On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 2014

Historical Events

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

Music Awards

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

  • 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

Sports History

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 teammate Nico Rosberg

Sports History

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

Historic Event

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

Famous Deaths

  • Dorothy May Bundy-Cheney, American tennis player, dies at 98
2014 Highlights

About November 23, 2014

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 7 years and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius