October 14: Day of the Week
October 14, 2018 was the 287th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 78 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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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)
- 222Pope Callixtus I is killed by a mob in Rome’s Trastevere after a 5-year reign in which he had stabilized the Saturday fast three times per year, with no food, oil, or wine to be consumed on those days. Callixtus is succeeded by cardinal Urban I.
- 1586Mary, Queen of Scots, goes on trial for conspiracy against Elizabeth I of England.
- 1773Just before the beginning of the American Revolutionary War, several of the British East India Company’s tea ships are set ablaze at the old seaport of Annapolis, Maryland.
- 1912While campaigning in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the former President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt, is shot and mildly wounded by John Schrank, a mentally-disturbed saloon keeper. With the fresh wound in his chest, and the bullet still within it, Mr. Roosevelt still carries out his scheduled public speech.
- 1940Balham subway station disaster, in London, England, occurs during the Nazi Luftwaffe air raids on Great Britain.
- 1947Captain Chuck Yeager of the U.S. Air Force flies a Bell X-1 rocket-powered experimental aircraft, the Glamorous Glennis, faster than the speed of sound - over the high desert of Southern California - and becomes the first pilot and the first airplane to do so in level flight.
- 1949Chinese Civil War: Chinese Communist forces occupy the city of Guangzhou (Canton), in Guangdong, China.
- 1958The American Atomic Energy Commission, with supporting military units, carries out an underground nuclear weapon test at the Nevada Test Site, just north of Las Vegas, Nevada.
- 1962The Cuban Missile Crisis begins: A U.S. Air Force U-2 reconnaissance plane and its pilot fly over the island of Cuba and take photographs of Soviet missiles capable of carrying nuclear warheads being installed and erected in Cuba.
- 1969The United Kingdom introduces the British fifty-pence coin, which replaces, over the following years, the British ten-shilling note, in anticipation of the decimalization of the British currency in 1971, and the abolition of the shilling as a unit of currency anywhere in the world.
Who were born on October 14?
- 1630Sophia of Hanover, Princess Palatine and Electress of Saxony (d. 1714)
- 1726Charles Middleton, 1st Baron Barham, English sailor and politician (d. 1813)
- 1953Shelley Ackerman, American astrologer
- 1957Michel Després, Quebec politician
- 1970Jon Seda, Puerto Rican actor
- 1978Ryan Church, American baseball player
- 1980Ben Whishaw, English actor
- 1982Cosmin Curiman, Romanian football player
- 1986Skyler Shaye, American actress
- 1988MacKenzie Mauzy, American actress
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