On This Day: October 14th
This is 287th day of the year and 78 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—15 Tishri 5780
- Chinese calendar—the 16th day of the 9th month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
The Normans, under William the Conqueror, defeated the English at the Battle of Hastings.
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William Edwards Demingmanagement consultant
William Pennfounder of Pennsylvania
James IIking of England, Scotland, and Ireland
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.