April 14: Day of the Week
April 14, 2019 was the 104th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 261 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Try it today and improve your lovelife. Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)
Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
What no one tells you about the hidden secrets of your first name. Are there magical powers in your given name? Every name has a character and personality. Get smart with name meanings. Find out what your name means! (Sponsored link)
April 14 Historical Event(s)
- 43 BCBattle of Forum Gallorum: Mark Antony, besieging Julius Caesar’s assassin Decimus Junius Brutus Albinus in Mutina, defeats the forces of the consul Pansa, who is wounded.
- 70Siege of Jerusalem: Titus, son of emperor Vespasian, surrounds the Jewish capital, with four Roman legions.
- 1434The foundation stone of Cathedral St. Peter and St. Paul in Nantes, France is laid.
- 1699Khalsa: The Sikh Religion was formalised as the Khalsa - the brotherhood of Warrior-Saints - by Guru Gobind Singh in Northern India, in accordance with the Nanakshahi calendar.
- 1816Bussa, a slave in British-ruled Barbados, leads a slave rebellion and is killed. For this, he is remembered as the first national hero of Barbados.
- 1828Noah Webster copyrights the first edition of his dictionary.
- 1890The Pan-American Union is founded by the First International Conference of American States in Washington, D.C.
- 1958The Soviet satellite Sputnik 2 falls from orbit after a mission duration of 162 days.
- 1967Gnassingbé Eyadéma overthrows President of Togo Nicolas Grunitzky and installs himself as the new president, a title he would hold for the next 38 years.
- 2010Nearly 2,700 are killed in a magnitude 6.9 earthquake in Yushu, Qinghai, China.
Who were born on April 14?
- 1927Alan MacDiarmid, New Zealand chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2007)
- 1942Valentin Lebedev, Russian cosmonaut
- 1949DeAnne Julius, American/English economist
- 1951José Eduardo González Navas, Spanish politician
- 1969Mark Macon, American basketball player
- 1973David Miller, American tenor (Il Divo)
- 1976Kyle Farnsworth, American baseball player
- 1979Marios Elia, Greek-Cypriot footballer
- 1984Adán Sánchez, American singer (d. 2004)
- 1986Anne Watanabe, Japanese model
Now try another date like anniversaries, birthdays of someone you know or any other date that is special to you. Don’t forget to share the info to your friends, loved ones or social media followers. Who knows, they might appreciate and thank you for it.