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History: The version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.
I can’t understand why I flunked American history. When I was a kid there was so little of it.
If some countries have too much history, we have too much geography.
In which period of history did nerds rule the world?
Why did the Berlin Wall fall?




November 2017


This Day In History  
November 1: All Hallows or All Saints’ DayNovember 1, 1945: Slinky PatentNovember 1, 1814: Congress of ViennaNovember 2: All Souls’ DayNovember 2, 1947: Flight of the Spruce GooseNovember 2, 1755: Marie AntoinetteNovember 3, 1948: FNRS-2 BathyscapheNovember 3, 1903: Independence of Panama from ColombiaNovember 3, 1896: Portable Weighing Scales PatentNovember 4, 1952: 1st use of Computer to Predict Election Night WinnersNovember 4, 1939: 1st Air Conditioned CarNovember 4, 1879: 1st Cash Register PatentNovember 5: Guy Fawkes Day (U.K.)November 5, 1895: 1st Automobile PatentNovember 5, 1605: Gunpowder PlotNovember 6: Daylight Saving EndsNovember 6, 2006: Guinness World Record Sudoku Marathon sujoku.comNovember 6, 1854: (b) SousaNovember 6, 1854: Saxophone DayNovember 6, 1814: (b) Adolphe SaxNovember 7, 1940: Collapse of Tacoma Narrows BridgeNovember 7, 1885: 1st Canada Transcontinental RailroadNovember 7, 1867: (b) Madame CurieNovember 8: Presidential Election Day (US)November 8, 1923: Beer Hall PutschNovember 8, 1895: 1st X-rayNovember 8, 1793: Louvre OpenedNovember 8, 1519: Cortez Enters TenochtitlanNovember 9, 1989: Berlin Wall Comes DownNovember 9, 1938: KristallnachtNovember 9, 1934: (b) Carl SaganNovember 9, 1927: Giant Panda DiscoveredNovember 9, 1872: Great Boston FireNovember 10, 1933: Black BlizzardNovember 10, 1903: Windshield Wiper PatentNovember 10, 1483: (b) Martin LutherNovember 11: Remembrance Day (Canada)November 11: Armistice Day or Veterans Day (US)November 11, 1936: 1st TV Weather Chart BroadcastNovember 11, 1918: End of World War INovember 11, 1833: (b) BorodinNovember 12: Lord Mayor\'s Day (London)November 12, 1984: Genetic Fingerprinting PatentNovember 12, 1954: Ellis Island ClosesNovember 12, 1859: 1st Flying Trapeze ActNovember 13: World Kindness DayNovember 13: Sadie Hawkins Day 1st MentionedNovember 13, 1850: (b) Robert Louis StevensonNovember 14: Full Beaver MoonNovember 14: World Diabetes DayNovember 14, 1911: Rawlplug PatentNovember 14, 1910: 1st Time An Airplane Took Off From A ShipNovember 14, 1900: (b) CoplandNovember 15, 1973: Wave Energy PatentNovember 15, 1971: Intel 4004 - 1st MicroprocessorNovember 15, 1867: 1st Stock TickerNovember 16: International Day of ToleranceNovember 16, 1841: Life-Jacket PatentNovember 16, 1532: Pizarro Traps Incan Emperor AtahualpaNovember 17: Sierpinski DayNovember 17: Homemade Bread DayNovember 17, 1869: Suez CanalNovember 17, 1855: Victoria Falls DiscoveredNovember 18, 1978: JonestownNovember 18, 1963: 1st Push-Button PhoneNovember 18, 1477: 1st Book Printed in EnglandNovember 19: Have A Bad Day DayNovember 19: Discovery Day (Puerto Rico)November 19, 1969: Peles’s 1,000th GoalNovember 19, 1954: 1st Toll Collection MachineNovember 19, 1863: Gettysburg AddressNovember 20: Totensonntag (Sunday of the Dead)November 20: World Day of the ChildNovember 20, 1945: Nuremberg TrialsNovember 20, 1931: 1st Commercial TeletypeNovember 21: Blackjack DayNovember 21: Pumpkin Pie DayNovember 21, 1877: \'Wizard of Menlo Park\' Edison Announces PhonographNovember 21, 1843: Rubber Vulcanization PatentNovember 21, 1783: 1st Manned Untethered Air Balloon FlightNovember 22: Desmond DayNovember 22, 1963: John F. Kennedy AssassinatedNovember 22, 1927: Snowmobile PatentNovember 22, 1906: Morse Code SOS as International Distress SignalNovember 23: Slap Your Irritating Co-workers DayNovember 23, 1923: Time Magazine DebutNovember 23, 1859: (b) Billy the KidNovember 23, 1815: Canada’s 1st Street Lights

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