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 This day in History - November 14
386 Historic Events for November 14
1732

1st US professional librarian, Louis Timothee, hired in Phila

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1734

Louise de Keroualle, English duchess/mistress of king Charles II, dies

Death
1755

Henry Fox appointed English Secretary of State

Event
1765

Robert Fulton, built 1st coml steamboat (or 0819)

Birth
1774

Gaspare Luigi Pacifico Spontini, composer

Birth
1775

-15] Floods ravage Dutch coast provinces

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1776

Henri Dutrochet, discovered and named process of osmosis

Birth
1778

Johann Nepomuk Hummel, composer

Birth
1779

Adam Gottlob Oehlenschl„ger, Denmark, poet (Natl Poet 1849)

Birth
1780

Jacobus Houbraken, engraver/illustrator, dies at 81

Death
1792

Capt George Vancouver is 1st Englishman to enter SF Bay

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1794

Pieter Nieuwland, prodigy/"Dutch Newton", dies at 30

Death
1796

Carlo Conti, composer

Birth
1797

Charles Lyell, Scotland, geologist (Principles of Geology)

Birth
1800

Heinrich Ludwig Egmont Dorn, composer

Birth
1802

August F Pott, German philologist (Etymology Forschungen)

Birth
1804

Agatha "Aagje" Blanket, literary (Sara Burgerhart), dies at 62

Death
1805

Fanny Cacilia Mendelssohn Hensel, composer

Birth
1814

Michael Kelly Lawler, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), dies in 1882

Birth
1816

John Curwen, composer

Birth
1822

William Harrow, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1872

Birth
1823

Robert J Fruin, historian (80 year war)

Birth
1825

Jean Paul, writer, dies at 62

Death
1825

August Reissmann, composer

Birth
1827

Isaac Wistar, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1905

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