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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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)
- 1129Formal approval of the Order of the Templar at the Council of Troyes.
- 1514Pope Leo X issues a papal bull against slavery.
- 1814Treaty of Kiel: Frederick VI of Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden in return for Pomerania.
- 1943World War II: Operation Ke, the successful Japanese operation to evacuate their forces from Guadalcanal during the Guadalcanal campaign, begins.
- 1950The first prototype of the MiG-17 makes its maiden flight.
- 1952NBC’s long-running morning news program Today debuts, with host Dave Garroway.
- 1967Counterculture of the 1960s: The Human Be-In, takes place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, launching the Summer of Love.
- 1998An Afghan cargo plane crashes into a mountain in southwest Pakistan killing more than 50 people.
- 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.
- 2011Stampede near Sabarimala – 104 devotees killed and several others injured in a stampede at Uppupara in Idukki district.
Who were born on January 14?
- 1870Sir George Pearce, Australian politician (d. 1952)
- 1912Tillie Olsen, American writer (d. 2007)
- 1938Jack Jones, American singer
- 1941Barry Jenner, American actor
- 1954Masanobu Fuchi, Japanese professional wrestler
- 1956Ben Heppner, Canadian tenor
- 1967Emily Watson, English actress
- 1974Kevin Durand, Canadian actor
- 1977Narain Karthikeyan, Indian racecar driver
- 1980Cory Gibbs, American soccer player
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