May 14: Day of the Week
May 14, 2021 is the 134th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 231 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.
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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)
- 1610Henry IV of France is assassinated bringing Louis XIII to the throne.
- 1643Four-year-old Louis XIV becomes King of France upon the death of his father, Louis XIII.
- 1868Boshin War: The Battle of Utsunomiya Castle ends former Tokugawa shogunate forces withdraw northward to Aizu by way of Nikkō.
- 1879The first group of 463 Indian indentured laborers arrives in Fiji aboard the ship .
- 1913New York Governor William Sulzer approves the charter for the Rockefeller Foundation, which begins operations with a $100 million donation from John D. Rockefeller.
- 1925Virginia Woolf’s novel Mrs Dalloway is published.
- 1940World War II: Rotterdam is bombed by the German Luftwaffe.
- 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.
Who were born on May 14?
- 1881G. Murray Hulbert, American politician (d. 1950)
- 1916Marco Zanuso, Italian architect (d. 2001)
- 1953Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia
- 1954Jens Sparschuh, German writer
- 1964James M. Kelly, American astronaut
- 1975Nicki Sørensen, Danish road bicycle racer
- 1983Frank Gore, American football player
- 1986Camila Sodi, Mexican actress
- 1986Sarbel, Greek-born singer
- 1987Franck Songo'o, Cameroonian footballer
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