March 14 holidays in 2018

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
Constitution Day
Andorra National Holiday
National Heroes Day
Saint vincent and the grenadines Public Holiday
Pi Day
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Summer Day
Albania National Holiday
Decoration Day
Liberia Public Holiday
Steak and BJ Day
- Weird

Historical Events on March 14

  • 1757: For breach of Articles of War, Royal Navy Admiral Sir John Byng is executed aboard the HMS Monarch by a firing squad.
  • 1780: During the American Revolutionary War, British frontier post Fort Charlotte in Mobile, Alabama is captured by Spanish forces.
  • 1794: A patent is given to Eli Whitney for the cotton gin.
  • 1900: United States currency is placed on the gold standard when the Gold Standard Act of 1900 is ratified.
  • 1903: United States President Theodore Roosevelt establishes the Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge.
  • 1945: The Royal Air Force’s use the Grand Slam Bomb for the first time in Bielefeld, Germany.
  • 1951: United Nation forces capture the city of Seoul, Korea. It’s the 2nd time the city is captured.
  • 1961: A United States Air Force Goldsboro B-52 crashes near Yuba City, California.
  • 1964: Jack Ruby is found guilty of killing Lee Harvey Oswald by a Dallas jury.
  • 1967: United States’ President John F. Kennedy’s body is moved to its final resting place at Arlington National Cemetery.
  • 1994: The Linux kernel version 1.0.0 is released to the public.
  • 1995: Astronaut Norman Thagard is the 1st American astronaut to launch into space while on board of a Russian launch vehicle.
  • 2008: Riots, demonstrations and protests erupt all over Tibet.

Famous Birthdays on March 14

  • German physician and Nobel Prize laureate, Paul Ehrlich is born in 1854.
  • American lawyer and 28th Vice-President of the U.S., Thomas R. Marshall is born in 1854.
  • German-American physicist, engineer and Nobel Prize laureate, Albert Einstein is born in 1879.
  • American colonel and astronaut, Frank Borman is born in 1928.
  • English actor Michael Caine is born in 1933.
  • American actor Raymond J. Barry is born in 1939.
  • American actress Tamara Tunie is born in 1959.
  • American actress Laila Robins is born in 1959.
  • American adult movie actress Sasha Grey is born in 1988.
  • American gymnast Simone Biles is born in 1997.

Yule

Winter Solstice

Holi

Maundy Thursday

Earth Day

Arbor Day

Ramadan