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Conquistadors from Spain under the leadership of Francisco Pizarro arrive in Cajamarca, Inca Empire. (14. November 1533)

James Bruce discovers what he believes to be the source of the Nile. (14. November 1770)

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. (14. November 1862)

Pioneering female journalist Nellie Bly (aka Elizabeth Cochrane) begins a successful attempt to travel around the world in less than 80 days. She completes the trip in seventy-two days. (14. November 1889)

Aviator Eugene Burton Ely performs the first take off from a ship in Hampton Roads, Virginia. He took off from a makeshift deck on the USS Birmingham in a Curtiss pusher. (14. November 1910)

World War I: The Battle of the Somme ends. (14. November 1916)

Czechoslovakia becomes a republic. (14. November 1918)

The Communist Party of Spain is founded. (14. November 1921)

The BBC begins radio service in the United Kingdom. (14. November 1922)

World War II: In England, Coventry is heavily bombed by German Luftwaffe bombers. Coventry Cathedral is almost completely destroyed. (14. November 1940)

World War II: The aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal sinks due to torpedo damage from the German submarine U-81 sustained on November 13. (14. November 1941)

World War II: In Slonim, German forces engaged in Operation Barbarossa murdered 9000 Jews in a single day. (14. November 1941)

The first regular UK Singles Chart published by the New Musical Express. (14. November 1952)

The Apalachin Meeting outside Binghamton, New York is raided by law enforcement, and many high level Mafia figures are arrested. (14. November 1957)

Vietnam War: The Battle of Ia Drang begins – the first major engagement between regular American and North Vietnamese forces. (14. November 1965)

The Congress of Colombia, in commemoration of the 150 years of the death of Policarpa Salavarrieta, declares this day as "Day of the Colombian Woman". (14. November 1967)

American physicist Theodore Maiman is given a patent for his ruby laser systems, the world's first laser. (14. November 1967)

Apollo program: NASA launches Apollo 12, the second crewed mission to the surface of the Moon. (14. November 1969)

Soviet Union enters ICAO, making Russian the fourth official language of organization. (14. November 1970)

Southern Airways Flight 932 crashes in the mountains near Huntington, West Virginia, killing 75, including members of the Marshall University football team. (14. November 1970)

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