Happy November 14th – Holidays, Horoscope and History

All About November 14th

Holiday, Horoscope and Trivia

Welcome to Time for the Holidays! Today we are going to talk about November 14th! We will go over today’s holidays and observances and the history behind them. Then we will talk about today’s horoscope which is Scorpio, and it’s traits. Then we will list random trivia such as historical events, celebrity birthdays, pop songs and #1 movies. Hope you find it interesting and learn something new today! If it’s your birthday, then Happy Birthday!

November 14th Holidays

  • Loosen Up, Lighten Up Day
    Today on November 14th you are encouraged to loosen up and chill for a day. Put all that worrying aside and throw your worries to the wind.
  • National American Teddy Bear Day
  • National Pickle Day
    Today on November 14th we celebrate pickles. The word pickle stems from the Dutch word pekel, which means salt or brine. Whether you like sweet pickles, dill pickles or Gherkins, it time to celebrate! Eat a pickle or make some recipe that included pickles today!
  • National Spicy Guacamole Day
    We all love guacamole, but today spice it up a bit and throw some jalapenos in there! Here’s a good recipe for you to try out today: https://natashaskitchen.com/spicy-guacamole-recipe/
  • Operating Room Nurse Day
    November 14th honors the nurses that keep the operating room running smoothly to ensure good patient outcomes.
  • Spirit of National Speakers Association Day
    Learn more about this day athttps://nsaspeaker.org
  • World Diabetes Day
    World Diabetes Day (WDD) was created in 1991 by IDF and the World Health Organization in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat posed by diabetes. Learn more about this campaign at http://worlddiabetesday.org/about/.

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November 14th Zodiac Sign

See who you are compatible with, what your colors are, what personality traits you might have and which famous celebrities share your Zodiac sign.

If you were born today then you are a Scorpio.

Date range: October 23 – November 21 (Occasionally Nov 22 falls into Scorpio too.)

SCORPIO POSTER

Element: Water

Quality: Fixed

Color: Scarlet, Red, Rust

Day: Tuesday

Ruler: Pluto, Mars

Greatest Overall Compatibility: Taurus, Cancer

Lucky Numbers: 8, 11, 18, 22

Personality Traits:  Smart, resourceful, very brave, passionate, but can be really stubborn, jealous, sometimes even violent and doesn’t trust many people.

Famous Scorpios: Leonardo DiCaprio, Anne Hathaway, Ryan Gossling, Christopher Columbus,  Bill Gates, Pablo Picasso Julia Roberts, Hillary Clinton, Caitlyn Jenner, Whoopi Goldberg, Marie Curie, Condoleeza Rice.

November 14th Trivia

  • 1851 – Moby Dick Makes its Debut in the United States.
  • 1862 – American Civil War: President Abraham Lincoln approves General Ambrose Burnside’s plan to capture the Confederate capital at Richmond, Virginia, leading to the Battle of Fredericksburg.
  • 1886 – Friedrich Soennecken first developed the hole puncher.
  • 1889 – Nellie Bly starts her journey to go around the world in 80 days starting her adventure in Hoboken and came back 72 days later.
  • 1898 – Benjamin Fondane, Romanian/French poet, critic, philosopher is born.
  • 1910 – Aviator Eugene Burton Ely performs the first takeoff from a ship in Hampton Roads, Virginia, taking  off from the makeshift deck on the USS Birmingham in a Curtiss pusher.
  • 1938 – The Lions Gate Bridge, connecting Vancouver to the North Shore region, opens to traffic.
  • 1948 – Charles, Prince of Wales is born in the Buckingham Palace, London, United Kingdom.
  • 1954 – Condoleezza Rice, American diplomat, 66th United States Secretary of State is born in Birmingham, AL.
  • 1954 – Yanni, Greek composer is born in , Kalamata, Greece.
  • 1960 – Ruby Bridges becomes the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in Louisiana.
  • 1967 – American physicist Theodore Maiman patents the ruby laser systems, the world’s first laser.
  • 1969 –  Apollo 12 launched for  NASA’s second manned mission to the Moon with the crew of Commander Charles Conrad, Jr. Richard F. Gordon, Jr. and Alan L. Bean. It landed on the Moon on November 19 and was the first spacecraft to take a color TV camera to the Moon.
  • 1971 – NASA’s Mariner 9 entered Mars’ orbit after 167 days in space and became the first spacecraft to orbit a planet.
  • 1973 – In the United Kingdom, Princess Anne marries Captain Mark Phillips, in Westminster Abbey.
  • 1979 – US President Jimmy Carter issues Executive order 12170, freezing all Iranian assets in the United States in response to the hostage crisis.
  • 2003 – Astronomers Michael E. Brown, Chad Trujillo, and David L. Rabinowitz discover 90377 Sedna, a Trans-Neptunian object (a minor planet.)
  • 2010 – At 23 years old, the German competitive race driver Sebastian Vettel  became the youngest person to win the World Championship in Formula One.

Thank you to our sources for info and graphics: Wiki, Checkiday and Pixabay.

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