March 14: Day of the Week
March 14, 2019 was the 73rd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 292 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.
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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)
- 1381Chioggia concludes an alliance with Zadar and Trogir against Venice, which becomes changed in 1412 in Šibenik.
- 1647Thirty Years’ War: Bavaria, Cologne, France and Sweden sign the Truce of Ulm.
- 1757Admiral Sir John Byng is executed by firing squad aboard HMS Monarch for breach of the Articles of War.
- 1794Eli Whitney is granted a patent for the cotton gin.
- 1900The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing United States currency on the gold standard.
- 1942Orvan Hess and John Bumstead became the first in the world to successfully treat a patient, Anne Miller, using penicillin.
- 1945World War II – The R.A.F. first operational use of the Grand Slam bomb, Bielefeld, Germany.
- 1972Italian publisher and former partisan Giangiacomo Feltrinelli is killed by an explosion near Segrate.
- 1978The Israeli Defense Force invades and occupies southern Lebanon, in Operation Litani.
- 1984Gerry Adams, head of Sinn Féin, is seriously wounded in an assassination attempt in central Belfast.
Who were born on March 14?
- 1822Teresa of the Two Sicilies, Empress of Brazil (d. 1889)
- 1854Thomas R. Marshall, American politician, 27th Governor of Indiana, and 28th Vice President of the United States of America (d. 1925)
- 1903Adolph Gottlieb American painter (d. 1974)
- 1904Doris Eaton Travis, American actress, Ziegfeld girl (d. 2010)
- 1931Phil Phillips, American singer and songwriter
- 1941Wolfgang Petersen, German director
- 1948Billy Crystal, American actor and comedian
- 1961Gary Dell'Abate, American radio producer
- 1961Greg Anderson, American NHRA driver
- 1961Rey Washam, American musician (Scratch Acid)
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