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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
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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.
- 1782Battle of Wuchale: Emperor Tekle Giyorgis pacifies a group of Oromo near Wuchale.
- 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.
- 1931Alam Ara, India’s first talkie film, is released.
- 1972Sterling Airways Flight 296 crashed near Kalba in the United Arab Emirates. All 112 passengers and crew were killed.
- 1978The Israeli Defense Force invades and occupies southern Lebanon, in Operation Litani.
- 1994Timeline of Linux development: Linux kernel version 1.0.0 is released.
- 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?
- 1790Ludwig Emil Grimm, German painter and engraver (d. 1863)
- 1804Johann Strauss, Senior, Austrian composer (d. 1849)
- 1807Josephine of Leuchtenberg, queen of Sweden and Norway (d. 1876)
- 1853Ferdinand Hodler, Swiss painter (d. 1918)
- 1854Thomas R. Marshall, American politician, 27th Governor of Indiana, and 28th Vice President of the United States of America (d. 1925)
- 1903Adolph Gottlieb American painter (d. 1974)
- 1947Roy Budd, British jazz musician and composer (d.1993)
- 1951Jerry Greenfield, American co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream
- 1961Greg Anderson, American NHRA driver
- 1966Elise Neal, American actress
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