Wikipedia:Selected anniversaries/August 14
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- 1842 – American Indian Wars: American general William J. Worth declared the Second Seminole War to be over.
- 1901 – Gustave Whitehead allegedly made a successful powered flight of his Number 21 aircraft in Fairfield, Connecticut, U.S.; if true, this predates the Wright brothers by two years.
- 1941 – After a secret meeting in Newfoundland, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt (both pictured) issued the Atlantic Charter, establishing a vision for a post-World War II world despite the fact that the United States had yet to enter the war.
- 1973 – The current Constitution of Pakistan came into effect.
- 2010 – The inaugural Youth Olympic Games opened in Singapore for athletes between 14 and 18 years old.