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) began her attempt to surpass fictitious journey of Jules Verne's Phileas Fogg by traveling around world in less than 80 days She succeeded, finishing the trip in January in 72 days and 6 hours

Novelist Jules Verne
Jules Verne

Birthdays in History

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