On This Day..... November 14

 

NOVEMBER 14TH

  • TODAY IS NATIONAL PICKLE DAY
  • TODAY IS NATIONAL SPICY GUACAMOLE DAY
 

BIRTHDAYS:

  • ROBERT FULTON (1765-1815)
  • CLAUDE MONET (1840-1926)
 
  • JAWAHARLAL NEHRU (1889-1964)
  • MAMIE EISENHOWER (1896-1979)
 
  • JOSEPH MCCARTHY (1909-1957)
  • SHERWOOD SCHWARTZ (1916-2011)
 
  • BOUTROS BOUTROS-GHALI (1922-2016)
  • MCLEAN STEVENSON (1927-1996)
 
  • PRINCE CHARLES (1948, 70)
  • YANNI (1954, 64)
 
  • CONDOLEEZZA RICE (1954, 64)
  • BILL HEMMER (1964, 54)
 
  • PATRICK WARBURTON (1964, 54)
  • REVERED RUN (1964, 54)
 
  • CURT SCHILLING (1966, 52)
 

ON THIS DAY:

  • IN 1532, KING HENRY VII SECRETLY MARRIES ANNE BOLEYN
  • IN  1832, NEW YORK CITY INTRODUCES THE FIRST HORSE DRAWN STREET CAR, CHARGING 12 CENTS FOR A RIDE DOWN 4TH AVENUE
  • IN 1851, HERMAN MELVILLE PUBLISHES “MOBY DICK”
 
  • IN 1881, CHARLES GUITEAU BEGINS HIS TRIAL FOR THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT GARFIELD
  • IN 1883, ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON PUBLISHES “TREASURE ISLAND”
  • IN 1888, THE TROJANS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PLAY THEIR FIRST FOOTBALL GAME
  • IN 1889, NELLIE BLY, A REPORTER FOR THE NEW YORK WORLD, TRAVELS AROUND THE GLOBE IN 72 DAYS, BEATING THE FICTITIOUS TRIP CREATED BY JULES VERNE’S BOOK
 
  • IN 1906, PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT VISITS PANAMA
  • IN 1908, ALBERT EINSTEIN UNVEILS HIS QUANTUM THEORY OF LIGHT
  • IN 1915, BOOKER T. WASHINGTON DIES AT 59 IN TUSKEEE, ALABAMA
  • IN 1918, CZECHOSLOVAKIA BECOMES AN INDEPENDENT REPUBLIC
 
  • IN 1922, THE BBC BEGINS DAILY RADIO BROADCASTS FROM A TRANSMITTER LOCATED IN THE HOUSE OF RADIO INVENTOR GUGLIELMO MARCONI
  • IN 1927, 28 PEOPLE DIE WHEN THE WORLD’S LARGEST GAS TANK AT THE TIME EXPLODES IN PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA
  • IN 1935, PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT DECLARES THE PHILLIPINES TO BE INDEPENDENT
 
  • IN 1935, THE NAZI PARTY REVOKES THE CITIZENSHIP OF ALL GERMAN JEWS
  • IN 1940, GERMAN BOMBERS DESTROY THE CITY OF COVENTRY, ENGLAND IN WWII
  • IN 1942, THREE NAVY PILOTS SHOT DOWN IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC ARE RESCUED AFTER THREE WEEKS FLOATING IN A RAFT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE OCEAN
  • IN 1943, 25 YEAR OLD LEONARD BERNSTEIN FILLS IN FOR THE FIRST TIME AS CONDUCTOR FOR THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC
 
  • IN 1952, THE NEW MUSICAL EXPRESS BEGINS PUBLISHING THE FIRST REGULAR SINGLES CHART IN THE UNITED KINGDOM
  • IN 1960, BELGIUM THREATENS TO LEAVE THE UNITED NATIONS AFTER CRITICISM OVER ITS HANDLING OF THE CONGO
  • IN 1960, RAY CHARLES HITS #1 WITH “GEORGIA ON MY MIND”
 
  • IN 1960, RIOTS BREAK OUT WHEN NEW ORLEANS FORCES SCHOOL INTEGRATION
  • IN 1964, “OLIVER!” CLOSES ON BROADWAY
  • IN 1964, GORDIE HOWE SCORES HIS RECORD SETTING 627TH GOAL IN DETRIOT
  • IN 1965, THE U.S. GOVERNMENT ORDERS 90,000 TROOPS SENT TO VIETNAM
  • IN 1968, PEOPLE ACROSS THE COUNTRY BURN THEIR DRAFT CARDS TO PROTEST “NATIONAL TURN IN YOUR DRAFT CARD DAY”
 
  • IN 1968, YALE ANNOUNCES IT WILL BEGIN ADMITTING WOMEN
  • IN 1969, THE APOLLO 12 LAUNCHES HEADED FOR THE 2ND MOON LANDING
  • IN 1970, 75 PLAYERS AND COACHES FROM THE MARSHALL UNIVERSITY FOOTBALL TEAM DIE WHEN THEIR PLANE CRASHES IN WEST VIRGINIA, THE BASIS OF THE MOVIE “WE ARE MARSHALL”
 
  • IN 1972, THE DOW JONES INDEX PASSES 1,000 FOR THE FIRST TIME
  • IN 1976, SIDNEY LUMET RELEASES “NETWORK”
  • IN 1976, THE CHURCH ATTENDED BY PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER DROPS ITS 11 YEAR BAN ON BLACK MEMBERS. CARTER HAD OPPOSED THE BAN
 
  • IN 1977, IN AN INTERVIEW WITH WALTER CRONKITE, EGYPTIAN PRESIDENT ANWAR SADAT REVEALS THAT HE IS OPEN TO VISITING ISRAEL
  • IN 1981, EARTH, WIND AND FIRE RELEASES “RAISE!”
  • IN 1981, THE POLICE HIT #1 WITH “EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC”
 
  • IN 1986, IVAN BOESKY PLEADS GUILTY TO INSIDER TRADING AND AGREEN TO RETURN ALL PROFITS HE MADE FROM ILLEGAL TRADES PLUS PAY A $100 MILLION FINE
  • IN 1987, “LA CAGE AUX FOLLES” CLOSES ON BROADWAY
  • IN 1990, LAKERS FORWARD JAMES WORTHY IS ARRESTED IN HOUSTON FOR SOLICITING PROSTITUTES
  • IN 1991, MICHAEL JACKSON DEBUTS “BLACK OR WHITE” IN A FOX TV SPECIAL
 
  • IN 1991, OVER 1,000 NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK FANS HAD TO RECEIVE MEDICAL TREATMENT AFTER A RIOT BREAKS OUT AT A CONCERT IN GERMANY
  • IN 1993, MIAMI DOLPHINS COACH DON SHULA BECOMES THE NFL COACH WITH THE ALL TIME MOST WINS
  • IN 1993, PUERTO RICO VOTES AGAINST BECOMING A U.S. STATE
  • IN 1994, TRAIN SERVICE THROUGH THE CHUNNEL FROM ENGLAND TO FRANCE BEGINS
 
  • IN 1996, “CHICAGO” OPENS ON BROADWAY
  • IN 1996, MICHAEL JACKSON MARRIES DEBBIE ROWE, BELIEVED TO BE THE SECRET MOTHER TO HIS CHILDREN
  • IN 1998, DENNIS RODMAN MARRIES CARMEN ELECTRA
  • IN 1998, CBS DEBUTS “MURPHY BROWN”
 
  • IN 2001, THE AFGHAN NORTHERN ALLIANCE FIGHTERS REGAIN CONTROL OF KABUL FROM THE TALIBAN IN THE U.S. LED WAR IN AFGHANISTAN
  • IN 2002, CONGRESS VOTES AGAINST HIRING AN INDEPENDENT COMMISSION TO INVESTIGATE THE 9/11 ATTACKS
  • IN 2002, THE SECOND HARRY POTTER FILM, “HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS” OPENS
 
  • IN 2006, THE 21ST JAMES BOND FILM, “CASINO ROYALE” OPENS
  • IN 2008, THE ECONOMIES OF ITALY AND HONG KONG BOTH FALL OFF A CLIFF ACCELERATING THE ECONOMIC REGRESSION OF BOTH EUROPE AND ASIA
 
  • IN 2008, PRESIDENT OBAMA APPOINTS ELIZABETH WARRN TO OVERSEE A CONGRESSIONAL PANEL FOR THE EMERGENCY ECONOMIC STABILIZATION ACT
  • IN 2012, THE FINAL TWILIGHT FILM, “BREAKING DAWN: PART 2” IS RELEASED
 
  • IN 2013, WHITEY BULGER IS SENTENCED TO TWO LIFE TERMS IN PRISON
  • IN 2015, HILLARY CLINTON AND BERNIE SANDERS MEET FOR THE SECOND DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL DEBATE
  • IN 2016, DISNEY RELEASES “MOANA”
 

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