Historical Events for 14th November 2023

1675 – Pope Clemens X declares Gorcumse martyrs divine
1888 – USC Trojans (then Methodists) play their 1st football game
1922 – German Reichs Chancellor Joseph Wirth’s term ends
1954 – Egyptian President Naguib resigns, state of emergency declared
1957 – Dick Hutton beats Lou Thesz in Toronto, to become NWA wrestling champion
1964 – Lionel Bart’s musical “Oliver!”, based on Charles Dickens’ 1838 novel “Oliver Twist”, and featuring Clive Revill, Danny Sewell, and Davy Jones, closes at Imperial Theater, NYC, after 774 performances and 3 Tony Award wins
1993 – Don Shula becomes the coach with the most wins in NFL history
2008 – Eurozone officially slips into recession for the first time since its creation in 1999, pushed down by recessions in Germany and Italy
2018 – Jewellery that belonged to French Queen Marie Antoinette is auctioned off in Geneva, after not being seen for 200 years
2022 – Grammy Award winner Roberta Flack reveals she is suffering from ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) and is no longer able to sing

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