What happened this day in history March 14

What are the important events that happened on March 14? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

March 14: Facts & Myths About This Day

March 14 is the 73rd day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 292 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is March 1, 2022 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,647,216,000 seconds has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘heptacontatrigon’ day.

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Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 314 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

The ancient Maya civilization believes that the end of the world will happen on December 21, 2012. There are now 3,370 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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March 14 Historical Events

  • 313
    Emperor Jin Huidi is executed by Liu Cong, ruler of the Xiongnu state (Han Zhao).
  • 1782
    Battle of Wuchale: Emperor Tekle Giyorgis pacifies a group of Oromo near Wuchale.
  • 1903
    The Hay-Herran Treaty, granting the United States the right to build the Panama Canal, is ratified by the United States Senate. The Colombian Senate would later reject the treaty.
  • 1910
    Lakeview Gusher, the largest U.S. oil well gusher near Bakersfield, California, vented to atmosphere.
  • 1915
    World War I: Cornered off the coast of Chile by the Royal Navy after fleeing the Battle of the Falkland Islands, the German light cruiser SMS Dresden is abandoned and scuttled by her crew.
  • 1931
    Alam Ara, India’s first talkie film, is released.
  • 1945
    World War II – The R.A.F. first operational use of the Grand Slam bomb, Bielefeld, Germany.
  • 1967
    The body of President John F. Kennedy is moved to a permanent burial place at Arlington National Cemetery.
  • 1994
    Timeline of Linux development: Linux kernel version 1.0.0 is released.
  • 1995
    Space Exploration: Astronaut Norman Thagard becomes the first American astronaut to ride to space on-board a Russian launch vehicle.

Who were born on March 14?

  • 1833
    Lucy Hobbs Taylor, first female dentist in the United States (d. 1910)
  • 1863
    Casey Jones, American railroad engineer (d. 1900)
  • 1903
    Mustafa Barzani, Kurdish politician (d. 1979)
  • 1912
    Les Brown, American bandleader (d. 2001)
  • 1922
    Les Baxter, American musician and composer (d. 1996)
  • 1946
    Wes Unseld, American basketball player
  • 1960
    Kirby Puckett, American baseball player (d. 2006)
  • 1981
    George Wilson, American football player
  • 1983
    Bakhtiyar Artayev, Kazakh boxer
  • 1992
    Jasmine Murray, American singer

Who died on March 14?

  • 968
    Matilda of Ringelheim, German Queen (b. c. 895)
  • 1765
    Ayagawa Gorōji, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 2nd Yokozuna (b. c. 1703)
  • 1823
    Charles François Dumouriez, French general (b. 1739)
  • 1980
    Félix Rodríguez de la Fuente, Spanish populariser environmentalist (b. 1928)
  • 1999
    Kirk Alyn, American actor (b. 1910)
  • 2003
    Jack Goldstein, Canadian-born artist (b. 1945)
  • 2006
    Ann Calvello, roller-derby queen (b. 1929)
  • 2009
    Alain Bashung, French singer, songwriter, comedian and actor (b. 1947)
  • 2009
    Altovise Davis, American entertainer, Sammy Davis, Jr.'s widow (b. 1943)
  • 2010
    Peter Graves, American actor (b. 1926)

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