Bet you didn’t know there was so many reasons to celebrate today! Whether you have an ex you want to celebrate, or you stop to learn about Alopecia, or you find something to laugh about, pick one and celebrate or at least become more aware!
April 14th Holidays
A short video all about April 14th
Zodiac Sign for April 14th is Aries
- If you were born today on April 14th then you are an Aries.
- your personality is defined by your fun loving, optimistic and generous nature.
- You love new experiences
- Time period: March 20 – April 20
- Element: Fire
- Ruling planet: Mars
- Symbol: Ram
- Zodiac quality: Cardinal
- Birthstones: Topaz, Heliotrope, Sapphire, Jasper, Aquamarine, Diamond
- Famous Aries: Lady Gaga, Hugh Hefner, Jackie Chan, Leonard Da Vinci
If you were born today you share a birthday with…
April 14th Trivia
- 1578 – Philip III, King of Spain known as a weak ruler who spent enormous sums on court festivities was born.
- 1629 – Christiaan Huygens, Dutch scientist the man who made improvements on the telescope lenses which enabled him to discover Saturn’s rings and 6th moon Titan in 1656, was born.
- 1813 – The very first psychiatric hospital was founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
- 1828 – The first Webster’s Dictionary is published.
- 1842 – Catherine Eddowes, the fourth known victim of, Jack the Ripper” was born.
- 1861 – A Union soldier is killed by an explosion caused by Union soldiers firing a salute to the flag before surrendering Fort Sumter making him the first casualty of the Civil War.
- 1865 – President Abraham LIncoln is shot and mortally wounded in Ford’s Theater by John Wilkes Booth.
- 1866 – Anne Sullivan, Helen Keller’s teacher and companion was born.
- 1910 – Howard Taft becomes the first president to throw the opening ball at a baseball game.
- 1912 – At 11:37 p.m. the four-story “unsinkable” ship The Titanic struck an iceberg that would ultimately sink her.
- 1932 – William John Burns, American detective, head of the FBI passes away.
- 1935 – American country singer, Loretta Lynn was born in Butcher Hollow, KY.
- 1939 – John Steinbeck’s, “The Grapes of Wrath,”a story about an Oklahoma family during the Great Depression,
- 1941 – Pete Rose American baseball player, was born in Cincinnati, OH.
- 1952 – The #1 movie was, “Singin’ in the Rain.”
- 1956 – First commercial tape recorder was made.
- 1960 – Brad Garrett, American stand-up comedian was born in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, CA.
- 1965 – Richard Hickock and Perry Smith are hanged for the 1959 murder of the Clutter family in Kansas.
- 1968 – Anthony Michael Hall, American actor from, “The Breakfast Club” and “Sixteen Candles” was born in West Roxbury, Boston, MA.
- 1977 – Sarah Michelle Gellar, American actress was born in New York, NY.
- 1984 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard was, “Footloose,” by Kenny Loggins.
- 1989 – The #1 movie was, “Major League.”
- 1995 – Burl Ives, American Oscar-winning actor, singer. Film: Big Country passes away.
- 2007 – Don Ho, Hawaiian singer, passes away.
- 2015 – Percy Sledge, American singer of, “When a Man Loves a Woman,” passes away.
- 2018- The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard was, “God’s Plan,” by Drake.
- 2020 – There are at least 584,073 cases of coronavirus in the US and at least 23,709 people have died from the virus, according to Johns Hopkins University’s tally of cases.