On this day: November 14

POSTED: 2:18 PM Nov 13 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Nov 14 2013

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

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