April 14: Day of the Week
April 14, 2020 was the 105th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 261 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mardi.
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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.
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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.
- 1828Noah Webster copyrights the first edition of his dictionary.
- 1881The Four Dead in Five Seconds Gunfight is fought in El Paso, Texas.
- 1894The first ever commercial motion picture house opened in New York City using ten Kinetoscopes, a device for peep-show viewing of films.
- 1931Spanish Cortes depose King Alfonso XIII and proclaims the 2nd Spanish Republic.
- 1945Osijek, Croatia, is liberated from fascist occupation.
- 19781978 Tbilisi Demonstrations: Thousands of Georgians demonstrate against Soviet attempts to change the constitutional status of the Georgian language.
- 19861 kg hailstones fall on the Gopalganj district of Bangladesh, killing 92. These are the heaviest hailstones ever recorded.
- 2003The Human Genome Project is completed with 99% of the human genome sequenced to an accuracy of 99.99%.
- 2010Nearly 2,700 are killed in a magnitude 6.9 earthquake in Yushu, Qinghai, China.
Who were born on April 14?
- 1336Emperor Go-Kōgon of Japan (d. 1374)
- 1882Moritz Schlick, Austrian philosopher, (d. 1936)
- 1902Sylvio Mantha, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1974)
- 1904Sir John Gielgud, English actor (d. 2000)
- 1966David Justice, American baseball player
- 1975Amy Dumas, American professional wrestler
- 1976Christian Älvestam, Swedish musician (Scar Symmetry)
- 1980Kieran Mahon, British musician (The Cooper Temple Clause)
- 1985Grant Clitsome,Canadian Hockey Player
- 1993Graham Phillips, American actor
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