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.