July 14: Day of the Week
July 14, 2019 is the 195th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 170 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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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)
- 1769An expedition led by Gaspar de Portolà establishes a base in California and sets out to find the Port of Monterey (now Monterey, California).
- 1902The Campanile in St. Mark’s Square, Venice collapses, also demolishing the loggetta.
- 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.
- 1957Rawya Ateya takes her seat in the National Assembly of Egypt, thereby becoming the first female parliamentarian in the Arab world.
- 1960Jane Goodall arrives at the Gombe Stream Reserve in present-day Tanzania to begin her famous study of chimpanzees in the wild.
- 1969The United States $500, $1,000, $5,000 and $10,000 bills are officially withdrawn from circulation.
- 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)
- 1913Gerald Ford, 38th President of the United States (d. 2006)
- 1921Geoffrey Wilkinson, English chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1996)
- 1961Jackie Earle Haley, American actor
- 1970Nina Siemaszko, American actress
- 1973Adam Quinn, American bagpipes player
- 1973Paul Methric, American rapper
- 1975Tim Hudson, American baseball player
- 1977Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden
- 1980Jed Madela, Filipino singer
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