April 14: Day of the Week
April 14, 2018 was the 104th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 261 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.
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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)
- 1849Hungary declares itself independent of Austria with Lajos Kossuth as its leader.
- 1890The Pan-American Union is founded by the First International Conference of American States in Washington, D.C.
- 1906The Azusa Street Revival opens and will launch Pentecostalism as a worldwide movement.
- 1944Bombay Explosion: A massive explosion in Bombay harbor kills 300 and causes economic damage valued then at 20 million pounds.
- 1945Osijek, Croatia, is liberated from fascist occupation.
- 1967Gnassingbé Eyadéma overthrows President of Togo Nicolas Grunitzky and installs himself as the new president, a title he would hold for the next 38 years.
- 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.
- 2005The Oregon Supreme Court nullifies marriage licenses issued to gay couples a year earlier by Multnomah County.
- 2010Nearly 2,700 are killed in a magnitude 6.9 earthquake in Yushu, Qinghai, China.
Who were born on April 14?
- 1578King Philip III of Spain (d. 1621)
- 1818Marie of Saxe-Altenburg, queen of Hanover (d. 1909)
- 1881Husain Salaahuddin, Maldivian writer (d. 1948)
- 1917Valerie Hobson, British actress (d. 1998)
- 1945Ritchie Blackmore, English guitarist (Deep Purple)
- 1969Martyn LeNoble, Dutch musician
- 1973David Miller, American tenor (Il Divo)
- 1977Sarah Michelle Gellar, American actress
- 1985Grant Clitsome,Canadian Hockey Player
- 1987Erwin Hoffer, Austrian footballer
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