April 14: Day of the Week
April 14, 2020 is the 105th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 261 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
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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)
- 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.
- 1894The first ever commercial motion picture house opened in New York City using ten Kinetoscopes, a device for peep-show viewing of films.
- 1906The Azusa Street Revival opens and will launch Pentecostalism as a worldwide movement.
- 1927The first Volvo car premieres in Gothenburg, Sweden.
- 1931First edition of the Highway Code published in Great Britain.
- 1935“Black Sunday Storm”, the worst dust storm of the U.S. Dust Bowl.
- 1956In Chicago, Illinois, videotape is first demonstrated.
- 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.
- 2010Nearly 2,700 are killed in a magnitude 6.9 earthquake in Yushu, Qinghai, China.
Who were born on April 14?
- 1924Shorty Rogers, American jazz musician (d. 1994)
- 1926Frank Daniel, Czech-born writer, director and teacher (d. 1996)
- 1927Dany Robin, French actress (d. 1995)
- 1936Bobby Nichols, American professional golfer
- 1941Julie Christie, British actress
- 1949John Shea, American actor
- 1952Mickey O'Sullivan, Irish sportsman
- 1973Roberto Ayala, Argentine footballer
- 1979Ross Filipo, New Zealand rugby player
- 1980Claire Coffee, American actress
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