Events that occurred on 14 November.
 On Earth
- 1904 – At the age of 34, Mabel Tolkien dies after six days in a diabetic coma.
- 1907 - Swedish author Astrid Lindgren is born.
- 1917 - Actor John Justin is born.
- 1955 - The first episode of 1955 radio series of The Fellowship of the Ring airs on the BBC Third Programme.
- 1962 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes a letter to H. Cotton Minchin.
- 1964 - The sixth episode of the Princess-serialization of The Hobbit is published.
- 1968 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes Letter 307.
- 1986 - The Shaping of Middle-earth is published in the US.
- 1990 - The War of the Ring is published in the US.