This Day in History on 14 July

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 14 July. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

Important Events

2003 – Hurricane Claudette gathers strength over the Gulf of Mexico and heads for the Texas coast, killing two people.
2013 – The dedication of statue of Rachel Carson, a sculpture named for the environmentalist, in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.[7]
2015 – NASA’s New Horizons probe performs the first flyby of Pluto, and thus completes the initial survey of the Solar System.
2016 – A terrorist vehicular attack in Nice, France kills 86 civilians and injures over 400 others.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1893 – Garimella Satyanarayana, Indian poet and author (d. 1952)

1920 – Shankarrao Chavan, Indian lawyer and politician, Indian Minister of Finance (d. 2004)

Death/ Death Anniversary

1936 – Dhan Gopal Mukerji, Indian-American author and scholar (b. 1890)

1975 – Madan Mohan, Iraqi-Indian composer and conductor (b. 1924)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History