May 14

The 14th of May is the 134th day of the Gregorian calendar ( 135th in leap years), thus still remain 231 days of the year.

  • 2.1 Before the 19th century
  • 2.2 19th century
  • 2.3 20th century 2.3.1 1901-1950
  • 2.3.2 1951-2000
  • 3.1 Before the 19th century
  • 3.2 19th century
  • 3.3 20th century
  • 3.4 21st century


Politics and World Affairs

  • 2004: The impeachment of South Korean President Roh Moo -hyun is abrogated by the Constitutional Court.


Science and Technology



  • 2004: Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark, marries in the Church of Our Lady of Copenhagen, the Australian Mary Donaldson.


  • 0964: Pope John XII. is killed. According to one tradition, he is killed by the husband of a lover.
  • 1995: Tenzin Gyatsho, 14th Dalai Lama, recognizes the six-year Gêdün Qoigyi Nyima as the 11th Panchen Lama of Tibetan Buddhism.
  • 2004: The Maronite monk and priest Nimatullah al - Hardini was canonized in Rome by Pope John Paul II.

Nature and Environment


Minor accidents are listed in the sub- items of disaster.


  • 2006: The Austrian Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner succeeds the ascent of Kangchenjunga. She is the first woman who has climbed nine of the 14 eight-thousanders.

Entries of Athletics world records are located under the respective discipline under Athletics.


Before the 19th century

19th century

20th century




Before the 19th century

  • 0649: Theodore I, Pope
  • 0873: Adalwin, Archbishop of Salzburg and Abbot of the Monastery of Saint Peter
  • 0964: . John XII, Pope
  • 0993: Dodo, Bishop of Münster
  • 1156: Arnold II von Wied, Archbishop of Cologne
  • 1219: William Marshal, 1st Earl of Pembroke, English knight of Norman descent
  • 1507: Hernando de Talavera, Spanish bishop and politician
  • 1565: Florian Abel, German painter and draftsman
  • 1565: Nicholas of Amsdorf, German reformer
  • 1610: Henry IV, King of France
  • 1643: Louis XIII, King of France from 1610 to 1643.
  • 1688: Antoine Furetière, French writer, scholar and lexicographer
  • 1734: Georg Ernst Stahl, German chemist and physician
  • 1761: Thomas Simpson, English mathematician
  • 1773: Ehrenreich Gerhard Coldewey, German scholar, jurist and poet
  • 1798: David Ruhnken, Dutch scholar

19th century

20th century

21st Century

  • 2001: Ettore Puricelli, Uruguayan - Italian football player and coach
  • 2002: José Lutz Berger, German -Brazilian politician and environmental activist
  • 2003: Dave DeBusschere, American basketball player
  • 2003: Otto Edelmann, Austrian singer
  • 2003: Wendy Hiller, British actress
  • 2004: Rudi Arndt, German politician, Mayor of Frankfurt aM, MP, Minister of State MEP
  • 2004: Günter Gaus, German diplomat and journalist
  • 2004: Jesús Gil y Gil, Spanish politician and businessman (Atlético Madrid)
  • 2004: Carl Gustaf Ströhm, German journalist
  • 2006: Günther Nenning, Austrian journalist, author, political activist and scholar of religion
  • 2008: Elmar Ferber, German filmmaker, author and publisher
  • 2011: Fuad Rifka, Syrian- Lebanese professor of philosophy, poet
  • 2012: Ernst Hinterberger, Austrian writer and screenwriter
  • 2012: Taruni Sachdeva, Indian actress

Holidays and observances

  • Religious observances Nicholas of Amsdorf, German theologian and bishop of Naumburg ( Protestant)
  • St. Corona, Roman martyr and patron saint ( Catholic)
  • Holy Apostle Matthias, scribe and Martyr ( Anglican, Catholic ( not in the German language area ) )
  • St. Victor of Siena, a Roman soldier and martyr ( Catholic)
  • St. Boniface of Tarsus, Martyr Roman ( Catholic)
  • Name Days Boniface, Christian, Carsten

More entries contains the list of commemorative and action days.

  • Day
  • Day in May

Pictures of May 14