On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 2014

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 103rd Davis Cup: Switzerland beats France in Lille (3-1), winning the Davis Cup for the first time

Music awardsMusic Awards

41st American Music Awards: One Direction, Sam Smith and Katy Perry win

Pop Star Katy Perry
Pop Star
Katy Perry
Singer Harry Styles
Singer
Harry Styles
Singer-songwriter Zayn Malik
Singer-songwriter
Zayn Malik
  • A magnitude 6.7 earthquake strikes central Japan
  • A suicide bomber kills 40 people at a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan
  • An adviser to the Kenyan president says the slaughter of 28 people on a bus by the Somali militant Islamist group al-Shabab is intended to create a religious war in the country

Event of interestEvent of Interest

British Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at the Yas Marina Circuit to clinch his second F1 World Drivers Championship, 67 points ahead of team mate Nico Rosberg

Formula 1 Driver Lewis Hamilton
Formula 1 Driver
Lewis Hamilton
  • Magnus Carlsen defends his World Chess Championship title after defeating Vishy Anand
  • Mass protests in Mexico by relatives of 43 missing Mexican students, who the authorities say were murdered by a drugs gang

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Republicans condemn US President Obama's use of executive powers to force through immigration reform

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama

Famous Deaths

  • Dorothy May Bundy-Cheney, American tennis player, dies at 98