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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
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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)
- 1533Conquistadors from Spain under the leadership of Francisco Pizarro arrive in Cajamarca, Inca empire
- 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.
- 1921The Communist Party of Spain is founded.
- 1941World War II: In Slonim, German forces engaged in Operation Barbarossa murdered 9000 Jews in a single day.
- 1965Vietnam War: The Battle of the Ia Drang begins – the first major engagement between regular American and North Vietnamese forces.
- 1970Soviet Union enters ICAO, making Russian the fourth official language of organization.
- 1982Lech Wałęsa, the leader of Poland’s outlawed Solidarity movement, is released after eleven months of internment near the Soviet border.
- 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.
- 2003Astronomers Michael E. Brown, Chad Trujillo, and David L. Rabinowitz discover 90377 Sedna, a Trans-Neptunian object.
Who were born on November 14?
- 1805Fanny Mendelssohn, German composer and pianist (d. 1847)
- 1912Barbara Hutton, American socialite (d. 1979)
- 1924Leonid Borisovitch Kogan, Russian violinist (d. 1982)
- 1930Edward Higgins White, American astronaut (d. 1967)
- 1937Murray Oliver, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1966Petra Roßner, German cyclist
- 1971Marco Leonardi, Italian-Australian actor
- 1972Martin Pike, Australian rules footballer
- 1973Lawyer Milloy, American football player
- 1983Lil Boosie, American rapper
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