This day in history - November 14

This day in history - November 14.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, November 14, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on November 14 encompassed events relating to the Publishing of Moby-Dick in the USA, Round the World Record Attempt of Nellie Bly, First Aircraft Takeoff From a Ship, First BBC Radio Broadcast, The Sinking of HMS Ark Royal, Slonim Jew Massacre, First Regular UK Singles Chart, Raid on the Apalachin Meeting, First Black Child to Attend an All White Elementary School in Louisiana and US Patent Granted for the Ruby Laser System. Many famous people were associated with these crucial events including Herman Melville , Elizabeth Cochran Seaman, Eugene Burton Ely, Arthur Burrows, Loben Maund, Adolph Hitler, Percy Dickins , Vito Genovese, Ruby Bridges and Theodore Maiman.

Publishing of Moby-Dick in the USA - November 14, 1851: On this day in history, November 14, 1851, crucial events took place today in New York, USA, relating to the Publishing of Moby-Dick in the USA. American author Herman Melville's novel 'Moby-Dick' was published in New York on November 14, 1851, by Harper & Brothers. The story centres on Captain Ahab's quest for revenge on the white whale, Moby Dick, who had bitten off his lower leg. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 14, 1851 were Herman Melville . Facts on this day in History November 14: Events on this day in history: Publishing of Moby-Dick in the USA *** Date: November 14, 1851 *** Place: New York, USA *** Category: Literature *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Round the World Record Attempt of Nellie Bly - November 14, 1889: On this day in history, November 14, 1889, crucial events took place today in New Jersey, USA, relating to the Round the World Record Attempt of Nellie Bly. Ellizabeth Cochrane Seaman, better known as New York World journalist Nellie Bly, left Hoboken, New Jersey, on November 14, 1889, to emulate the journey in Jules Verne's novel 'Around the World in Eighty Days'. She returned in triumph, 72 days later. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 14, 1889 were Elizabeth Cochran Seaman. Facts on this day in History November 14: Events on this day in history: Round the World Record Attempt of Nellie Bly *** Date: November 14, 1889 *** Place: New Jersey, USA *** Category: Journalism *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

First Aircraft Takeoff From a Ship - November 14, 1910: On this day in history, November 14, 1910, critical events took place today in Virginia, USA, regarding the First Aircraft Takeoff From a Ship. American Aviator Eugene Burton Ely took off, from a temporary platform on board USS Birmingham, in Hampton Roads, Virginia, in a Curtiss Class D (Pusher). This was the first time an aircraft had taken off from a ship. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 14, 1910 were Eugene Burton Ely. Facts on this day in History November 14: Events on this day in history: First Aircraft Takeoff From a Ship *** Date: November 14, 1910 *** Place: Virginia, USA *** Category: Aviation *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

First BBC Radio Broadcast - November 14, 1922: On this day in history, November 14, 1922, momentous events took place today in London, England, with regard to the First BBC Radio Broadcast. The first British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) radio broadcast was made on November 14, 1922. The broadcast, made on the medium wave from Marconi house, included the first newscast, which was read by the Director of Programmes, Arthur Burrows. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 14, 1922 were Arthur Burrows. Facts on this day in History November 14: Events on this day in history: First BBC Radio Broadcast *** Date: November 14, 1922 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Entertainment *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

The Sinking of HMS Ark Royal - November 14, 1941: On this day in history, November 14, 1941, crucial events took place today in Gibraltar, relating to the The Sinking of HMS Ark Royal. British aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal sank on November 14, 1941, after being torpedoed by German Submarine U-81. Captain Loben Maund ordered the ship to be abandoned after she listed. The only casualty was Able Seaman Edward Mitchell, who was killed by the explosion of the torpedo. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 14, 1941 were Loben Maund. Facts on this day in History November 14: Events on this day in history: The Sinking of HMS Ark Royal *** Date: November 14, 1941 *** Place: Gibraltar *** Category: War *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Slonim Jew Massacre - November 14, 1941: On this day in history, November 14, 1941, crucial events took place today in Slonim, Poland, relating to the Slonim Jew Massacre. During Operation Barbarossa, authorised by Adolph Hitler, the city of Slonim was taken by the Germans. The Slonim Jews were gathered and put in the Slonim Ghetto where, on November 14, 1941, an estimated 9,000 of them were slaughtered by the Einsatzgruppen, an SS death squad. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 14, 1941 were Adolph Hitler. Facts on this day in History November 14: Events on this day in history: Slonim Jew Massacre *** Date: November 14, 1941 *** Place: Slonim, Poland *** Category: War *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

First Regular UK Singles Chart - November 14, 1952: On this day in history, November 14, 1952, crucial events took place today in London, England, relating to the First Regular UK Singles Chart. The first regular singles chart in the UK was compiled by Percy Dickens of the New Musical Express (NME), after he collected a list of the ten best selling singles from twenty shops. He published a 'Top Twelve' in the NME on November 14, 1952. 'Here in My Heart' by Al Martino was the number 1. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 14, 1952 were Percy Dickins . Facts on this day in History November 14: Events on this day in history: First Regular UK Singles Chart *** Date: November 14, 1952 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Entertainment *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Raid on the Apalachin Meeting - November 14, 1957: On this day in history, November 14, 1957, crucial events took place today in New York, USA, relating to the Raid on the Apalachin Meeting. When a number of expensive cars from around America arrived in the usually quiet town of Apalachin, New York, the local and state law agencies became suspicious. They set up road blocks, then raided the meeting, detaining more than 60 underworld bosses, out of an estimated 100, that had attended the meeting called by Capo dei capi, Vito Genovese. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 14, 1957 were Vito Genovese. Facts on this day in History November 14: Events on this day in history: Raid on the Apalachin Meeting *** Date: November 14, 1957 *** Place: New York, USA *** Category: Crime *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

First Black Child to Attend an All White Elementary School in Louisiana - November 14, 1960: On this day in history, November 14, 1960, momentous events took place today in Louisiana, USA, with regard to the First Black Child to Attend an All White Elementary School in Louisiana. Following Judge J. Skelly Wright's court order for the integration of schools in New Orleans, on November 14, 1960, 6 year old Ruby Bridges became the first black child to attend an all white elementary school. She was accompanied to and from William Frantz Elementary School, each day, by four U.S. Marshalls. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 14, 1960 were Ruby Bridges. Facts on this day in History November 14: Events on this day in history: First Black Child to Attend an All White Elementary School in Louisiana *** Date: November 14, 1960 *** Place: Louisiana, USA *** Category: Racism *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

US Patent Granted for the Ruby Laser System - November 14, 1967: On this day in history, November 14, 1967, significant events took place today in Virginia, USA, respecting the US Patent Granted for the Ruby Laser System. Theodore Maiman, an American Physicist, was granted a U.S. Patent for his ruby laser system on November 14, 1967. The ruby laser system was the world's first laser. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 14, 1967 were Theodore Maiman. Facts on this day in History November 14: Events on this day in history: US Patent Granted for the Ruby Laser System *** Date: November 14, 1967 *** Place: Virginia, USA *** Category: Inventions *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

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