March 14: Day of the Week
March 14, 2021 was the 73rd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 292 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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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)
- 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.
- 1757Admiral Sir John Byng is executed by firing squad aboard HMS Monarch for breach of the Articles of War.
- 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.
- 1910Lakeview Gusher, the largest U.S. oil well gusher near Bakersfield, California, vented to atmosphere.
- 1931Alam Ara, India’s first talkie film, is released.
- 1945World War II – The R.A.F. first operational use of the Grand Slam bomb, Bielefeld, Germany.
- 1951Korean War: For the second time, United Nations troops recapture Seoul.
- 1972Italian publisher and former partisan Giangiacomo Feltrinelli is killed by an explosion near Segrate.
- 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?
- 1854Alexandru Macedonski, Romanian writer (d. 1920)
- 1868Emily Murphy, Canadian women’s rights activist, first female magistrate in the British Empire (d. 1933)
- 1888Marc-Aurèle Fortin, Canadian painter (d. 1970)
- 1898Arnold Chikobava, Georgian linguist (d. 1985)
- 1899Ada Kramm, Norwegian actress (d. 1981)
- 1916Horton Foote, American author, playwright and screenwriter (d. 2009)
- 1928Frank Borman, American astronaut and CEO
- 1932Naina Yeltsina, former First Lady of Russian Federation
- 1978Carlo Giuliani, Italian anarchist (d. 2001)
- 1979Love, Angolan footballer
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