April 14: Day of the Week
April 14, 2019 is the 104th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 261 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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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.
- 1639Imperial forces are defeated by the Swedes at the Battle of Chemnitz. The Swedish victory prolongs the Thirty Year’s War and allows them to advance into Bohemia.
- 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.
- 1849Hungary declares itself independent of Austria with Lajos Kossuth as its leader.
- 1865U.S. President Abraham Lincoln is assassinated in Ford’s Theatre by John Wilkes Booth.
- 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.
- 1991The Republic of Georgia introduces the post of President after its declaration of independence from the Soviet Union.
- 2003The Human Genome Project is completed with 99% of the human genome sequenced to an accuracy of 99.99%.
- 2003U.S. troops in Baghdad capture Abu Abbas, leader of the Palestinian group that killed an American on the hijacked cruise liner the MS Achille Lauro in 1985.
Who were born on April 14?
- 1902Sylvio Mantha, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1974)
- 1917Marvin Miller, American labor activist
- 1925Rod Steiger, American actor (d. 2002)
- 1952Mickey O'Sullivan, Irish sportsman
- 1966André Boisclair, Quebec politician (Parti Québécois)
- 1973Adrien Brody, American actor
- 1973David Miller, American tenor (Il Divo)
- 1979Rebecca DiPietro, American model
- 1983Nikoloz Tskitishvili, Georgian basketball player
- 1993Vivien Cardone, American actress
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