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July 14, 1853 - ▲
Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations, a World's Fair, is held in New York City.
July 14, 1853 - ▲Matthew C. Perry, the Commodore of the U.S. Navy, visits Japan.
He lands at Kurihama (in modern-day Yokosuka), presents the letter to delegates, and leaves for the Chinese coast, promising to return for a reply.
July 31, 1914 - ★The New York Stock Exchange is closed.
It is closed shortly after the beginning of World War I (July 28, 1914).
August 1, 1941 - ▼"Roosevelt" announced an embargo on "Japan".
July 20, 2010 - ★Kim Hyon-Hui visits Japan.
She is a former North Korean operative responsible for the Korean Air Flight 858 bombing in 1987.
She flies in to Tokyo after the Japanese authorities waives strict immigration controls to allow her to meet the relatives of two Japanese citizens snatched by North Korean agents in the late 1970s.
However, critics denounces the visit as a stunt designed to deflect attention from Japan's failure to establish the fates of Yokota and other abductees. Hyon-Hui has already spoken to some of the victims' families and is not expected to offer any new information.
July 27, 2012 - ◆2012 Summer Olympics is held in London. (Timeline)
(Old Hindu Solar calendar) April 11, 5113
(Iranian calendar) May 6, 1391
(Hebrew calendar) May 8, 5772
(Julian calendar) July 14, 2012
The day is July 14, 2012 in the Julian calendar. It is the 100th anniversary of the missing incident of Japanese marathon runner Shizo Kanakuri in the 1912 Summer Olympics (July 14, 1912).