14 June It Happened Today
1645 Parliamentarian forces under Oliver Cromwell defeat the Royalist forces commanded by Prince Rupert at the Battle of Naseby.
1800 French forces commanded by Napoleon defeat the Austrians at the Battle of Marengo.
1909 Birth of American actor and singer Burl Ives.
1927 Death of English writer Jerome K Jerome.
1946 Death of Scottish inventor John Logie Baird, pioneer of early television.
1964 Nelson Mandela is sentenced to life imprisonment.
1982 Argentinian forces surrender to the British commander on the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic.