On this day: November 14

Published On: Nov 13 2012 02:18:16 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 14 2013 02:00:00 AM EST

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.

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1851: Herman Melville's novel "Moby-Dick; or, The Whale" is first published in the United States by New York City publisher Harper and Brothers.