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November 14 is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 47 days remaining.
1851 - Herman Melville's novel is Moby-Dick published in the U.S. by Harper & Brothers, New York - after it was first published on October 18, 1851 by Richard Bentley, London. 1862 - American Civil War: President Abraham Lincoln approves General Ambrose Burnside's plan to capture the Confederate capital at Richmond, Virginia, leading to the Battle of Fredericksburg. 1889 - Pioneer woman journalist Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochrane) begins a successful attempt to travel around the world in less than 80 days. 1918 - Czechoslovakia becomes a republic. 1922 - The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) begins radio service in the United Kingdom. 1940 - World War II: In England, the city of Coventry is heavily bombed by German Luftwaffe bombers. 1941 - World War II: The aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal sinks due to torpedo damage from U 81 sustained on November 13. 1952 - First UK chart published by the New Musical Express 1965 - Vietnam War: Battle of the Ia Drang begins - the first major engagement between regular American and North Vietnamese forces. 1969 - Apollo program: NASA launches Apollo 12, the second manned mission to the surface of the Moon. 1970 - Southern Airways DC-9 crashes in the mountains near Huntington, West Virginia, killing 75. 1971 - Mariner program: Mariner 9 reaches Mars, becoming the first spacecraft to orbit another planet. 1971 - His Holiness Shenouda III was concescrated as the 117th Patriarch of Alexandria and the See of St. Mark, the Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church. 1972 - The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 1,000 (1,003.16) for the first time. 1973 - In the United Kingdom, Princess Anne marries Captain Mark Phillips, in Westminster Abbey. 1975 - Spain abandons Western Sahara. 1979 - Iran hostage crisis: US President Jimmy Carter issues Executive order12170, freezing all Iranian assets in the United States in response to the hostage crisis. 1982 - Lech Walesa, the leader of Poland's outlawed Solidarity movement, is released after eleven months of internment near the Soviet border. 1990 - Germany modifies its Basic Law to recognise the Oder-Neisse line as the border between Germany and Poland. 1991 - American and British authorities announce indictments against two Libyan intelligence officials in connection with the downing of the Pan Am Flight 103. 1991 - Cambodian Prince Norodom Sihanouk returns to Phnom Penh after thirteen years of exile. 1991 - A fired United States Postal Service employee goes on a shooting rampage, killing four and wounding five, before committing suicide. 1993 - Michael Jackson enters a drug rehabilitation program to treat an addiction to painkillers. 1995 - A budget standoff between Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. Congress forces the federal government to temporarily close national parks and museums, and run most government offices with skeleton staffs. 1998 - Dennis Rodman and Carmen Electra are married in Las Vegas, Nevada. 2000 - Netscape Navigator version 6.0 is launched following two years of open source development. 2001 - Attack on Afghanistan: Northern Alliance fighters takeover the capital Kabul. 2002 - Argentina defaults on a US$805 million World Bank payment. 2002 - The US House of Representatives votes to not create an independent commission to investigate the September 11 attacks. 2003 - Planetoid 90377 Sedna is discovered.
Births 1668 - Johann von Hildebrandt, Austrian architect (d. 1745) 1719 - Leopold Mozart, Austrian musician, father of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (d. 1787) 1765 - Robert Fulton, American inventor (d. 1815) 1771 - Marie FranÁois Xavier Bichat, French anatomist and physiologist (d. 1802) 1776 - Henri Dutrochet, French physiologist (d. 1847) 1779 - Adam Gottlob Oehlenschlšger, Danish poet (d. 1850) 1797 - Charles Lyell, British geologist (d. 1875) 1803 - Jacob Abbott, American writer (d. 1879) 1805 - Fanny Mendelssohn, composer and pianist (d. 1847) 1828 - James B. McPherson, American (Union) general (d. 1864) 1838 - August Senoa, Croat writer (d. 1881) 1840 - Claude Monet, French impressionist painter (d. 1926) 1878 - Leopold Staff, Polish poet (d. 1957) 1883 - Fred Quimby, American producer (d. 1965) 1889 - Jawaharlal Nehru, Prime Minister of India (d. 1964) 1891 - Frederick Banting, Canadian physician, recipient of the 1923 Nobel Prize in medicine (d. 1941) 1896 - Mamie Eisenhower, First Lady of the United States (d. 1979) 1900 - Aaron Copland, American composer (d. 1990) 1904 - Dick Powell, actor (d. 1963) 1906 - Louise Brooks, actress (d. 1985) 1907 - Howard W. Hunter, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1995) 1907 - Astrid Lindgren, Swedish writer (d. 2002) 1915 - Martha Tilton, American big band singer 1916 - Sherwood Schwartz, American television writer, producer 1919 - Veronica Lake, actress (d. 1973) 1919 - Lisa Otto, German soprano 1921 - Brian Keith, actor (d. 1997) 1922 - Boutros Boutros-Ghali, UN Secretary-General 1929 - Jimmy Piersall, baseball player 1929 - McLean Stevenson, actor (d. 1996) 1930 - Edward White, American astronaut (d. 1967) 1935 - King Hussein of Jordan (d. 1999) 1939 - Wendy Carlos, American composer 1947 - P. J. O'Rourke, writer 1948 - Prince Charles, later Prince of Wales 1951 - Stephen Bishop, musician 1954 - Condoleezza Rice, U.S. National Security Advisor and Secretary of State 1954 - Yanni, musician 1959 - Paul McGann, British actor 1966 - Curt Schilling, baseball pitcher 1967 - Letitia Dean, British actress 1967 - Nina Gordon, American singer, songwriter 1973 - Lawyer Milloy, American football player 1978 - Xavier Nady, baseball outfielder
Deaths 1359 - Gregory Palamas, Archbishop of Thessalonica (b. 1296) 1716 - Gottfried Leibniz, philosopher, mathematician (b. 1646) 1746 - Georg Steller, German naturalist (b. 1709) 1831 - Georg Hegel, philosopher (b. 1770) 1832 - Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Declaration of Independence signer, US Senator (b. 1732) 1844 - John Abercrombie, British physician (b. 1780) 1907 - Andrew Inglis Clark, Australian politician (b. 1848) 1915 - Booker T. Washington, inventor, educator, author (b. 1856) 1916 - H.H. " Saki" Munro, British writer (b. 1870) 1946 - Manuel de Falla, composer (b. 1876) 1972 - Martin Dies, Jr., American politician (b. 1900) 1997 - Eddie Arcaro, thoroughbred racing jockey (b. 1916) 2000 - Robert Trout, journalist (b. 1909) 2003 - Dorothy Loudon, American actress (b. 1933) 2004 - Harry Lampert, illustrator and co-created of The Flash (b. 1916)
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Weekly Commentary on WV Council (14 - 20+ Nov 2000) (2964 words)
Public meetings will be held Nov 22 (for east) at the Seniors' Activity Centre, 23 (Library, for all), and 30 (for west) at Gleneagles Elementary.
I arrived at the Hall about seven minutes after the posted commencement to be told by some waiting outside that the door was locked and no one was in there, no meeting.
The MClerk is conducting 40-minute interviews with representatives of the cmte/commissions (and each group has been given a questionnaire to fill out with about 40 questions for written response including with regard to purpose, goal, role, if disagreement with motion how recorded, budget, attendance of public).
Edward Young Anthony (14 Nov 1870 - 23 Jan 1946) (223 words)
Edward Young Anthony ( 14 Nov 1870 - 23 Jan 1946)
His will, dated 25 May 1943, left everything to his wife and executrix.¬† He died on 23 January 1946 in Omaha.
Allie Anthony (24 May 1897 ‑ 26 Nov 1977).¬† She was born and died in Omaha, Morris County, Texas.¬† She married Harry L. Baird on 21 February 1915 and had one child, my father.¬† (See Baird pages.)
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