March 14: Day of the Week
March 14, 2017 is the 73rd day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 292 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
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Here’s the March calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
March 14 Historical Event(s)
- 44 BCCasca, Cicero and Cassius decided, in the night before the Assassination of Julius Caesar, that Mark Antony should stay alive.
- 313Emperor Jin Huidi is executed by Liu Cong, ruler of the Xiongnu state (Han Zhao).
- 1900The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing United States currency on the gold standard.
- 1931Alam Ara, India’s first talkie film, is released.
- 1942Orvan Hess and John Bumstead became the first in the world to successfully treat a patient, Anne Miller, using penicillin.
- 1945World War II – The R.A.F. first operational use of the Grand Slam bomb, Bielefeld, Germany.
- 1964A jury in Dallas, Texas, finds Jack Ruby guilty of killing Lee Harvey Oswald, assumed assassin of John F. Kennedy.
- 1967The body of President John F. Kennedy is moved to a permanent burial place at Arlington National Cemetery.
- 1984Gerry Adams, head of Sinn Féin, is seriously wounded in an assassination attempt in central Belfast.
- 1995Space Exploration: Astronaut Norman Thagard becomes the first American astronaut to ride to space on-board a Russian launch vehicle.
Who were born on March 14?
- 1681Georg Philipp Telemann, German composer (d. 1767)
- 1880Princess Thyra, daughter of Frederick VIII of Denmark (d. 1945)
- 1908Maurice Merleau-Ponty, French phenomenological philosopher (d. 1961)
- 1928Frank Borman, American astronaut and CEO
- 1931Phil Phillips, American singer and songwriter
- 1936Bob Charles, New Zealand golfer
- 1945Herman van Veen, Dutch singer and theatre performer
- 1962Narumi Tsunoda, Japanese voice actress
- 1975Wendy Rice, American actress
- 1979Nicolas Anelka, French footballer
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