December 14: Day of the Week
December 14, 2019 is the 348th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 17 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
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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)
- 1896The Glasgow Underground Railway is opened by the Glasgow District Subway Company.
- 1918Friedrich Karl von Hessen, a German prince elected by the Parliament of Finland to become King Väinö I, renounces the Finnish throne.
- 1918President of Portugal Sidónio Pais is assassinated.
- 1955Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Laos, Libya, Nepal, Portugal, Romania, Spain and Sri Lanka join the United Nations.
- 1958The 3rd Soviet Antarctic Expedition becomes the first expedition to reach The Pole of Relative Inaccessibility in the Antarctic.
- 1961The United Republic of Tanzania joins 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.
- 1999Torrential rains cause flash floods in Vargas, Venezuela, resulting in tens of thousands of deaths, the destruction of thousands of homes, and the complete collapse of the state’s infrastructure.
- 2004Cuba and Venezuela found the Bolivarian Alliance for the Americas.
- 2004The Millau viaduct, the tallest bridge in the world, near Millau, France is officially opened.
Who were born on December 14?
- 1625Barthélemy d'Herbelot de Molainville, French orientalist (d. 1695)
- 1720Justus Möser, German statesman (d. 1794)
- 1953Mikael Odenberg, Swedish politician
- 1960Don Franklin, American actor
- 1970Nadine Garner, Australian actress
- 1971Brian Gay, professional golfer; three-time winner on the PGA Tour
- 1976Leland Chapman, American bounty hunter
- 1981Liam Lawrence, Irish footballer
- 1984Jackson Rathbone, American actor and musician
- 1988Vanessa Hudgens, American singer and actress
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