On This Day

What Happened on November 9, 2014

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Asia-Pacific countries, including China and the United States, announce plans to co-operate more closely in the fight against corruption
  • Celebrations held in Germany to mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall; white balloons marking a stretch of the wall symbolize its disappearance
  • Federation Cup Women's Tennis, Prague, Czech Republic: Home favourite Petra Kvitov√° beats Germany's Angelique Kerber 7-6, 4-6, 6-4 for an unassailable 3-0 lead (ends 3-1) and an 8th title for the Czechs
  • Top African business leaders establish an emergency fund to help countries hit by the Ebola outbreak
  • United States lead air strikes in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul against Islamic State (IS)