January 14 in history: Bapu Nadkarni bowled 21 maiden overs in a row in a Test match

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Bengaluru, Jan 14: Today is Wednesday, January 14, 2015. What happened on this day in history? Oneindia takes a look at the past:

1761: The third and final battle of Panipat started between the Marathas and Afghan invader Ahmad Shah Abdali.

1797: Napoleon Bonaparte defeated Austrians at Rivoli in northern Italy.

1911: The USS Arkansas, the largest US battleship, is launched in New York.

1917: A Provisional Parliament was established in Poland.

1920: Berlin was placed under martial law.

1926: Award-winning social activist and author Mahasweta Devi was born in Dhaka, Bengladesh (then undivided India)

1943: Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Charles DeGaulle meet at Casablanca to discuss the direction of the Second World War.

1953: Josif Broz Tito formally became the first president of the Republic of Yugoslavia.

1954: Marilyn Monroe married baseball legend Joe DiMaggio.

1964: Spinner Bapu Nadkarni bowled 32-27-5-0 vs England, 21 maiden overs in a row.

1969: A blast on the US carrier Enterprise in the Pacific left 24 dead and 85 injured.

1980: The United Nations voted 104-18 to condemn the Soviet aggression in Afghanistan.

1985: Nagendra Singh became the president of the International Court of Justice.

1998: MS Subbualakshmi conferred Bharat Ratna.

1999: 53 people killed in Sabarimala stampede in Kerala.

2000: UN tribunal sentenced five Bosnian Croats to prison for up to 25 years on charges of killing some 100 Muslims in a Bosnian village in 1993.

2004: The Republic of Georgia restored the "five cross flag" as its national flag after 500 years.

2005: Huygens probe lands on Saturn's moon Titan.

2008: Bobby Jindal took office as governor of Louisiana as the first elected Indian-American governor of the US.

2010: Yemen declared war on al-Qaeda terrorist group.

2011: Zine El Abinine Ben Ali, former president of Tunisia, fled to Saudi Arabia after demonstrations break out.

One-hundred and six people killed in a stampede in Sabarimala in Kerala.

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