Today In History – 14 November, 2020

Important Events

1680 Gottfried Kirch discovers the Great Comet of 1680 (Kirch’s Comet/Newton’s Comet)

1896 Power plant at Niagara Falls begins operation

1908 Albert Einstein presents his quantum theory of light

1920 The Russian Bolshevik army occupies Sebastopol, ending anti-communist attempts to regain the government of Russia

Today In Film & TV

1922 BBC begins daily radio broadcasts from the 2LO transmitter at Marconi House

Today In Music

1960 Ray Charles’ “Georgia On My Mind” reaches #1

Today In Sports

1993 Don Shula becomes the coach with the most wins in NFL history

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