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)
- 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.
- 1586Mary, Queen of Scots, goes on trial for conspiracy against Elizabeth I of England.
- 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.
- 1806Battle of Jena-Auerstädt France defeats Prussia.
- 1938The first flight of the Curtiss Aircraft Company’s P-40 Warhawk fighter plane.
- 1949Chinese Civil War: Chinese Communist forces occupy the city of Guangzhou (Canton), in Guangdong, China.
- 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.
- 2006College football brawl between University of Miami and Florida International University leads to suspensions of 31 players of both teams.
Who were born on October 14?
- 1790Thursday October Christian (d. 1831)
- 1909Bernd Rosemeyer, German racecar driver (d. 1938)
- 1918Marcel Chaput, French Canadian politician (d. 1991)
- 1938Empress Farah Diba of Iran
- 1938Ron Lancaster, American-born Canadian football player and coach (d. 2008)
- 1949Dave Schultz, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1974Viktor Röthlin, Swiss marathoner
- 1975Shaznay Lewis, English singer (All Saints)
- 1976Ben Pridmore, World Memory Champion
- 1977Jonathan Kerrigan, English actor
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