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Emperor Xuanzong of Tang Dynasty China flees the capital Chang'an as An Lushan's forces advance toward the city during the An Lushan Rebellion. (14. July 756)

Louis VIII becomes King of France upon the death of his father, Philip II of France. (14. July 1223)

An expedition led by Gaspar de Portolà establishes a base in California and sets out to find the Port of Monterey (now Monterey, California). (14. July 1769)

Foundation of the Mission San Antonio de Padua in modern California by the Franciscan friar Junípero Serra. (14. July 1771)

French Revolution: citizens of Paris storm the Bastille. (14. July 1789)

Alexander Mackenzie finally completes his journey to the mouth of the great river he hoped would take him to the Pacific, but which turns out to flow into the Arctic Ocean. Later named after him, the Mackenzie is the second-longest river system in North America. (14. July 1789)

French Revolution: citizens of Paris celebrate the unity of the French people and the national reconciliation in the Fête de la Fédération. (14. July 1790)

The Priestley Riots drive Joseph Priestley, a supporter of the French Revolution, out of Birmingham, England. (14. July 1791)

The Sedition Act becomes law in the United States making it a federal crime to write, publish, or utter false or malicious statements about the United States government. (14. July 1798)

Opening of the first major US world's fair, the Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations in New York City. (14. July 1853)

First ascent of the Matterhorn by Edward Whymper and party, four of whom die on the descent. (14. July 1865)

The Great Railroad Strike of 1877 begins in Martinsburg, West Virginia, US, when Baltimore and Ohio Railroad workers have their wages cut for the second time in a year. (14. July 1877)

Billy the Kid is shot and killed by Pat Garrett outside Fort Sumner. (14. July 1881)

Armies of the Eight-Nation Alliance capture Tientsin during the Boxer Rebellion. (14. July 1900)

The Campanile in St. Mark's Square, Venice collapses, also demolishing the loggetta. (14. July 1902)

Harry Atwood, an exhibition pilot for the Wright Brothers lands his airplane at the South Lawn of the White House. He is later awarded a Gold medal from U.S. President William Howard Taft for this feat. (14. July 1911)

Start of the Battle of Delville Wood as an action within the Battle of the Somme, which was to last until 3 September 1916. (14. July 1916)

New Vietnam Revolutionary Party is founded in Huế amid providing some of the communist party's most important leaders in its early years. (14. July 1928)

Gleichschaltung: in Germany, all political parties are outlawed except the Nazi Party. (14. July 1933)

The Nazi eugenics begins with the proclamation of the Law for the Prevention of Hereditarily Diseased Offspring that calls for the compulsory sterilization of any citizen who suffers from alleged genetic disorders. (14. July 1933)

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