On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 2014

Historical Events


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

Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev
Soviet General Secretary
Mikhail Gorbachev
  • Protests across New Zealand against the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations

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

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

Famous Deaths

  • Don Paul, 89, American football player, dies at 89
2014 Highlights

About November 8, 2014

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio