May 14: Day of the Week
May 14, 2019 was the 134th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 231 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mardi.
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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)
- 1607Jamestown, Virginia is settled as an English colony.
- 1610Henry IV of France is assassinated bringing Louis XIII to the throne.
- 1787In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, delegates convene a Constitutional Convention to write a new Constitution for the United States; George Washington presides.
- 1811Paraguay: Pedro Juan Caballero, Fulgencio Yegros and José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia start actions to depose the Spanish governor
- 1836The Treaties of Velasco are signed in Velasco, Texas.
- 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.
- 1943A Japanese submarine sinks Ship AHS off the coast of Queensland.
- 1955Cold War: Eight communist bloc countries, including the Soviet Union, sign a mutual defense treaty called the Warsaw Pact.
- 1973Skylab, the United States’ first space station, is launched.
Who were born on May 14?
- 1316Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1378)
- 1752Albrecht Thaer, German agronomist (d. 1828)
- 1919John Hope, American meteorologist (d. 2002)
- 1936Charlie Gracie, American singer
- 1945George Nicholls, British rugby league footballer
- 1953John Rutsey, Canadian drummer (Rush) (d. 2008)
- 1966Mike Inez, American bassist (Alice in Chains, Black Label Society)
- 1967Tony Siragusa, American football player
- 1973Julian White, English rugby player
- 1977Roy Halladay, American baseball player
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