Historical Events For November - 14
Friday, 21 July 2017
1844 Flora Tristan, writer, dies at 41 on this day in history.
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 this day in history feliks Ostrowski, composer, dies at 58
1861 On November - 14 frederick Jackson Turner, Wisc, historian/educator (Harvard U)
1863 On November - 14 bedford Forrest is assigned to command of West Tennessee
1863 Skirmish at Danville, Mississippi on November - 14.
1863 Leo H A Baekeland, Belgian/US chemist (bakelite) on this day in history.
1875 On November - 14 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 Charles J Guiteau went on trial for Pres Garfield's assassination on this day in history.
1883 On November - 14 nikolaos Plastiras, Greek premier (1945, 50, 51-52)
1887 On November - 14 bernhard Paumgartner, Austria, musicologist/conductor/composer
1888 St Andrews Golf Club, Yonkers NY, opens with just 6 holes on this day in history.
1889 On this day in history nY World's Nellie Bly (Liz Cochrane) begins 72 day world trip
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 this day in history.
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 November - 14 gerhart Hauptmanns "Hanneles Himmelfahrt," premieres in Berlin
1893 Carlo E Gadda, Italian engineer/writer (Madonna dei filosofi) on this day in history.
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 Harold Collett Dent, journalist/educationist on this day in history.
1896 Power plant at Niagara Falls begins operation on November - 14.
1896 Mamie G Doud Eisenhower, 1st lady (1953-61) on this day in history.
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 Clara Fasano, sculptor on November - 14.
1901 Morton Downey, Wallingford Ct, singer (Star of the Family) on November - 14.
1902 On November - 14 paulus T van der Maesen the Sombreff, foreign minister, dies
1904 On November - 14 alexey Semyonovich Zhivotov, composer