The current calendar sheet for November 14, 2022:
46th calendar week, 318th day of the year
47 days until the end of the year
Zodiac sign: Scorpio
Name day: Alberich, Nikolaus, Sidonius
2012 - Generation change among the Chinese communists: State and party leader Hu Jintao and other senior politicians vacate their seats at the party conference in Beijing. Vice President Xi Jinping will be the new top man.
2010 - 23-year-old Sebastian Vettel becomes the new Formula 1 World Champion. After Michael Schumacher, the man from Heppenheim is the second German title holder and the youngest champion in the premier class of motorsport.
2007 - The controversial Waldschlösschen Bridge in the UNESCO World Heritage Dresden Elbe Valley can be built. The Saxon Higher Administrative Court rejects applications for a temporary construction freeze. In June 2009 the UNESCO World Heritage title was revoked.
2002 - Democrat Nancy Pelosi (62) becomes the first woman in the history of the US Congress to be elected parliamentary group leader. She will succeed the resigned minority leader Richard Gephardt.
1972 - The American share index Dow Jones closes above 1000 points in New York for the first time.
1962 - Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia revokes the autonomy of Eritrea and incorporates it into his empire as a province. Eritrea was federated with Ethiopia by the UN in 1952. The country was only able to gain independence in 1993 after a 30-year civil war.
1952 - The Catholic News Agency (KNA) is founded. The press service begins reporting on January 12, 1953.
1922 - The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) begins broadcasting daily radio programs with the evening news.
1897 - After the murder of two missionaries, German marines occupy the Chinese peninsula of Kiautschou (today Jiaozhou) with the port of Tsingtau (today Qingdao). It becomes a colony of the Empire.
1957 - Wolfgang Hoppe (65), German bobsledder, gold medals in two-man and four-man bobsleigh at the 1984 Sarajevo Olympics
1948 - King Charles III (74), British King since September 8, 2022
1937 - Michael Jungblut, German journalist and author, head of the ZDF business editorial team and presenter of the "WISO" series 1986-2002, died 2020
1924 - Rolf Schimpf (98), German actor, known as Chief Inspector Leo Kress in the ZDF crime series "Der Alte" 1986-2007
1922 - Butros Butros-Ghali, Egyptian politician, UN Secretary General 1992-1996, died 2016
2017 - Gunnar Uldall, German politician (CDU), Hamburg Senator for Economics and Labor 2001-2008, born 1940
1992 - Ernst Happel, Austrian soccer player and coach, as a player of seven Austrian champions with SK Rapid Wien, as a coach of German champions with HSV 1982,1983, born 1925