Date History - On this day in history

What happened today in history

Born on this day - November 14th

1973 - Dana Snyder, American voice actor

1967 - Letitia Dean, British actress

1954 - Yanni, Greek musician

1948 - Charles, Prince of Wales

1939 - McLean Stevenson, American actor (d. 1996)

1927 - Bart Cummings, Australian race horse trainer

1919 - Lisa Otto, German soprano

1912 - Barbara Hutton, American socialite (d. 1979)

1907 - Astrid Lindgren, Swedish writer (d. 2002)

1900 - Aaron Copland, American composer (d. 1990)

1883 - Fred Quimby, American film producer (d. 1965)

1812 - Aleardo Aleardi, Italian poet (d. 1878)

1776 - Henri Dutrochet, French physiologist (d. 1847)

1567 - Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange (d. 1625)

Died on this day - November 14th

1997 - Eddie Arcaro, American jockey (b. 1916)

1972 - Martin Dies, Jr., American politician (b. 1900)

1914 - Vengayil Kunhiraman Nayanar, Malayali Journalist and Short story writer (b. 1861)

1832 - Charles Carroll of Carrollton, signer of the American Declaration of Independence and U.S. Senator (b. 1732)

1734 - Louise de Kerouaille, Duchess of Portsmouth, French-born mistress of Charles II of England (b. 1649)

1556 - Giovanni della Casa, Italian poet (b. 1504)

Events on this day - November 14th

2000 - Netscape Navigator version 6.0 is launched following two years of open source development.

1990 - After German reunification, the (extended) Federal Republic of Germany and the Republic of Poland sign a treaty confirming the Oder-Neisse line as the border between Germany and Poland.

1973 - In the United Kingdom, Princess Anne marries Captain Mark Phillips, in Westminster Abbey.

1969 - Apollo program: NASA launches Apollo 12, the second manned mission to the surface of the Moon.

1922 - The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) begins radio service in the United Kingdom.

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.



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