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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining June 14. This list is intended for research in school, for college students or just to feed your brain with. Possible use cases are in quizzes, differences, homework facts legend, cover facts, and many more. But nevertheless learn why is June 14 so important!

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Top 10 June 14 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. Over €1 billion had been pledged for the Notre-Dame cathedral reconstruction after the fire and as of 14 June only €80 million had been collected.

  2. The US Army is older than the United States. The Continental Army was created by an act from the Continental Congress on June 14, 1775. The next day, George Washington was appointed as commander-in-chief of the new Army, and took command of his troops in Boston on July 3, 1775.

  3. Prior to D-Day the air support operations flew 14,000 missions in an effort to weaken German forces. Between April 1st and June 5th, 1944 the losses to air forces included 12,000 airmen and 2,000 airplanes.

  4. Benedict died on June 14, 1801, and was buried in London, England.

  5. The capture of the Mexican garrison in Sonoma on June 14, 1846 was a major turning point in the revolt. The fort was surrendered by the Mexicans after a brief negotiation.

  6. The Soviet Mass Deportations of June 14, 1941 where the Soviet Union deported anyone who could be seen as an enemy to the regime

  7. Pope Paul VI rescinded the publication of the 'Index Librorum Prohibitorum' (List of Prohibited Books) on June 14, 1966

  8. More United States Presidents have died in the month of June or July than any other time of the year (14 presidents died in June-July).