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).
- 1771Foundation of the Mission San Antonio de Padua in modern California by the Franciscan friar Junípero Serra.
- 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.
- 1865First ascent of the Matterhorn by Edward Whymper and party, four of whom die on the descent.
- 1877The Great Railroad Strike of 1877 begins in Martinsburg, West Virginia, US, when Baltimore and Ohio Railroad workers have their wages cut for the second time in a year.
- 1881Billy the Kid is shot and killed by Pat Garrett outside Fort Sumner.
- 1902The Campanile in St. Mark’s Square, Venice collapses, also demolishing the loggetta.
- 1950Korean War: North Korean troops initiate the Battle of Taejon.
- 1960Jane Goodall arrives at the Gombe Stream Reserve in present-day Tanzania to begin her famous study of chimpanzees in the wild.
- 1992386BSD is released by Lynne Jolitz and William Jolitz beginning the Open Source Operating System Revolution. Linus Torvalds releases his Linux soon afterwards.
Who were born on July 14?
- 1785Mordecai Manuel Noah, American writer and journalist (d. 1851)
- 1906Tom Carvel, Greek-born American businessman and inventor (d. 1990)
- 1906William H. Tunner, American general (d. 1983)
- 1911Terry-Thomas, British actor (d. 1990)
- 1940Susan Howatch, English novelist
- 1951Erich Hallhuber, German actor (d. 2003)
- 1970Nina Siemaszko, American actress
- 1971Joey Styles, American wrestling commentator
- 1975Tim Hudson, American baseball player
- 1984Mounir El Hamdaoui, Moroccan footballer
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