December 14: Day of the Week
December 14, 2020 is the 349th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 17 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
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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.
- 1782The Montgolfier brothers’ first balloon lifts off on its first test flight.
- 1814War of 1812: The Royal Navy seizes control of Lake Borgne, Louisiana.
- 1836The Toledo War unofficially ends.
- 1913Haruna, the fourth and last ship of the Sclass Kongō, launches, eventually becoming one of the Japanese workhorses during World War I and World War II.
- 1958The 3rd Soviet Antarctic Expedition becomes the first expedition to reach The Pole of Relative Inaccessibility in the Antarctic.
- 1963Baldwin Hills Reservoir wall bursts, killing five people and damaging hundreds of homes in Los Angeles.
- 1994Construction begins on the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River.
- 2003President of Pakistan Pervez Musharaf narrowly escapes an assassination attempt.
- 2008President George W. Bush makes his fourth and final (planned) trip to Iraq as president and is almost struck by two shoes thrown at him by Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zaidi during a news conference in Baghdad.
Who were born on December 14?
- 1720Justus Möser, German statesman (d. 1794)
- 1787Maria Ludovika of Austria-Este, Empress of Austria and queen of Hungary and Bohemia (d. 1816)
- 1883Manolis Kalomiris, Greek classical composer (d. 1962)
- 1884Jane Cowl, American actress and playwright (d. 1950)
- 1922Don Hewitt, American creator of 60 Minutes (d. 2009)
- 1923Gerard Reve, Dutch writer (d. 2006)
- 1948Dee Wallace, American actress
- 1968Noelle Beck, American actress
- 1972Marcus Jensen, American baseball player
- 1981Shaun Marcum, American baseball player
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