December 14: Day of the Week
December 14, 2018 was the 348th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 17 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
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Here’s the December calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Turquoise is the modern birthstone for this month. Onyx is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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December 14 Historical Event(s)
- 557Constantinople is severely damaged by an earthquake.
- 1819Alabama becomes the 22nd U.S. state.
- 1909New South Wales Premier Charles Wade signed the Seat of Government Surrender Act 1909, formally completing the transfer of State land to the Commonwealth to create the Australian Capital Territory.
- 1941World War II: Japan signs treaty of alliance with Thailand.
- 1955Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Laos, Libya, Nepal, Portugal, Romania, Spain and Sri Lanka join the United Nations.
- 1972Apollo program: Eugene Cernan is the last person to walk on the moon, after he and Harrison Schmitt complete the third and final Extra-vehicular activity (EVA) of the Apollo 17 mission. To date this is the last manned mission to the moon.
- 1983The 3rd Congress of the Communist Youth of Greece starts.
- 1995Yugoslav Wars: The Dayton Agreement is signed in Paris by leaders of various governments.
- 1999Kiribati, Nauru and Tonga join the United Nations.
- 2004Cuba and Venezuela found the Bolivarian Alliance for the Americas.
Who were born on December 14?
- 1870Karl Renner, President of Austria (d. 1950)
- 1895Paul Eluard, French poet (d. 1952)
- 1902Frances Bavier, American actress (d. 1989)
- 1918Radu Beligan, Romanian actor
- 1924Raj Kapoor, Indian actor (d. 1988)
- 1949Bill Buckner, American baseball player
- 1954James Horan, American actor
- 1958François Zocchetto, French politician
- 1972Marcus Jensen, American baseball player
- 1989Pedro Silva, Brazilian footballer
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