July 14: Day of the Week
July 14, 2019 was the 195th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 170 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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)
- 1223Louis VIII becomes King of France upon the death of his father, Philip II of France.
- 1771Foundation of the Mission San Antonio de Padua in modern California by the Franciscan friar Junípero Serra.
- 1789French Revolution: citizens of Paris storm the Bastille.
- 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.
- 1900Armies of the Eight-Nation Alliance capture Tientsin during the Boxer Rebellion.
- 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.
- 1958Iraqi Revolution: in Iraq the monarchy is overthrown by popular forces led by Abdul Karim Kassem, who becomes the nation’s new leader.
- 1965The Mariner 4 flyby of Mars takes the first close-up photos of another planet.
- 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?
- 1634Pasquier Quesnel, French Jansenist theologian (d. 1719)
- 1912Woody Guthrie, American folk musician (d. 1967)
- 1933Franz, Duke of Bavaria, Heir to the House of Stuart
- 1939Karel Gott, Czech Schlager singer
- 1949Tommy Mottola, American music executive
- 1969Kazushi Sakuraba, Japanese mixed martial artist and professional wrestler
- 1970Nina Siemaszko, American actress
- 1971Joey Styles, American wrestling commentator
- 1976Kirsten Sheridan, Irish film director and screenwriter
- 1989Sean Flynn, American actor
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