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Charles the Bald and Louis the German swear the Oaths of Strasbourg in the French and German languages. (14. February 842)

Pope Benedict VIII crowns Henry of Bavaria, King of Germany and of Italy, as Holy Roman Emperor. (14. February 1014)

Pope Gregory VII excommunicates Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor. (14. February 1076)

Several hundred Jews are burned to death by mobs while the remainder of their population is forcibly removed from the city of Strasbourg. (14. February 1349)

Richard II dies, most likely from starvation, in Pontefract Castle, on the orders of Henry Bolingbroke. (14. February 1400)

Thomas Cranmer is declared a heretic. (14. February 1556)

The United States Flag is formally recognized by a foreign naval vessel for the first time, when French Admiral Toussaint-Guillaume Picquet de la Motte renders a nine gun salute to USS Ranger, commanded by John Paul Jones. (14. February 1778)

American Revolutionary War: the Battle of Kettle Creek is fought in Georgia. (14. February 1779)

James Cook is killed by Native Hawaiians near Kealakekua on the Island of Hawaii. (14. February 1779)

French Revolutionary Wars: Battle of Cape St. Vincent – John Jervis, (later 1st Earl of St Vincent) and Horatio Nelson (later 1st Viscount Nelson) lead the British Royal Navy to victory over a Spanish fleet in action near Gibraltar. (14. February 1797)

Karadjordje leads the First Serbian Uprising against the Ottoman Empire. (14. February 1804)

Ras Marye of Yejju marches into Tigray and defeats and kills Dejazmach Sabagadis in the Battle of Debre Abbay. (14. February 1831)

The original Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, in the Latter Day Saint movement, is formed in Kirtland, Ohio. (14. February 1835)

In New York City, James Knox Polk becomes the first serving President of the United States to have his photograph taken. (14. February 1849)

Great Ormond St Hospital for Sick Children, the first hospital in England to provide in-patient beds specifically for children (The National Children's Hospital in Dublin was founded over 30 years previously in 1821), is founded in London. (14. February 1852)

Texas is linked by telegraph to the rest of the United States, with the completion of a connection between New Orleans and Marshall, Texas. (14. February 1855)

Oregon is admitted as the 33rd U.S. state. (14. February 1859)

Alexander Graham Bell applies for a patent for the telephone, as does Elisha Gray. (14. February 1876)

The War of the Pacific breaks out when Chilean armed forces occupy the Bolivian port city of Antofagasta. (14. February 1879)

Voting machines are approved by the U.S. Congress for use in federal elections. (14. February 1899)

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