July 14: Day of the Week
July 14, 2018 was the 195th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 170 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
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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.
- 1853Opening of the first major US world’s fair, the Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations in New York City.
- 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.
- 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- 1969The United States $500, $1,000, $5,000 and $10,000 bills are officially withdrawn from circulation.
- 1987Montreal, Canada, is hit by a series of thunderstorms causing the Montreal Flood of 1987.
- 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?
- 1610Ferdinando II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1670)
- 1671Jacques D'Allonville, French astronomer and mathematician (d. 1732)
- 1743Gavrila Romanovich Derzhavin, Russian poet (d. 1816)
- 1906William H. Tunner, American general (d. 1983)
- 1921Geoffrey Wilkinson, English chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1996)
- 1951Erich Hallhuber, German actor (d. 2003)
- 1967Robin Ventura, American baseball player
- 1973Adam Quinn, American bagpipes player
- 1979Scott Porter, American actor
- 1985Darrelle Revis, American football player
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