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)
- 44 BCCasca, Cicero and Cassius decided, in the night before the Assassination of Julius Caesar, that Mark Antony should stay alive.
- 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.
- 1794Eli Whitney is granted a patent for the cotton gin.
- 1951Korean War: For the second time, United Nations troops recapture Seoul.
- 1964A jury in Dallas, Texas, finds Jack Ruby guilty of killing Lee Harvey Oswald, assumed assassin of John F. Kennedy.
- 1972Italian publisher and former partisan Giangiacomo Feltrinelli is killed by an explosion near Segrate.
- 1972Sterling Airways Flight 296 crashed near Kalba in the United Arab Emirates. All 112 passengers and crew were killed.
- 1979In China, a Hawker Siddeley Trident crashes into a factory near Beijing, killing at least 200.
- 1995Space Exploration: Astronaut Norman Thagard becomes the first American astronaut to ride to space on-board a Russian launch vehicle.
Who were born on March 14?
- 1882Waclaw Sierpinski, Polish mathematician (d. 1969)
- 1925Francis A. Marzen, American Catholic prelate (d. 2004)
- 1934Eugene Cernan, American astronaut
- 1943Anita Morris, American actress (d. 1994)
- 1957Andrew Robinson, British author
- 1961Gary Dell'Abate, American radio producer
- 1967Melissa Reeves, American actress
- 1979Chris Klein, American actor
- 1989Colby O'Donis, American musician
- 1990Kolbeinn Sigþórsson, Icelandic footballer
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