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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
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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.
- 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.
- 1790French Revolution: citizens of Paris celebrate the constitutional monarchy and national reconciliation in the Fête de la Fédération.
- 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.
- 1902The Campanile in St. Mark’s Square, Venice collapses, also demolishing the loggetta.
- 1916Start of the Battle of Delville Wood as an action within the Battle of the Somme, which was to last until 3 September 1916.
- 1948Palmiro Togliatti, leader of the Italian Communist Party, is shot and wounded near the Italian Parliament.
- 1987Montreal, Canada, is hit by a series of thunderstorms causing the Montreal Flood of 1987.
- 2002French President Jacques Chirac escapes an assassination attempt unscathed during Bastille Day celebrations.
Who were born on July 14?
- 1676Caspar Abel, German theologian, historian and poet (d. 1763)
- 1893Clarence J. Brown, Newspaper publisher and politician (d. 1965)
- 1901Gerald Finzi, British composer (d. 1956)
- 1920Shankarrao Chavan, Indian politician (d. 2004)
- 1938Jerry Rubin, American social activist and businessman (d. 1994)
- 1943Christopher Priest, English novelist
- 1960Jane Lynch, American actress, comedian and singer
- 1969José Hernández, Puerto Rican baseball player
- 1973Paul Methric, American rapper
- 1983Wesley Dening, Australian TV personality
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