2021 June

June 14: Facts & Historical Events On This Day

Facts & Historic Events That Happened on June 14

June 14th is International Bath Day and Pop Goes The Weasel Day.

We’ve reached the 165th day of the year. There are 200 days left until the end of the year.

If you were born on June 14, your star sign is Gemini.

This day marks a special one in history and you’re about to find out about things that happened in events related to war and celebrities.

Did you know that on this day in 1940, Auschwitz concentration camp started operation? The first arrivals were 728 Polish prisoners.

Keep reading for more facts about June 14th in history!

What Happened On June 14 In History?

2013

Edward Snowden was charged for spying and stealing “government property”.

Snowden copied and released many highly sensitive documents after working as an employee for the National Security Agency.
Source Jurist
2002

Action thriller “The Bourne Identity” movie starring Matt Damon was released.

OTD in 2002: Action thriller "The Bourne Identity" movie starring Matt Damon was released.
The movie had a budget of $60 million and made $214 million at the Box Office.
1990

Police checks on drunk drivers was declared constitutional by the US Supreme Court.

1973

A 60-day price freeze across the US was implemented by President Richard Nixon.

The freeze was put in place due to "unacceptable" rises in the cost of everyday goods.
Source NY Times
1967

Ronald Reagan signed the Therapeutic Abortion Act.

OTD in 1967: Ronald Reagan signed the Therapeutic Abortion Act.
The Act signed in California made it only the second state in the US to allow abortions in some cases.
1959

The Disneyland Monorail System opened to the public in Anaheim, California.

It was the first daily monorail operating system in the Western Hemisphere. A monorail system is a low-speed public transportation train.
1953

Elvis Presley graduated from L. C. Humes High School in Memphis, Tennessee, US.

1940

Auschwitz concentration camp started operation after 728 Polish prisoners became the first to arrive.

1834

Sandpaper was patented by Isaac Fischer Jr. in Springfield, Vermont, US.

1777

Second Continental Congress met to create the US flag with stars and stripes.

Did you know that on this day, June 14th 1940, Auschwitz concentration camp started operation?