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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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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).
- 1789French Revolution: citizens of Paris storm the Bastille.
- 1853Opening of the first major US world’s fair, the Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations in New York City.
- 1865First ascent of the Matterhorn by Edward Whymper and party, four of whom die on the descent.
- 1916Start of the Battle of Delville Wood as an action within the Battle of the Somme, which was to last until 3 September 1916.
- 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.
- 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?
- 1889Ante Pavelić, Croatian fascist leader (d. 1959)
- 1921Geoffrey Wilkinson, English chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1996)
- 1952Eric Laneuville, American director, actor and producer
- 1958Robert Jensen, American journalist and activist
- 1966Juliet Cesario, American actress
- 1971Mark LoMonaco (Bubba Ray Dudley), American professional wrestler
- 1972Deborah Mailman, Australian actress
- 1976Ranj Dhaliwal, Canadian novelist
- 1985Billy Celeski, Australian footballer
- 1987Adam Johnson, English footballer
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