History November 14th

Discussion in 'History' started by JcMinJapan, Nov 13, 2004.

  1. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    1380 - King Charles VI of France crowned at age 12

    1524 - Pizarro's begins 1st great expedition, near Colombia

    1666 - Samuel Pepys reports on 1st blood transfusion (between dogs)

    1732 - 1st US professional librarian, Louis Timothee, hired in Phila

    1832 - 1st streetcar (horse-drawn) (John Mason) debuts
    in NYC; fare 12«› rode on 4th Avenue between Prince and 14th Sts

    14/11/1833 - Charles Darwin departs by horse to Montevideo

    1851 - "Moby Dick," by Herman Melville, published

    1908 - Albert Einstein presents quantum theory of light

    1915 - Thomas Masaryk demands independence for Czechoslovakia

    1918 - Republic of Czechoslovakia created with T.G. Masaryk as president

    1968 - 1st European lung transplant

    1969 - Apollo 12 (Conrad/Gordon/Bean) launched for 2nd manned Moon landing

    1981 - 2nd Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 2-returns to Earth

    1984 - Astronauts aboard "Discovery" pluck a 2nd satellite from orbit

    1984 - NASA launches NATO-3D

    1985 - Volcano Nevado del Ruiz Colombia erupts, 1000s killed

    1994 - Space shuttle STS-66 (Atlantis 13), lands
     
  2. pineappleupsidedown

    pineappleupsidedown Premium Member

    1840 Claude Monet (artist) born

    1889 Jawaharlal Nehru (Indian Prime Minister) born

    1922 Boutros Boutros-Ghali (UN Secretary General) born

    1948 Prince Charles, Prince of Wales (British royal) born