April 14: Day of the Week
April 14, 2020 is the 105th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 261 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.
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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)
- 1205Battle of Adrianople between Bulgarians and Crusaders.
- 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.
- 1865U.S. President Abraham Lincoln is assassinated in Ford’s Theatre by John Wilkes Booth.
- 1927The first Volvo car premieres in Gothenburg, Sweden.
- 1931First edition of the Highway Code published in Great Britain.
- 1945Osijek, Croatia, is liberated from fascist occupation.
- 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.
- 2002Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returns to office two days after being ousted and arrested by the country’s military.
- 2007At least 200,000 demonstrators in Ankara, Turkey protest against the possible candidacy of incumbent Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
Who were born on April 14?
- 1927Dany Robin, French actress (d. 1995)
- 1931Paul Masnick, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1936Kenneth Mars, American actor (d. 2011)
- 1972Paul Devlin, England-born Scottish footballer
- 1977Chandra Levy, American intern (d. 2001)
- 1980Kieran Mahon, British musician (The Cooper Temple Clause)
- 1983Nikoloz Tskitishvili, Georgian basketball player
- 1984Tyler Thigpen, American football player
- 1987Erwin Hoffer, Austrian footballer
- 1996Abigail Breslin, American actress
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