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

  • 44 BC
    Casca, Cicero and Cassius decided, in the night before the Assassination of Julius Caesar, that Mark Antony should stay alive.
  • 1757
    Admiral Sir John Byng is executed by firing squad aboard HMS Monarch for breach of the Articles of War.
  • 1885
    The Mikado a light opera by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, had its first public performance in London.
  • 1931
    Alam Ara, India’s first talkie film, is released.
  • 1939
    Slovakia declares independence under German pressure.
  • 1942
    Orvan Hess and John Bumstead became the first in the world to successfully treat a patient, Anne Miller, using penicillin.
  • 1943
    World War II – The Kraków Ghetto is 'liquidated'.
  • 1951
    Korean War: For the second time, United Nations troops recapture Seoul.
  • 1979
    In China, a Hawker Siddeley Trident crashes into a factory near Beijing, killing at least 200.
  • 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?

  • 1854
    Alexandru Macedonski, Romanian writer (d. 1920)
  • 1854
    John Lane, British publisher (d. 1925)
  • 1879
    Albert Einstein, German-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1955)
  • 1905
    Raymond Aron, French philosopher (d. 1983)
  • 1921
    S. Truett Cathy, founder of Chick-fil-A
  • 1939
    Bertrand Blier, French film director and screenwriter
  • 1944
    Vaclav Nedomansky, Czech hockey player
  • 1947
    William J. Jefferson, American politician
  • 1980
    Aaron Brown, British/English footballer
  • 1982
    Kate Maberly, British actor, singer-songwriter

Who died on March 14?

  • 968
    Matilda of Ringelheim, German Queen (b. c. 895)
  • 1647
    Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange (b. 1584)
  • 1698
    Claes Rålamb, Swedish statesman (b. 1622)
  • 1757
    John Byng, Royal Navy admiral (b. 1704)
  • 1765
    Ayagawa Gorōji, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 2nd Yokozuna (b. c. 1703)
  • 1791
    Johann Salomo Semler, German historian and Bible commentator (b. 1725)
  • 1977
    Fannie Lou Hamer, American civil rights activist (b. 1917)
  • 2003
    Jean-Luc Lagardère, French publisher (b. 1928)
  • 2007
    Gareth Hunt, English actor (b. 1943)
  • 2007
    Lucie Aubrac, French history teacher and member of the French Resistance (b. 1912)

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