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.

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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)

1129
Formal approval of the Order of the Templar at the Council of Troyes.
1301
Andrew III of Hungary dies, ending the Arpad dynasty in Hungary.
1639
The “Fundamental Orders”, the first written constitution that created a government, is adopted in Connecticut.
1724
King Philip V of Spain abdicates the throne.
1822
Greek War of Independence: Acrocorinth is captured by Theodoros Kolokotronis and Demetrius Ypsilanti.
1933
The controversial Bodyline cricket tactics used by Douglas Jardine’s England peaks when Australian captain Bill Woodfull was hit in the heart.
1943
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.
1954
Jagadguru Kripalu Maharaj was named fifth Jagadguru (world teacher) after giving seven days of speeches before 500 Hindu scholars.
1960
The Reserve Bank of Australia, the country’s central bank and banknote issuing authority, is established.
1969
An accidental explosion aboard the USS Enterprise near Hawaii kills 27 people.

Who were born on January 14?

1806
Matthew Fontaine Maury American oceanographer (d. 1873)
1883
Nina Ricci, Italian-born French fashion designer (d. 1970)
1906
William Bendix, American actor (d. 1964)
1926
Frank Aletter, American actor (d. 2009)
1937
Shoban Babu, Indian actor
1938
Jack Jones, American singer
1942
Dave Campbell, American baseball player
1957
Suzanne Danielle, English actress
1965
Marc Delissen, Dutch field hockey player
1968
Efthimis Bakatsias, Greek basketball player

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