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.
- 1489The Queen of Cyprus, Catherine Cornaro, sells her kingdom to Venice.
- 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.
- 1780American Revolutionary War: Spanish forces capture Fort Charlotte in Mobile, Alabama, the last British frontier post capable of threatening New Orleans in Spanish Louisiana.
- 1900The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing United States currency on the gold standard.
- 1903The Hay-Herran Treaty, granting the United States the right to build the Panama Canal, is ratified by the United States Senate. The Colombian Senate would later reject the treaty.
- 1939Slovakia declares independence under German pressure.
- 1967The body of President John F. Kennedy is moved to a permanent burial place at Arlington National Cemetery.
- 1980In Poland, a plane crashes during final approach near Warsaw, killing 87 people, including a 14-man American boxing team.
- 1994Timeline of Linux development: Linux kernel version 1.0.0 is released.
Who were born on March 14?
- 1837Charles Ammi Cutter, American librarian (d. 1903)
- 1866Alexey Troitsky, Russian chess problemist (d. 1942)
- 1880Princess Thyra, daughter of Frederick VIII of Denmark (d. 1945)
- 1887Sylvia Beach, American publisher (d. 1962)
- 1947William J. Jefferson, American politician
- 1964Dario Bisso, Italian conductor
- 1970Ebru Kavaklıoğlu, Russian athlete
- 1976Merlin Santana, American actor (d. 2002)
- 1983Taylor Hanson, American musician (Hanson)
- 1992Jasmine Murray, American singer
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