Month: November 2019

Historical Events for 14th November 2019

1698 – Spanish king Carlos appoints grandson prince Jozef Ferdinand as heir
1755 – Henry Fox appointed British ‘Secretary of State for the Southern Department’
1834 – William Thomson enters Glasgow University at 10 yrs 4 months
1940 – During WW II, German planes destroy most of Coventry, England
1960 – 2 passenger trains collided at high-speed killing 110 (Czech)
1976 – Cleveland Browns’ Jerry Sherk sets club record with 4 sacks
1984 – NASA launches NATO-3D
1985 – Holmfriour Karlsdottir of Iceland, 22, crowned 35th Miss World
2012 – “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2”, based on the book by Stephenie Meyer, directed by Bill Condon, starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, is released
2013 – Boston gangster Whitey Bulger is sentenced to two consecutive life terms plus five years for his crimes
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