Historical Events for 14th March 2022

1647 – Thirty Years’ War: Bavaria, Cologne, France and Sweden sign the Truce of Ulm
1689 – Scotland dismisses William III and Mary Stuart as king and queen
1869 – Defeat of Maori Ngāti Ruanui leader Riwha Titokowaru in Taranaki, New Zealand by British forces
1916 – Battle of Verdun: Germans capture Cumières-le-Mort-Homme and Chattancourt in France
1957 – Indonesian government of Sastroamidjojo resigns
1960 – Philadelphia center Wilt Chamberlain sets NBA playoff record of 53 points in Warriors’ 132-112 win over Syracuse Nationals at Philadelphia Civic Center
1978 – Marines terminate Moluccan action in Province house (1 dead)
1993 – Ricky Ponting hits twin tons for Tasmania aged 18 years 84 days
2005 – Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Buddy Guy; The O’Jays; The Pretenders; Percy Sledge; U2; Frank Barsalona; and Seymour Stein
2020 – Longest-ever scheduled passenger flight by distance by Air Tahiti Nui from French Polynesia to mainland France 9,765 m (15715 km) due to COVID-19 and it was domestic

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