- 1914Mother's Day goes publicMother's Day became a public holiday.
Explorers Richard E. Byrd and Floyd Bennett flew over the North Pole.
The Beatles signed their first recording contract and hired George Martin to be their producer.
The body of slain former Italian prime minister Aldo Moro was found in an automobile in Rome.
It took the Chicago White Sox 25 innings, eight hours, and six minutes, over two days, to finally defeat the Milwaukee Brewers, 7-6. It was the longest game (in elapsed time) in major-league history.
The South African parliament chose Nelson Mandela as president.
Chechnya's Moscow-backed leader, Akhmad Kadyrov, was killed in a bombing. Six others were killed and another 60 wounded.
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