May 14, 2023 was the 134th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 231 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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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.
May 14 Historical Event(s)
Coronation of Charles VIII of France (Charles l'Affable).
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, delegates convene a Constitutional Convention to write a new Constitution for the United States; George Washington presides.
The first group of 463 Indian indentured laborers arrives in Fiji aboard the ship .
The Philippines ratifies an independence agreement.
World War II: Rotterdam is bombed by the German Luftwaffe.
World War II: The Battle of the Netherlands ends with the Netherlands surrendering to Germany.
A Japanese submarine sinks Ship AHS off the coast of Queensland.
Trains run on the Talyllyn Railway in Wales for the first time since preservation, making it the first railway in the world to be operated by volunteers.
Cold War: Eight communist bloc countries, including the Soviet Union, sign a mutual defense treaty called the Warsaw Pact.
Kuwait joins the United Nations.
Who were born on May 14?
Hans Albert Einstein, Swiss-born American professor, son of Albert Einstein and Mileva Marić (d. 1973)
Lou Harrison, American composer (d. 2003)
Mrinal Sen, Indian film director
Robert Bechtle, American painter
Valeriy Brumel, Soviet high jumper (d. 2003)
Ada Nicodemou, Australian actress
BeardyMan, English beatboxer
Keeley Donovan, English news and weather presenter
Jayne Appel, American basketball player
Miranda Cosgrove, American actress and singer
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