June 14: Day of the Week
June 14, 2019 was the 165th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 200 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.
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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)
- 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.
- 1830Beginning of the French colonization of Algeria: 34,000 French soldiers begin their invasion of Algiers, landing 27 kilometers west at Sidi Fredj.
- 1846Bear Flag Revolt begins – Anglo settlers in Sonoma, California, start a rebellion against Mexico and proclaim the California Republic.
- 1872Trade unions are legalised in Canada.
- 1940A group of 728 Polish political prisoners from Tarnów become the first residents of the Auschwitz concentration camp.
- 1945World War II: U.S and Filipino forces at the Battle of Bessang Pass in Ilocos Sur province in Northern Luzon.
- 1947Roswell UFO incident A supposed UFO crash lands in Roswell, New Mexico
- 1959Disneyland Monorail System, the first daily operating monorail system in the Western Hemisphere, opens to the public in Anaheim, California.
- 1985TWA Flight 847 is hijacked by Hezbollah shortly after take-off from Athens, Greece.
- 1994The 1994 Stanley Cup riot occurs after the New York Rangers win the Stanley Cup from Vancouver, causing an estimated C$1.1 million, thus forcing 200 arrests and injuries. One person is also left with permanent brain damage.
Who were born on June 14?
- 1871Jacob Ellehammer, Danish inventor (d. 1946)
- 1899Yasunari Kawabata, Japanese writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1972)
- 1907Chico Landi, Brazilian racing driver (d. 1989)
- 1933Jerzy Kosiński, Polish-born American novelist (d. 1991)
- 1944Laurie Colwin, American author (d. 1992)
- 1949Jim Lea, British musician (Slade)
- 1961Sam Perkins, American basketball player
- 1972Matthias Ettrich, German computer scientist (KDE)
- 1977Chris McAlister, American football player
- 1985Andy Soucek, Spanish racing driver
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