2014

year

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.

Millennium: 3rd millennium
Centuries: 20th century21st century22nd century
Decades: 1980s  1990s  2000s  – 2010s –  2020s  2030s  2040s
Years: 2011 2012 201320142015 2016 2017

SummaryEdit

 
Map showing locations of the 2014 Ebola outbreak.

EventsEdit

JanuaryEdit

 
Ice on the Schuylkill River, Philadelphia during the 2014 North American polar vortex.

FebruaryEdit

 
The opening ceremony for the 2014 Winter Olympics, February 7

MarchEdit

 
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared on March 8 with 239 people onboard
 
Adolfo Suárez died on March 23 from a respiratory illness

AprilEdit

 
Thousands gather for the Canonization of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II

MayEdit

JuneEdit

JulyEdit

 
Germany defeats Argentina during the final FIFA match
 
Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (Boeing 777) crashes in Ukraine, after being shot down by a missile

AugustEdit

 
The United States Navy preparing to intervene Iraq as a result of the ISIS threats

SeptemberEdit

 
Mount Ontake in Japan, two days after the September 27 eruption.

OctoberEdit

NovemberEdit

DecemberEdit

 
Police near the scene of the 2014 Sydney hostage crisis.

Nobel PrizesEdit

Major holidays and datesEdit

DeathsEdit

In fictionEdit

MoviesEdit

TelevisionEdit

  • In the Supernatural episode "The End", the angel Zachariah sends Dean Winchester to this year to convince him to be a host for Michael. In this future, the Croatoan virus has spread across the world, Sarah Palin is president, and Sam Winchester is the host for Lucifer.
  • In Desperate Housewives, Edie Britt dies and her ashes scattered across Wisteria Lane.

Computer and video gamesEdit

Anime and mangaEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Gallagher, James (January 29, 2014). "Stem cell 'major discovery' claimed". BBC News. Retrieved January 29, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Belgium's parliament votes through child euthanasia". BBC News. 2014-02-13. Retrieved 2014-02-13. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. Watkins, Tom; Carter, Chelsea J. (March 8, 2014). "Search intensifies for Malaysian airliner and 239 people, rescue ships head to sea". CNN. Retrieved March 8, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. "Ukraine crisis: EU ponders Russia sanctions over Crimea vote". BBC News. March 17, 2014. Retrieved March 17, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. "Russia officially annexes Crimea away from Ukraine with signature from Vladimir Putin". AP via CBS News. March 21, 2014. Retrieved March 23, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. "PACE Deprives Russia Of Voting Rights". Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. April 10, 2014. Retrieved April 10, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. Smith-Spark, Laura; Gallagher, Delia; Wedeman, Ben (April 27, 2014). "Sainthood for John Paul II and John XXIII, as crowds pack St. Peter's Square". CNN. Retrieved April 27, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. "Afghanistan landslide: Rescuers end search for survivors". BBC News. 2014-05-03. Retrieved 2014-05-03. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. Maria Cheng (2014-05-05). "UN: Spread of Polio is a World Health Emergency". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 2014-05-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. "Boko Haram Attack Kills Hundreds In Border Town". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 7 May 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. "Military 'takes control' in Thailand". BBC. 22 May 2014. Retrieved 22 May 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. "IDF starts Gaza ground offensive". The Jerusalem Post. 2014-07-17. Retrieved 2014-07-17. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. "Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: Officials say plane shot down over Ukraine".
  14. "Resolution 2166 (2014)". United Nations. Retrieved 23 July 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  15. "'Disintegrated' Air Algerie plane found with no survivors; 'black box' recovered". CNN. July 26, 2014. Retrieved July 26, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)