March 14: Day of the Week
March 14, 2020 is the 74th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 292 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.
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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)
- 1489The Queen of Cyprus, Catherine Cornaro, sells her kingdom to Venice.
- 1782Battle of Wuchale: Emperor Tekle Giyorgis pacifies a group of Oromo near Wuchale.
- 1885The Mikado a light opera by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, had its first public performance in London.
- 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.
- 1910Lakeview Gusher, the largest U.S. oil well gusher near Bakersfield, California, vented to atmosphere.
- 1931Alam Ara, India’s first talkie film, is released.
- 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.
- 1994Timeline of Linux development: Linux kernel version 1.0.0 is released.
Who were born on March 14?
- 1853Ferdinand Hodler, Swiss painter (d. 1918)
- 1868Emily Murphy, Canadian women’s rights activist, first female magistrate in the British Empire (d. 1933)
- 1908Philip Conrad Vincent, British motorcycle pioneer (Vincent Black Shadow, Vincent Rapide and Vincent Black Lightning) (d. 1979)
- 1928Frank Borman, American astronaut and CEO
- 1934Paul Rader, the 15th General of The Salvation Army
- 1946Wes Unseld, American basketball player
- 1974Grace Park, Canadian actress
- 1975Rico Yan, Filipino actor (d. 2002)
- 1980Aaron Brown, British/English footballer
- 1981Mei-Ting Sun, Chinese-born pianist
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