Historical Events Happened In November - 14
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
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 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 November - 14.
1863 On this day in history bedford Forrest is assigned to command of West Tennessee
1863 Skirmish at Danville, Mississippi on November - 14.
1863 On November - 14 leo H A Baekeland, Belgian/US chemist (bakelite)
1875 On November - 14 jakob Schaffner, Swiss writer: Conrad Pilater
1877 On November - 14 rené de Clerq, Flemish poet/author (Emergency Horn)
1879 Geoffrey Turton Shaw, composer on this day in history.
1880 Eugene O'Brien, Boulder OH, actor (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm) on this day in history.
1881 Charles J Guiteau went on trial for President Garfield's assassination on this day in history.
1881 On this day in history charles J Guiteau went on trial for Pres Garfield's assassination
1883 On this day in history nikolaos Plastiras, Greek premier (1945, 50, 51-52)
1887 Bernhard Paumgartner, Austria, musicologist/conductor/composer on this day in history.
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 November - 14.
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 Jawaharlal Nehru, 1st Indian PM (1947-64) on this day in history.
1892 James Meredith, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1912) on November - 14.
1893 On this day in history gerhart Hauptmanns "Hanneles Himmelfahrt," premieres in Berlin
1893 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history the birth of Aaron Copland, American composer
1900 On this day in history 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 Alexey Semyonovich Zhivotov, composer on November - 14.