July 14: Day of the Week
July 14, 2022 is the 195th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 170 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.
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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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July 14 Historical Event(s)
- 1789Alexander Mackenzie finally completes his journey to the mouth of the great river he hoped would take him to the Pacific, but which turns out to flow into the Arctic Ocean. Later named after him, the Mackenzie is the second-longest river system in North America.
- 1911Harry Atwood, an exhibition pilot for the Wright Brothers lands his airplane at the South Lawn of the White House. He is later awarded a Gold medal from President Taft for this feat.
- 1933Gleichschaltung: in Germany, all political parties are outlawed except the Nazi Party.
- 1948Palmiro Togliatti, leader of the Italian Communist Party, is shot and wounded near the Italian Parliament.
- 1950Korean War: North Korean troops initiate the Battle of Taejon.
- 1958Iraqi Revolution: in Iraq the monarchy is overthrown by popular forces led by Abdul Karim Kassem, who becomes the nation’s new leader.
- 1960Jane Goodall arrives at the Gombe Stream Reserve in present-day Tanzania to begin her famous study of chimpanzees in the wild.
- 1987Montreal, Canada, is hit by a series of thunderstorms causing the Montreal Flood of 1987.
- 2000A powerful solar flare, later named the Bastille Day event, causes a geomagnetic storm on Earth.
- 2002French President Jacques Chirac escapes an assassination attempt unscathed during Bastille Day celebrations.
Who were born on July 14?
- 1874Khedive Abbas II of Egypt and Sudan (d. 1944)
- 1922Robin Olds, American World War II and Vietnam War ace fighter pilot (d. 2007)
- 1940Susan Howatch, English novelist
- 1947Claudia Kennedy, U.S. Army officer
- 1961Jackie Earle Haley, American actor
- 1967Robin Ventura, American baseball player
- 1975Tim Hudson, American baseball player
- 1976Geraint Jones, England cricketer
- 1985Billy Celeski, Australian footballer
- 1989Sean Flynn, American actor
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