October 14: Day of the Week
October 14, 2019 was the 287th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 78 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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)
- 1066Norman Conquest: Battle of Hastings – In England on Senlac Hill, seven miles from Hastings, the Norman forces of William the Conqueror defeat the English army and kill King Harold II of England.
- 1582Because of the implementation of the Gregorian calendar this day does not exist in this year in Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain.
- 1656Massachusetts enacts the first punitive legislation against the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). The marriage of church-and-state in Puritanism makes them regard the Quakers as spiritually apostate and politically subversive.
- 1888Louis Le Prince films first motion picture: Roundhay Garden Scene.
- 1908The Chicago Cubs defeat the Detroit Tigers, 2-0, clinching the World Series. It would be their last one to date.
- 1920Part of Petsamo Province is ceded by the Soviet Union to Finland.
- 1940Balham subway station disaster, in London, England, occurs during the Nazi Luftwaffe air raids on Great Britain.
- 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.
- 1973In the Thammasat student uprising over 100,000 people protest in Thailand against the Thanom military government; 77 are killed and 857 are injured by soldiers.
- 1994The Palestinian leader, Yasser Arafat, The Prime Minister of Israel, Yitzhak Rabin, and the Foreign Minister of Israel, Shimon Peres, receive the Nobel Peace Prize for their role in the establishment of the Oslo Accords and the framing of the future Palestinian Self Government.
Who were born on October 14?
- 1932Enrico di Giuseppe, American tenor (d. 2005)
- 1936Hans Kraay, Dutch footballer and football-manager
- 1949Katha Pollitt, American writer
- 1951Aad van den Hoek, Dutch cyclist
- 1965Jüri Jaanson, Estonian rower
- 1969Christophe Agou, French photographer
- 1970Daniela Peštová, Czech supermodel
- 1970Jon Seda, Puerto Rican actor
- 1974Viktor Röthlin, Swiss marathoner
- 1977Jeff Garcia, American voice actor
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