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November 14 is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 47 days remain until the end of the year.

Events

  • 1770James Bruce discovers what he believes to be the source of the Nile.[1]
  • 1812Napoleonic Wars: At the Battle of Smoliani, French Marshals Victor and Oudinot are defeated by the Russians under General Peter Wittgenstein.[2]
  • 1851Moby-Dick, a novel by Herman Melville, is published in the USA.
  • 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.
  • 1886Friedrich Soennecken first developed the hole puncher, a type of office tool capable of punching small holes in paper.
  • 1889 – Pioneering 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 72 days.[3]
  • 1910Aviator Eugene Burton Ely performs the first takeoff from a ship in Hampton Roads, Virginia, taking off from a makeshift deck on the USS Birmingham in a Curtiss pusher.
  • 1918Czechoslovakia becomes a republic.
  • 1921 – The Communist Party of Spain is founded, and issues the first edition of Mundo obrero.[4]
  • 1922 – The British Broadcasting Company begins radio service in the United Kingdom.
  • 1938 – The Lions Gate Bridge, connecting Vancouver to the North Shore region, opens to traffic.
  • 1940World War II: In England, Coventry is heavily bombed by German Luftwaffe bombers. Coventry Cathedral is almost completely destroyed.
  • 1941 – World War II: The aircraft carrier Template:HMS sinks due to torpedo damage from the Template:GS sustained on November 13.
  • 1941 – World War II: In Slonim, German forces engaged in Operation Barbarossa murder 9,000 Jews in a single day.
  • 1952 – The first regular UK Singles Chart published by the New Musical Express.
  • 1957 – The "Apalachin Meeting" in rural Tioga County in upstate New York is raided by law enforcement; many high level Mafia figures are arrested while trying to flee.
  • 1960Ruby Bridges becomes the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in Louisiana.
  • 1965Vietnam War: The Battle of Ia Drang begins: The first major engagement between regular American and North Vietnamese forces.
  • 1967 – The Congress of Colombia, in commemoration of the 150 years of the death of Policarpa Salavarrieta, declares this day as "Day of the Colombian Woman".
  • 1967 – American physicist Theodore Maiman is given a patent for his ruby laser systems, the world's first laser.
  • 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.
  • 1970 – Southern Airways Flight 932 crashes in the mountains near Huntington, West Virginia, killing 75, including almost all of the Marshall University football team.
  • 1971Mariner 9 enters orbit around Mars.
  • 1973 – In the United Kingdom, Princess Anne marries Captain Mark Phillips, in Westminster Abbey.
  • 1973 – The Athens Polytechnic uprising, a massive demonstration of popular rejection of the Greek military junta of 1967–74, begins.
  • 1975 – With the signing of the Madrid Accords, Spain abandons Western Sahara.
  • 1977 – During a British House of Commons debate, Labour MP Tam Dalyell poses what would become known as the West Lothian question, referring to issues related to devolution in the United Kingdom.
  • 1978France conducts the Aphrodite nuclear test as 25th in the group of 29, 1975–78 French nuclear tests.
  • 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.
  • 1982Lech Wałęsa, the leader of Poland's outlawed Solidarity movement, is released after eleven months of internment near the Soviet border.
  • 1984Zamboanga City mayor Cesar Climaco, a prominent critic of the government of Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, is assassinated in his home city.
  • 1990 – After German reunification, the Federal Republic of Germany and Poland sign a treaty confirming the Oder–Neisse line as the border between Germany and Poland.
  • 1991 – American and British authorities announce indictments against two Libyan intelligence officials in connection with the downing of the Pan Am Flight 103.
  • 1991 – Cambodian Prince Norodom Sihanouk returns to Phnom Penh after thirteen years of exile.
  • 1995 – A 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.
  • 2001War in Afghanistan: Afghan Northern Alliance fighters take over the capital Kabul.
  • 2001 – A magnitude 7.8 earthquake strikes a remote part of the Tibetan plateau. It had the longest known surface rupture recorded on land (~400 km) and is the best documented example of a supershear earthquake.[5]
  • 2003 – Astronomers Michael E. Brown, Chad Trujillo, and David L. Rabinowitz discover 90377 Sedna, a Trans-Neptunian object.
  • 2008 – The first G-20 economic summit opens in Washington, D.C.
  • 2012Israel launches a major military operation in the Gaza Strip, as hostilities with Hamas escalate.
  • 2016 – A magnitude 7.8 earthquake strikes Kaikoura, New Zealand, at a depth of 15 km (9 miles), resulting in the deaths of two people.
  • 2017 – A gunman kills four people and injures 12 others during a shooting spree across Rancho Tehama Reserve, California. He had earlier murdered his wife in their home.

Births

  • 1449Sidonie of Poděbrady, daughter of King of Bohemia (d. 1510)
  • 1487John III of Pernstein, Bohemian land-owner, Governor of Moravia and Count of Kladsko (d. 1548)
  • 1501Anna of Oldenburg, Regent of East Frisia (d. 1575)[6]
  • 1531Richard Topcliffe, English torturer (d. 1604)
  • 1601John Eudes, French priest and missionary (d. 1680)
  • 1650William III of England, Prince of Orange, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (d. 1702)
  • 1663Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow, German organist and composer (d. 1712)
  • 1719Leopold Mozart, Austrian violinist, composer, and conductor (d. 1787)
  • 1765Robert Fulton, American engineer, Early steamboat pioneer (d. 1815)
  • 1771Marie François Xavier Bichat, French anatomist and physiologist (d. 1802)
  • 1776Henri Dutrochet, French physician, botanist, and physiologist (d. 1847)
  • 1777Nathaniel Claiborne, American farmer and politician (d. 1859)
  • 1778Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Austrian pianist and composer (d. 1837)
  • 1779Adam Oehlenschläger, Danish poet and playwright (d. 1850)
  • 1797Charles Lyell, Scottish geologist and lawyer (d. 1875)
  • 1803Jacob Abbott, American author (d. 1879)
  • 1805Fanny Mendelssohn, German pianist and composer (d. 1847)
  • 1812Aleardo Aleardi, Italian poet (d. 1878)
  • 1812 – Maria Cristina of Savoy (d. 1836)
  • 1816John Curwen, English minister and educator (d. 1880)
  • 1828James B. McPherson, American general (d. 1864)
  • 1832Henry Strangways, English-Australian politician, 12th Premier of South Australia (d. 1920)
  • 1838August Šenoa, Croatian author, poet, and critic (d. 1881)
  • 1840Claude Monet, French painter (d. 1926)
  • 1856Madeleine Lemoyne Ellicott, American activist (d. 1945)
  • 1861Frederick Jackson Turner, American historian and author (d. 1932)
  • 1863Leo Baekeland, Belgian-American chemist and engineer (d. 1944)
  • 1869John Lumsden, Irish physician, founded the St. John Ambulance Brigade of Ireland (d. 1944)
  • 1875Gregorio del Pilar, Filipino general and politician (d. 1899)
  • 1875 – Jakob Schaffner, Swiss author and activist (d. 1944)
  • 1877Norman Brookes, Australian tennis player (d. 1968)
  • 1878Julie Manet, French painter and art collector (d. 1966)
  • 1878 – Leopold Staff, Ukrainian-Polish poet and academic (d. 1957)
  • 1883Ado Birk, Estonian lawyer and politician, 3rd Prime Minister of Estonia (d. 1942)
  • 1889Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian lawyer and politician, 1st Prime Minister of India (d. 1964)
  • 1891Frederick Banting, Canadian physician and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1941)
  • 1895Walter Jackson Freeman II, American physician and psychiatrist (d. 1972)
  • 1897John Steuart Curry, American painter and academic (d. 1946)
  • 1898Benjamin Fondane, Romanian-French philosopher, poet, and critic (d. 1944)
  • 1900Aaron Copland, American composer, conductor, and educator (d. 1990)
  • 1904Harold Haley, American lawyer and judge (d. 1970)
  • 1904 – Harold Larwood, English-Australian cricketer (d. 1995)
  • 1904 – Dick Powell, American actor, singer, director, and producer (d. 1963)
  • 1905John Henry Barbee, American singer and guitarist (d. 1964)
  • 1906Louise Brooks, American actress and dancer (d. 1985)
  • 1907Howard W. Hunter, American religious leader, 14th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1995)
  • 1907 – Astrid Lindgren, Swedish author and screenwriter (d. 2002)
  • 1907 – William Steig, American author, illustrator, and sculptor (d. 2003)
  • 1908Joseph McCarthy, American captain, lawyer, and politician (d. 1957)
  • 1910Rosemary DeCamp, American actress and singer (d. 2001)
  • 1910 – Eric Malpass, English author (d. 1996)
  • 1912Barbara Hutton, American philanthropist (d. 1979)
  • 1912 – Tung-Yen Lin, Chinese-American engineer, designed the Guandu Bridge (d. 2003)
  • 1914Ken Carson, American Western singer (d. 1994)
  • 1915Mabel Fairbanks, American figure skater and coach (d. 2001)
  • 1915 – Martha Tilton, American singer and actress (d. 2006)
  • 1916Roger Apéry, Greek-French mathematician and academic (d. 1994)
  • 1916 – Sherwood Schwartz, American screenwriter and producer (d. 2011)
  • 1917Park Chung-hee, South Korean general and politician, 3rd President of South Korea (d. 1979)
  • 1918John Bromwich, Australian tennis player (d. 1999)
  • 1919Johnny Desmond, American singer (d. 1985)
  • 1919 – Lisa Otto, German soprano and actress (d. 2013)
  • 1920Mary Greyeyes, the first First Nations woman to join the Canadian Armed Forces (d. 2011)[7]
  • 1921Ea Jansen, Estonian historian and academic (d. 2005)
  • 1921 – Brian Keith, American actor and director (d. 1997)
  • 1922Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Egyptian politician and diplomat, 6th Secretary General of the United Nations (d. 2016)
  • 1922 – Veronica Lake, American actress and singer (d. 1973)
  • 1924Leonid Kogan, Ukrainian-Russian violinist and educator (d. 1982)
  • 1925Stirling Colgate, American physicist and academic (d. 2013)
  • 1925 – James Mellaart, English archaeologist and author (d. 2012)
  • 1927Lawrie Barratt, English businessman, founded Barratt Developments (d. 2012)
  • 1927 – Bart Cummings, Australian horse trainer (d. 2015)
  • 1927 – McLean Stevenson, American actor and screenwriter (d. 1996)
  • 1927 – Narciso Yepes, Spanish guitarist and composer (d. 1997)
  • 1928Kathleen Hughes, American actress
  • 1929Shirley Crabtree, English wrestler (d. 1997)
  • 1929 – Jimmy Piersall, American baseball player and sportscaster (d. 2017)
  • 1930Peter Katin, English pianist and academic (d. 2015)
  • 1930 – Monique Mercure, Canadian actress
  • 1930 – Michael Robbins, English actor (d. 1992)
  • 1930 – Ed White, American colonel, engineer, and astronaut (d. 1967)
  • 1932Gunter Sachs, German astrologer and photographer (d. 2011)
  • 1933Fred Haise, American pilot, engineer, and astronaut
  • 1934Dave Mackay, Scottish-English footballer and manager (d. 2015)
  • 1934 – Ellis Marsalis, Jr., American pianist and educator
  • 1934 – Catherine McGuinness, Irish lawyer, judge, and politician
  • 1935Michael Busselle, English photographer and author (d. 2006)
  • 1935 – Hussein of Jordan (d. 1999)
  • 1935 – Lefteris Papadopoulos, Greek songwriter and journalist
  • 1936Carey Bell, American singer and harmonica player (d. 2007)
  • 1936 – Freddie Garrity, English singer and actor (d. 2006)
  • 1936 – Cornell Gunter, American R&B singer (d. 1990)
  • 1937Alan J. W. Bell, English director and producer
  • 1937 – Murray Oliver, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 2014)
  • 1939Wendy Carlos, American keyboard player and composer
  • 1942Manon Cleary, American painter and academic (d. 2011)
  • 1942 – Natalia Gutman, Russian cellist and educator
  • 1943Peter Norton, American programmer and author
  • 1944Karen Armstrong, English author and academic
  • 1944 – David Nash, English sculptor and academic
  • 1944 – Mike Katz, American bodybuilder and football player
  • 1945Louise Ellman, English academic and politician
  • 1945 – Brett Lunger, American race car driver
  • 1945 – Sue Williams, American actress and model (d. 1969)
  • 1946Bharathan, Indian director and screenwriter (d. 1998)
  • 1946 – Roland Duchâtelet, Belgian businessman and politician
  • 1947P. J. O'Rourke, American political satirist and journalist
  • 1947 – Nat Young, Australian surfer and author
  • 1947 – Buckwheat Zydeco, American accordion player (d. 2016)
  • 1948Paul Dacre, English journalist
  • 1948 – Michael Dobbs, English author and politician
  • 1948 – Robert Ginty, American actor and producer (d. 2009)
  • 1948 – Charles, Prince of Wales
  • 1949Raúl di Blasio, Argentinian pianist, composer, and producer
  • 1949 – Enzo Cucchi, Italian painter
  • 1949 – Gary Grubbs, American actor
  • 1949 – Ryo Hayami, Japanese actor
  • 1949 – James Young, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1950Sarah Radclyffe, English production manager and producer
  • 1951Frankie Banali, American rock drummer
  • 1951 – Stephen Bishop, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
  • 1951 – Leszek Cichy, Polish mountaineer
  • 1951 – Zhang Yimou, Chinese actor, director, producer, and cinematographer
  • 1952Dimitra Galani, Greek singer, composer and songwriter
  • 1952 – Johnny A., American guitarist and songwriter
  • 1952 – Maggie Roswell, American voice actress and singer
  • 1953Tim Bowler, English author
  • 1953 – Dominique de Villepin, Moroccan-French lawyer and politician, 167th Prime Minister of France
  • 1954Willie Hernandez, Puerto Rican baseball player
  • 1954 – Bernard Hinault, French cyclist
  • 1954 – Condoleezza Rice, American political scientist, academic, and politician, 66th United States Secretary of State
  • 1954 – Eliseo Salazar, Chilean race car driver
  • 1954 – Yanni, Greek-American pianist, composer, and producer
  • 1955Philip Egan, English bishop
  • 1955 – Jack Sikma, American basketball player and coach
  • 1956Babette Babich, American philosopher, author, and scholar
  • 1956 – Avi Cohen, Israeli footballer and manager (d. 2010)
  • 1956 – Peter R. de Vries, Dutch journalist and producer
  • 1956 – Steve Stockman, American accountant and politician
  • 1956 – Valerie Jarrett, American government official
  • 1957Donald Canfield, American geologist and academic
  • 1957 – Michael J. Fitzgerald, American author
  • 1959Paul Attanasio, American screenwriter and producer
  • 1959 – Paul McGann, English actor
  • 1959 – Chris Woods, English footballer, coach, and manager
  • 1960Tom Judson, American actor and composer
  • 1960 – Remi Moses, English footballer and coach
  • 1961Antonio Flores, Spanish singer-songwriter and actor (d. 1995)
  • 1961 – D. B. Sweeney, American actor
  • 1962Laura San Giacomo, American actress
  • 1962 – Josh Silver, American keyboard player and producer
  • 1962 – Harland Williams, Canadian-American actor and screenwriter
  • 1963 – Stéphane Bern, French journalist, radio and television presenter
  • 1964Bill Hemmer, American journalist
  • 1964 – Joseph Simmons, American hip-hop artist
  • 1964 – Patrick Warburton, American actor and comedian
  • 1966Charles Hazlewood, English conductor
  • 1966 – Petra Rossner, German cyclist
  • 1966 – Curt Schilling, American baseball player and sportscaster
  • 1967Letitia Dean, English actress and singer
  • 1967 – Nina Gordon, American singer-songwriter
  • 1967 – Leo Kunnas, Estonian colonel and author
  • 1969Butch Walker, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • 1970Brendan Benson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1970 – David Wesley, American basketball player and sportscaster
  • 1971Adam Gilchrist, Australian cricketer and sportscaster
  • 1971 – Vikas Khanna, Indian chef and author
  • 1971 – Marco Leonardi, Australian-Italian actor
  • 1972Matt Bloom, American wrestler, trainer, and sportscaster
  • 1972 – Josh Duhamel, American model and actor
  • 1972 – Lara Giddings, Papua New Guinean-Australian politician, 44th Premier of Tasmania
  • 1972 – Edyta Górniak, Polish singer
  • 1972 – Dougie Payne, Scottish bass player
  • 1972 – Martin Pike, Australian footballer and coach
  • 1972 – Aaron Taylor, American football player and sportscaster
  • 1972 – Dariusz Żuraw, Polish footballer and manager
  • 1973Lawyer Milloy, American football player
  • 1974Adina Howard, American singer-songwriter and chef
  • 1974 – David Moscow, American actor
  • 1974 – Joe Principe, American singer and bass player
  • 1975Travis Barker, American drummer, songwriter, and producer
  • 1975 – Luiz Bombonato Goulart, Brazilian footballer
  • 1975 – Stephen Guarino, American actor
  • 1975 – Gary Vaynerchuk, Russian-American businessman and critic
  • 1977Obie Trice, American rapper and producer
  • 1978Bobby Allen, American ice hockey player
  • 1978 – Michala Banas, New Zealand actress and singer
  • 1978 – Delphine Chanéac, French model and actress
  • 1978 – Xavier Nady, American baseball player and coach
  • 1979Carl Hayman, New Zealand rugby player
  • 1979 – Mavie Hörbiger, German-Austrian actress
  • 1979 – Olga Kurylenko, Ukrainian-French model and actress
  • 1979 – Pushkar Lele, Indian singer
  • 1979 – Moitheri Ntobo, Lesothan footballer
  • 1979 – Miguel Sabah, Mexican footballer
  • 1980Brock Pierce, American actor and businessman
  • 1980 – Brooke Satchwell, Australian model and actress
  • 1981Vanessa Bayer, American actress
  • 1981 – Tom Ferrier, English race car driver
  • 1981 – Russell Tovey, English actor
  • 1982Boosie Badazz, American rapper
  • 1982 – Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai
  • 1982 – Kyle Orton, American football player
  • 1982 – Joy Williams, American singer-songwriter
  • 1983Guillermo Moscoso, American baseball player
  • 1983 – Naqqash Tahir, English cricketer
  • 1983 – Chelsea Wolfe, American singer-songwriter
  • 1984Lisa De Vanna, Australian footballer
  • 1984 – Courtney Johns, Australian footballer
  • 1984 – Marija Šerifović, Serbian singer
  • 1985Thomas Vermaelen, Belgian footballer
  • 1987Giorgos Georgiadis, Greek footballer
  • 1988Chiyotairyū Hidemasa, Japanese sumo wrestler
  • 1988 – Nanase Hoshii, Japanese singer and actress
  • 1989Vlad Chiricheș, Romanian footballer
  • 1989 – Jake Livermore, English footballer
  • 1990Roman Bürki, Swiss footballer
  • 1990 – Jessica Jacobs, Australian actress and singer (d. 2008)
  • 1991Miriam Brouwer, Canadian cyclist[8]
  • 1991 – Taylor Hall, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1991 – Graham Patrick Martin, American actor
  • 1993Francisco Lindor, Puerto Rican baseball player
  • 1993 – Shūhei Nomura, Japanese actor
  • 1993 – Samuel Umtiti, French footballer
  • 1996Borna Ćorić, Croatian tennis player
  • 1998Sofia Kenin, American tennis player[9]

Deaths

  • 565Justinian I, Byzantine emperor (b. 482)
  • 669Fujiwara no Kamatari, Japanese politician (b. 614)
  • 940Abu'l-Fadl al-Bal'ami, Samanid vizier
  • 976Taizu, Chinese emperor (b. 927)
  • 1060Geoffrey II, count of Anjou
  • 1189William de Mandeville, 3rd Earl of Essex
  • 1226Frederick of Isenberg, German politician (b. 1193)
  • 1263Alexander Nevsky, Russian saint (b. 1220)
  • 1346Ostasio I da Polenta, Lord of Ravenna
  • 1359Gregory Palamas, Greek archbishop and saint (b. 1296)
  • 1391Nikola Tavelić, Croatian missionary and saint (b. 1340)
  • 1442Yolande of Aragon, French noblewoman (b. 1384)
  • 1522Anne de Beaujeu, duchess of Bourbon (b. 1461)
  • 1539Hugh Faringdon, English monk and abbot
  • 1556Giovanni della Casa, Italian archbishop and poet (b. 1504)
  • 1633William Ames, English philosopher and academic (b. 1576)
  • 1687Nell Gwyn, English mistress of Charles II of England (b. 1650)
  • 1691Tosa Mitsuoki, Japanese painter (b. 1617)
  • 1716Gottfried Leibniz, German mathematician and philosopher (b. 1646)
  • 1734Louise de Kérouaille, duchess of Portsmouth (b. 1649)
  • 1739Juan de Galavís, Spanish Roman Catholic archbishop of Santo Domingo and Bogotá (b. 1683)
  • 1746Georg Wilhelm Steller, German botanist, zoologist, physician, and explorer (b. 1709)
  • 1749Maruyama Gondazaemon, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 3rd Yokozuna (b. 1713)
  • 1817Policarpa Salavarrieta, Colombian seamstress and spy (b. 1795)
  • 1825Jean Paul, German journalist and author (b. 1763)
  • 1829Louis Nicolas Vauquelin, French pharmacist and chemist (b. 1763)
  • 1831Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, German philosopher, author, and academic (b. 1770)
  • 1831 – Ignaz Pleyel, Austrian-French composer and piano builder (b. 1757)
  • 1832Charles Carroll of Carrollton, American farmer and politician (b. 1737)
  • 1844John Abercrombie, Scottish physician and philosopher (b. 1780)
  • 1864Franz Müller, German tailor and murderer (b. 1840)
  • 1866Miguel I of Portugal (b. 1802)
  • 1907Andrew Inglis Clark, Australian lawyer, judge, and politician (b. 1848)
  • 1908Guangxu Emperor of China (b. 1871)
  • 1910John La Farge, American artist (b. 1835)
  • 1914Vengayil Kunhiraman Nayanar, Indian lawyer and journalist (b. 1861)
  • 1915Booker T. Washington, American educator, essayist and historian (b. 1856)
  • 1916Henry George, Jr., American journalist and politician (b. 1862)
  • 1916 – Saki, British short story writer (b. 1870)
  • 1921Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil (b. 1846)
  • 1930Sandy Pearce, Australian rugby league player (b. 1883)
  • 1932Charles Hylton Stewart, English organist and composer (b. 1884)
  • 1937Jack O'Connor, American baseball player and manager (b. 1869)
  • 1944Carl Flesch, Hungarian violinist and educator (b. 1873)
  • 1944 – Trafford Leigh-Mallory, English air marshal (b. 1892)
  • 1946Manuel de Falla, Spanish pianist and composer (b. 1876)
  • 1947Joseph Allard, Canadian fiddler and composer (b. 1873)
  • 1966Peter Baker, English captain, author, and politician (b. 1921)
  • 1972Martin Dies, Jr., American lawyer and politician (b. 1900)
  • 1974Johnny Mack Brown, American football player, actor, and singer (b. 1904)
  • 1977A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Indian monk and guru, founded the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (b. 1896)
  • 1981Robert Bradford, Irish footballer and politician (b. 1941)
  • 1984Cesar Climaco, Filipino lawyer and politician, 10th Mayor of Zamboanga City (b. 1916)
  • 1984 – Nikitas Platis, Greek actor and cinematographer (b. 1912)
  • 1988Haywood S. Hansell, American general (b. 1903)
  • 1989Jimmy Murphy, Welsh footballer, manager, assistant manager, coach and scout (b. 1910)
  • 1990Sol Kaplan, American composer and conductor (b. 1919)
  • 1991Tony Richardson, English-American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1928)
  • 1992Ernst Happel, Austrian footballer and coach (b. 1925)
  • 1994Tom Villard, American actor (b. 1953)
  • 1995Jack Finney, American author and screenwriter (b. 1911)
  • 1996Joseph Bernardin, American cardinal (b. 1928)
  • 1996 – John A. Cade, American soldier and politician (b. 1929)
  • 1997Eddie Arcaro, American jockey and sportscaster (b. 1916)
  • 1997 – Jack Pickersgill, Canadian educator and politician, 35th Secretary of State for Canada (b. 1905)
  • 2000Robert Trout, American journalist (b. 1908)
  • 2001Charlotte Coleman, English actress (b. 1968)
  • 2001 – Juan Carlos Lorenzo, Argentinian footballer and manager (b. 1922)
  • 2002Eddie Bracken, American actor (b. 1915)
  • 2002 – Elena Nikolaidi, Turkish-American soprano and educator (b. 1909)
  • 2003Gene Anthony Ray, American actor, singer, dancer, and choreographer (b. 1962)
  • 2004Michel Colombier, French-American composer and conductor (b. 1939)
  • 2006Sumner Shapiro, American admiral (b. 1926)
  • 2008Kristin Hunter, American author and academic (b. 1931)
  • 2008 – Robert E. Valett, American psychologist, teacher, and author (b. 1927)
  • 2010Wes Santee, American runner (b. 1932)
  • 2011Esin Afşar, Italian-Turkish singer and actress (b. 1936)
  • 2011 – Neil Heywood, English-Chinese businessman (b. 1970)
  • 2011 – Jackie Leven, Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1950)
  • 2012Alexandro Alves do Nascimento, Brazilian footballer (b. 1974)
  • 2012 – Brian Davies, Australian rugby player and manager (b. 1930)
  • 2012 – Martin Fay, Irish fiddler (b. 1936)
  • 2012 – Ahmed Jabari, Palestinian commander (b. 1960)
  • 2012 – Abubakar Olusola Saraki, Nigerian physician and politician (b. 1933)
  • 2013Sudhir Bhat, Indian producer and manager (b. 1951)
  • 2013 – Hari Krishna Devsare, Indian journalist and author (b. 1938)
  • 2013 – Bennett Masinga, South African footballer (b. 1965)
  • 2014Eugene Dynkin, Russian-American mathematician and theorist (b. 1924)
  • 2014 – Glen A. Larson, American director, producer, and screenwriter, created Battlestar Galactica (b. 1937)
  • 2014 – Morteza Pashaei, Iranian singer-songwriter (b. 1984)
  • 2015K. S. Gopalakrishnan, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1929)
  • 2015 – Warren Mitchell, English actor and screenwriter (b. 1926)
  • 2016Gwen Ifill, American television journalist (b. 1955)

Holidays and observances

  • Anniversary of the Movement of Readjustment (Guinea-Bissau)
  • Children's Day, celebrated on the birthday of Jawaharlal Nehru (previously on November 20). (India)
  • Christian feast day:
    • Alberic of Utrecht
    • All Saints of the Carmelites
    • All Souls of the Benedictine family
    • Barlaam of Kiev (Eastern Orthodox Church)
    • Dubricius (Dyfrig, or Devereux)
    • Hypatius of Gangra
    • Joseph Pignatelli SJ
    • Justinian I (Eastern Orthodox and Lutheran Church)
    • Laurence O'Toole
    • Nikola Tavelic
    • Philip the Apostle (Eastern Orthodox Church)
    • Samuel Seabury (Anglican Communion)
    • Serapion of Algiers
    • Sidonius (Saëns)
    • Venera (Veneranda)
    • November 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Day of the Colombian Woman (Colombia)
  • Mobile Brigade Day (Indonesia)
  • World Diabetes Day (International)
  • Dobruja Day (Romania)[10]

References

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  2. Laurence Spring (20 November 2013). French Guardsman vs Russian Jaeger: 1812–14. Bloomsbury Publishing. p. 9. ISBN 978-1-4728-0611-6.
  3. Stephen Krensky (July 2003). Nellie Bly: A Name to Be Reckoned With. Simon and Schuster. p. 50. ISBN 978-0-689-85573-3.
  4. Radio Liberty Research Bulletin. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. 1981. p. 201.
  5. Bouchon,M.; Vallee,M. (2003). "Observation of Long Supershear Rupture During the Magnitude 8.1 Kunlunshan Earthquake". Science. 301: 824–826.
  6. Heiko Ebbel Janssen: Gräfin Anna von Ostfriesland – eine hochadelige Frau der späten Reformationszeit (1540/42–1575). Ein Beitrag zu den Anfängen der reformierten Konfessionalisierung im Reich. Aschendorff, Münster 1998, ISBN: 3-402-03802-1.
  7. Conn, Heather. "Mary Greyeyes Reid". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2018-05-01.
  8. "Miriam Brouwer". Team Canada - Official Olympic Team Website. 26 June 2019. Retrieved 2 June 2020.
  9. "Sonya Kenin Biography". Sonya Kenin. Retrieved 30 August 2020.
  10. "The Law No. 230/2015 regarding the Declaration of November 14 as Dobruja Day" (in Romanian). Monitorul Oficial. 6 October 2015.

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