Historical Events Happened In November - 14
Saturday, 25 October 2014
1844 On November - 14 flora Tristan, writer, dies at 41
1845 On November - 14 allen Hill, cricketer (took the 1st wicket in Test cricket)
1851 On November - 14 "Moby Dick," by Herman Melville, published
1860 On November - 14 feliks Ostrowski, composer, dies at 58
1861 Frederick Jackson Turner, Wisc, historian/educator (Harvard U) on this day in history.
1863 Bedford Forrest is assigned to command of West Tennessee on November - 14.
1863 Skirmish at Danville, Mississippi on November - 14.
1863 On November - 14 leo H A Baekeland, Belgian/US chemist (bakelite)
1875 Jakob Schaffner, Swiss writer: Conrad Pilater on this day in history.
1877 On November - 14 rené de Clerq, Flemish poet/author (Emergency Horn)
1879 Geoffrey Turton Shaw, composer on November - 14.
1880 On this day in history eugene O'Brien, Boulder OH, actor (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm)
1881 Charles J Guiteau went on trial for President Garfield's assassination on this day in history.
1881 On November - 14 charles J Guiteau went on trial for Pres Garfield's assassination
1883 Nikolaos Plastiras, Greek premier (1945, 50, 51-52) on November - 14.
1887 On this day in history bernhard Paumgartner, Austria, musicologist/conductor/composer
1888 On this day in history st Andrews Golf Club, Yonkers NY, opens with just 6 holes
1889 NY World's Nellie Bly (Liz Cochrane) begins 72 day world trip on this day in history.
1889 On this day in history new York World reporter Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochrane) began her attempt to surpass fictitious journey of Jules Verne's Phileas Fogg by traveling around world in less than 80 days She succeeded, finishing the trip in January in 72 days and 6 hours
1889 On this day in history jawaharlal Nehru, 1st Indian PM (1947-64)
1892 On this day in history james Meredith, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1912)
1893 Gerhart Hauptmanns "Hanneles Himmelfahrt," premieres in Berlin on November - 14.
1893 On this day in history carlo E Gadda, Italian engineer/writer (Madonna dei filosofi)
1894 On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez" (BG)
1894 On November - 14 start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Golden Pince-Nez" (BG)
1894 On November - 14 harold Collett Dent, journalist/educationist
1896 On November - 14 power plant at Niagara Falls begins operation
1896 Mamie G Doud Eisenhower, 1st lady (1953-61) on November - 14.
1897 On this day in history john Steuart Curry, US painter/lithographer (Baptism in Kansas)
1900 The birth of Aaron Copland, American composer on November - 14.
1900 Clara Fasano, sculptor on this day in history.
1901 Morton Downey, Wallingford Ct, singer (Star of the Family) on this day in history.
1902 On November - 14 paulus T van der Maesen the Sombreff, foreign minister, dies
1904 Alexey Semyonovich Zhivotov, composer on this day in history.