Today in history – November 14, 2019

1851 – Herman Melville’s novel “Moby Dick” was published.

1970 – Members of the Marshall University football team are among 75 casualties when Southern Airways Flight 932 crashes outside of Huntington, WV.

1972 – The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 1,000 for the first time.

1995 – The U.S. government instituted a partial shutdown, closing national parks and museums while government offices operated with skeleton crews.