November 14: Day of the Week
November 14, 2020 is the 319th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 47 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.
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Here’s the November calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
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.
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November 14 Historical Event(s)
- 1770James Bruce discovers what he believes to be the source of the Nile
- 1941World War II: In Slonim, German forces engaged in Operation Barbarossa murdered 9000 Jews in a single day.
- 1967The Congress of Colombia, in commemoration of the 150 years of the death of Policarpa Salavarrieta, declares this day as “Day of the Colombian Woman”.
- 1969Apollo program: NASA launches Apollo 12, the second crewed mission to the surface of the Moon.
- 1970Soviet Union enters ICAO, making Russian the fourth official language of organization.
- 1975Spain abandons Western Sahara.
- 1984Zamboanga City mayor Cesar Climaco, a prominent critic of the government of Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, is assassinated in his home city.
- 1991In Royal Oak, Michigan, a fired United States Postal Service employee goes on a shooting rampage, killing four and wounding five before committing suicide.
- 2002Argentina defaults on an $805 million World Bank payment.
- 2007The 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?
- 1740Johann van Beethoven, Ludwig van Beethoven’s father and first teacher (d. 1792)
- 1771Marie François Xavier Bichat, French anatomist and physiologist (d. 1802)
- 1797Charles Lyell, British geologist (d. 1875)
- 1838August Senoa, Croatian writer (d. 1881)
- 1912T. Y. Lin, Chinese-born civil engineer (d. 2003)
- 1936Freddie Garrity, English singer (Freddie and the Dreamers) (d. 2006)
- 1945Stella Obasanjo, Nigerian First Lady (d. 2005)
- 1953Phil Baron, American voice actor
- 1982Kyle Orton, American football player
- 1984Courtney Johns, Australian rules footballer
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