November 14, 1889 in History

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Events in History

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

Birthdays in History

  • Jawaharlal Nehru, 1st Indian PM (1947-64)