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Events and People Who Made History on November 3

7th Century

644 - Kalief Omar I injured during assassination attempt

14th Century

1394 - Jews are expelled from France by Charles VI

15th Century

1493 - Christopher Columbus discovers island of Dominica

16th Century

1527 - Ferdinand of Austria/Bohemia chosen as king of Hungary
1534 - English parliament accepts Act of Supremacy: Henry VIII church leader

17th Century

1620 - Great Patent granted to Plymouth Colony
1629 - Prince Frederik Hendrik festival in The Hague
1640 - English Long Parliament forms
1655 - England and France sign miltary and economic treaties
1656 - Treaty of Vilnius Russia/Poland sign anti-Swedish covenant
1676 - Kara Mustafa succeeds Ahmed Koprulu as Turkish grand vizier
1679 - Great panic occurs in Europe over close approach of a comet

18th Century

1716 - Pacification Treaty of Warsaw: Czar Peter the Great guarantees Saxon monarch August I's Polish kingdom
1752 - Georg Friedrich Handel undergoes (failed) eye operation
1760 - Battle at Torgau, Saxony: Prussia beats Austria
1762 - England and Spain signs Treaty of Paris
1762 - Spain acquires Louisiana
1783 - Washington orders Continental Army disbanded
1791 - Battle at Wabash: indians assault general St. Clair/killed 637 soldiers
1794 - French troops conquer Maastricht
1796 - John Adams elected president

19th Century

1813 - U.S. troops under General Coffee destroy indian village at Talladega Ala
1820 - Cuenca Ecuador declares independence
1839 - 1st opium war - 2 British frigates engage several Chinese junks
1839 - Palace of Gulhane Turkey, freedom of religion proclaimed
1848 - Johan Thorbeckes revises Great Force
1862 - Battle between gunboats at Bayou Teche, Louisiana
1862 - Dr. Richard Gatling patents machine gun (Indianapolis)
1863 - Battle of Grand Coteau, Louisiana
1867 - Battle at Mentana: French/pontifical troops beat Garibaldi
1868 - 1st black elected to Congress (John W Menard, Louisiana)
1868 - Ulysses Grant (R) wins presidential election over Horatio Seymour (D)
1869 - Canada's Hamilton Foot Ball Club forms
1871 - Henry M. Stanley in Tanganyka say "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?"
1874 - James Theodore Holly, elected bishop of Haiti
1883 - Race riots in Danville Virginia (4 blacks killed)
1883 - U.S. Supreme Court decides Native Americans can't be Americans
1885 - Tacoma vigilantes drive out Chinese, burn their homes and businesses
1886 - Friars of Tilburg arrives on Curaeao
1888 - Amsterdam: 1st concerto of Concert worker, under Willem Kes
1889 - Chaplain Ariens founds 1st roman catholic workers group
1896 - J. H. Hunter patents portable weighing scales
1896 - Martha Hughes Cannon of Utah elected 1st female senator
1896 - William McKinley (R) defeats William Jennings Bryan (D) for president
1899 - James J. Jeffries beats Tom Sharkey in 25 for heavyweight boxing title

20th Century

1900 - 1st U.S. automobile show opens at Madison Square Garden (New York City)
1903 - Colombia grants Panama independence
1908 - William Howard Taft (R) elected 27th President over William Jennings Bryan
1916 - Treaty establishes British suzerainity over Qatar
1917 - 1st class mail now costs 3 cents per ounce
1918 - Austro-Hungarian Empire disolves
1918 - Poland proclaims independence from Russia after WW I
1920 - "Emperor Jones" opens at Provincetown Theater
1922 - Greek parliament bans prince Andreas for life
1926 - 15th party congress CPSU ends/5 year plan begins
1926 - Ty Cobb resigns as Detroit Tigers manager
1927 - 22.3 cm rainfall at Somerset, Vermont (state record)
1927 - Rodgers and Hart's musical "Connecticut Yankee," premieres in New York City
1927 - Tropical storm flooding kills 84 in Winooski River Valley (Vt)
1928 - Turkey switches from Arabic to Roman alphabet
1930 - 1st vehicular tunnel to a foreign country, Detroit - Windsor, opens
1930 - Bank of Italy becomes Bank of America
1931 - 1st commercially produced synthetic rubber manufactured
1934 - Although Lou Gehrig wins Triple Crown, Mickey Cochrane wins AL MVP
1934 - Dizzy Dean chosen as NL MVP
1935 - George II returns to Greece and regains monarchy
1935 - Kitei Son runs world record marathon (2:26:42)
1936 - President Franklin D. Roosevelt wins landslide victory over Alfred M. Landon
1937 - Archambaud bicycles world record time (45,796 km)
1937 - NHL Howie Morenz Memorial Game: All-Stars beat Montreal 6-5 in Mont
1939 - Clare Booth's "Margin for Error," premieres in New York City
1941 - Hirohiti's accord on Yamamoto's attack plan on Pearl Harbor fails
1942 - 12th day of battle at El Alamein: Scottish assault
1942 - Despite Ted Williams wins Triple Crown, Yankees Joe Gordon wins AL MVP
1942 - Mort Cooper wins NL MVP
1942 - William L. Dawson elected to Congress from Chicago
1943 - Dmitri Sjostakovitch's 8th Symphony premieres in Moscow
1943 - P-47D Thunderbolt shot down above North-Holland
1944 - Allied commando's lands at Westkapelle Walcheren
1944 - German troops in Vlissingen surrenders
1944 - Pro-German government of Hungary flees
1944 - U.S. 28th Infantry division occupies Schmidt Hurtgenwald
1945 - Lindsay Hassett scores 187 and 124* for Australia Services at Delhi
1946 - Emperor Hirohito proclaims new Japanese constitution
1948 - 2nd NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Toronto 3-1 at Chicago
1948 - Chicago Tribune reports: "Dewey beats Truman"
1952 - Clarence Birdseye markets frozen peas
1952 - Egypt protests German retribution payments to Israel
1953 - 1939 sacrifice fly rule restored: no time at bat for sac fly
1953 - 1st live color coast-to-coast telecast (New York City)
1954 - Linus Pauling wins Nobel Chemistry Prize
1954 - Nobel for physics awarded to Max Born and Walter Bothe
1955 - 1st virus crystallized (announced)
1955 - Alabama woman bruised by a meteor
1955 - Argentine ex-president Peron arrives in Nicaragua
1955 - Australia takes control of Cocos Islands
1955 - Bernardus J Alfrink installed as archbishop of Utrecht
1956 - "Wizard of Oz" 1st televised (CBS-TV)
1957 - U.S.S.R. launches Sputnik 2 with a dog (Laika), 1st animal in orbit
1958 - U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test
1959 - Ben-Gurion's Mapai-party wins Israeli parliamentary election
1960 - Ivory Coast adopts constitution
1960 - Pittsburgh Pirates' Vern Law wins Cy Young Award
1960 - Tammy Grimes' "Unsinkable Molly Brown," premieres in New York City
1960 - "Unsinkable Molly Brown" opens at Winter Garden New York City for 532 performances
1961 - General Assembly unanimously elects U Thant acting secretary general
1962 - U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya U.S.S.R.
1962 - Wilt Chamberlain of NBA San Francisco Warriors scores 72 points vs Los Angeles Lakers
1963 - Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Cavern City Golf Open
1964 - Lyndon Baines Johnson defeats Barry Goldwater for president
1964 - Philadelphia voters approve $25 million to build a new sports stadium
1965 - Sandy Koufax wins NL Cy Young Award unanimously
1967 - Boston's Jim Lonborg wins AL Cy Young
1968 - Bob Packwood is elected senator of Oregon
1968 - Ex-premier Papandreou buried/300,000 demonstrate against fascist junta
1968 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Canyon Ladies Golf Classic
1968 - New York Jet Jim Turner kicks 6 field goals to beat Buffalo 25-21
1969 - Congo president Mobutu visits Belgium
1970 - Bob Gibson wins NL Cy Young Award
1970 - President Nixon promises gradual troop removal of Vietnam
1970 - "President's Daughter" opens at Billy Rose Theater New York City for 72 performances
1970 - Salvador Allende inaugurated as president of Chile
1971 - "Play Misty For Me" premieres
1973 - Good Morning America premieres on ABC (David Hartman and Nancy Dussault)
1973 - Mariner 10 launched-1st Venus pics, 1st mission to Mercury
1974 - Chako Higuchi wins Japan LPGA Golf Classic
1974 - "Lorelei" closes at Palace Theater New York City after 320 performances
1976 - Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA/Japan Mizuno Golf
1977 - Debbie Massey wins LPGA Mizuno-Japan Golf Classic
1978 - 1st broadcast of "Diff'rent strokes" on NBC TV
1978 - Dominica gains independence from U.K. and adopts constitution
1978 - Michiko Okada wins LPGA Mizuno-Japan Golf Classic
1978 - U.S.S.R. and Vietnam sign peace and friendship treaty
1979 - 5 mortally wounded during anti-Ku Klux Klan demonstration in NC
1979 - 63 Americans taken hostage at U.S. Embassy (Teheran, Iran)
1979 - Amy Alcott wins LPGA Mizuno Japan Golf Classic
1979 - Marocco offensive against Polisario
1980 - Ianford Wilsons "5th of July," premieres in New York City
1980 - Walter Hass, Jr. becomes CEO of Oakland A's
1981 - Brewers reliever Rollie Fingers wins AL Cy Young Award
1982 - Detroit blocks 20 Cleveland Cav shots tying NBA regulation game record
1982 - Pete Vuckovich becomes Milwaukee's 2nd consecutive AL Cy Young
1983 - Jesse Jackson launches his 1st campaign for presidency
1983 - Nashville Network begins on cable TV
1984 - 3,000 die in 3 day anti-Sikh riot in India
1984 - Body of assassinated Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi cremated
1985 - Argentine President Alfonsins Radical Burgerunie wins elections
1985 - Jan Stephenson wins LPGA Nichirei Cup Team Match Golf Tournament
1986 - Federated States of Micronesia signs Compact of Free Association with US
1986 - Joaquim Chissano elected president Mozambique
1986 - John Lennon releases "Menlove Avenue" album
1986 - Lebanese magazine Ash Shirra reveals secret U.S. arms sales to Iran
1986 - Northern Mariana Islands becomes a Commonwealth associated with US
1987 - Oakland 1st baseman Mark McGwire wins AL Rookie of Year
1987 - On Wall Street, after 5 consecutive gains, Dow Jones down 50.56
1988 - Pakistan claims it downed Afghan warplane
1988 - Reagan signs credit-card disclosure-bill
1988 - Soviet Union agrees to allow teaching of Hebrew
1988 - Talk-show host Geraldo Rivera's nose is broken as Roy Innis brawls with skinheads at TV taping
1989 - 100s of Bulgarian demonstrate in Sofia for democratic rights
1989 - Lou Piniella is named manager of the Reds, replacing banned Pete Rose
1989 - Minn Timberwolves' 1st NBA game, loses to Seattle, 106-94
1990 - Gro Harlem Brundtland installed as premier of Norway
1991 - 21st New York City Women's Marathon won by Liz McColgan of Scotland in 2:27
1991 - 22nd New York City Marathon won by Salvador Garcia of Mexico in 2:09:28
1991 - Ayrton Senna wins shortest Formula One race ever run (17 laps)
1992 - Bill Clinton wins U.S. presidential election over President Bush
1992 - Carol Moseley Brown elected 1st black female in U.S. Senate
1993 - Ken Daneyko sets New Jersey Devil 'Ironman' record by playing 322nd cons game
1994 - Atlantis 13 launched
1994 - Dutch and British astronomers find spiral nebula Dwingeloo 1
1994 - Space shuttle STS-66 (Atlantis 13), launches
1994 - Susan Smith who claimed her 2 kids were carjacked arrested for murder
1994 - Total solar eclipse in South America (4m23s)
1995 - 1st NBA game at FleetCenter, Boston Celtics lose to Mil Bucks, 101-100
1995 - 1st NBA game at Rose Garden, Port Trailblazers lose to Grizzlies 92-80
1995 - 1st NBA game at Skydome, Toronto Raptors beat New Jersey Nets 94-79
1996 - 26th New York City Women's Marathon won by Anuta Catuna of Romania in 2:28:18
1996 - 27th New York City Marathon won by Giacomo Leone of Italy in 2:09:54
1996 - "It's a Slippery Slope," opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater New York City
1996 - Mayumi Hirase wins LPGA Toray Japan Queens Cup
1996 - Toray Japan Queens Cup
1997 - Boston shortstop Nomar Garciaparra is 6th unanimous AL Rookie of Year
1997 - California law ends affirmative-action
1997 - David Duval wins Championship at the Champions Golf Club
1997 - Phillies 3rd baseman Scott Rolen selected unanimous Rookie of Year


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