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On This Day: What happened on 14 May?


We look back on this day in history and remember the people and events that shaped the world we live in today.

Here’s a look at what happened on this day, 14 May, throughout history. We remember the news, events, and people that influenced the course of history forever.


2012 | Agni Air Flight CHT crashed in Nepal after a failed go-around, at least 15 people were killed.

2004 | South Korea’s Constitutional Court annulled the impeachment of President Roh Moo-hyun.

2004 | Rico Linhas Aéreas Flight 4815 crashed into the Amazon rainforest near Eduardo Gomes International Airport in Manaus, Brazil, 33 people were killed.

1980 | Salvadoran Civil War: the Sumpul River massacre occurred in Chalatenango, El Salvador.

1977 | A Dan-Air Boeing 707 leased to IAS Cargo Airlines crashed close to Lusaka International Airport (now Kenneth Kaunda International Airport) in Lusaka, Zambia, six people were killed.

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1983 | Mexican singer-songwriter, producer, and actress, Anahí.

1976 | American bass player, Hunter Burgan.

1955 | Nicaraguan baseball player and coach, Dennis Martínez.

1900 | The First Chinese leader of the All-China Women’s Federation, Cai Chang, died in 1990.

1964 | American sportscaster and producer, Suzy Kolber.


2006  |  Mexican actress, director, and producer, Eva Norvind, 62.

2015 |  American astrophysicist and academic, Stanton J. Peale, 78.

2010 | American businessman and politician, president of the New Jersey Senate, Frank J. Dodd, 72.

2013 |  American accountant and politician, 14th Mayor of Mesa, Wayne Brown, 77.

2001 | French writer, intellectual, critic, and literary historian, Paul Bénichou, 93.


2017 |  On this day, the Sun’s front-page story was about former Manchester United forward, Wayne Rooney. The front page read “Rooney loses £500k in 2hrs at casino”.


2021 |  On this day, Netflix released The Woman in the Window”.


Fulani people from North Africa and from sub-Saharan Africa are nomadic. They live everywhere in Africa and depend on their cattle and agriculture, they carry a mobile house known as a bukkaru.

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