May 14: Day of the Week
May 14, 2020 is the 135th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 231 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 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)
- 1483Coronation of Charles VIII of France (Charles l'Affable).
- 1607Jamestown, Virginia is settled as an English colony.
- 1747War of the Austrian Succession: A British fleet under Admiral George Anson defeats the French at the First Battle of Cape Finisterre.
- 1863American Civil War: The Battle of Jackson takes place.
- 1870The first game of rugby in New Zealand is played in Nelson between Nelson College and the Nelson Rugby Football Club.
- 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.
- 1931Ådalen shootings: five people are killed in Ådalen, Sweden, as soldiers open fire on an unarmed trade union demonstration.
- 1939Lina Medina becomes the youngest confirmed mother in medical history at the age of five.
- 1940World War II: The Battle of the Netherlands ends with the Netherlands surrendering to Germany.
Who were born on May 14?
- 1771Robert Owen, Welsh social reformer (d. 1858)
- 1832Charles Peace, unusual English criminal
- 1869Arthur Rostron, Captain of the Titanic (d. 1940)
- 1881Ed Walsh, American baseball player (d. 1959)
- 1942Valeriy Brumel, Soviet high jumper (d. 2003)
- 1943Elizabeth Ray, American sex scandal figure
- 1962C. C. DeVille, American musician (Poison)
- 1969Danny Wood, American singer (New Kids on the Block)
- 1973Julian White, English rugby player
- 1986Alyosha, Ukrainian singer
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