On This Day 14 August

Important Days

Important Events

1842 – American Indian Wars: Second Seminole War ends, with the Seminoles forced from Florida to Oklahoma.

2013 – UPS Airlines Flight 1354 crashes short of the runway at Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport, killing both crew members on board.


2015 – The US Embassy in Havana, Cuba re-opens after 54 years of being closed when Cuba–United States relations were broken off

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1911 – Vethathiri Maharishi, Indian spiritual leader, philosopher, and author (d. 2006)

1968 – Pravin Amre, Indian cricketer and coach

1983 – Sunidhi Chauhan, Indian playback singer

Death/ Death Anniversary

2012 – Vilasrao Deshmukh, Indian lawyer and politician, 14th Chief Minister of Maharashtra (b. 1945)