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 This day in History - November 14
386 Historic Events for November 14
1828

James Birdseye MacPherson, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1864

Birth
1829

Giulio Roberti, composer

Birth
1831

Ignaz Joseph Pleyel, Austrian composer/piano builder, dies at 74

Death
1832

1st streetcar (horse-drawn) (John Mason) debuts in NYC; fare 12«› rode on 4th Avenue between Prince and 14th Sts

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1832

Charles Carroll, large landowner/signed Decl of Ind, dies at 95

Death
1832

Rasmus Rask, Danish language scholar, dies at 44

Death
1833

Charles Darwin departs by horse to Montevideo

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1833

Antonius von der Linde, Neth/German librarian/chess player

Birth
1834

William Thomson enters Glasgow University at 10 yrs 4 months

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1838

August Senoa, Croatian author (Zlatarevo zlato)

Birth
1840

Claude Monet, France, impressionist (Water Lilies)

Birth
1841

Thomas Bruce, Count of Elgin and Kincardine, British diplomat, dies

Death
1842

Henry de Cock, reform vicar, dies at 41

Death
1842

Walter Williams, claimed to be last survivor of Civil War (d 1959)

Birth
1844

Flora Tristan, writer, dies at 41

Death
1845

Johann Ernst Perabo, composer

Birth
1845

Allen Hill, cricketer (took the 1st wicket in Test cricket)

Birth
1851

"Moby Dick," by Herman Melville, published

Event
1860

Feliks Ostrowski, composer, dies at 58

Death
1861

Frederick Jackson Turner, Wisc, historian/educator (Harvard U)

Birth
1863

Skirmish at Danville, Mississippi

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1863

Bedford Forrest is assigned to command of West Tennessee

Event
1863

Leo H A Baekeland, Belgian/US chemist (bakelite)

Birth
1875

Jakob Schaffner, Swiss writer: Conrad Pilater

Birth
1877

Ren‚ de Clerq, Flemish poet/author (Emergency Horn)

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