Sunday January 14, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

January 14: Day of the Week

January 14, 2024 was the 14th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 352 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.

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Here’s the January calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

January 2024

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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.

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)

Formal approval of the Order of the Templar at the Council of Troyes.
Andrew III of Hungary dies, ending the Arpad dynasty in Hungary.
The “Fundamental Orders”, the first written constitution that created a government, is adopted in Connecticut.
King Philip V of Spain abdicates the throne.
Greek War of Independence: Acrocorinth is captured by Theodoros Kolokotronis and Demetrius Ypsilanti.
The controversial Bodyline cricket tactics used by Douglas Jardine’s England peaks when Australian captain Bill Woodfull was hit in the heart.
World War II: Franklin D. Roosevelt becomes the first President of the United States to travel via airplane while in office when he travels from Miami, Florida to Morocco to meet with Winston Churchill.
Jagadguru Kripalu Maharaj was named fifth Jagadguru (world teacher) after giving seven days of speeches before 500 Hindu scholars.
The Reserve Bank of Australia, the country’s central bank and banknote issuing authority, is established.
An accidental explosion aboard the USS Enterprise near Hawaii kills 27 people.

Who were born on January 14?

Matthew Fontaine Maury American oceanographer (d. 1873)
Nina Ricci, Italian-born French fashion designer (d. 1970)
William Bendix, American actor (d. 1964)
Frank Aletter, American actor (d. 2009)
Shoban Babu, Indian actor
Jack Jones, American singer
Dave Campbell, American baseball player
Suzanne Danielle, English actress
Marc Delissen, Dutch field hockey player
Efthimis Bakatsias, Greek basketball player

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