November 14 Events

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November 14th, 2007 (November 14 2007)Eventthe last direct-current distribution by Con Edison was shut down.
November 14th, 2002 (November 14 2002)EventArgentina defaults on an $805 million World Bank payment.
November 14th, 2002 (November 14 2002)EventThe United States House of Representatives votes not to create an independent commission to investigate the September 11 attacks.
November 14th, 2001 (November 14 2001)EventWar in Afghanistan: Afghan Northern Alliance fighters takeover the capital Kabul.
November 14th, 1995 (November 14 1995)EventA budget standoff between Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. Congress forces the federal government to temporarily close national parks and museums and to run most government offices with skeleton staffs.
November 14th, 1991 (November 14 1991)EventAmerican and British authorities announce indictments against two Libyan intelligence officials in connection with the downing of the Pan Am Flight 103.
November 14th, 1991 (November 14 1991)EventCambodian Prince Norodom Sihanouk returns to Phnom Penh after thirteen years of exile.
November 14th, 1991 (November 14 1991)EventIn Royal Oak, Michigan, a fired United States Postal Service employee goes on a shooting rampage, killing four and wounding five before committing suicide.
November 14th, 1990 (November 14 1990)EventAfter German reunification, the Federal Republic of Germany and the Republic of Poland sign a treaty confirming the Oder-Neisse line as the border between Germany and Poland.
November 14th, 1984 (November 14 1984)EventZamboanga City mayor Cesar Climaco, a prominent critic of the government of Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, is assassinated in his home city.
November 14th, 1982 (November 14 1982)EventLech Walesa, the leader of Poland s outlawed Solidarity movement, is released after eleven months of internment near the Soviet border.Lech Walesa Quotes
November 14th, 1979 (November 14 1979)EventIran hostage crisis: US President Jimmy Carter issues Executive order 12170, freezing all Iranian assets in the United States in response to the hostage crisis.Jimmy Carter Quotes
November 14th, 1975 (November 14 1975)EventSpain abandons Western Sahara.
November 14th, 1973 (November 14 1973)EventIn the United Kingdom, Princess Anne marries Captain Mark Phillips, in Westminster Abbey.
November 14th, 1972 (November 14 1972)EventThe Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 1,000 (1,003.16) for the first time.
November 14th, 1971 (November 14 1971)EventHis Holiness Shenouda III is consecrated as the 117th Patriarch of Alexandria and the See of St. Mark, the Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church.
November 14th, 1971 (November 14 1971)EventMariner program: Mariner 9 reaches Mars, becoming the first spacecraft to orbit another planet.
November 14th, 1970 (November 14 1970)EventSouthern Airlines Flight 932 crashes in the mountains near Huntington, West Virginia, killing 75, including members of the Marshall University football team.
November 14th, 1969 (November 14 1969)EventApollo program: NASA launches Apollo 12, the second manned mission to the surface of the Moon.
November 14th, 1967 (November 14 1967)EventThe Congress of Colombia in commemoration of the 150 years of the death of Policarpa Salavarrieta, declares this day as "Day of the Colombian Woman".
November 14th, 1965 (November 14 1965)EventVietnam War: Battle of the Ia Drang beginsthe first major engagement between regular American and North Vietnamese forces.
November 14th, 1957 (November 14 1957)EventThe Apalachin Meeting outside Binghamton, New York is raided by law enforcement, and many high level Mafia figures are arrested.
November 14th, 1952 (November 14 1952)EventFirst regular UK singles chart published by the New Musical Express.
November 14th, 1941 (November 14 1941)EventWorld War II: The aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal sinks due to torpedo damage from U-81 sustained on November 13.
November 14th, 1940 (November 14 1940)EventWorld War II: In England, the city of Coventry is heavily bombed by German Luftwaffe bombers. Coventry Cathedral is almost completely destroyed.
November 14th, 1923 (November 14 1923)EventKentaro Suzuki completes his ascent of Mount Iizuna.
November 14th, 1922 (November 14 1922)EventThe BBC begins radio service in the United Kingdom.
November 14th, 1921 (November 14 1921)EventThe Communist Party of Spain is founded.
November 14th, 1918 (November 14 1918)EventCzechoslovakia becomes a republic.
November 14th, 1910 (November 14 1910)EventAviator 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.
November 14th, 1889 (November 14 1889)EventPioneering female journalist Nellie Bly (aka Elizabeth Cochrane) begins a successful attempt to travel around the world in less than 80 days. She completes the trip in seventy-two days.
November 14th, 1862 (November 14 1862)EventAmerican Civil War: President Abraham Lincoln approves General Ambrose Burnside s plan to capture the Confederate capital at Richmond, Virginia, leading to the Battle of Fredericksburg.Abraham Lincoln Quotes

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