June 14: Day of the Week
June 14, 2021 was the 165th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 200 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.
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Here’s the June calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Gemini is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Pearl is the modern birthstone for this month. Moonstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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June 14 Historical Event(s)
- 1276While taking exile in Fuzhou in southern China, away from the advancing Mongol invaders, the remnants of the Song Dynasty court hold the coronation ceremony for the young prince Zhao Shi, making him Emperor Duanzong of Song.
- 1645English Civil War: Battle of Naseby – 12,000 Royalist forces are beaten by 15,000 Parliamentarian soldiers.
- 1789Whiskey distilled from maize is first produced by American clergyman the Rev Elijah Craig. It is named Bourbon because Rev Craig lived in Bourbon County, Kentucky.
- 1807Emperor Napoleon I’s French Grande Armee defeats the Russian Army at the Battle of Friedland in Poland (modern Russian Kaliningrad Oblast) ending the War of the Fourth Coalition.
- 1846Bear Flag Revolt begins – Anglo settlers in Sonoma, California, start a rebellion against Mexico and proclaim the California Republic.
- 1863American Civil War: Battle of Second Winchester – a Union garrison is defeated by the Army of Northern Virginia in the Shenandoah Valley town of Winchester, Virginia.
- 1872Trade unions are legalised in Canada.
- 1945World War II: Filipino troops of the 15th, 66th and 121st Infantry Regiment, Philippine Commonwealth Army, USAFIP-NL was completed and they liberating the captured in Ilocos Sur start the Battle of Bessang Pass in Northern Luzon.
- 1959A group of Dominican exiles with leftist tendencies that departed from Cuba land in the Dominican Republic with the intent of deposing Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina. Save for four of them, all are killed and/or executed by Trujillo’s army.
- 1967Mariner program: Mariner 5 is launched toward Venus.
Who were born on June 14?
- 1905Arthur Davis, American animator (d. 2000)
- 1916Dorothy McGuire, American actress (d. 2001)
- 1926Don Newcombe, American baseball player
- 1929Johnny Wilson, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2011)
- 1943Barry Burman, English figurative artist (d. 2001)
- 1949Harry Turtledove, American novelist
- 1966Traylor Howard, American actress
- 1969Kyle Hebert, American voice actor
- 1973Ceca Raznatovic, Serbian singer
- 1988Kevin McHale, American singer and actor
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