March 14: Day of the Week
March 14, 2020 is the 74th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 292 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.
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Here’s the March calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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March 14 Historical Event(s)
- 1590Battle of Ivry: Henry of Navarre and the Huguenots defeat the forces of the Catholic League under the Duc de Mayenne during the French Wars of Religion.
- 1647Thirty Years’ War: Bavaria, Cologne, France and Sweden sign the Truce of Ulm.
- 1780American Revolutionary War: Spanish forces capture Fort Charlotte in Mobile, Alabama, the last British frontier post capable of threatening New Orleans in Spanish Louisiana.
- 1885The Mikado a light opera by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, had its first public performance in London.
- 1915World War I: Cornered off the coast of Chile by the Royal Navy after fleeing the Battle of the Falkland Islands, the German light cruiser SMS Dresden is abandoned and scuttled by her crew.
- 1931Alam Ara, India’s first talkie film, is released.
- 1994Timeline of Linux development: Linux kernel version 1.0.0 is released.
- 2006Members of the Chadian military fail in a coup d'état attempt.
- 2007The Left Front government of West Bengal sends at least 3,000 police to Nandigram in an attempt to break Bhumi Uchhed Pratirodh Committee resistance there; the resulting clash leaves 14 dead.
- 2008A series of riots, protests, and demonstrations erupted in Lhasa and elsewhere in Tibet.
Who were born on March 14?
- 1853Ferdinand Hodler, Swiss painter (d. 1918)
- 1863Casey Jones, American railroad engineer (d. 1900)
- 1869Algernon Blackwood, British writer (d. 1951)
- 1887Charles Reisner, American silent actor and film director (d. 1962)
- 1928Frank Borman, American astronaut and CEO
- 1958Albert II, Prince of Monaco
- 1967Melissa Reeves, American actress
- 1970Ebru Kavaklıoğlu, Russian athlete
- 1975Stephen Harper, British/English footballer
- 1978Pieter van den Hoogenband, Dutch swimmer
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