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Events of May 14th:
May 14th is the 134th day of the year (135th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 231 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about May 14th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on May 14th:
1727 Thomas Gainsborough (artist)
1880 Wilhelm List (German Field Marshall)
1907 Ayub Khan (President of Pakistan 1958-1969)
1936 Bobby Darin (singer)
1940 Lieutenant-Colonel H. Jones (soldier - won a posthumous Victoria Cross for his actions in the Battle of Goose Green during the Falklands War)
1943 Jack Bruce (bass player - Cream)
1944 George Lucas (film director)
1952 David Byrne (singer - Talking Heads)
1958 Jan Ravens (actress, impressionist)
1959 Steve Hogarth (singer, musician - Marillion)
1961 Tim Roth (actor)
1962 Ian Astbury (singer - The Cult)
1969 Cate Blanchett (actress)
1977 Sophie Anderton (model, reality TV personality)
1984 Mark Zuckerberg (software developer, entrepreneur - co-founded Facebook)
1984 Nigel Reo-Coker (soccer player)
1993 Miranda Cosgrove (actress)
May 14th in History:
1796 Edward Jenner administers the first smallpox vaccination.
1804 Louis and Clark set out on their journey to explore the Northwestern United States.
1940 German Luftwaffe bombs Rotterdam.
1948 State of Israel proclaimed at midnight.
1995 Warsaw Pact established between the USSR and other European communist countries.
1973 Skylab is launched.
May 14th is also:
Independence Day (Israel) - Note: Israel declared independence on 14th May 1948, but the date of the celebration may vary, as it is determined according to the Jewish calendar which is lunar.
Independence Day (Paraguay)
People born on May 14th are Taurus
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