March 14: Day of the Week
March 14, 2021 is the 73rd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 292 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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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)
- 313Emperor Jin Huidi is executed by Liu Cong, ruler of the Xiongnu state (Han Zhao).
- 1794Eli Whitney is granted a patent for the cotton gin.
- 1885The Mikado a light opera by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, had its first public performance in London.
- 1939Slovakia declares independence under German pressure.
- 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.
- 1972Sterling Airways Flight 296 crashed near Kalba in the United Arab Emirates. All 112 passengers and crew were killed.
- 1995Space Exploration: Astronaut Norman Thagard becomes the first American astronaut to ride to space on-board a Russian launch vehicle.
- 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.
Who were born on March 14?
- 1854Alexandru Macedonski, Romanian writer (d. 1920)
- 1869Algernon Blackwood, British writer (d. 1951)
- 1880Princess Thyra, daughter of Frederick VIII of Denmark (d. 1945)
- 1925Francis A. Marzen, American Catholic prelate (d. 2004)
- 1931Phil Phillips, American singer and songwriter
- 1933Quincy Jones, American musician and composer
- 1939Stavros Xarhakos, Greek composer
- 1950Rick Dees, American disc jockey
- 1968Megan Follows, Canadian actress
- 1974Grace Park, Canadian actress
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