On This Day

What Happened on November 14, 2008

Historical Events


AppointmentAppointment of Interest

Elizabeth Warren is appointed to chair a Congressional Oversight Panel for the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act

US Senator Elizabeth Warren
US Senator
Elizabeth Warren
  • Eurozone officially slips into recession for the first time since its creation in 1999, pushed down by recessions in Germany and Italy
  • Hong Kong becomes the second Asian economy to tip into recession, its exports hit by weakening global demand
  • 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 Highlights

About November 14, 2008

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 12 years and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio