Historical Events For November - 14
Friday, 02 December 2016
1844 Flora Tristan, writer, dies at 41 on November - 14.
1845 Allen Hill, cricketer (took the 1st wicket in Test cricket) on November - 14.
1851 "Moby Dick," by Herman Melville, published on this day in history.
1860 On November - 14 feliks Ostrowski, composer, dies at 58
1861 On November - 14 frederick Jackson Turner, Wisc, historian/educator (Harvard U)
1863 Bedford Forrest is assigned to command of West Tennessee on November - 14.
1863 Skirmish at Danville, Mississippi on November - 14.
1863 Leo H A Baekeland, Belgian/US chemist (bakelite) on November - 14.
1875 On this day in history jakob Schaffner, Swiss writer: Conrad Pilater
1877 René de Clerq, Flemish poet/author (Emergency Horn) on November - 14.
1879 On this day in history geoffrey Turton Shaw, composer
1880 Eugene O'Brien, Boulder OH, actor (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm) on this day in history.
1881 On November - 14 charles J Guiteau went on trial for President Garfield's assassination
1881 On this day in history charles J Guiteau went on trial for Pres Garfield's assassination
1883 On November - 14 nikolaos Plastiras, Greek premier (1945, 50, 51-52)
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 On November - 14 nY World's Nellie Bly (Liz Cochrane) begins 72 day world trip
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 Jawaharlal Nehru, 1st Indian PM (1947-64) on this day in history.
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 November - 14 carlo E Gadda, Italian engineer/writer (Madonna dei filosofi)
1894 Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez" (BG) on November - 14.
1894 Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Golden Pince-Nez" (BG) on November - 14.
1894 On November - 14 harold Collett Dent, journalist/educationist
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 The birth of Aaron Copland, American composer on November - 14.
1900 Clara Fasano, sculptor on November - 14.
1901 Morton Downey, Wallingford Ct, singer (Star of the Family) on this day in history.
1902 On this day in history paulus T van der Maesen the Sombreff, foreign minister, dies
1904 On this day in history alexey Semyonovich Zhivotov, composer