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November 1st

What Happened on November 1
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

What Happened on November 2
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

What Happened on November 3
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

What Happened on November 4
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

What Happened on November 5
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

What Happened on November 6 :
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

What Happened on November 7 :
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

What Happened on November 8 :
1960 Senator John F. Kennedy is elected the 35th President
1933 U.S.A. - - Jobs Creation
1965 U.S.A. - - Higher Education Act of
1966 U.S.A. - - NFL / AFL Merger
1974 U.S.A. - - United States Senate Bomb
 
 

November 9th

What Happened on November 9 :
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
 
 
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November 10th

What Happened on November 10 :
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

What Happened on November 11 :
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

What Happened on November 12 :
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

What Happened on November 13 :
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

What Happened on November 14 :
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

What Happened on November 15 :
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

What Happened on November 16 :
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

What Happened on November 17 :
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

What Happened on November 18 :
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

What Happened on November 19 :
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

What Happened on November 20 :
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

What Happened on November 21 :
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

What Happened on November 22 :
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

What Happened on November 23 :
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

What Happened on November 24 :
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

What Happened on November 25 :
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

What Happened on November 26 :
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

What Happened on November 27 :
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

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

November 29th

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

November 30th

What Happened on November 30 :
1936 Crystal Palace Destroyed By Fire
1979 Pink Floyd release "The Wall"
1993 The Brady bill Signed Into Law