On This Day: November 14th
This is 318th day of the year and 47 days remain in the year.
Herman Melville's novel Moby Dick was published.
The British Broadcasting Corporation began its domestic radio service.
Apollo 12, the second manned lunar expedition, was launched.
The U.S. federal government began a partial shut down of government services after the U.S. Congress could not pass a budget.
Nancy Pelosi of California became the first woman to lead a party in Congress.
November 14 BirthdaysHussein I1935–1999, King of Jordan.
Wendy Carloscomposer and musician
Condoleezza Ricegovernment official
Mamie EisenhowerFirst Lady
Jawaharlal Nehrufirst Prime Minister of India
Boutros Boutros-Ghaliex-Secretary General of the U.N.
Robert Fultoninventor, engineer, and painter
Charles, Prince of Walesheir to the British throne