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)
- 1889Pioneering 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.
- 1910Aviator 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.
- 1918Czechoslovakia becomes a republic.
- 1940World War II: In England, the city of Coventry is heavily bombed by German Luftwaffe bombers. Coventry Cathedral is almost completely destroyed.
- 1941World War II: The aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal sinks due to torpedo damage from the GS U-81 sustained on November 13.
- 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”.
- 1971Enthronment of Pope Shenouda III as Pope of Alexandria
- 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.
- 1991American and British authorities announce indictments against two Libyan intelligence officials in connection with the downing of the Pan Am Flight 103.
- 2001War in Afghanistan: Afghan Northern Alliance fighters take over the capital Kabul.
Who were born on November 14?
- 1840Claude Monet, French painter (d. 1926)
- 1921Brian Keith, American actor (d. 1997)
- 1935Michael Busselle, English photographer and writer (d. 2006)
- 1960Remi Moses, English footballer
- 1960Tom Judson, American actor and composer
- 1961Antonio Flores, Spanish singer and songwriter (d. 1995)
- 1962Harland Williams, Canadian-born actor
- 1964Patrick Warburton, American actor
- 1970David Wesley, American basketball player
- 1983Lil Boosie, American rapper
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