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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1915: Educator and activist Booker T. Washington, who was the dominant leader in the black community in the United States from 1890 to 1915, dies of hypertension at age 59 in Tuskegee, Ala.