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14 November

565 – Byzantine Empire – Justinian I died. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Justinian_I

867 – Rome – Adrian II became Pope. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adrian_II

1834 – UK – Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington became Prime Minister (Tory). https://www.gov.uk/government/history/past-prime-ministers/arthur-wellesley-1st-duke-of-wellington

1835 – Texas – Battle of Béxar ended (Texas Revolution). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_B%C3%A9xar

1851 – USA – The Whale (Moby-Dick) by Herman Melville first published. https://americanliterature.com/author/herman-melville/book/moby-dick-or-the-whale/summary  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moby-Dick


1889 – USA – Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochrane) began Around the World Trip. https://youtu.be/uhxclOLRPSs WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing  http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/14/nov-14-1889-nellie-bly-begins-trip-around-the-world/?_r=0

1914 – Mesopotamia – Mesopotamia Campaign ended (WWI). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mesopotamian_campaign

1918 – Czechoslovakia – Became a republic.

1921 – Spain – Communist Party founded.

1922 – UK – BBC began radio service. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/1204729.stm


1938 – Canada – Lions Gate Bridge opened. https://youtu.be/QqydOmG06Is https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lions_Gate_Bridge

1938 – Netherlands – KLM plane crashed at Amsterdam-Schiphol Municipal Airport, 6 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19381114-0


1940 – UK – Coventry Blitz (Operation Moonlight Sonata, WWII). https://youtu.be/PHknZf4AXKc http://www.historiccoventry.co.uk/blitz/blitz.php


1941 – Mediterranean – HMS Ark Royal sank (WWII). https://youtu.be/4TRsuHudRjg WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://www.naval-history.net/xGM-Chrono-04CV-Ark%20Royal.htm

1944 – Canada – RCAF plane missing off Tofino, 10 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19441114-0

1945 – Bolivia (Plurinational State of) & Ethiopia – Joined the United Nations. http://www.un.org/en/members/

1945 – Libya – RAF plane crashed at El Adem RAF Station, 6 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19451114-0

1946 – Netherlands – KLM plane crashed at Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport, 26 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19461114-0

1952 – South Korea – USAF plane crashed near Cho-ok, 44 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19521114-0

1952 – Turkey – Turkish Air Force plane crashed at Sincan, Ankara, 4 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19521114-2

1965 – South Vietnam – Battle of Ia Drang began (Vietnam War). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ia_Drang

1969 – USA – Apollo 12 launched. http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/missions/apollo12.html

1970 – USA – Souhern Airways Flight 932 crashed near Huntington, West Virginia, 75 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19701114-0

1973 – UK – Princess Anne married Captain Mark Phillips at Westminster Abbey. https://youtu.be/vlxEFifQhOM https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wedding_of_Princess_Anne_and_Mark_Phillips


1973 – Greece – Athens Polytechnic Uprising began. https://youtu.be/iW4_u_1Lzm0  WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Athens_Polytechnic_uprising

1990 – Switzerland – Alitalia Flight 404 crashed into Mount Stadlerberg, 46 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19901114-0

1991 – USA – Gunman in Royal Oak, Michigan, 4 killed. http://murderpedia.org/male.M/m/mcilvane-thomas.htm

2001 – China – Earthquake measuring 7.8Mw, epicentre in Qinghai. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2001_Kunlun_earthquake

2005 – Japan – Earthquake measuring 7.0Mw, epicentre off coast of Honshu.

2007 – Chile – Earthquake measuring 7.7Mw, epicentre in Antofagasta, 2 killed. http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eqinthenews/2007/us2007jsat/

York

1424 – St. Anne’s church granted licence to celebrate divine service. http://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/yorks/city-of-york/pp510-520#h3-0004

1829 – Trial of John Dawson & William Peniston at Guildhall for horse stealing, sentenced to transportation for life.