April 14: Day of the Week
April 14, 2022 was the 104th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 261 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
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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.
- 1028Henry III, son of Conrad, is elected king of the Germans.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1775The first abolition society in North America is established. The Society for the Relief of Free Negroes Unlawfully Held in Bondage is organized in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Benjamin Franklin and Benjamin Rush.
- 1865U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward and his family are attacked in his home by Lewis Powell.
- 1906The Azusa Street Revival opens and will launch Pentecostalism as a worldwide movement.
- 1931First edition of the Highway Code published in Great Britain.
- 1940World War II: Royal Marines land in Namsos, Norway in preparation for a larger force to arrive two days later.
- 1988The USS Samuel B. Roberts strikes a mine in the Persian Gulf during Operation Earnest Will.
Who were born on April 14?
- 1773Jean-Baptiste de Villèle, French statesman (d. 1854)
- 1870Victor Borisov-Musatov, Russian painter (d. 1905)
- 1891B. R. Ambedkar, Indian jurist (d. 1956)
- 1942Valentin Lebedev, Russian cosmonaut
- 1964Gina McKee, British actress
- 1964Greg Battle, Canadian football player
- 1971Peter Gibson, American writer
- 1972Roberto Mejia, Dominican baseball player
- 1984Adán Sánchez, American singer (d. 2004)
- 1989Dafina Zeqiri, Kosovan-Swedish singer
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