What Happened on November 14, 1889

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

New York World reporter Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochrane) begins her attempt to surpass fictitious journey of Jules Verne's Phileas Fogg by traveling around the world in under 80 days. She succeeds, finishing the trip in 72 days, 6 hours

Novelist Jules Verne
Jules Verne

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