On This Day in History for November 14

Events in History

  • 1550 Pope Julius III proclaims new seat on Council of Trente
  • 1666 Samuel Pepys reports on 1st blood transfusion (between dogs)
  • 1675 Pope Clemens X declares Gorcumse martyrs divine
  • 1680 Gottfried Kirch discovers the Great Comet of 1680 (Kirch's Comet/Newton's Comet)
  • 1698 Spanish king Carlos appoints grandson prince Jozef Ferdinand as heir
  • 1732 First professional librarian in north America, Louis Timothee, hired in Philadelphia
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Weddings in History

  • 1532 King Henry VIII of England secretly marries Anne Boleyn (officially married January 25, 1533)
  • 1677 Prince William of Orange (27) marries English princess Mary Stuart (15)
  • 1855 Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart (22) weds Flora Cooke in Fort Riley, Kansas

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