On This Day in History for November 14 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 122 of 122

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1990 Michael Heseltine contests Margaret Thatcher's leadership of the British Conservative Party

British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
British Prime Minister
Margaret Thatcher
  • 1990 Philippines hit by typhoon, 110 die
  • 1991 American and British authorities announce indictments against two Libyan intelligence officials in connection with the downing of the Pan Am Flight 103.

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1991 Cambodian Prince Norodom Sihanouk returns to Phnom Penh after thirteen years of exile.

King of Cambodia Norodom Sihanouk
King of Cambodia
Norodom Sihanouk
  • 1993 23rd NYC Women's Marathon won by Uta Pippig in 2:26:24
  • 1993 Puerto Rico votes against becoming the 51st US state
  • 1994 1st trains for public run in Channel Tunnel under English Channel
  • 1994 Space shuttle STS-66 (Atlantis 13), lands
  • 1997 Colo Rockie Larry Walker wins NL MVP
  • 1997 Disney's "Lion King" sets Broadway record of $2,700,000 daily sale
  • 2001 War in Afghanistan: Afghan Northern Alliance fighters takeover the capital Kabul.
  • 2001 OPEC announces that it intends to cut its crude oil output quotas by 1.5 million barrels per day effective, but only if non-OPEC producers cut their output by 500,000 barrels per day as well.
  • 2002 Argentina defaults on an $805 million World Bank payment.

Battle9/11 Attack on New York's World Trade Towers

2002 The United States House of Representatives votes not to create an independent commission to investigate the September 11 attacks.

  • 2007 the last direct-current distribution by Con Edison was shut down.
  • 2008 Italy plunges into recession, its first since the start of 2005, after GDP contracts a steeper-than-expected 0.5% in the third quarter
  • 2008 Hong Kong becomes the second Asian economy to tip into recession, its exports hit by weakening global demand
  • 2008 Eurozone officially slips into recession for the first time since its creation in 1999, pushed down by recessions in Germany and Italy
  • 2009 The National Statistical Service of Greece states that the country has been in recession since the beginning of the year
  • 2012 A series of protests against austerity measures occur across Europe including Spain, Portugal, and Greece
  • 2012 CFBDSIR 2149-0403 is discovered, the closest rogue planet to earth (100 light-years away)

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2013 Boston gangster Whitey Bulger is sentenced to two consecutive life terms plus five years for his crimes

Gangster Whitey Bulger
Whitey Bulger

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Deaths in History

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