April 14th is officially Dolphin Day and Reach As High As You Can Day.
We’d like to welcome you to the 105th day of the year! We still have 261 days left in 2024.
This day was certainly a productive one in years gone by. We are going to be looking at the history events that happened on this day including categories like war, business and space.
Did you know that on this day in 1865, President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated? This was the first time that a US president had been assassinated.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about April 14th in history!
What memorable events happened on April 14 in history? Keep reading to find out!
The FDA authorized the first breathalyzer test that detects COVID-19.
US President Joe Biden announced the withdrawal of all US troops from Afghanistan by September 11, 2021.
The withdrawal, which began on May 1, 2021, marked the end of the US’ longest-running war.
The children’s cooking show, Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch, premiered on CBBC in the UK.
Gordon Ramsay’s daughter, Matilda, was just 14 years old when the first season aired. The young culinary enthusiast wrote and starred in her own series, which covered five series, with 75 episodes in total.
The Soviet Union agreed to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan.
Representatives from the USSR, the US, Afghanistan, and Pakistan met in Geneva, Switzerland, to sign the Geneva Accords. For the most part, this agreement dictated on what terms the Soviet Union would withdraw from Afghanistan. As a result, most of the USSR’s troops were removed by the end of the year, with the last troops leaving by February 15 the following year.
Are you celebrating your birthday today? If so, did you know that you share the same birthday as Sarah Michelle Gellar? See what other famous people were born on this day.
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If you’re looking to try something new today, here are some special holidays that might just give you an idea.
National Reach As High As You Can Day
While we suppose any day is as good as another to actually try to reach as high as you can, that’s not what today is about. Instead, celebrate Reach As High As You Can Day by pushing yourself to achieve your dreams and goals.
Today is all about celebrating everything to do with dolphins, some of the friendliest and most intelligent mammals out there. There are many ways to celebrate, but learning more about dolphins is the best way to start. If you live by the coast, go for a walk and try to spot some!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
50% of apartments in Los Angeles don’t come with a fridge. This is legal, as fridges are considered an “amenity,” Therefore, landlords are not required to provide one.
Birthday & Zodiac
People who were born on April 14 all share the Aries star sign.
As much as feeding off of the energy of Aries can be addictive, it can also become exhausting at times, especially if you’re a sign who likes peace and quiet like Cancers and Geminis.
Diamond is the birthstone given to people born in April. Diamonds have been used as decorative items since ancient times. They’re one of the most well-known gemstones in the world.
If you were born on this day, you were likely conceived on the week of July 22 in the previous year.
The due date for babies conceived on April 14, 2024, is around January 5, 2025.