11 Things That Happened This Day In History - 14th March

John F Kennedy In Dallas Motorcade

Here is a note of 11 things that happened on this day in history.

1. 1489 - Catherine Cornaro, Queen of Cyprus, sells her kingdom to Venice. She was the last of the Lusignan dynasty

2. 1743 - First American town meeting is held at Boston's Faneuil Hall

3. 1923 - President Harding becomes the first U.S. President to file an income tax report

4. 1933 - Actor Michael Caine is born

5. 1939 - The Republic of Czechoslovakia is dissolved, soon to be occupied by the Nazis

6. 1958 - A celebratory 101-gun salute is fired in Monaco after Princess Grace - formerly film star Grace Kelly - gives birth to a son, Prince Albert

7. 1964 - Jack Ruby is sentenced to death after being found guilty of the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald, the alleged assassin of President John F Kennedy

8. 1967 - John F. Kennedy's body is moved to a permanent grave in Arlington National Cemetery

9. 1984 - Gunmen shoot and injure the Sinn Fein president, Gerry Adams, in an attack in central Belfast

10. 1991 - The Birmingham Six walk free from jail after their convictions for the murder of 21 people in two pubs are quashed by the Court of Appeal

11. 2004 - Russian President Vladimir Putin wins a second term as president in the Soviet Union

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