November This Day In History

Important News Stories From Each Day In November This Day In History together with the year

November 1st :
1927 Ford Model A Begins In Production
1938 Seabiscuit Match Race Against War Admiral at Pimlico
1952 The United States detonates the world's first thermonuclear weapon, the hydrogen bom
1955 United Airlines Flight 629 is blown up
1957 Mackinac suspension bridge opens
1986 The first case of BSE or "mad cow disease" is found in cattle in England
1991 University of Iowa Shootings
1993 The Maastricht Treaty formally starts

November 2nd :
1917 "The Balfour Declaration" establish a national home for the Jewish people in Palestine.
1930 Haile Selassie is crowned Emperor / "King of Kings of Ethiopia"
1932 Hunger Marchers Army Marches On London
1936 The BBC Television Service, launches
1942 The British win the Second Battle of El Alamein
1951 Anti British Disturbances Egypt Over Suez Canal
1957 Dog launched into orbit as the first animal in space on board Sputnik 2
1959 The first section of the M1 motorway Completed In UK
1966 Cuban Adjustment Act comes into force
2000 One American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts became the first to move into the international space station, preparing for a four-month stay.

November 3rd :
1913 The first American citizens receive information over the new national income tax. A married man living with his wife, who is in receipt of an income of $5,000 pays $10 a year and if his income is $10,000 he pays $60 per year.
1924 Pneumonic plague death total now at 25 in Los Angeles,
1943 Nazi's carry out "Operation Harvest Festival" to kill all Jews remaining in the Lublin District of Poland.
1964 Washington D.C. Residents Gain The Vote
1969 Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Established
1979 Greensboro Massacre
2005 Civil unrest continued in Paris suburbs

November 4th :
1920 Air mail service opens between U.S. and Canada.
1956 Soviet tanks and troops crush protests against Soviet rule in Hungary
1958 Pope John XXIII crowned 262nd pontiff
1966 2/3rd's of the city of Florence Flooded
1970 Genie a feral child is taken to Children's Hospital Los Angeles
1979 U.S. embassy in Tehran 90 hostages taken.
1995 Prime Minister Rabin assassinated.

November 5th :
1605 Guy Fawkes Gunpowder Plot To Blow Up The House of Lords discovered
1991 body of the millionaire newspaper publisher, Robert Maxwell Found
1996 Ancient port of Alexandria discovered
2006 Saddam Hussein Sentenced To Death
2007 Hollywood screenwriters go on strike

November 6th :
1965 Cuban Exiles Airlift Begins
1977 Kelly Barnes Dam in Georgia fails
1985 American newspapers reveal Iran Contra Affair
1999 Australian voters decided to keep the queen and not become a republic.
2005 F3 tornado strikes Evansville, Indiana

November 7th :
1929 The Museum Of Modern Art is opened in New York City
1956 Allied forces take control of the Suez Canal during the Suez Crisis
1996 Mars Global Surveyor is launched
2007 Jokela school shooting Finland
2009 The Health Care Plan passes the House


November 8th :

November 9th :
1921 Albert Einstein receives the Nobel Prize in Physics
1960 Senator John F Kennedy wins the election for the president of the United States.
1965 Blackout affecting 30 million people in northeastern states including New York of the United States and Ontario, Canada lasting for up to 13 hours.
1967 First issue of Rolling Stone Magazine.
1979 Four men are found guilty of killing 12-year-old paperboy Carl Bridgewater in England
1979 Mississauga Train Derailment
1989 Berlin Wall Comes Down Allowing East and West Berlin To Visit

November 10th :
1951 Direct-dial, coast-to-coast telephone services begin in U.S.A.
1969 Sesame Street known for its Muppet characters, makes it's debut on PBS.
1975 The Edmund Fitzgerald carrying Iron Ore sinks in Lake Superior
1997 MCI / Worldcom Merger

November 11th :
1926 U.S. Route 66 Established
1933 Strong winds strip the topsoil from the drought affected farms of South Dakota and within two days, dust from the storm had reached all the way to Albany, New York.
1965 Rhodesia Makes Unilateral Declaration of Independence From Britain
1989 Jaguar becomes a subsidiary of the Ford Motor Company.

November 12th :
1927 Josef Stalin takes full control of the Soviet Union
1944 British Sink German battleship Tirpitz.
1946 First drive in banking service in America .
1954 Ellis Island in New York closes
1990 Sir Tim Berners-Lee Formal proposal for the World Wide Web
2004 Scott Peterson Convicted

November 13th :
1927 The Holland Tunnel under the Hudson River Opens
1940 Prototype for the Jeep featuring four-wheel drive Created
1940 Walt Disney releases "Fantasia"
1941 HMS Ark Royal is torpedoed By U-Boat
1956 Segregated Busses End
1969 Anti Vietnam "March Against Death" in Washington, D.C.
1971 Mariner 9 Reaches Mars
1990 Aramoana massacre New Zealand.
2003 Justice Roy Moore Suspended

November 14th :
1934 New York Slum Clearance Begins
1940 German bombers devastate the British industrial city of Coventry carried on through 15th
1994 Eurostar Service Launched

November 15th :
1970 Tropical cyclone Bangladesh Leaves 500,000 people dead
1926 NBC launches
1934 Sir Oswald Mosley and Black-Shirt fascist followers were put on Trial in London
1940 The German Luftwaffe bombs Coventry in a massive raid
1942 Battle of Guadalcanal Won By US Fleet
1943 Heinrich Himmler orders that all Gypsies and those of mixed Gypsy blood are to be put on the same level as Jews and placed in concentration camps
1956 Love Me Tender, Elvis Presley's first movie, opens in New York.
1968 Soviet Union Imports Vodka From United States
1971 Intel releases world's first commercial complete central processing unit 4004
1979 UnaBomber strikes for the first time
1985 Anglo-Irish Agreement Signed By Britain's Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and Irish Prime Minister Garret FitzGerald
2007 Cyclone Sidr strikes coastal areas of Bangladesh

November 16th :
1945 85 German V-2 Scientists Bought To U.S. To Work on Space Program
1959 The last Rodgers and Hammerstein musical "The Sound of Music" opens on Broadway.
1988 Benazir Bhutto Elected Prime Minister of Pakistan
2006 Great Firewall of China Providing Internet Net censorship put in Place
2006 Nancy Pelosi selected as Speaker of the United States House of Representatives

November 17th :
1950 15-year-old Tenzin Gyatso, is enthroned as the 14th Dalai Lama at age 15.
1970 Soviet Union's moonrover becomes the first roving remote-controlled robot to land on the moon.
1973 President Richard Nixon told the nation on TV, “I am not a crook.”
1973 Marshal Law Declared In Greece
2007 Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger is sworn in as the governor of California .

November 18th :
1922 Mussolini Comes To Power In Italy
1928 Mickey Mouse appears for the first time in Steamboat Willie
1966 U.S. Roman Catholic bishops did away with the rule against eating meat on Fridays.
1967 Foot and Mouth Outbreak In Britain
1978 The Cult leader Jim Jones instructed 400 members of his church, "People's Temple", to committ suicide in Guyana .
1987 King’s Cross underground station Fire
2004 Fox Hunting Ends In England

November 19th :
1863 famous Gettysburg Address delivered by President Lincoln
1954 The first automatic toll collection machine is used at the Union Toll Plaza on New Jersey's Garden State Parkway.
1967 Beatles Release "Magical Mystery Tour"
1969 Apollo 12 lands on the Moon
1984 PEMEX Explosions in Mexico City
1994 UK lottery operated by Camelot has it's first lottery draw in UK

November 20th :
1945 The Nuremburg Trials Begin
1947 Princess Elizabeth, the future queen of England, marries Philip Mountbatten in Westminster Abbey.
1968 Methane gas explosions in a West Virginia coal mine kills 78 men .
1979 Muslims Seize Grand Mosque Saudi Arabia
1989 Czechoslovakia Student Prague Protests crushed by Soviet Union starting the Velvet Revolution as 100,000 ordinary Czechs joined and a planned national strike
1992 Fire damages a major part of Windsor Castle
1995 Diana Princess is interviewed on British Television by Martin Bashir for the Panorama programme about her life with the Royals
2001 The worlds first transdermal patch ( Ortho-Evra ) Approved
2003 Michael Jackson is booked on suspicion of multiple counts of child molestation

November 21st :
1927 Five hundred Striking coal miners from the Columbine Mine and their families in Serene, Colorado are beaten with clubs by Colorado state police
1942 The Alcan Highway, which connects British Columbia to Alaska opens
1964 Staten Island and Brooklyn linked by the new Verrazano Narrows Bridge
1974 Pub Bombing By IRA at Mulberry Bush and the Tavern in the Town, Birmingham UK
1974 Congress passes the "Freedom Of Information Act"
1980 Millions of TV viewers tune in to watch the start of the new series of Dallas and find out " Who Shot JR
1980 Fire At MGM Grand Hotel Las Vegas

November 22nd :
1906 International Morse code distress signal or SOS Becomes World Wide Standard
1935 First Pacific Airmail delivery
1950 Two Long Island Railroad (LIRR) commuter trains collide Queens New York
1963 John F. Kennedy Assassinated
1977 Concord Begins Flights To US
1986 Mike Tyson becomes the youngest Heavyweight Champion in history
1995 Toy Story produced by Pixar is released

November 23rd :
1935 Italy Declares War on France
1980 Major Earthquake Stikes southern Italy leaving 300,000 homeless
1984 Oxford Circus Tube Station in London Fire
1985 EgyptAir Flight 648 Hijacking
2006 EX Russian Spy Litvinenko dies after poison by polonium-210

November 24th :
1950 Great Appalachian November Storm
1974 Lucy Skeleton (Australopithecus) Found In Ethiopia
1991 Freddie Mercury the lead singer for the rock group Queen Dies
1993 Congress Passes The Brady Bill
1997 New York Stock Exchange Circuit Breaker rule and put a halt to trading

November 25th :
1926 27 Tornadoes including an F4 that struck the town of Heber Springs, Arkansas
1952 The Mousetrap written by Agatha Christie opens in London's West End.
1987 Supertyphoon Nina ( category 5 ) strikes the Philippines

November 26th :
1922 British archaeologist Lord Carnarvon and the American archaeologist Howard Carter enter King Tut's tomb
1941 Thanksgiving Day Established
1942 "Casablanca" World Premier
1983 Brinks Mat Robbery
2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks

November 27th :
1910 Penn Station opens in New York
1924 1st Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
1942 French Admiral Jean de Laborde scuttles the French fleet
1975 Guinness Book of Records co-founder and editor Ross McWhirter is shot dead outside his North London home.

November 28th :
1942 Cocoanut Grove Nightclub Fire Boston
1990 Maggy Thatcher Quits
1995 U.S.A. Ends federal 55 MPH Speed Limit

November 29th :
1948 General Motors Begins Producing Holden Cars In Australia
1963 The Beatles release "I Want to Hold Your Hand,"

November 30th :
1936 Crystal Palace Destroyed By Fire
1979 Pink Floyd release "The Wall"
1993 The Brady bill Signed Into Law
These are only a few of the stories included this day in history pages for each day in November ,

Videos from This Day In History with a brief description together with this day in history date in November where the video can be found.
1st November : University of Iowa Shootings 1991
1st November : Seabiscuit Match Race Against War Admiral 1938
2nd November : Pictures Of UFO's
2nd November : International Space Station Walk Round 2000
3rd November : Greensboro massacre 1979
3rd November : Sputnik 2 Dog In Space 1957
4th November : Genie the feral child 1970
4th November : Hungarian Revolution 1956
5th November : El Alamein 1942
5th November : Guy Fawkes
6th November : Suez Crisis 1956
6th November : The Green March Morocco 1975
7th November : Museum Of Modern Art
7th November : Armistice Day renamed Veteran’s Day 1954
8th November : John F. Kennedy Elected 1960
8th November : Ted Bundy
9th November : Princess Diana Gala 1985
9th November : Hungarian Revolution 1956
9th November : U.S.A. / Canada Power Blackout 1965
10th November : God Bless America 1938
10th November : Sesame Street 1969
11th November : The Dust Bowl Years 1933
11th November : Tomb Of The Unknowns 1921
12th November : Oregon Exploding Whale 1970
12th November : Sinking of The Tirpitz 1944
13th November : Prototype for the Jeep 1940
14th November : Coventry Bombing 1940
15th November : Sir Oswald Mosley and Black-Shirt 1934
15th November : Battle of Guadalcanal 1942
16th November : German V2 Rocket Scientists Come To US 1945
16th November : Bangladesh Cyclone Sidr 2007
17th November : President Richard Nixon “I am not a crook.” 1973
18th November : Cult leader Jim Jones 1978
18th November : Kings Cross Fire 1987
19th November : Beatles Release "Magical Mystery Tour" 1967
19th November : US Embassy Hostage Crisis Iran 1979
20th November : Windsor Castle Fire 1992
20th November : Princess Diana Interview 1995
21st November : Fire At MGM Grand Hotel 1980
21st November : Who Shot JR 1980
22nd November : Assassination of John F. Kennedy 1963
22nd November : The China Clipper 1935
23rd November : Convention on Cybercrime 2001
23rd November : Lyndon B. Johnson 1963
24th November : Freddie Mercury
24th November : Lee Harvey Oswald shooting 1963
25th November : Band Aid "Do They Know It's Christmas" 1984
25th November : John F Kennedy Funeral 1963
26th November : Casablanca 1942
26th November : King Tut's Tomb 1922
27th November : World War II News Footage 1944
28th November : Jeffrey Dahmer 1994
28th November : Margaret Thatcher Resigns 1990
29th November : Prohibition 1922
29th November : Warren Commission 1963
30th November : "Another Brick in the Wall" 1979
30th November : Flying Scotsman
30th November : Crystal Palace Fire 1936

Public Domain Photos

The year is not always the year of the photogaph but the year where you will find it on that day in history page

1st November Public Domain Photos :
Wild Turkey 1924 Ford Model A 1927 Mackinac Bridge 1957 2nd November Public Domain Photos :
Haile Selassie 1930 Howard Hughes 1947 Saddam Hussein 1990 3rd November Public Domain Photos :
Lyndon B Johnson 1964 Jimmy Carter 1976 President Gen. Pervez Musharraf 2007 10th November Public Domain Photos :
Ferdinand Marcos 1985 Leonid Brezhnev 1982 Slaughterhouse Five 1973 Lady Chatterley's Lover 1960

November This Day In History

  • November is the Month For US Presidential Elections
  • The Struggle for the Philippines 1944
  • Middle East peace treaty is signed 1973
  • President George W. Bush pledges to take the fight against terrorism to any place where terrorists were 2001
  • After a long period of drought winds take the topsoil of farms creating dust storms 1933
  • Armistice Day 1953 becomes Veteran’s Day, 1954
  • Ellis Island in New York closes 1954
  • 66 Americans are taken as Hostages at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran 1979
  • The minimum draft age is changed from 21 to 18 as a result of World War II 1942.
  • Thousands of Vietnam War protesters began a "March Against Death" in Washington, D.C. 1969
  • Captain Mark Phillips and Princess Anne are married 1972
  • The volcano Nevado del Ruiz, erupted killing more than 20,000 people 1985
  • The most ambitious slum clearance in history New York City is agreed 1934
  • NBC launches it's Radio Network 1926
  • Russia buys Vodka from America 1968
  • The US brings German Scientists who had worked on V1 and V2 rockets to the US 1945
  • National Income Tax is introduced in the United States 1913

Major Holidays In November