October 14: Day of the Week
October 14, 2019 is the 287th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 78 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
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Here’s the October calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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October 14 Historical Event(s)
- 1465Wallachian voivode Radu cel Frumos, younger brother of Vlad Ţepeş, issues a writ from his residence in Bucharest
- 1582Because of the implementation of the Gregorian calendar this day does not exist in this year in Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain.
- 1586Mary, Queen of Scots, goes on trial for conspiracy against Elizabeth I of England.
- 1758Seven Years’ War: Austria defeats Prussia at the Battle of Hochkirk.
- 1808The Republic of Ragusa is annexed by France.
- 1908The Chicago Cubs defeat the Detroit Tigers, 2-0, clinching the World Series. It would be their last one to date.
- 1926The children’s book Winnie-the-Pooh, by A. A. Milne, is first published.
- 1968Jim Hines of the United States of America becomes the first man ever to break the so-called “ten-second barrier” in the 100-meter sprint in the Summer Olympic Games held in Mexico City with a time of 9.95 seconds.
- 1968The first live telecast from a manned spacecraft, the Apollo 7, launched by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration of the U.S.A.
- 1968Vietnam War: The United States Department of Defense announces that the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps will send about 24,000 soldiers and Marines back to Vietnam for involuntary second tours of duty in the combat zone there.
Who were born on October 14?
- 1853Ciprian Porumbescu, Romanian composer (d. 1883)
- 1910John Wooden, American basketball player and coach (d. 2010)
- 1928Frank E. Resnik, American business executive (d. 1995)
- 1932Enrico di Giuseppe, American tenor (d. 2005)
- 1946Craig Venter, American biologist
- 1961Isaac Mizrahi American fashion designer
- 1970Jim Jackson, American basketball player
- 1977Joey Didulica, Croatian football goalkeeper
- 1977Tina Dico, Danish singer-songwriter
- 1980Paul Ambrosi, Ecuadorian footballer
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