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11/14/2021 12:01:00 AM
Today In History - November 14
Charles Philip Arthur George (Prince Charles),Prince of Wales/Duke of Cornwall 
Charles Philip Arthur George (Prince Charles),
Prince of Wales/Duke of Cornwall 

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Today in History in 1900  Aaron Copland, composer of Appalachian Spring was born in Brooklyn, New York; in 1904 King C. Gillette patented the Gillette razor blade; and in 1948  Charles Philip Arthur George (Prince Charles), Prince of Wales/Duke of Cornwall was born.

Our on this day in history archives contain over 200,000 events, birthdays and deaths from 6,000 years of history. Here is a roundup of a few of them:

Historical Events

  • 1680 - Gottfried Kirch discovers the Great Comet of 1680 (Kirch's Comet/Newton's Comet)
  • 1896 - Power plant at Niagara Falls begins operation
  • 1904 - King C Gillette patents Gillette razor blade
  • 1922 - BBC begins domestic radio service from 2LO at Marconi House
  • 2012 - CFBDSIR 2149-0403 is discovered, the closest rogue planet to earth (100 light-years away)

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Famous Birthdays

  • 1765 - Robert Fulton, Little Britain, Pen., inventor and engineer (1st commercial steamboat), (d. 1815)
  • 1771 - Marie François Xavier bichat, Paris, anatomist and physiologist (tissue theory), (d. 1802)
  • 1797 - Charles Lyell, Scotland, geologist (Principles of Geology)
  • 1840 - Claude Monet, Paris, impressionist (Water Lilies), (d. 1926)
  • 1891 - Frederick Banting, Canadian physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1941)
  • 1900 - Aaron Copland, Brooklyn, New York, American composer (Billy the Kid, Appalachian Spring) (d. 1990)
  • 1904 - Dick Powell, Mt View Ark, actor (Cry Danger, Dick Powell Theater)
  • 1909 - Joseph McCarthy, US Senator, (Rep - Wisconsin) claimed anti-communists had infiltrated US govt.
  • 1910 - Rosemary DeCamp, Prescott Az, actress (Love That Bob, That Girl)
  • 1921 - Brian Keith, Bayonne NJ, actor (Bill-Family Affair, Loneliest Runner)
  • 1948 - Charles Philip Arthur George (Prince Charles), Prince of Wales/Duke of Cornwall
  • 1972 – Josh Duhamel, Actor and fashion model who won a Daytime Emmy Award for his role in All My Children. He portrayed Danny McCoy in Las Vegas and starred in the first three films in the Transformers franchise.

Famous Weddings

  • 1677 - Prince Willem III Henry (14) marries English princess Mary Stuart (9)
  • 1855 - Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart (22) weds Flora Cooke in Fort Riley, Kansas
  • 1951 - Musician Louis Jordan (43) weds dancer Vicky Hayes
  • 1964 - MLB right fielder Roberto Clemente (30) weds Vera Zabala at San Fernando Church in Carolina
  • 1973 - Britain's Princess Anne marries commoner, Captain Mark Phillips at Westminster Abbey

Famous Divorces

  • 1983 - Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (35) divorces Sarah Hugill after more than 11 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • 1263 - Alexander Nevsky, [Aleksandr], Grand Prince of Novgorod and Vladimir dies at 43
  • 1832 - Charles Carroll, large landowner/signed Declaration of Independence, dies at 95
  • 1915 - Booker T. Washington, educator/organizer, dies at 59 in Tuskegee, Alabama
  • 1955 - Robert E Sherwood, dramatist (Abe Lincoln in Illinois), dies at 59

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