What Happened on November 8, 2014

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Mikhail Gorbachev warns that tensions between America and Russia over Ukraine have put the world on the brink of a new Cold War

  • Protests across New Zealand against the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations

Event of Interest

US President Obama authorises deployment of 1,500 additional troops to help train and advise Iraqi and Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State militants

2014 History

Famous Deaths

  • Don Paul, 89, American football player, dies at 89
  • Philip M. Crane, American politician (Rep-R-IL, 1969-2005), dies at 84

About November 8, 2014

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor
  • UK #1 Song: Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran