What Happened on November 14, 1896

Historical Events

  • Power plant at Niagara Falls begins operation
  • The Emancipation Run: 33 motorists parade from London to Brighton to celebrate England's Locomotives on Highways Act 1896, which increased automobile speed limit to 14 mph

Famous Birthdays

  • Mamie Eisenhower, First Lady of the United States (1953-61), born in Boone, Iowa (d. 1979)
Born in 1896

About November 14, 1896

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio