May 14: Day of the Week
May 14, 2022 is the 134th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 231 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
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Here’s the May calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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May 14 Historical Event(s)
- 1264Battle of Lewes: Henry III of England is captured and forced to sign the Mise of Lewes, making Simon de Montfort the de facto ruler of England.
- 1608The Protestant Union is founded in Auhausen.
- 1610Henry IV of France is assassinated bringing Louis XIII to the throne.
- 1940World War II: The Battle of the Netherlands ends with the Netherlands surrendering to Germany.
- 1961American civil rights movement: The Freedom Riders bus is fire-bombed near Anniston, Alabama, and the civil rights protesters are beaten by an angry mob.
- 1963Kuwait joins the United Nations.
- 1970The Red Army Faction is established in Germany.
- 1973Skylab, the United States’ first space station, is launched.
- 1988Carrollton bus collision: a drunk driver traveling the wrong way on Interstate 71 near Carrollton, Kentucky, United States hits a converted school bus carrying a church youth group. The crash and ensuing fire kill 27.
- 2004The Constitutional Court of South Korea overturns the impeachment of President Roh Moo-hyun.
Who were born on May 14?
- 1869Arthur Rostron, Captain of the Titanic (d. 1940)
- 1928Brian Macdonald, Canadian dancer
- 1929Gump Worsley, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2007)
- 1952Robert Zemeckis, American film director
- 1957Big Van Vader (born Leon White), American professional wrestler
- 1958Jan Ravens, English impressionist
- 1969Danny Wood, American singer (New Kids on the Block)
- 1976Hunter Burgan, American bassist (AFI)
- 1980Eugene Martineau, Dutch decathlete
- 1993Miranda Cosgrove, American actress and singer
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