Friday June 14, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

June 14: Day of the Week

June 14, 2024 is the 166th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 200 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.

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Here’s the June calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

June 2024

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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.

June 14 Historical Event(s)

While 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.
Mutiny on the Bounty: Bounty mutiny survivors including Captain William Bligh and 18 others reach Timor after a nearly 7,400 km journey in an open boat.
Whiskey 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.
Bear Flag Revolt begins – Anglo settlers in Sonoma, California, start a rebellion against Mexico and proclaim the California Republic.
Brazil leaves the League of Nations
U.S. House of Representatives passes the Marihuana Tax Act.
World War II: Paris falls under German occupation, and Allied forces retreat.
World War II: After several failed attempts, the British Army abandons Operation Perch, its plan to capture the German-occupied town of Caen.
UNIVAC I is dedicated by the U.S. Census Bureau.
The keel is laid for the nuclear submarine USS Nautilus.

Who were born on June 14?

František Palacký, Czech scholar and politician (d. 1876)
Jacob Ellehammer, Danish inventor (d. 1946)
Margaret Bourke-White, American photojournalist (d. 1971)
Atle Selberg, Norwegian mathematician (d. 2007)
Ernesto “Che” Guevara, Argentine Cuban revolution figure (d. 1967)
Johnny Wilson, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2011)
Jerzy Kosiński, Polish-born American novelist (d. 1991)
Vladislav Rastorotsky, Soviet gymnastics coach
Harry Turtledove, American novelist
Ceca Raznatovic, Serbian singer

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