About March 14

March 14, 2024 is the 74th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 292 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

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Pisces is the sun 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 321 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On March 14

  • 44 BC
    Casca, Cicero and Cassius decided, in the night before the Assassination of Julius Caesar, that Mark Antony should stay alive.
  • 313
    Emperor Jin Huidi is executed by Liu Cong, ruler of the Xiongnu state (Han Zhao).
  • 1381
    Chioggia concludes an alliance with Zadar and Trogir against Venice, which becomes changed in 1412 in Šibenik.
  • 1489
    The Queen of Cyprus, Catherine Cornaro, sells her kingdom to Venice.
  • 1590
    Battle of Ivry: Henry of Navarre and the Huguenots defeat the forces of the Catholic League under the Duc de Mayenne during the French Wars of Religion.
  • 1757
    Admiral Sir John Byng is executed by firing squad aboard HMS Monarch for breach of the Articles of War.
  • 1780
    American Revolutionary War: Spanish forces capture Fort Charlotte in Mobile, Alabama, the last British frontier post capable of threatening New Orleans in Spanish Louisiana.
  • 1794
    Eli Whitney is granted a patent for the cotton gin.
  • 1885
    The Mikado a light opera by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, had its first public performance in London.
  • 1900
    The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing United States currency on the gold standard.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 1942
    Orvan Hess and John Bumstead became the first in the world to successfully treat a patient, Anne Miller, using penicillin.
  • 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.
  • 1972
    Italian publisher and former partisan Giangiacomo Feltrinelli is killed by an explosion near Segrate.
  • 1972
    Sterling Airways Flight 296 crashed near Kalba in the United Arab Emirates. All 112 passengers and crew were killed.
  • 1980
    In Poland, a plane crashes during final approach near Warsaw, killing 87 people, including a 14-man American boxing team.
  • 1984
    Gerry Adams, head of Sinn Féin, is seriously wounded in an assassination attempt in central Belfast.

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