March 14: Day of the Week
March 14, 2020 was the 74th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 292 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.
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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.
- 1489The Queen of Cyprus, Catherine Cornaro, sells her kingdom to Venice.
- 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.
- 1780American Revolutionary War: Spanish forces capture Fort Charlotte in Mobile, Alabama, the last British frontier post capable of threatening New Orleans in Spanish Louisiana.
- 1910Lakeview Gusher, the largest U.S. oil well gusher near Bakersfield, California, vented to atmosphere.
- 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.
- 1942Orvan Hess and John Bumstead became the first in the world to successfully treat a patient, Anne Miller, using penicillin.
- 1979In China, a Hawker Siddeley Trident crashes into a factory near Beijing, killing at least 200.
- 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.
Who were born on March 14?
- 1837Charles Ammi Cutter, American librarian (d. 1903)
- 1853Ferdinand Hodler, Swiss painter (d. 1918)
- 1866Alexey Troitsky, Russian chess problemist (d. 1942)
- 1868Emily Murphy, Canadian women’s rights activist, first female magistrate in the British Empire (d. 1933)
- 1869Algernon Blackwood, British writer (d. 1951)
- 1888Marc-Aurèle Fortin, Canadian painter (d. 1970)
- 1908Maurice Merleau-Ponty, French phenomenological philosopher (d. 1961)
- 1914Lee Petty, American race car driver (d. 2000)
- 1928Félix Rodríguez de la Fuente, Spanish populariser environmentalist (d. 1980)
- 1934Paul Rader, the 15th General of The Salvation Army
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