On this day: November 14

Published On: Nov 13 2012 01:18:16 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 14 2013 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 - Astrid Lindgren
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1907: Author Astrid Lindgren, best known for the "Pippi Longstocking" book series, is born under the birth name Astrid Anna Emilia Ericsson in Vimmerby, Smaland, Sweden. She died at age 94 on Jan. 28, 2002.

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