July 14: Day of the Week
July 14, 2021 is the 195th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 170 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.
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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.
- 1790French Revolution: citizens of Paris celebrate the constitutional monarchy and national reconciliation in the Fête de la Fédération.
- 1798The Sedition Act becomes law in the United States making it a federal crime to write, publish, or utter false or malicious statements about the United States government.
- 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.
- 1881Billy the Kid is shot and killed by Pat Garrett outside Fort Sumner.
- 1948Palmiro Togliatti, leader of the Italian Communist Party, is shot and wounded near the Italian Parliament.
- 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- 1969The United States $500, $1,000, $5,000 and $10,000 bills are officially withdrawn from circulation.
- 2002French President Jacques Chirac escapes an assassination attempt unscathed during Bastille Day celebrations.
Who were born on July 14?
- 1608George Goring, Lord Goring, English royalist soldier (d. 1657)
- 1885King Sisavang Vong of Laos (d. 1959)
- 1893Clarence J. Brown, Newspaper publisher and politician (d. 1965)
- 1920Shankarrao Chavan, Indian politician (d. 2004)
- 1923Dale Robertson, American actor
- 1938Jerry Rubin, American social activist and businessman (d. 1994)
- 1938Richard Rust, American actor (d. 1994)
- 1969José Hernández, Puerto Rican baseball player
- 1971Joey Styles, American wrestling commentator
- 1983Wesley Dening, Australian TV personality
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