1524: – Francisco Pizarro began his first great expedition near Columbia.
1680: – The Great Comet of 1680 also known as Kirch’s Comet was discovered by Gottfried Kirch.
1792: – Captain George Vancouver became the first Englishman to enter the San Francisco Bay.
1832: – The first ever street car became operational in New York City. It was drawn by horses and could accommodate 30 people.
1896: – The power plant at Niagara Falls became operational.
1908: – Physicist Albert Einstein presented his Quantum Theory of Light.
1918: – Republic Czechoslovakia was created with Tomas Masaryk as its first President.
1921: – Communist Party of Spain was founded.
1922: – The domestic radio service was started by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).
1928: – World’s largest gas tank in Pittsburgh Penn exploded and caused total 28 deaths.
1952: – Greek general Alexander Papagos won the election.
1965: – The US government sent 90,000 soldiers to Vietnam.
1968: – The first ever European lung transplant surgery took place.
1969: – Apollo 12 was launched for 2nd manned Moon landing.
1990: – France performed nuclear test at Mururoa atoll.
2012: – The closest known rogue planet to earth is discovered. This planet is known as CFBDSIR 2149-0403.
Days on November 14: –
- National Pickle Day
- World Diabetes Day
- National Spicy Guacamole Day