Chase's Calendar of Events 2014, 57th Edition

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12,500 entries. 196 countries. 365 days.

Find out what's going on any day of the year, anywhere across the globe!

If you're looking to tie a promotional event to a special month, create a suggested reading list based on a literary birth anniversary, travel to a music festival halfway around the world, blog about a historical milestone or do a celebrity birthday round-up on your radio show or Twitterfeed, Chase's Calendar of Events is the one resource that has it all. For broadcasters, journalists, event planners, public relations professionals, librarians, editors, writers or simply the curious, this is one reference you can't do without!

Chase's Calendar of Events 2014 brings you:

  • Major sporting events such as the Games of the XXII Winter Olympiad at Sochi, Russia (Feb 7-23), and the FIFA World Cup in Brazil (June 12-July 13).
  • Milestones such as the 450th birth anniversary of William Shakespeare; the 200th anniversary of "The Star- Spangled Banner"; the 100th anniversaries of the beginning of World War I and the opening of the Panama Canal; the 75th anniversary of the beginning of World War II; the 50th anniversaries of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Beatlemania and much more.
  • New birthday entries for sports stars such as Mo Farah (Mar 23), Ryan Lochte (Aug 3) and Gabrielle Douglas (Dec 31); actors such as Kerry Washington (Jan 31), Lena Dunham (May 13) and Mads Mikkelsen (Nov 22); musical artists such as Carly Rae Jepsen (Nov 21) and Psy (Dec 31); and authors such as Téa Obreht (Sept 30) and Ann Patchett (Dec 2) and many others.
  • Special days such as National Ferret Day (Apr 2), World Lindy Hop Day (May 26), Extra Mile Day (Nov 1), Lost and Found Day (Dec 12) and more.

Search Chase's Any Way You Want!

Whether you want to target a specifi c date, location or subject, our fully searchable CD-ROM (PCand MAC-compatible) makes your research quick and easy. Also included is a free installer, so you can load Chase’s directly to your hard drive.

Table of contents

  1. Cover
  2. 2014 Chase’s Calendar of Events
  3. Copyright Page
  4. CD Content
  5. Contents
  6. Introduction
  7. Spotlight on 2014 Anniversaries and Events
  8. Spotlight on the Past: 1864, 1914, 1939, 1964, 1989
  9. Spotlight on World and American Anniversaries:
    1. 450th Birth Anniversary of William Shakespeare (1564)
    2. Storming the Bastille (1789)
    3. World War I Begins (1914)
    4. Panama Canal Opens (1914)
    5. World War II Begins (1939)
    6. Beatlemania (1964)
    7. “The Star-Spangled Banner” (1814)
    8. George Washington Carver Birth Anniversary (1864)
    9. Nevada Statehood (1864)
    10. Mother’s Day: First Official Observance (1914)
    11. Joe Louis Birth Anniversary (1914)
    12. Civil Rights Act of 1964 (1964)
  10. Spotlight on People
  11. Spotlight on 2014 Events
  12. Calendar of Events: Jan 1–Dec 31, 2014
    1. January
    2. February
    3. March
    4. April
    5. May
    6. June
    7. July
    8. August
    9. September
    10. October
    11. November
    12. December
  13. Calendar Information for the Years 2014–2016
  14. Looking Forward: Future Anniversaries and Major Events
  15. Perpetual Calendar
  16. National Days of the World for 2014
  17. Selected Special Years: 1995–2014
  18. Chinese Calendar
  19. Wedding Anniversary Gifts
  20. World Map of Time Zones
  21. Universal, Standard and Daylight Times
  22. Leap Seconds
  23. Astronomical Phenomena for the Years 2014–2016
  24. The Naming of Hurricanes
  25. Some Facts About the US Presidents
  26. Some Facts About the United States
  27. State & Territory Abbreviations: United States
  28. State Governors/US Senators/US Supreme Court
  29. Some Facts About Canada
  30. Province & Territory Abbreviations: Canada
  31. Some Facts About Mexico
  32. 2014 Special Months
  33. Presidential Proclamations
  34. Major Awards Presented in 2012–2013
  35. Index
  36. For Download

Product information

  • Title: Chase's Calendar of Events 2014, 57th Edition
  • Author(s): Editors of Chase's Calendar of Events
  • Release date: October 2013
  • Publisher(s): McGraw-Hill
  • ISBN: 9780071830911