April 14: Day of the Week
April 14, 2021 was the 104th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 261 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.
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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)
- 1471In England, the Yorkists under Edward IV defeat the Lancastrians under the Earl of Warwick at the Battle of Barnet; the Earl is killed and Edward IV resumes the throne.
- 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.
- 1849Hungary declares itself independent of Austria with Lajos Kossuth as its leader.
- 1909A massacre is organized by Ottoman Empire against Armenian population of Cilicia.
- 1931Spanish Cortes depose King Alfonso XIII and proclaims the 2nd Spanish Republic.
- 1956In Chicago, Illinois, videotape is first demonstrated.
- 1969At the U.S. Academy Awards there is a tie for the Academy Award for Best Actress between Katharine Hepburn and Barbra Streisand.
- 1988The USS Samuel B. Roberts strikes a mine in the Persian Gulf during Operation Earnest Will.
- 2002Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returns to office two days after being ousted and arrested by the country’s military.
- 2005The Oregon Supreme Court nullifies marriage licenses issued to gay couples a year earlier by Multnomah County.
Who were born on April 14?
- 1738William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1809)
- 1868Peter Behrens, German architect (d. 1940)
- 1892Vere Gordon Childe, Australian philologist (d. 1957)
- 1903Henry Corbin, French philosopher and iranologist (d. 1978)
- 1941Julie Christie, British actress
- 1960Brad Garrett, American actor
- 1962Scott Boman, American politician
- 1967Alain Côté, French Canadian ice hockey player
- 1967Nicola Berti, Italian footballer
- 1987Erwin Hoffer, Austrian footballer
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