April 14 Holidays

April 14 Holidays & National Days & Fun Days | April 14 Calendar

April 14st Daily Holidays include:

  • Air Force Reserve Birthday
  • Children with Alopecia Day
  • Day of Silence – April 14, 2023
  • Dictionary Day
  • Dreams of Reason Feast Day
  • International Moment of Laughter Day
  • Look up at the Sky Day
  • National Dive Bar Day – April 14, 2023 (Second Friday in April)
  • National Dolphin Day
  • National Donate Life (Blue and Green) Day – April 14, 2023
  • National Ex-Spouse Day
  • National Gardening Day
  • National Pecan Day
  • National Perfume Day
  • Orthodox Good Friday – April 14, 2023
  • Pan American Day
  • Pathologists Assistant Day
  • Reach as High as You Can Day

April 14: Famous Birthdays

  • April 14, 1857 – Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom (d. 1944)
  • April 14, 1932 – Loretta Lynn, American Country singer/songwriter
  • April 14, 1936 – Bobby Nichols, American golfer
  • April 14, 1936 – Frank Serpico, American police officer (1973 film Serpico with Al Pacino was made to tell his story about being a whistle blower of Police corruption)
  • April 14, 1941 – Julie Christie, British actress (Dr. Zhivago, Shampoo)
  • April 14, 1949 – John Shea, America actor and director
  • April 14, 1966 – David Justice, American baseball player and sportscaster
  • April 14, 1973 – Adrien Brody, American actor and producer
  • April 14, 1977 – Sarah Michelle Gellar, American actress and producer (All My Children, Buffy)

April 14: Historical Events

  • April 14, 70 – During the Siege of Jerusalem, Titus, the son of emperor Vespasian surrounds the capital with four Roman legions
  • April 14, 1434 – In Nantes, France, the foundation stone of Cathedral St. Peter and St. Paul is laid
  • April 14, 1775 – The Society for the Relief of Free Negroes Unlawfully Held in Bondage is the first abolition society that is organized in the US in Philadelphia
  • April 14, 1792 – The French Revolutionary War is started when France declares war on Austria
  • April 14, 1818 – US Medical Corp is formed
  • April 14, 1828 – The First American Dictionary, by Noah Webster is copyrighted
  • April 14, 1836 – US Congress forms the Territory of Wisconsin
  • April 14, 1860 – The first Pony Express rider reaches San Francisco, CA
  • April 14, 1865 – US President Abraham Lincoln is shot by John Wilkes Booth in the Ford Theatre, and he died on April 15th.
  • April 14, 1912 – RMS Titanic hits an iceberg off Newfoundland at 11:40pm and sinks the morning of April 15th (See the Iceberg Collesion scence below)
  • April 14, 1920 – 219 people are killed by tornadoes in Alabama and Mississippi
  • April 14, 1939 – American author John Steinbeck, publishes The Grapes of Wrath
  • April 14, 1941 – 3600 Jews are rounded up in Paris, France by the Germans
  • April 14, 1971 – Fort Point, San Francisco is dedicated as a National Historic site
  • April 14, 1978 – Korean Air Lines Boeing 707 crashes in Russia after it is fired upon by the Soviets
  • April 14, 1986 – The heaviest hailstones every recorded of 2.2 lbs fall in Bangladesh, and kill 92
  • April 14, 1994 – US F-15 accidentally shoots 2 US helicopters down over Iraq and 26 die
  • April 14, 1999 – A hailstorm strikes Sydney, Australia and is the most costly natural disaster in Australian History
  • April 14, 2010 – 6.9 earthquake hits Yushu, Qinghai, China and kills close to 2,700
  • April 14, 2014 – Boko Harma kidnaps two hundred seventy six schoolgirls in Chibok, Nigeria

April 14: Music Events

  • April 14, 1979 – The Doobie Brothers single, “What a Fool Believes” hits #1 on the US charts
  • April 14, 1990 – Madonna’s single Vogue hits #1 in the UK, also in the US (shown below)
  • April 14, 2009 – George Harrison, of the Beatles receives a posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, in Los Angeles, CA

April 14: Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for April 14 is Aries.

April Birthstone:

What is the April Birthstone? Diamond

The diamond is the traditional birthstone of April and holds significant meaning for those born in that month, thought to provide the wearer with better relationships and an increase in inner strength. Wearing diamonds is purported to bring other benefits such as balance, clarity and abundance.


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