Friday July 14 – Fun Facts about the # 14


  • The moon is fourteen days in waxing (growing larger) before we can observe the beautiful full moon.
  • The moon is also fourteen days in waning.
  • In China the number 14 is an unlucky number. It is pronounced “one four” which sounds like “want to die”.
  • In France July 14, is the French national holiday. It is known as “Bastille Day”.
  • Vermont became the 14th state of the U.S.A. in 1791.
  • Apollo 14 was the third manned mission to land on the moon.
  • Franklin Pierce was the 14th President of the United States. 1853 – 1857 


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