Historical Events For November - 14
Thursday, 23 November 2017
1844 On this day in history 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 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 November - 14.
1875 On November - 14 jakob Schaffner, Swiss writer: Conrad Pilater
1877 René de Clerq, Flemish poet/author (Emergency Horn) on this day in history.
1879 On this day in history geoffrey Turton Shaw, composer
1880 Eugene O'Brien, Boulder OH, actor (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm) on November - 14.
1881 Charles J Guiteau went on trial for President Garfield's assassination on this day in history.
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 November - 14.
1889 NY World's Nellie Bly (Liz Cochrane) begins 72 day world trip on November - 14.
1889 On November - 14 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 November - 14.
1892 James Meredith, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1912) on this day in history.
1893 Gerhart Hauptmanns "Hanneles Himmelfahrt," premieres in Berlin on November - 14.
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 this day in history.
1896 On November - 14 power plant at Niagara Falls begins operation
1896 On this day in history mamie G Doud Eisenhower, 1st lady (1953-61)
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 On November - 14 clara Fasano, sculptor
1901 Morton Downey, Wallingford Ct, singer (Star of the Family) on November - 14.
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