Wikipedia:Selected anniversaries/September 14

This is a list of selected September 14 anniversaries that appear in 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 will soon 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 four to five events are posted at a time and thus not everything that is "most important and significant" can be listed. In addition, an event is generally not posted this year if it is also the subject of the scheduled featured article, featured list or picture of the day.

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Blurb Reason
Feast of the Cross (Christianity) refimprove
786Harun al-Rashid became the Abbasid caliph upon the death of his brother al-Hadi. refimprove
1607Hugh O'Neill, 2nd Earl of Tyrone, Rory O'Donnell, 1st Earl of Tyrconnell, and their families and followers departed Ireland for Spain. refimprove
1763 – About 300 Seneca warriors during Pontiac's Rebellion attacked a British Army detachment, killing 81 soldiers. date not cited
1812French invasion of Russia: Following the Battle of Borodino seven days earlier, Napoleon and his Grande Armée captured Moscow, only to find the city deserted and burning. needs more footnotes
1911Prime Minister of Russia Pyotr Stolypin was shot and mortally wounded at the Kiev Opera House. lots of CN tags
1926 – The Locarno Treaties establishing post-First World War territorial settlements were formally ratified by the signatory nations and came into effect. lots of CN tags (for a relatively short article)
1946 – Residents of the Faroe Islands narrowly approved a referendum on independence from Denmark. refimprove section
1975Elizabeth Ann Seton became the first native-born citizen of the United States to be canonized. refimprove section
1982 – President-elect of Lebanon Bachir Gemayel was assassinated when a bomb exploded in the Beirut headquarters of the Phalange. unreferenced section
2008 – All 88 people aboard Aeroflot Flight 821 died when the aircraft crashed on approach to Perm International Airport in Perm Krai, Russia. refimprove section



September 14: Hindi Divas in India (1949)

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Constantine V (d. 775) · Franz Bopp (b. 1791)  · Kate Millett (b. 1934)