Historical Events In November - 14
Monday, 20 May 2019
1844 On this day in history flora Tristan, writer, dies at 41
1845 Allen Hill, cricketer (took the 1st wicket in Test cricket) on this day in history.
1851 On this day in history "Moby Dick," by Herman Melville, published
1860 Feliks Ostrowski, composer, dies at 58 on November - 14.
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 Jakob Schaffner, Swiss writer: Conrad Pilater on this day in history.
1877 René de Clerq, Flemish poet/author (Emergency Horn) on November - 14.
1879 Geoffrey Turton Shaw, composer on November - 14.
1880 Eugene O'Brien, Boulder OH, actor (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm) on November - 14.
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 St Andrews Golf Club, Yonkers NY, opens with just 6 holes on this day in history.
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 November - 14.
1892 On November - 14 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 On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez" (BG)
1894 On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Golden Pince-Nez" (BG)
1894 On this day in history harold Collett Dent, journalist/educationist
1896 On this day in history power plant at Niagara Falls begins operation
1896 On this day in history mamie G Doud Eisenhower, 1st lady (1953-61)
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 this day in history morton Downey, Wallingford Ct, singer (Star of the Family)
1902 Paulus T van der Maesen the Sombreff, foreign minister, dies on November - 14.
1904 On November - 14 alexey Semyonovich Zhivotov, composer