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2014 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar2014
MMXIV
Ab urbe condita2767
Armenian calendar1463
?
Assyrian calendar6764
Bahá'í calendar170-171
Balinese saka calendar1935-1936
Bengali calendar1421
Berber calendar2964
British Regnal year62 Eliz. 2 - 63 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2558
Burmese calendar1376
Byzantine calendar7522-7523
Chinese calendar? (Water Snake)
4710 or 4650
    -- to --
(Wood Horse)
4711 or 4651
Coptic calendar1730-1731
Discordian calendar3180
Ethiopian calendar2006-2007
Hebrew calendar5774-5775
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2070-2071
 - Shaka Samvat1935-1936
 - Kali Yuga5114-5115
Holocene calendar12014
Igbo calendar1014-1015
Iranian calendar1392-1393
Islamic calendar1435-1436
Japanese calendarHeisei 26
(26?)
Javanese calendar1947-1948
Juche calendar103
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4347
Minguo calendarROC 103
103?
Nanakshahi calendar546
Thai solar calendar2557
Tibetan calendar?
(female Water-Snake)
2140 or 1759 or 987
    -- to --
?
(male Wood-Horse)
2141 or 1760 or 988
Unix time1388534400 - 1420070399

2014 (MMXIV) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2014th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 14th year of the 3rd millennium, the 14th year of the 21st century, and the 5th year of the 2010s decade.

2014 was designated as:


Events

January

  • 1 January
    • Latvia officially adopts the euro as its currency and becomes the 18th member of the Eurozone.[3]
    • The U.S. state of Colorado becomes the first jurisdiction in the modern world to officially begin state-licensed sales of cannabis for recreational use.[4]
  • 5 January - A launch of the communication satellite GSAT-14 aboard the GSLV Mk.II D5 marks the first successful flight of an Indian cryogenic rocket engine.

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Births

Deaths

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Nobel Prizes

Nobel medal

New English words

  • ICO
  • initial coin offering
  • manspreading[64]

See also

References

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  12. ^ "Ukraine crisis: EU ponders Russia sanctions over Crimea vote". BBC News. 17 March 2014.
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  29. ^ "Witness claims ISIS flag flies over key Iraq refinery, Baghdad says soldiers still hold it". Fox News. 19 June 2014. Retrieved 2014.
  30. ^ "World Cup 2014 kicks off with colourful ceremony". BBC News. 12 June 2014. Retrieved 2017.
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  37. ^ "Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: Plane with 298 on board shot down in Ukraine". CBS News. 17 July 2014. Retrieved 2017.
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  39. ^ Karimi, Faith; Smith-Spark, Laura (26 July 2014). "'Disintegrated' Air Algerie plane found with no survivors; 'black box' recovered". CNN. Retrieved 2014.
  40. ^ "Top Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of crimes against humanity". BBC. 7 August 2014. Retrieved 2014.
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  43. ^ "Ferguson riots: Ruling sparks night of violence". BBC News. 25 November 2014.
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  45. ^ Cowell, Alan; Castle, Stephen (19 September 2014). "After Losing Scottish Independence Vote, Alex Salmond Will Resign". N.Y. Times. Retrieved 2017.
  46. ^ Saul, Heather (23 September 2014). "Syria air strike: Twitter user Abdulkader Hariri live tweets US Islamic State attack 'before Pentagon breaks news'". The Independent. Retrieved 2014.
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  60. ^ "Obama hails 'new chapter' in US-Cuba ties". BBC News. 17 December 2014. Retrieved 2014.
  61. ^ "AirAsia flight QZ8501 loses contact with air traffic control". Reuters. 28 December 2014.
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  63. ^ "Magda Olivero obituary". the Guardian. 14 September 2014. Retrieved 2021.
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