Today in History

            Here is what happened on Wednesday - November 14th...
            It is day 318 of the year 2018, and there are 47 days left...

      People Born On This Day In History...

            1765,Robert Fulton, built first commercial steamboat.
     Today, this person is/would be 253 years old.
            1776,Henri Dutrochet, discovered & named process of osmosis.
     Today, this person is/would be 242 years old.
            1840,Claude Monet, impressionist.
     Today, this person is/would be 178 years old.
            1900,Aaron Copeland, american composer (Billy the Kid, Appalachian Spring)
     Today, this person is/would be 118 years old.
            1921,Brian Keith, actor.
     Today, this person is/would be 97 years old.
            1929,Mclean Stevenson, actor.
     Today, this person is/would be 89 years old.
            1931,Robert Getz Sr - Great Grandpa Getz to Nicholas, Zachary, Jeffrey, and Cheyenne!
     Today, this person is/would be 87 years old.
            1948,Prince Charles, royalty.
     Today, this person is/would be 70 years old.

      Events On This Day In History...

            1792,George Vancouver is first English man to enter San Francisco Bay.
            1832,First streetcar appears, in New York.
            1851,"Moby Dick", by Herman Melville, is published.
            1883,The Jukebox is invented.
            1889,Nellie Bly beats Phineas Fogg's time for a trip around the world by 8 days (72 days.)
            1910,First airplane flight from the deck of a ship.
            1959,Kilauea Volcano's most spectacular eruption (in Hawaii.)


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