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Calendar for November 14th, 2014

1600s

  • 1606: First Western theatrical production in North America, "Le Theatre de Neptune," performed

  • 1730s

  • 1732: Louis Timothee became the first salaried librarian in the "U.S."

  • 1760s

  • Born 1765: Robert Fulton (inventor)

  • 1840s

  • Born 1840: Claude Monet (artist)

  • 1850s

  • 1851: Moby Dick, by Herman Melville, was first published in the U.S.

  • 1860s

  • Born 1861: Frederick Jackson Turner (historian)

  • 1880s

  • Born 1885: Sonia Delaunay (artist)

  • 1889: Journalist Nellie Bly left N.Y.C. for tour around the world in 72 days

  • 1890s

  • Born 1896: Mamie Doud Eisenhower (U.S. First Lady)

  • 1900s

  • Born 1907: Astrid Lindgren (author)

  • 1910s

  • 1910: Eugene Ely piloted the first airplane take-off from a ship

  • Died 1915: Booker T. Washington (educator & activist)

  • Born 1916: Sherwood Schwartz (writer & producer)

  • Born 1919: Veronica Lake (actress)

  • 1920s

  • Born 1921: Brian Keith (actor)

  • 1930s

  • Born 1930: Edward White (astronaut)

  • 1950s

  • Born 1954: Willie Hernandez (baseball player)

  • Born 1954: Condoleezza Rice (U.S. Secretary of State)

  • 1960s

  • Born 1966: Curt Schilling (baseball player)

  • 1968: Yale University announces that it will begin admitting women as undergraduate students in 1969

  • 1969: Apollo 12 spacecraft successfully launched from Cape Kennedy

  • 1970s

  • Born 1972: Josh Duhamel (actor)

  • 1973: Princess Anne married Captain Mark Phillips at Westminster Abbey

  • 1980s

  • 1981: Second successful landing of space shuttle Columbia

  • 1982: Jean Drapeau became mayor of Montreal for 8th time

  • 1989: First cabooseless Canadian Pacific train left Winnipeg, bound for Thunder Bay

  • 2000s

  • Died 2002: Eddie Bracken (actor)


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