2014 Newspaper Headlines
People love to read about the events from their day or birth or from a date that has a special meaning to them. A 2014 newspaper can provide a wonderful insight to this year, giving the reader a connection to the past. Some 2014 newspaper headlines include the reporting of President Obama meeting the Dalai Lama in February and Laverne Cox becoming the first transgender person to appear on the cover of ‘Time’ Magazine.
The year 2014 shocked the nation with news that not one, but two of Malaysian Airlines’ planes had crash landed, causing hundreds of deaths and disappearances: Flights MH370 and MH17. We have created a table with a further breakdown of the notable events and memorable news reports from 2014, to help you navigate our archive of dates before making a purchase.
January 6, 2014
Forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad and Free Syrian Army begin a truce in Northern Damascus.
February 4, 2014
Sataya Nadella succeeds Steve Ballmer as CEO of Microsoft.
February 21, 2014
President Barack Obama meets the Dalai Lama.
March 8, 2014
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappears while flying from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Beijing Capital International Airport.
May 6, 2014
A 57 minute video boasting about abducting schoolgirls in Nigeria is released by Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram’s leader.
June 9, 2014
Actress Laverne Cox becomes the first transgender person to appear on the cover of “Time Magazine”.
July 2, 2014
President of France, Nicolas Sarkozy is criminally charged with corruption by French prosecutors.
July 17, 2014
Killing 283 passengers and 15 crew on board, Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is shot down over Eastern Ukraine by a Buk surface-to-air missile launched by pro-Russian separatist-controlled territory.
September 18, 2014
Helping launch the UN Women Campaign HeForShe, calling for men to advocate for gender equality, Emma Watson receives a standing ovation at the UN Headquarters in New York.
November 3, 2014
13 years after the September 11 attacks, New York’s 104-story One World Trade Center officially opens.
November 8, 2014
1,500 additional troops are sent to help train and advise Iraqi and Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State Militants by US President Obama.
November 24, 2014
After brandishing what turned out to be a fake gun in a playground, a 12-year-old-boy is shot dead by Cleveland police.
December 2, 2014
Actor and comedian, Bill Cosby resigns from the board of trustees of an American university following renewed sexual assault allegations.
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