June 14: Day of the Week
June 14, 2020 is the 166th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 200 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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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)
- 1645English Civil War: Battle of Naseby – 12,000 Royalist forces are beaten by 15,000 Parliamentarian soldiers.
- 1777The Stars and Stripes is adopted by Congress as the Flag of the United States.
- 1789Mutiny 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.
- 1907Norway adopts female suffrage.
- 1937Pennsylvania becomes the first (and only) state of the United States to celebrate Flag Day officially as a state holiday.
- 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.
- 1962The European Space Research Organisation is established in Paris – later becoming the European Space Agency.
- 1965Nguyen Cao Ky became Prime Minister of South Vietnam at the head of a military junta; General Nguyen Van Thieu became the figurehead chief of state.
- 1967Mariner program: Mariner 5 is launched toward Venus.
- 1982The Falklands War ends: Argentine forces in the capital Stanley unconditionally surrender to British forces.
Who were born on June 14?
- 1798František Palacký, Czech scholar and politician (d. 1876)
- 1868Karl Landsteiner, Austrian biologist and physician, Nobel laureate (d. 1943)
- 1913Joe Morris, Canadian trade unionist (d. 1996)
- 1929Johnny Wilson, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2011)
- 1944Laurie Colwin, American author (d. 1992)
- 1961Sam Perkins, American basketball player
- 1978Steve Bégin, French-Canadian hockey player
- 1981Chauncey Leopardi, American actor
- 1984Yury Prilukov, Russian swimmer
- 1989Courtney Halverson, American actress
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