This Day in History: According to the Gregorian calendar, May 14 is the 144rd day of the year and the 145rd day of a leap year.
On this day let’s see some important events and anniversaries. We have compiled a list of some monumental events that happened all around the world on May 14 as well as the birthdays of famous people.
Born on this day in 1987, Arjun Muralidharan is an Indian swimmer who has won 15 National Titles. He is one of the greatest butterfly swimmers of India. He has also been the best swimmer in three consecutive Open National Championships from 2004–2006 and held all three (50, 100, 200 m) butterfly National titles for four years from 2004-2007 as well as all three (50, 100, 200 m) backstroke National titles in 2006.
Born on this day in 1657, Sambhaji Bhosale was the second ruler of the Maratha kingdom. He was the eldest son of Shivaji who is the founder of the Maratha Empire.
Remembering the great leader today with pride. Sambhaji Bhosale was the second ruler of the Maratha kingdom. He was the eldest son of #Shivaji, The founder of the Maratha Empire.#SambhajiMaharaj was a scholar of Sanskrit language.There are several books by #SambhajiRaje. pic.twitter.com/t93IJg4iJt— प्रशांत मिश्रा भईया जी (@nprashantsays) May 14, 2020
Born on this day in 1997, Manushi Chhillar is an Indian actress, model and the winner of Miss World 2017.
Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is an entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is the founder of the social media giant, Facebook. Zuckerberg was ranked tenth on Forbes list of The World's Most Powerful People.
Mark Zuckerberg on the metaverse, NFTs and the future of VR https://t.co/TCOVshgSAr— taban horany (@HoranyTaban) May 13, 2022
On this day in 1962, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was elected the second President of India. He followed Advaita Vedanta philosophy and won Bharat Ratna Award which is the highest civilian award.
We fondly remember Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan on his birth anniversary. He served as the second President of India and was also the recipient of the Bharat Ratna. It is on his birthday we observe #TeachersDay throughout the country. pic.twitter.com/CbNB2YH3Q4— Congress (@INCIndia) September 5, 2018
On this day in 1948, David Ben-Gurion and the Jewish People's Council proclaimed the establishment of the State of Israel. This resulted in the first Arab-Israeli war.
Photo taken in Beirut on the same day as Israel's formal declaration of statehood, according to the owner of this photo Georges Boustany. 14th of May, 1948.— 🌻 Joey Ayoub جووي أيوب الحسيني 🏳️🌈🏳️⚧️ (@joeyayoub) February 26, 2018
I can't even imagine what it was like to be able to just drive to Palestine. https://t.co/HOG8nVtkpr pic.twitter.com/osduK9ChSs
On this day in 1973, Skylab, the first U.S. space station, was launched.
Skylab was the first US space station, launched 14 May, 1973. Developed as part of the Apollo Application Program, a series of proposals to expand the use of Apollo hardware. Two Orbital Workshops were build, one using S-IV-B-212 (from a Saturn Ib) and one using S-IV-B-515. pic.twitter.com/waNjPwkqQy— People_of_Space: (@People_Of_Space) July 11, 2020
On this day in 1796, Edward Jenner administered the first vaccination for the treatment of smallpox. The British physician, Edward Jenner, successfully inoculated an 8-year-old smallpox patient using material from a cowpox lesion.
14-May-1796 Dr. Edward Jenner discovered the first vaccine to save life of a boy against smallpox.— Health Spike (@healthspike_) May 13, 2022
➡️So far VACCINATION is one of the BEST DISCOVERIES ever to occur in TREATMENT.
➡️Vaccines stimulate the body to build immunity.
➡️Almost more than 29 diseases are vaccinated. pic.twitter.com/7tDONcEu4g
On this day in 1955, The Soviet Union and its Eastern Bloc allies including USSR, Poland, East Germany, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Albania signed a security pact in Warsaw. It provided close integration of military, economic and cultural policy between the eight Communist nations.
#OTD 14 May 1955 Soviet Union and Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland, and Romania signed Warsaw Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation, and Mutual Assistance (Warsaw Pact). https://t.co/fN81ldi7lx#twitterstorians #OnThisDay #thursdaymorning— Ivana Tucak (@IvanaTucak) May 14, 2020
On this day in 1643 Louis XIV becomes King of France at the age of 4.
Above are the 10 important events that happened in the history of India and the whole world. It includes major birthdays, death anniversaries, fun facts and important historical events that occurred in India as well as globally.
For more such interesting content, daily check out This Day in History. CLICK HERE.