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 This day in History - November 14
386 Historic Events for November 14
1879

Geoffrey Turton Shaw, composer

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1880

Eugene O'Brien, Boulder OH, actor (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm)

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1881

Charles J Guiteau went on trial for Pres Garfield's assassination

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1881

L‚on Gambetta forms French govt

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1883

Nikolaos Plastiras, Greek premier (1945, 50, 51-52)

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1887

Bernhard Paumgartner, Austria, musicologist/conductor/composer

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1887

Louis A van Gasteren, Dutch actor/director (Willem van Oranje)

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1888

USC Trojans (then Methodists) play their 1st football game

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1888

St Andrews Golf Club, Yonkers NY, opens with just 6 holes

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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, by f

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1889

Jawaharlal Nehru, 1st Indian PM (1947-64)

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1889

NY World's Nellie Bly (Liz Cochrane) begins 72 day world trip

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1892

James Meredith, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1912)

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1893

Carlo E Gadda, Italian engineer/writer (Madonna dei filosofi)

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1893

Evert S J Kruythoff, Ned Antillean author (conservation flora)

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1893

Piet Moeskops, Dutch world champ cyclist (1921-24, 26)

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1893

Gerhart Hauptmanns "Hanneles Himmelfahrt," premieres in Berlin

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1894

Seena Owen, Spokane WA, silent screen actress (Queen Kelly)

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1894

Harold Collett Dent, journalist/educationist

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1894

Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Golden Pince-Nez" (BG)

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1896

Power plant at Niagara Falls begins operation

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1896

Mamie G Doud Eisenhower, 1st lady (1953-61)

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1897

John Steuart Curry, US painter/lithographer (Baptism in Kansas)

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1900

Aaron Copeland, Brooklyn, composer (Billy the Kid, Appalachian Spring)

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1900

Clara Fasano, sculptor

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