January 14: Day of the Week
January 14, 2019 was the 14th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 351 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.
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Here’s the January calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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January 14: This Day in History
It is celebrated as New Year’s Day (at least in the 20th and 21st centuries) by countries still following the Julian calendar.
January 14 Historical Event(s)
- 1514Pope Leo X issues a papal bull against slavery.
- 1784American Revolutionary War: Ratification Day, United States Congress ratifies Treaty of Paris with Great Britain.
- 1814Treaty of Kiel: Frederick VI of Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden in return for Pomerania.
- 1822Greek War of Independence: Acrocorinth is captured by Theodoros Kolokotronis and Demetrius Ypsilanti.
- 1933The controversial Bodyline cricket tactics used by Douglas Jardine’s England peaks when Australian captain Bill Woodfull was hit in the heart.
- 1969An accidental explosion aboard the USS Enterprise near Hawaii kills 27 people.
- 1972Queen Margrethe II of Denmark ascends the throne, the first Queen of Denmark since 1412 and the first Danish monarch not named Frederick or Christian since 1513.
- 2000A United Nations tribunal sentences five Bosnian Croats to up to 25 years for the 1993 killing of over 100 Muslims in a Bosnian village.
- 2004The national flag of The Republic of Georgia, the so-called “five cross flag”, is restored to official use after a hiatus of some 500 years.
- 2011Stampede near Sabarimala – 104 devotees killed and several others injured in a stampede at Uppupara in Idukki district.
Who were born on January 14?
- 1905Takeo Fukuda, 67th Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1995)
- 1907Georges-Émile Lapalme, French-Canadian politician (d. 1985)
- 1938Allen Toussaint, American singer
- 1964Shepard Smith, American news anchor
- 1969Jason Bateman, American actor
- 1973Giancarlo Fisichella, Italian race car driver
- 1980Cory Gibbs, American soccer player
- 1980Ossama Haidar, Lebanese soccer player
- 1983Jason Krejza, Australian cricketer
- 1986Alessio Cossu, Italian footballer
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