Historical Events For November - 14
Wednesday, 18 January 2017
1844 On November - 14 flora Tristan, writer, dies at 41
1845 Allen Hill, cricketer (took the 1st wicket in Test cricket) on November - 14.
1851 "Moby Dick," by Herman Melville, published on November - 14.
1860 Feliks Ostrowski, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.
1861 Frederick Jackson Turner, Wisc, historian/educator (Harvard U) on this day in history.
1863 On this day in history bedford Forrest is assigned to command of West Tennessee
1863 On this day in history skirmish at Danville, Mississippi
1863 On November - 14 leo H A Baekeland, Belgian/US chemist (bakelite)
1875 Jakob Schaffner, Swiss writer: Conrad Pilater on November - 14.
1877 On November - 14 rené de Clerq, Flemish poet/author (Emergency Horn)
1879 On November - 14 geoffrey Turton Shaw, composer
1880 On November - 14 eugene O'Brien, Boulder OH, actor (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm)
1881 Charles J Guiteau went on trial for President Garfield's assassination on November - 14.
1881 On this day in history charles J Guiteau went on trial for Pres Garfield's assassination
1883 Nikolaos Plastiras, Greek premier (1945, 50, 51-52) on this day in history.
1887 On this day in history bernhard Paumgartner, Austria, musicologist/conductor/composer
1888 On November - 14 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 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 on November - 14.
1889 On this day in history jawaharlal Nehru, 1st Indian PM (1947-64)
1892 James Meredith, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1912) on this day in history.
1893 On this day in history gerhart Hauptmanns "Hanneles Himmelfahrt," premieres in Berlin
1893 Carlo E Gadda, Italian engineer/writer (Madonna dei filosofi) on this day in history.
1894 On November - 14 start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez" (BG)
1894 Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Golden Pince-Nez" (BG) on this day in history.
1894 Harold Collett Dent, journalist/educationist on November - 14.
1896 Power plant at Niagara Falls begins operation on November - 14.
1896 Mamie G Doud Eisenhower, 1st lady (1953-61) on November - 14.
1897 On November - 14 john Steuart Curry, US painter/lithographer (Baptism in Kansas)
1900 On this day in history the birth of Aaron Copland, American composer
1900 On November - 14 clara Fasano, sculptor
1901 On November - 14 morton Downey, Wallingford Ct, singer (Star of the Family)
1902 On November - 14 paulus T van der Maesen the Sombreff, foreign minister, dies
1904 On this day in history alexey Semyonovich Zhivotov, composer