declaration, Israel is attacked by the neighboring Arab states, triggering the 1948 Arab-Israeli War
1951 Trains run on the Talyllyn Railway in Wales for the first time since preservation, making it the first railway in the world to be operated by volunteers
1955 Cold War: Eight Communist bloc countries, including the Soviet Union, sign a mutual defense treaty called the Warsaw Pact
1961 American civil rights movement: The Freedom Riders bus is fire-bombed near Anniston, Alabama, and the civil rights protesters are beaten by an angry mob
1963 Kuwait joins the United Nations
1970 The Red Army Faction is established in West Germany
1973 Skylab, the United States' first space station, is launched
1988 Carrollton bus collision: A drunk driver traveling the wrong way on Interstate 71 near Carrollton, Kentucky, United States hits a converted school bus carrying a church youth group. Twenty-seven die in the crash and ensuing fire
2004 The Constitutional Court of South Korea overturns the impeachment of President Roh Moo-hyun
2012 Agni Air Flight CHT crashes near Jomsom Airport in Jomsom, Nepal, after a failed go-around, killing 15 people
2013 Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan declares a state of emergency in the northeast states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa due to the terrorist activities of Boko Haram