November 14 in History
1305November 14, 1305:
Clement V is crowned Pope of the Catholic Church and four years later would become the first of seven popes who would reside in Avignon, France instead of Rome due to political tension.
1851November 14, 1851:
“Moby Dick” by Herman Melville is published for the first time by Harper & Brothers.
1855November 14, 1855:
King Milan Obrenovic IV of Serbia declares war on Bulgaria, beginning the Serbo-Bulgarian War.
1889November 14, 1889:
Nellie Bly, an American journalist starts her journey around the world, hoping to beat the character Phileas Fogg from the book, “Around the World in Eighty Days” by Jules Verne.
1960November 14, 1960:
The song “Georgia On My Mind” by Ray Charles tops the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
1962November 14, 1962:
Eritrea becomes a province of Ethiopia.
1969November 14, 1969:
Apollo 12 is launched and its crew would land on the moon five days later.
1991November 14, 1991:
The music video for Michael Jackson’s “Black or White” premieres on MTV, Fox, VH1 and BET.
2000November 14, 2000:
Canadian singer-songwriter Geddy Lee releases his debut solo album, “My Favourite Headache”.