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    What happened on November 1

    • November 1, 0079 The city of Pompei is buried by an erupting Mt Vesuvius

    • November 1, 0996 "Emperor Otto III issues a deed to Gottschalk, Bishop of Freising, which is the oldest known document using the name Ostarrchi (Austria in Old High German)."

    • November 1, 1210 King John of England begins imprisoning Jews

    • November 1, 1512 "Michelangelo's paintings on ceiling of Sistine Chapel, is exhibited"

    • November 1, 1512 "The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, painted by Michelangelo, is exhibited to the public for the first time."

    • November 1, 1520 "The Strait of Magellan, the passage immediately south of mainland South America, connecting the Pacific and the Atlantic Oceans, is first navigated by Ferdinand Magellan during his global circumnavigation voyage."

    • November 1, 1611 "Shakespeare's romantic comedy ""The Tempest"" is presented"

    • November 1, 1612 "(22 October O.S.) Time of Troubles in Russia: Moscow, Kitai-gorod, is captured by Russian troops under command of Dmitry Pozharsky"

    • November 1, 1623 "Fire at Plymouth, Massachusetts destroys several buildings"

    • November 1, 1683 The British crown colony of New York is subdivided into 12 counties.

    • November 1, 1755 "Lisbon earthquake kills more than 50,000"

    • November 1, 1755 "Lisbon earthquake: In Portugal, Lisbon is destroyed by a massive earthquake and tsunami, killing between sixty thousand and ninety thousand people."

    • November 1, 1765 Stamp Act went into effect in the British colonies

    • November 1, 1776 San Juan Capistrano Mission founded in California

    • November 1, 1784 Maryland grants citizenship to Lafayette and his descendants

    • November 1, 1790 "Edmund Burke publishes Reflections on the Revolution in France, in which he predicts that the French Revolution will end in a disaster."

    • November 1, 1800 John Adams is the first President to live in the White House

    • November 1, 1800 US President John Adams becomes the first President of the United States to live in the Executive Mansion (later renamed the White House).

    • November 1, 1802 "Delegates meet at Chillicothe, Ohio to form a state constitutional convention."

    • November 1, 1805 Napoleon Bonaparte invades Austria during the War of the Third Coalition.

    • November 1, 1814 "Congress of Vienna opens to re-draw the European political map after the defeat of France, in the Napoleonic Wars."

    • November 1, 1848 "In Boston, Massachusetts, the first medical school for women, The Boston Female Medical School (which later merged with the Boston University School of Medicine), opens."

    • November 1, 1859 "The current Cape Lookout, North Carolina, lighthouse was lit for the first time. Its first-order Fresnel lens can be seen for about 19 miles (30 kilometers), in good conditions."

    • November 1, 1861 Gen George B McClellan made general in chief of Union armies

    • November 1, 1863 Fortifications built on Angel Island (San Francisco Bay) by troops

    • November 1, 1870 US Weather Bureau begins operations (24 locations)

    • November 1, 1876 New Zealand's provincial government system is dissolved.

    • November 1, 1884 "The Gaelic Athletic Association is set up in Hayes's Hotel in Thurles, County Tipperary."

    • November 1, 1884 "The Harbour Grace Railway, the first railway on Newfoundland, is opened for traffic between St. Johns and Harbour Grace. The last spike was driven by Prince George, later to become King George V, who was at the time visiting Newfoundland as a midshipman aboard H.M.S. Cumberland."

    • November 1, 1885 "First train service established over CP between Montreal and Winnipeg via Ottawa, Sudbury and the Lakehead."

    • November 1, 1886 "Ananda College, a leading Buddhist school in Sri Lanka was established with 37 students."

    • November 1, 1894 "Nicholas II becomes the new Tsar of Russia after his father, Alexander III, dies."

    • November 1, 1894 Vaccine for diphtheria announced by Dr Roux of Paris

    • November 1, 1896 A picture showing the unclad (bare) breasts of a woman appears in National Geographic magazine for the first time.

    • November 1, 1901 "Sigma Phi Epsilon, the largest national men's collegiate fraternity is established at Richmond College, in Richmond, VA."

    • November 1, 1911 Introduction of compulsory military training

    • November 1, 1911 "The first dropping of a bomb from an airplane in combat, during the Italo-Turkish War."

    • November 1, 1914 "The First Division of the AIF sails from Albany, Western Australia, for Egypt"

    • November 1, 1914 "World War I: the first British Royal Navy defeat of the war with Germany, the Battle of Coronel, is fought off of the western coast of Chile, in the Pacific."

    • November 1, 1915 Parris Island is officially designated a Marine Corps Recruit Depot.

    • November 1, 1916 "Paul Miliukov delivers in the State Duma the famous ""stupidity or treason"" speech, precipitating the downfall of the Boris Strmer government."

    • November 1, 1918 97 die in NYC subway's worst accident

    • November 1, 1918 "Malbone Street Wreck: the worst rapid transit accident in US history occurs under the intersection of Malbone Street and Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, New York City, with at least 93 deaths."

    • November 1, 1918 "Sgt. Hugh Cairns (46th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Valenciennes, Belgium"

    • November 1, 1918 Western Ukraine gains its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

    • November 1, 1920 American Fishing Schooner Esperanto defeats the Canadian Fishing Schooner Delawana in the First International Fishing Schooner Championship Races in Halifax.

    • November 1, 1922 Ottoman Empire abolished

    • November 1, 1922 "The last sultan of the Ottoman Empire, Mehmed VI, abdicates."

    • November 1, 1928 Graf Zeppelin sets airship distance record of 6384 km

    • November 1, 1928 "The Law on the Adoption and Implementation of the Turkish Alphabet, replacing the version of the Arabic alphabet previously used, comes into force in Turkey."

    • November 1, 1929 "Lundy, part of the British Isles, issue their own stamps"

    • November 1, 1932 Wernher von Braun named head of German liquid-fuel rocket program

    • November 1, 1936 "Mussolini describes alliance between Italy and Germany as an ""Axis"""

    • November 1, 1938 "Seabiscuit defeats War Admiral in an upset victory during a match race deemed ""the match of the century"" in horse racing."

    • November 1, 1939 The first animal conceived by artificial insemination (rabbit) displayed

    • November 1, 1939 The first rabbit born after artificial insemination is exhibited to the world.

    • November 1, 1939 Trans Canada Air Lines starts daily coast-to-coast flights

    • November 1, 1941 "American photographer Ansel Adams takes a picture of a moonrise over the town of Hernandez, New Mexico that would become one of the most famous images in the history of photography."

    • November 1, 1943 Dim-out ban lifted in San Francisco Bay area

    • November 1, 1943 "World War II: In support of the landings on Bougainville, U.S. aircraft carrier forces attack the huge Japanese base at Rabaul."

    • November 1, 1944 "Final mass gassing at Auschwitz, 73 women are murdered. The remainder of the prisoners, approximately 2,300, are deported to Ravensbruck and Bergen-Belsen to meet the growing slave labor demand."

    • November 1, 1944 World War II: Units of the British Army land at Walcheren in the Netherlands.

    • November 1, 1945 Australia ratifies Charter of United Nations

    • November 1, 1945 First issue of Ebony magazine published by John H Johnson

    • November 1, 1945 "The official North Korean newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, is first published under the name Chongro. Australia joins the United Nations."

    • November 1, 1946 "The New York Knicks played against the Toronto Huskies at the Maple Leaf Gardens, in the first Basketball Association of America game. The Knicks would win 68-66."

    • November 1, 1946 West German state of Niedersachsen formed

    • November 1, 1947 "UN trusteeship for Nauru granted to Australia, NZ and UK"

    • November 1, 1948 "Off southern Manchuria, 6,000 people are killed as a Chinese merchant ship explodes and sinks."

    • November 1, 1950 Pope Pius XII claims Papal Infallibility when he formally defines the dogma of the Assumption of Mary.

    • November 1, 1950 "Pope Pius XII witnesses ""The Miracle of the Sun"" while at the Vatican."

    • November 1, 1951 "American soldiers are exposed to an atomic explosion for training purposes in Desert Rock, Nevada. Participation was not voluntary."

    • November 1, 1951 "Award of Republic of South Korea Presidential Citation to 77 Squadron, RAAF"

    • November 1, 1952 "Operation Ivy The United States successfully detonates the first large hydrogen bomb, codenamed ""Mike"" [""M"" for megaton], in the Eniwetok atoll, located in the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean. The explosion had a yield of 10 megatons."

    • November 1, 1952 The first hydrogen device exploded at Eniwetok Atoll in the Pacific

    • November 1, 1954 Algeria begins rebellion against French rule

    • November 1, 1954 India takes over administration of 4 French Indian settlements

    • November 1, 1954 The Front de Libration Nationale fires the first shots of the Algerian War of Independence.

    • November 1, 1955 The bombing of United Airlines Flight 629 occurs.

    • November 1, 1955 "The Famous Flames, a band featuring James Brown, records ""Please, Please, Please"" at a radio station in Macon, Georgia."

    • November 1, 1955 Time bomb aboard United DC-6 kills 44 above Longmont Colorado

    • November 1, 1956 Delhi becomes a territory of the Indian union

    • November 1, 1956 "Formation of Indian state of Andhra Pradesh with its capital as Hyderabad, formerly known as Nizam state."

    • November 1, 1956 Formation of Kerala state in India.

    • November 1, 1956 "Formation of the Indian state of Karnataka (1973), formerly known as Mysore State."

    • November 1, 1956 Indian state of Madhya Pradesh formed

    • November 1, 1956 Nagy government of Hungary withdraws from Warsaw Pact

    • November 1, 1957 "The Mackinac Bridge, the world's longest suspension bridge between anchorages at the time, opens to traffic connecting Michigan's upper and lower peninsulas."

    • November 1, 1959 Goalie Jacques Plant wears a hockey mask fo rthe first time in a game

    • November 1, 1960 Benelux treaty goes into effect

    • November 1, 1960 "While campaigning for President of the United States, John F. Kennedy announces his idea of the Peace Corps."

    • November 1, 1962 Greece enters the European Common Market

    • November 1, 1962 USSR launches Mars 1; radio contact lost before arrival at Mars

    • November 1, 1963 Revolt against the Diem regime in South Vietnam

    • November 1, 1963 "The Arecibo Observatory in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, with the largest radio telescope ever constructed, officially opens."

    • November 1, 1966 William Dana in X-15 reaches 93 km

    • November 1, 1969 "Beatles'""""Abbey Road,"" album goes #1 and stays #1 for 11 weeks"

    • November 1, 1970 "A fire at a dance hall in Saint-Laurent-du-Pont, France kills 144 young people."

    • November 1, 1970 "Discotheque in Grenoble France burns, all exits padlocked and 142 die"

    • November 1, 1971 Eisenhower dollar put into circulation

    • November 1, 1973 The Indian state of Mysore was renamed as Karnataka to represent all the regions within Karunadu .

    • November 1, 1973 Watergate Scandal: Leon Jaworski is appointed as the new Watergate Special Prosecutor.

    • November 1, 1979 Federal government made $1.5 billion loan to Chrysler

    • November 1, 1979 "Tanker Burmah Agate off Galveston Bay, Texas, spills 10.7 m gallons of oil, in US's worst oil spill disaster"

    • November 1, 1981 Antigua and Barbuda gains independence from Britain (National Day)

    • November 1, 1981 Antigua and Barbuda gain independence from the United Kingdom.

    • November 1, 1982 "Honda becomes the first Asian automobile company to produce cars in the United States with the opening of their factory in Marysville, Ohio. The Honda Accord is the first car produced there."

    • November 1, 1989 Scandinavian Airlines System bans smoking on many flights

    • November 1, 1990 "Last of Margaret Thatcher's original cabinet resigns, Deputy PM Sir Geoffrey Howe"

    • November 1, 1990 Rhetoric escalates as Bush likens Saddam to Hitler

    • November 1, 1990 Sandra Miller awarded $100 for Mike Tyson fondling her breasts

    • November 1, 1991 "Three faculty, and one staff member of the department of physics and astronomy, were killed, along with one administrator, when physics graduate student Gang Lu went on a shooting rampage at the University of Iowa."

    • November 1, 1993 Australia grants permanent extension on visas given to Chinese present in the country at the time of the Tienanmen Square massacre in Beijing in June 1989


    • November 1, 1993 Maastricht Treaty takes effect

    • November 1, 1995 "Commuter service commences over CP Rail between Vancouver and Mission, BC."

    • November 1, 2005 "First part of the Gomery Report, which discusses allegations of political money manipulation, is released in Canada."

    • November 1, 2009 11 people are killed after a Russian military cargo plane belonging to the Interior Ministry crashes in Yakutia.

    • November 1, 2009 A ship carrying 100 tons of hydrochloric acid sinks in a section of the Yangtze River in China's central Hubei province after colliding with another vessel.

    • November 1, 2009 "Afghan Presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah pulls out of the run-off election versus Hamid Karzai due to concerns over the independence of Azizullah Lodin, the head of the Independent Election Commission"

    • November 1, 2009 At least 14 people are dead after Typhoon Mirinae hits the Philippines.

    • November 1, 2009 "At least two women are killed and six people trapped after a landslide in Los Gigantes, Tenerife."

    • November 1, 2009 "China's legislature sacks the country's education minister, Zhou Ji, amid a corruption scandal, replacing him with his deputy Yuan Guiren."

    • November 1, 2009 "Nigeria's main rebel group, the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, threatens to call off its ceasefire with the government if foreign oil companies do not leave their land."

    • November 1, 2009 "Police in Italy detain two more suspected mafia bosses, one day after the seizure of their brother in a raid near Naples."

    • November 1, 2009 Several events are held to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Gaelic Athletic Association.

    • November 1, 2009 Six Uyghurs detained at Guantanamo Bay detention camp are released by the United States and resettled in Palau.

    • November 1, 2009 "South Sudan's leader, Salva Kiir, announces he will back the independence of the semi-autonomous region in a 2011 referendum."

    • November 1, 2009 "The composer and pianist Elton John postpones three more concerts on The Red Piano Tour, this time in the United States, due to illness."

    • November 1, 2009 The West Atlas oil rig that has leaked oil and gas for 10 weeks into the Timor Sea catches fire after an attempt to plug the leak.

    • November 1, 2009 "U.S. Republican Party candidate Dede Scozzafava, who withdrew her bid for New York's 23rd Congressional District in the House of Representatives Friday, endorses the Democratic challenger."







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