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May 14, 2014 / 14 Iyyar 5774 / The Overloaded Edition
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- 392 – Emperor Valentinian II is assassinated while advancing into Gaul against the Frankish usurper Arbogast. He is found hanging in his residence at Vienne.
- 589 – King Authari marries Theodelinda, daughter of the Bavarian duke Garibald I. A Catholic, she has great influence among the Lombardnobility.
- 1252 – Pope Innocent IV issues the papal bull ad extirpanda, which authorizes, but also limits, the torture of heretics in the Medieval Inquisition.
- 1525 – Insurgent peasants led by Anabaptist pastor Thomas Müntzer were defeated at the Battle of Frankenhausen, ending the German Peasants' War in the Holy Roman Empire.
- 1536 – Anne Boleyn, Queen of England, stands trial in London on charges of treason, adultery and incest. She is condemned to death by a specially-selected jury.
- 1567 – Mary, Queen of Scots marries James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, her third husband.
- 1618 – Johannes Kepler confirms his previously rejected discovery of the third law of planetary motion (he first discovered it on March 8 but soon rejected the idea after some initial calculations were made).
- 1718 – James Puckle, a London lawyer, patents the world's first machine gun.
- 1755 – Laredo, Texas is established by the Spaniards.
- 1791 – French Revolution: Maximilien Robespierre proposes the Self-denying Ordinance.
- 1793 – Diego Marín Aguilera flies a glider for "about 360 meters", at a height of 5–6 meters, during one of the first attempted manned flights.
- 1796 – First Coalition: Napoleon enters Milan in triumph.
- 1800 – King George III of the United Kingdom survives an assassination attempt by James Hadfield, who is later acquitted by reason of insanity.
- 1817 – Opening of the first private mental health hospital in the United States, the Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason (now Friends Hospital) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
- 1836 – Francis Baily observes "Baily's beads" during an annular eclipse.
- 1858 – Opening of the present Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London.
- 1862 – President Abraham Lincoln signs a bill into law creating the United States Bureau of Agriculture. It is later renamed the United States Department of Agriculture.
- 1869 – Women's suffrage: in New York, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton form the National Woman Suffrage Association.
- 1891 – Pope Leo XIII defends workers' rights and property rights in the encyclical Rerum Novarum, the beginning of modern Catholic social teaching.
- 1905 – Las Vegas, is founded when 110 acres (0.45 km2), in what later would become downtown, are auctioned off.
- 1911 – In Standard Oil Company of New Jersey v. United States, the United States Supreme Court declares Standard Oil to be an "unreasonable" monopoly under the Sherman Antitrust Act and orders the company to be broken up.
- 1928 – Walt Disney character Mickey Mouse premieres in his first cartoon, Plane Crazy
- 1932 – In an attempted coup d'état, the Prime Minister of Japan Inukai Tsuyoshi is murdered.
- 1940 – World War II: After fierce fighting, the poorly trained and equipped Dutch troops surrender to Germany, marking the beginning of five years of occupation.
- 1940 – McDonald's opens its first restaurant in San Bernardino, California.
- 1941 – First flight of the Gloster E.28/39 the first British and Allied jet aircraft.
- 1945 – World War II: The Battle of Poljana, the final skirmish in Europe is fought near Prevalje, Slovenia.
- 1948 – Following the demise of Mandatory Palestine, the Kingdom of Egypt, Transjordan, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Saudi Arabia invade Israel thus starting the 1948 Arab–Israeli War.
- 1951 – The Polish cultural attaché in Paris, Czesław Miłosz, asks the French government for political asylum.
- 1963 – Project Mercury: The launch of the final Mercury mission, Mercury-Atlas 9 with astronaut L. Gordon Cooper on board. He becomes the first American to spend more than a day in space.
- 1969 – People's Park: California Governor Ronald Reagan has an impromptu student park owned by University of California at Berkeley fenced off from student anti-war protestors, sparking a riot called Bloody Thursday.
- 1970 – President Richard Nixon appoints Anna Mae Hays and Elizabeth P. Hoisington the first female United States Army Generals.
- 1972 – In Laurel, Maryland, Arthur Bremer shoots and paralyzes Alabama Governor George Wallace while he is campaigning to become President.
- 1974 – Ma'alot massacre: Members of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine attack and take hostages at an Israeli school; a total of 31 people are killed, including 22 schoolchildren.
- 1987 – The Soviet Union launches the Polyus prototype orbital weapons platform. It fails to reach orbit.
- 1997 – The United States government acknowledges the existence of the "Secret War" in Laos and dedicates the Laos Memorial in honor of Hmong and other "Secret War" veterans.
- 2010 – Jessica Watson becomes the youngest person to sail, non-stop and unassisted around the world solo.
- 1397 – Sejong the Great, Korean king (d. 1450)
- 1567 – Claudio Monteverdi, Italian priest and composer (d. 1643)
- 1608 – René Goupil, French-American missionary (d. 1642)
- 1689 – Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, English author (d. 1762)
- 1856 – L. Frank Baum, American author (d. 1919)
- 1859 – Pierre Curie, French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1906)
- 1863 – Frank Hornby, English businessman and politician, invented Meccano (d. 1936)
- 1895 – Prescott Bush, American captain, banker, and politician (d. 1972)
- 1905 – Abraham Zapruder, American businessman, filmed the Zapruder film (d. 1970)
- 1935 – Utah Phillips, American singer-songwriter (d. 2008)
- 1941 – Jaxon, American illustrator and publisher, co-founded the Rip Off Press (d. 2006)
- 1946 – Thadeus Nguyễn Văn Lý, Vietnamese priest
- 1947 – Graeham Goble, Australian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Little River Band, Mississippi, Travis Wellington Hedge, Birtles & Goble, and Birtles Shorrock Goble)
- 1948 – Brian Eno, English singer-songwriter, keyboard player, and producer (Roxy Music and 801)
- 1953 – Mike Oldfield, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (The Sallyangie)
- 1987 – Andy Murray, Scottish tennis player
- 1997 – Precious Doe, American murder victim (d. 2001)
- 392 – Valentinian II, Roman emperor (b. 371)
- 913 – Hatto I, German archbishop (b. 850)
- 1036 – Emperor Go-Ichijō of Japan (b. 1008)
- 1157 – Yuri Dolgorukiy, Russian prince and founded Moscow (b. 1099)
- 1700 – John Hale, American minister (b. 1636)
- 1886 – Emily Dickinson, American poet (b. 1830)
- 2003 – June Carter Cash, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actress (Carter Family and The Carter Sisters) (b. 1929)