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2014 (MMXIV) was a common year starting on Wednesday in the Gregorian calendar.

Summary

2014 West Africa Ebola virus outbreak situation map
Map showing locations of the 2014 Ebola outbreak.

Events

January

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

February

Opening of XXII Winter Olympic Games (2338-13)
The opening ceremony for the 2014 Winter Olympics, February 7

March

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

April

Canonization 2014- The Canonization of Saint John XXIII and Saint John Paul II (14037064014)
Thousands gather for the Canonization of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II

May

June

July

Philipp Lahm lifts the 2014 FIFA World Cup
Germany defeats Argentina during the final FIFA match
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Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (Boeing 777) crashes in Ukraine, after being shot down by a missile

August

FA-18C Fighter Iraq Airstrikes August 7 2014
The United States Navy preparing to intervene Iraq as a result of the ISIS threats

September

Mount Ontake from Mount Noko (2014-09-29 trim)
Mount Ontake in Japan, two days after the September 27 eruption.

October

November

December

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Police near the scene of the 2014 Sydney hostage crisis.

Nobel Prizes

Major holidays and dates

Deaths

In fiction

Movies

  • Moon Child (2003)
  • The Flash movie EPIC 2014 concludes in this year.

Television

  • 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.

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