June 14 holidays in 2020

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
Army Birthday United States Observance
Flag Day United States Observance
Liberation Day Falkland Islands Public Holiday
Freedom Day Malawi Public Holiday
International Bath Day - Unofficial (Fun & Joy)
National Strawberry Shortcake Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
National Pop Goes the Weasel Day - Unofficial (Weird & Obscure)
National Bourbon Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
National Children’s Day United States

Historical Events on June 14

  • 1775: The Continental Congress establishes the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. It’s considered to be the birth of the U.S Army.
  • 1777: Congress adopts the Stars & Stripes as the official United States’ Flag.
  • 1789: 19 Survivors of the HMS Bounty Mutiny, including Captain William Bligh, reach Timor after traveling for almost forty-six hundred miles in an open boat.
  • 1864: The Bear Flag Revolt starts when settlers in Sonoma, California rebel against Mexico and proclaim the California Republic.
  • 1863: The Army of Northern Virginia defeat a Union garrison in Winchester, Virginia at the Second Battle of Winchester during the American Civil War.
  • 1863: At the Siege of Port Hudson, The Second Assault on the Confederate works there is attempted.
  • 1900: Hawaii officially becomes a U.S Territory.
  • 1937: The Marihuana Tax Act is passed by the United States House of Representatives.
  • 1940: During Fall Rot, the city of Paris in France is occupied as Allied forces are forced to retreat.
  • 1944: After attempting to capture the German controlled town of Caen in France on several different occasions, British forces finally decide to abandon Operation Perch.
  • 1945: Filipino forces liberate Ilocos Sur and begin the Battle of Bessang Pass.
  • 1949: The first monkey in space is Albert II who rides on a V-2 rocket on this day to an altitude of 83-miles.
  • 1951: The United States Census Bureau begins using the UNIVAC I on this day.
  • 1954: United States President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs into law a bill that puts the words “Under God” into the Pledge of Allegiance for the U.S.

Famous Birthdays on June 14

  • American author, activist and abolitionist, Harriet Beecher Stowe is born in 1811.
  • American author and publisher, John Bartlett is born in 1820.
  • Austrian biologist, physician and Nobel Prize laureate, Karl Landsteiner is born in 1868.
  • American actor Will Patton is born in 1954.
  • American novelist Mona Simpson is born in 1957.
  • English singer-songwriter Boy George is born in 1961.
  • American comedian, actress and author, Heather McDonald is born in 1970.

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