Today is Tuesday, November 14, 2017.
1765 Robert Fulton, built first commercial steamboat.
1776 Henri Dutrochet, discovered & named process of osmosis
1840 Claude Monet, impressionist
1889 Jawaharlal Nehru, first Indian Prime Minister (1947-64)
1900 Aaron Copland
1904 Dick Powell
1909 Senator Joseph McCarthy
1910 Rosemary DeCamp
1921 Brian Keith
1929 McLean Stevenson
1935 Hussein I, king of Jordan (1953- )
1948 Prince Charles of Britain
Leonid meteor shower, radiant in Leo
1666 Samuel Pepys reports the first blood transfusion (between dogs)
1792 George Vancouver is first Englishman to enter San Francisco Bay
1832 first streetcar appears, in New York
1851 Herman Melville's "Moby Dick" is published.
1889 Nellie Bly beats Phineas Fogg's time for a trip around the world by 8 days (72 days).
1910 1st airplane flight from the deck of a ship.
1922 BBC begins domestic radio service
1935 FDR proclaimes the Phillippines are a free commonwealth.
1959 Kilauea's most spectacular eruption (in Hawaii).
1969 Apollo 12 is launched
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