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What Happened on November 14, 1797

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestCharles Lyell

Charles Lyell, Scottish geologist (Principles of Geology), born in Kinnordy, Angus, Scotland (d. 1875)

Geologist Charles Lyell
Charles Lyell

Famous Deaths

  • Ivan Shuvalov, 1st Russian Minister of Education and founder of the Moscow University, dies at 70
1797 Highlights

About November 14, 1797

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 223 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio