Thursday March 14, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

March 14: Day of the Week

March 14, 2024 is the 74th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 292 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is 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.

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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.

March 14 Historical Event(s)

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Emperor Jin Huidi is executed by Liu Cong, ruler of the Xiongnu state (Han Zhao).
1903
The 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.
1943
World War II – The Kraków Ghetto is 'liquidated'.
1945
World War II – The R.A.F. first operational use of the Grand Slam bomb, Bielefeld, Germany.
1951
Korean War: For the second time, United Nations troops recapture Seoul.
1964
A jury in Dallas, Texas, finds Jack Ruby guilty of killing Lee Harvey Oswald, assumed assassin of John F. Kennedy.
1979
In China, a Hawker Siddeley Trident crashes into a factory near Beijing, killing at least 200.
1994
Timeline of Linux development: Linux kernel version 1.0.0 is released.
1995
Space Exploration: Astronaut Norman Thagard becomes the first American astronaut to ride to space on-board a Russian launch vehicle.
2007
The 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?

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Johann Georg Gichtel, German mystic (d. 1710)
1866
Alexey Troitsky, Russian chess problemist (d. 1942)
1928
Félix Rodríguez de la Fuente, Spanish populariser environmentalist (d. 1980)
1936
Bob Charles, New Zealand golfer
1939
Bertrand Blier, French film director and screenwriter
1958
Albert II, Prince of Monaco
1959
Brian Whitfield, former South African cricketer
1961
Rey Washam, American musician (Scratch Acid)
1964
Dario Bisso, Italian conductor
1977
Zé António, Portuguese footballer

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