On this day: November 14

Published On: Nov 13 2012 01:18:16 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 14 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

America's first library opens, a plane crash kills most of the Marshall University football team, Princess Anne marries a commoner, and Michael Jackson premieres his "Black or White" video, all on this day.

OTD November 14 - Ted Maiman
15 / 33
Public domain

1967: American physicist Theodore Maiman is given a patent for his ruby laser systems, the world's first laser.

Comments

The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. By posting your comments you agree to our Terms of Use.