July 14: Day of the Week
July 14, 2020 is the 196th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 170 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.
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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)
- 1789French Revolution: citizens of Paris storm the Bastille.
- 1881Billy the Kid is shot and killed by Pat Garrett outside Fort Sumner.
- 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.
- 1943In Diamond, Missouri, the George Washington Carver National Monument becomes the first United States National Monument in honor of an African American.
- 1958Iraqi Revolution: in Iraq the monarchy is overthrown by popular forces led by Abdul Karim Kassem, who becomes the nation’s new leader.
- 1969Football War: after Honduras loses a soccer match against El Salvador, riots break out in Honduras against Salvadoran migrant workers.
- 1969The United States $500, $1,000, $5,000 and $10,000 bills are officially withdrawn from circulation.
- 1992386BSD is released by Lynne Jolitz and William Jolitz beginning the Open Source Operating System Revolution. Linus Torvalds releases his Linux soon afterwards.
- 2000A powerful solar flare, later named the Bastille Day event, causes a geomagnetic storm on Earth.
Who were born on July 14?
- 1860Owen Wister, American novelist (d. 1938)
- 1893Dave Fleischer, American animator, film director and film producer (d. 1979)
- 1910William Hanna, American animator (d. 2001)
- 1911Pavel Prudnikau, Belarusian poet and writer (d. 2000)
- 1955L. Brent Bozell III, American writer and pundit
- 1960Angélique Kidjo, Beninese singer
- 1967Marios Constantinou, Greek-Cypriot footballer
- 1984Mounir El Hamdaoui, Moroccan footballer
- 1985Billy Celeski, Australian footballer
- 1985Darrelle Revis, American football player
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