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Events and People Who Made History on November 1

10th Century

996 - 1st use of name "Austria" for Ostarrichi/in oorkonde

13th Century

1210 - King John of England begins imprisoning Jews
1248 - Earl Willem II of Holland crowned as RC German emperor

14th Century

1349 - Duke of Brabant orders execution of all Jews in Brussels, accusing them of poisoning the wells

15th Century

1462 - Arch duke Albrecht VI van Habsburg occupies Vienna

16th Century

1512 - Michelangelo's paintings on ceiling of Sistine Chapel, 1st exhibited
1570 - Netherlands hit by flood disaster, 1,000s killed

17th Century

1604 - William Shakespeare's tragedy "Othello" 1st presented
1611 - Shakespeare's romantic comedy "Tempest" 1st presented
1623 - Fire at Plymouth, Massachusetts destroys several buildings
1628 - French king Louis XIII occupies La Rochelle
1671 - French King Louis XIV and RC German emperor Leopold I sign secret anti-Dutch treaty

18th Century

1721 - Prince Eugenius of Savoye unveals statue of himself
1755 - Lisbon earthquake kills more than 50,000
1765 - Stamp Act goes into effect in British colonies
1776 - Mission San Juan Capistrano founded in California
1783 - Continental Army dissolved; George Washington's "Farewell Address"
1784 - Maryland grants citizenship to Lafayette and his descendents
1787 - 1st free school in New York City (African Free School) opens

19th Century

1834 - 1st published reference to poker (as Mississippi riverboat game)
1848 - 1st U.S. woman's medical school opens (Boston)
1849 - Dutch government of Thorbecke forms
1861 - General George B. McClellan made general in chief of Union armies
1863 - Averell's Raid (on)to Lewisburg, West Virginia
1863 - Fortifications built on Angel Island (SF Bay) by troops
1865 - Zutphen-Fishing Dutch railway opens
1866 - 1st Civil Rights Bill passes
1867 - "Harpers Bazaar" publishes
1869 - Deli Me forms T B V tobacco in Sumatra
1870 - U.S. Weather Bureau begins operations (24 locations)
1876 - King Willem III opens North Sea Canal (Amsterdam-IJmuiden)
1877 - Dutch government of Heemskerk-Van Lynden resigns
1878 - Edward Scripps and John Sweeney found Penny Press (Cleveland Press)
1885 - Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Immortale Dei
1889 - North and South Dakota entered the union as the 39th and 40th states
1894 - Vaccine for diphtheria announced by Dr. Roux of Paris
1896 - 1st bare women breast (Zulu) to appear in National Geographic Mag

20th Century

1904 - George Bernard Shaws "John Bull's Other Island," premieres in London
1910 - 1st issue of "Crisis" published by editor W E B Du Bois
1913 - Notre Dame upsets Army 35-13, 1st to use forward pass effectively
1914 - Connie Mack asks waivers on Jack Coombs, Eddie Plank and Chief Colby
1914 - German-British fleet battle at Coronel, Chile
1914 - Pope Benedictus Xv's encyclical Ad beatissimi, against integrity
1914 - Von Hindenburg named marshal of Eastern front
1917 - In WW I, the 1st U.S. soldiers are killed in combat
1918 - 102 die in a New York City BMT subway derailment at Malbone Street Brooklyn
1918 - Yugoslav battleship Viribus Unitis sunk by Italians
1920 - Eugene O'Neill's "Emperor Jones," premieres in New York City
1920 - Warren Harding elected 29th president
1921 - National Birth Control League and Voluntary Parenthood League merge as American Birth Control League
1922 - Ottoman Empire abolished
1922 - Queen Wilhelmina opens Dutch Historical Maritime museum in Amsterdam
1923 - Bruno E. Lucander forms Aero E/Y (Finnair)
1924 - 1st U.S. NHL franchise, Boston Bruins founded
1924 - Forest Peters of Montana State University hits 17 of 22 attempted field goals
1925 - VARA, Vereniging van Workers Radio Amateurs forms in Amsterdam
1926 - Air Commerce Act passes
1928 - 1st celebration of Author's Day
1928 - Bradman scores a century each innings (131 and 133*), NSW vs. Qld
1928 - Graf Zeppelin sets airship distance record of 6384 km
1929 - Lundy, part of British Isles, issue their own stamps
1931 - Dupont introduces synthetic rubber
1932 - Wernher von Braun named head of German liquid-fuel rocket program
1935 - T. S. Eliot's "Murder in the Cathedral," premieres in London
1936 - Mussolini describes alliance between Italy and Germany as an "axis"
1936 - Rodeo Cowboy's Association founded
1938 - German colonel-general Gerd von Runstedt retires
1938 - NL batting champ Ernie Lombardi is named MVP
1938 - Seabiscuit beats War Admiral in a match race at Pimlico
1939 - 1st animal conceived by artificial insemination (rabbit) displayed
1939 - 1st jet plane, Heinkel He 178, demonstrated to German Air Ministry
1939 - Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Sertum laetitiae
1940 - 1st U.S. air raid shelter, Fleetwood, Pa
1940 - Dutch "Curfew" forms (12 AM - 4 AM)
1941 - Chetniks attacks Tito's partizans in Uzice Yugoslavia
1941 - Japanese marine staff officiers Suzuki/Maejima arrive in Pearl Harbor
1942 - 10th day of battle at El Alamein
1942 - Vice-Admiral Cunningham becomes British commander-in-chief
1943 - Dim-out ban lifted in San Francisco Bay area
1943 - U.S. troops land on Bougainville Island on Solomon Island
1944 - Mary Coyle Chase' "Harvey," premieres in New York City
1944 - Zeeuws and Flanders freed
1945 - 1st issue of Ebony magazine published by John H. Johnson
1946 - Charles S. Johnson becomes 1st black president of Fisk University
1946 - Cleveland Indians owner Bill Veeck's right foot is amputated
1946 - German "Country" Nedersaksen forms
1946 - Marken soccer team forms
1946 - New York Knicks 1st basketball game beat Toronto Huskies 68-66
1946 - WABC becomes WCBS radio in New York City
1946 - WEAF radio changes call letters to WNBC (New York City)
1946 - West German state of Niedersachsen formed
1947 - 1st Aloha Week Parade held in Hawaii
1947 - Howard Hughes flies "Spruce Goose," a large wooden airplane
1947 - "Medium and The Telephone" closes at Barrymore New York City after 211 performances
1947 - U.N. trusteeship for Nauru granted to Australia, New Zealand and UK
1948 - Mao's Red army conquerors Mukden, Manchuria
1948 - President Truman re-elected in an upset over Republican Thomas Dewey
1950 - 82 degrees F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in Nov
1950 - Puerto Rican nationalists try to kill President Truman at Blair House
1951 - 1st atomic explosion witnessed by troops, New Mexico
1951 - Brooklyn catcher Roy Campanella wins NL MVP
1951 - Brooklyn Dodger catcher Roy Campanella wins 1st of his 3 NL MVP
1951 - Jet magazine founded by John H. Johnson
1951 - Johnny Mercers "Top Banana," premieres in New York City
1951 - "Top Banana" opens at Winter Garden Theater New York City for 356 performances
1951 - U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1952 - 1st hydrogen device exploded at Eniwetok Atoll in Pacific
1953 - Emile Zatopek runs world record 10K (29:01.6) and 6 mile (28:08.4)
1953 - KCEN TV channel 6 in Temple-Waco, Texas (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
1953 - KMGH TV channel 7 in Denver, CO (CBS) begins broadcasting
1953 - WHEC TV channel 10 in Rochester, New York (CBS) begins broadcasting
1954 - Algeria begins rebellion against French rule
1954 - General Fulgencio Batista elected President of Cuba
1954 - India takes over administration of 4 French Indian settlements
1954 - KUON TV channel 12 in Lincoln, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
1954 - U.S. Senate admonishes Joseph Mccarthy because of slander campaign
1955 - Time bomb aboard United DC-6 kills 44 above Longmont Colorado
1956 - Delhi becomes a territory of Indian union
1956 - Indian state of Madhya Pradesh forms
1956 - Indian states of Punjab, Patiala and PEPSU merge as Punjab protection
1956 - Nagy government of Hungary withdraws from Warsaw Pact
1956 - Nobel for physics awarded to Shockley, Brattain and Bardeen
1956 - Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Laetamur admodum
1957 - KVII TV channel 7 in Amarillo, Texas (ABC) begins broadcasting
1957 - KXGN TV channel 5 in Glendive, Montana (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
1957 - WICZ TV channel 40 in Binghamton, New York (NBC) begins broadcasting
1957 - World longest suspension bridge opens in Mackinac Straits, Michigan
1958 - U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test
1959 - 1st NHL goalie to wear a hockey mask (Jacques Plante)
1959 - Jim Brown scores 5 TDs in Cleveland Browns 38-31 win over Balt
1959 - Patrice Lumumba arrested in Belgian Congo
1959 - WOV-AM in New York City changes call letters to WADO
1960 - Balitmore Oriole shortstop Ron Hansen voted AL Rookie of Year
1960 - Benelux treaty goes into effect
1962 - Cuban missile crisis ends, John F. Kennedy says U.S.S.R. is dismantling missile bases
1962 - Greece enters European Common Market
1962 - KYVE TV channel 47 in Yakima, WA (PBS) begins broadcasting
1962 - U.S. performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island
1962 - U.S.S.R. launches Mars 1; radio contact lost before arrival at Mars
1962 - U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya U.S.S.R.
1962 - U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1962 - WNYC TV channel 31 in New York, New York (PBS) begins broadcasting
1962 - WZZM TV channel 13 in Grand Rapids, MI (ABC) begins broadcasting
1964 - George Blanda of Houston throws NFL-record 37 passes in 68 attempts
1964 - Kansas City Chief Len Dawson passes for 6 touchdowns vs Denver (49-39)
1964 - Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Las Cruces Ladies' Golf Open
1964 - Vietcong-assault on airport Bien Hoa at Saigon
1965 - 1st concert at Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco
1965 - Ernie Terrel beats George Chuvalo in 15 for heavyweight boxing
1965 - Trackless trolley plunged into Nile River drowning 74 (Cairo Egypt)
1966 - Indian Haryana state created from Punjab; Chandigarh terr created
1966 - NFL awards New Orleans its 16th franchise (All Saints Day)
1966 - Sandy Koufax becomes 1st 3-time Cy Young Award winner
1966 - William Dana in X-15 reaches 93 km
1968 - Detroit Tiger Denny McLain unanimously wins AL Cy Young Award
1968 - Motion Picture Association of America introduces rating system (G, M, R, X)
1968 - "Noel Coward's Sweet Potato" opens at Booth Theater New York City for 36 performances
1968 - U.S. pro soccer 14 teams merged into 1 all star team
1968 - University of Suriname opens
1969 - Beatles' "Abbey Road," album goes #1 and stays #1 for 11 weeks
1970 - 1st regular season Giants-Jets game, Giants win 22-10 at Shea
1970 - Discotheque in Grenoble France burns, all exits padlocked and 142 die
1970 - Fire on Saint-Laurent-du-Pont, France, 144 die
1970 - KGTF TV channel 12 in Agana, GU (PBS) begins broadcasting
1971 - Eisenhower dollar put into circulation
1972 - 1st gay theme TV movie - "That Certain Summer"
1972 - Germaoin Gagnon scores 1st Islander hat trick
1973 - "Molly" opens at Alvin Theater New York City for 68 performances
1974 - Fire kills 189 in less than 25 minutes (Sao Paulo Brazil)
1974 - U.N. affirms independence of Cyprus
1976 - Britain gives Gilbert Island (Kiribati) self rule
1976 - "Don't Step on My Olive Branch" opens at Playhouse New York City for 16 performances
1976 - West German Gens Krupinski/Franke admit to being Nazis
1977 - Islander Goran Hogosta's only shut-out Flames 9-0-Trottier 4 goals
1977 - President Carter raises minimum wages of $2.30 to $3.35 for Jan 1 1981
1977 - U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1978 - New York Yankee Ron Guidry unanimously wins AL Cy Young Award
1979 - A. L. Webber musical "Joseph and Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," premieres
1979 - Bolivia military coup under General Busch, President Guevara flees
1979 - Edward Bennett Williams buys Orioles from Hoffberger for $12.3 million
1979 - Federal government makes a $1.5 billion loan to Chrysler
1979 - Tanker Burmah Agate off Galveston Bay, Texas, spills 10.7 m gallons of oil, in US's worst oil spill disaster
1980 - U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test
1981 - 1st Class Mail raised from 18 cents to 20 cents
1981 - 3rd meeting of Giants-Jets, Jets up 2-1 with 26-7 win
1981 - Antigua and Barbuda gains independence from Britain (National Day)
1981 - Chako Higuchi wins LPGA Pioneer Cup Golf Tournament
1982 - Andrew "Dice" Clay and George Wendt appear in "Trick or Treatment"
1982 - Major leagues vote not to renew Commissioner Bowie Kuhn's contract
1984 - 1st NBA game at LA Memorial Sports Arena - Clipper beat Knick, 107-105
1984 - Despite Mike Bossy 4 goals Islanders lose 5-6 to Canadians making Islander record when scoring a hat trick-77-3-4
1984 - Larry Shues "Foreigner," premieres in New York City
1984 - Willem de Kooning's "Two Women" sells for $1,980,000
1985 - Netherlands decides definative sites for cruise missiles
1985 - Nostalgia Television begins on cable
1986 - Fire in Sandoz-factory Basel, 30 tons of chemicals in the Rhine
1986 - Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Brave Raj, Capote, Lady's Secret, Last Tycoon, Manila, Skywalker, Smile at Santa Anita
1987 - 17th New York City Women's Marathon won by Priscilla Welch in 2:30:17
1987 - 18th New York City Marathon won by Ibrahim Hussein in 2:11:01
1987 - 22,000 run in New York City Marathon (won by Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya 2:11:01)
1987 - Fukumi Tani wins Nichirei Ladies Cup US-Japan Team Golf Championship
1987 - New Orleans Saints shutout Atlanta Falcons 38-0
1987 - New York Jets retire Don Maynards #13
1988 - Actor Jeff Goldblum and actress Gena Davis wed in Las Vegas
1988 - Chris Sabo, wins NL Rookie of Year award
1988 - Staten Island ferry gets 1st pay phones
1989 - "Les Miserables," opens at Curran Theatre, San Francisco
1989 - Pakistan beat West Indies by 4 wickets to win Cricket's Nehru Cup
1989 - Scandinavian Airlines System bans smoking on many flights
1990 - Last of Margaret Thatcher's original government resigns, Deputy Prime Minister Howe
1990 - "Oh, Kay!" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater New York City for 77 performances
1990 - Sandra Miller awarded $100 for Mike Tyson fondling her breasts
1991 - New Dutch Regulations Traffic rules and Traffic signs enforced
1992 - 22nd New York City Women's Marathon won by Lisa Ondieki in 2:24:40
1992 - 23rd New York City Marathon won by Willie Mtolo in 2:09:29
1992 - New York Jet Al Toon becomes 10th NFL to catch a pass in 100 straight games
1992 - Space Shuttle STS-52 (Columbia 13) lands (scheduled)
1993 - Atlantic Radio (20 radio stations) becomes American Radio Systems
1993 - Last day in 1st-class cricket for Mike Whitney, NSW vs. New Zealand
1993 - STS-58 (Columbia) lands
1994 - Moslem fundamentalists in Mostaganem Algeria murder 5 children
1995 - "Tempest" opens at Broadhurst Theater New York City for 71 performances
1998 - Nichirei Golf International


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