What are the important events that happened on November 14? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

November 14: Facts & Myths About This Day

November 14 is the 319th day of the year 2016 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 47 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is November 1, 2016 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 24,651,360 minutes has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘trihectadecaenneagon’ day.

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Scorpio is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 75 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

The ancient Maya civilization believes that the end of the world will happen on December 21, 2012. There are now 1,424 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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November 14 Historical Events

  • 1910
    Aviator Eugene Ely performs the first take off from a ship in Hampton Roads, Virginia. He took off from a makeshift deck on the USS Birmingham in a Curtiss pusher.
  • 1918
    Czechoslovakia becomes a republic.
  • 1940
    World War II: In England, the city of Coventry is heavily bombed by German Luftwaffe bombers. Coventry Cathedral is almost completely destroyed.
  • 1952
    The first regular UK singles chart published by the New Musical Express.
  • 1965
    Vietnam War: The Battle of the Ia Drang begins – the first major engagement between regular American and North Vietnamese forces.
  • 1967
    American physicist Theodore Maiman is given a patent for his ruby laser systems, the world’s first laser.
  • 1971
    Enthronment of Pope Shenouda III as Pope of Alexandria
  • 1982
    Lech Wałęsa, the leader of Poland’s outlawed Solidarity movement, is released after eleven months of internment near the Soviet border.
  • 1984
    Zamboanga City mayor Cesar Climaco, a prominent critic of the government of Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, is assassinated in his home city.
  • 2007
    The last direct-current electrical distribution system in the United States is shut down in New York City by Con Edison.

Who were born on November 14?

  • 1828
    James B. McPherson, American Civil War general (d. 1864)
  • 1932
    Gunter Sachs, German mathematician
  • 1934
    Kurt Hamrin, Swedish football player
  • 1961
    Elizabeth Keifer, American actress
  • 1964
    Bill Hemmer, American television news reporter
  • 1972
    Josh Duhamel, American actor
  • 1973
    Lawyer Milloy, American football player
  • 1981
    Tom Ferrier, British racing driver
  • 1986
    Yuna, Malaysian indie singer
  • 1991
    Taylor Hall, Canadian hockey player

Who died on November 14?

  • 565
    Justinian the Great, Byzantine Emperor (b. 483)
  • 1359
    Gregory Palamas, Archbishop of Thessalonica (b. 1296)
  • 1825
    Jean Paul, German writer (b. 1763)
  • 1915
    Booker T. Washington, American educator and activist (b. 1856)
  • 1947
    Joseph Allard, French Canadian fiddler (b. 1873)
  • 1974
    Johnny Mack Brown, American actor (b. 1904)
  • 1992
    Ernst Happel, Austrian football coach (b. 1925)
  • 1997
    Eddie Arcaro, American jockey (b. 1916)
  • 2003
    Gene Anthony Ray, American actor (b. 1962)
  • 2006
    Sumner Shapiro, United States Navy Rear Admiral (b. 1926)

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