April 14: Day of the Week
April 14, 2021 is the 104th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 261 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is 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)
- 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.
- 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.
- 1865U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward and his family are attacked in his home by Lewis Powell.
- 1909A massacre is organized by Ottoman Empire against Armenian population of Cilicia.
- 1935“Black Sunday Storm”, the worst dust storm of the U.S. Dust Bowl.
- 1940World War II: Royal Marines land in Namsos, Norway in preparation for a larger force to arrive two days later.
- 1956In Chicago, Illinois, videotape is first demonstrated.
- 1981STS-1 – The first operational space shuttle, Columbia (OV-102) completes its first test flight.
- 1986In retaliation for the April 5 bombing in West Berlin that killed two U.S. servicemen, U.S. president Ronald Reagan orders major bombing raids against Libya, killing 60 people.
- 2003The Human Genome Project is completed with 99% of the human genome sequenced to an accuracy of 99.99%.
Who were born on April 14?
- 1578King Philip III of Spain (d. 1621)
- 1872Abdullah Yusuf Ali, Indian-born Islamic scholar and translator (d. 1953)
- 1917Marvin Miller, American labor activist
- 1936Bobby Nichols, American professional golfer
- 1953David Buss, Evolutionary psychologist
- 1957Lothaire Bluteau, Canadian actor
- 1961Robert Carlyle, British actor
- 1971Miguel Calero, Colombian footballer
- 1973Roberto Ayala, Argentine footballer
- 1974Da Brat (Shawntae Harris), American rapper
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