November 14: Day of the Week
November 14, 2019 is the 318th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 47 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
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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
- 1862American 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.
- 1922The BBC begins radio service in the United Kingdom.
- 1940World War II: In England, the city of Coventry is heavily bombed by German Luftwaffe bombers. Coventry Cathedral is almost completely destroyed.
- 1952The first regular UK singles chart published by the New Musical Express.
- 1967American physicist Theodore Maiman is given a patent for his ruby laser systems, the world’s first laser.
- 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”.
- 1979Iran hostage crisis: US President Jimmy Carter issues Executive order 12170, freezing all Iranian assets in the United States in response to the hostage crisis.
- 1991In Royal Oak, Michigan, a fired United States Postal Service employee goes on a shooting rampage, killing four and wounding five before committing suicide.
- 1995A 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.
Who were born on November 14?
- 1650King William III of England (d. 1702)
- 1797Charles Lyell, British geologist (d. 1875)
- 1812Aleardo Aleardi, Italian poet (d. 1878)
- 1949James Young, American guitarist (Styx)
- 1956Peter R. de Vries, Dutch crime reporter
- 1961D. B. Sweeney, American actor
- 1972Aaron Taylor, American football player
- 1973Lawyer Milloy, American football player
- 1982Kyle Orton, American football player
- 1987Giorgios Georgiadis, Greek footballer for PAOK F.C.
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