Wikipedia:Selected anniversaries/June 14

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This is a list of selected June 14 anniversaries that appears on the "On this day" section of the Main Page. To suggest a new item, in most cases you can be bold and edit this page. Please read the selected anniversaries guidelines before making your edit. However, if your addition might be controversial, or on a day that is or soon will be on the Main Page, please post your suggestion on the talk page instead.

Please note that the events listed on the Main Page are chosen based more on relative article quality and to maintain a mix of topics, not based solely on how important or significant their subjects are. Only 5–6 events are posted at a time and thus not everything that is "most important and significant" can be listed. In addition, an event is not generally posted this year if it is also the subject of the scheduled June 14, 2019 featured article or the June 14, 2019 featured picture.

To report an error when this appears on the Main Page, see Main Page errors. Please remember that this list defers to the supporting articles, so it is best to achieve consensus and make any necessary changes there first.

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1645English Civil War: In the Battle of Naseby, the main army of King Charles I was defeated by the Parliamentarian New Model Army under Sir Thomas Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell. refimprove section
1775 – The United States Army was founded as the Continental Army by an act of the Continental Congress. clean up section
1777 – The Second Continental Congress adopted the stars and stripes design for the flag of the United States. original research
1807 – In the last major battle in the War of the Fourth Coalition, the French defeated the Russians at the Battle of Friedland near present-day Pravdinsk, Russia. refimprove section
1982 – Argentine forces surrendered to the British, essentially ending the Falklands War. unreferenced section
1985TWA Flight 847 was hijacked shortly after takeoff from Athens; the situation lasted for three days as the hijackers traveled back and forth several times between Beirut and Algiers. refimprove section
1985 – The Schengen Agreement, a treaty to abolish systematic border controls between participating European countries, was signed between five of the ten member states of the European Economic Community. needs more footnotes
1994 – After the Vancouver Canucks lost to the New York Rangers in ice hockey's Stanley Cup Finals, a riot ensued in Downtown Vancouver, causing C$1.1 million in damage. most of the riot description is unreferenced
1999Thabo Mbeki took office as the second President of South Africa. unreferenced section

Eligible

June 14: Flag Day in the United States; Liberation Day in the Falkland Islands (1982)

Grenfell Tower fire
Grenfell Tower fire

Henry Vane the Younger (d. 1662) · Leonidas Polk (d. 1864) · Emmeline Pankhurst (d. 1928)

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