On This Day

What Happened on November 4, 2014

Historical Events

  • Protectionist wins the 2014 Melbourne Cup
  • The body of the last missing victim is found on board the wrecked Costa Concordia, during its dismantling in Genoa
  • The US votes in mid-term elections: Republicans retain the house & regain the Senate
  • Tim Scott becomes the first African-American Senator in the south since the Reconstruction
  • Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko orders army reinforcements to key southern and eastern cities to combat potential rebel offensive

Famous Deaths

  • George E. Slusser, American scholar, writer and Sci-Fic critic, dies at 75
2014 Highlights

About November 4, 2014

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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