April 14: Day of the Week
April 14, 2019 was the 104th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 261 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
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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)
- 69Vitellius, commander of the Rhine armies, defeats Emperor Otho in the Battle of Bedriacum and seizes the throne.
- 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.
- 1860The first Pony Express rider reaches Sacramento, California.
- 1909A massacre is organized by Ottoman Empire against Armenian population of Cilicia.
- 1927The first Volvo car premieres in Gothenburg, Sweden.
- 1944Bombay Explosion: A massive explosion in Bombay harbor kills 300 and causes economic damage valued then at 20 million pounds.
- 1988In a United Nations ceremony in Geneva, Switzerland, the Soviet Union signs an agreement pledging to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan.
- 1999A severe hailstorm strikes Sydney, Australia causing A$2.3 billion in insured damages, the most costly natural disaster in Australian history.
- 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?
- 1336Emperor Go-Kōgon of Japan (d. 1374)
- 1572Adam Tanner, Austrian mathematician (d. 1632)
- 1857Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom, Youngest daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, Prince Consort (d. 1944)
- 1903Henry Corbin, French philosopher and iranologist (d. 1978)
- 1916Don Willesee, Australian politician (d. 2003)
- 1928Ezra Fleischer, Romanian dissident, later Israeli writer (d. 2006)
- 1957Lothaire Bluteau, Canadian actor
- 1973David Miller, American tenor (Il Divo)
- 1975Anderson Silva, Brazilian mixed martial artist
- 1979Noé Pamarot, French footballer
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