November 14

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January 21, 2022

November 14 (November 14) is the 318th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (319th in leap years). There are 47 days remaining until the end of the year.

Events

1533 - Spanish conquerors, under the command of Francisco Pizarro, capture Cusco, the capital of the Inca Empire, in present-day Peru. 1770 - Scottish explorer James Bruce discovers the source of the Blue Nile in Lake Thana in northwestern Ethiopia. 1847 - A civil war breaks out in Switzerland between the Swiss Confederation and seven Catholic cantons, ending in the defeat of the cantons. 1885 - The Serbian-Bulgarian war begins, with the proclamation of the King of Serbia, Milan Obrenović. 1910 - Captain Eugene Elay takes off, for the first time in aviation history, from the deck of the Birmingham, moored at Hampton Roads Harbor, USA. 1918 - Tomas Masaryk is elected the first president of Czechoslovakia. 1979 - An earthquake shakes the province of Korasan in eastern Iran, killing 385 people. 1983 - The first U.S. cruise missiles arrive at Britain's Greenham Common Air Force Base, despite pacifist protests. 1984 - Croatian war criminal Andrija Artuković, Minister of the Interior of the Independent State of Croatia in the Second World War, is arrested in Los Angeles. He fled to the United States in 1948, and the US authorities persistently refused to comply with the SFRY's request for extradition. Extradited on February 12, 1986, sentenced to death in May of that year. 1988 - The Palestinian National Council adopts United Nations Resolution 242 and a new political strategy that includes recognition of the state of Israel, peace talks on the Middle East and the rejection of terrorism. 1989 - The national black movement SWAPO convincingly wins Namibia's first election. 1991 - Cambodian Prince Norodom Sihanouk returns to the country after 13 years in exile. 1994 - Tropical storm Gordon kills 829 people in Haiti. 1999 - United Nations sanctions against Afghanistan take effect due to the authorities' refusal to extradite Osama bin Laden, who, according to the United States, is the main organizer of the bombings of the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. 2000 - A conference of the Stability Pact for Southeast Europe, held for the first time in Belgrade, promises Yugoslavia half a billion euros in aid. 2001 - Five heirs of the SFRY reach an agreement on the beginning of preparations for the distribution of 74.5 million dollars in gold, the first installments of the UK

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