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Events and People Who Made History on November 7

7th Century

680 - 3rd Council of Constantinople (6th ecumenical council) opens

10th Century

921 - Treaty of Bonn: East France and West France recognize each other

16th Century

1512 - Medici's discharge Niccolo Machiavelli from Florence
1519 - University of Leuven convicts teaching of Luther
1558 - French king Henri II occupies Calais
1581 - Queen Elizabeth I and Francois of Anjou wed
1597 - Emilia of Nassau weds Dom Emanuel of Portugal

17th Century

1631 - Pierre Gassendi observes transit of Mercury predicted by Kepler
1637 - Anne Hutchinson banished from Mass bay colony as a heretic
1651 - King Louis XIV of France (13) declarer of full age
1659 - Peace of Pyreneeen: French king Louis XIV and Spanish king Philip IV
1665 - 1st edition of "London Gazette"
1667 - Jean Racine's "Andromaque," premieres in Paris

18th Century

1722 - Richard Steele's "Conscious Lovers," premieres in London
1733 - France and Spain sign Escoriaal Treaty
1747 - Organgist in Netherlands revolt under Daniel Raap
1775 - Lord Dunmore, promises freedom to male slaves who join British army
1794 - French troops conquer Nijmegen

19th Century

1805 - Lewis and Clark 1st sights Pacific Ocean
1811 - Battle of Tippecanoe, gave Harrison a presidential slogan
1814 - 1st sitting of States-general in Hague
1820 - James Monroe elected 5th U.S. president
1824 - St. Petersburg flood
1831 - State Gran Colombia disbands
1848 - General Zachary Taylor elected as president of US
1861 - Battle of Belmont, MO
1861 - Battle of Port Royal Bay, South Carolina (Ft. Walker, Ft. Beauregard)
1863 - Battle of Rappahannock Station and Kelly's Ford, VA
1864 - 2nd session of congress of Confederate States of America reconvenes
1865 - London Gazette, oldest surviving journal, is founded
1872 - U.S. cargo ship Mary Celeste set sail from New York on a journey which ended when it is found mysteriously abandoned the following month
1874 - 1st cartoon depicting elephant as Republican Party symbol, by T Nast
1875 - Verney Cameron is 1st European to cross equitorial Africa
1876 - Edward Bouchet, is 1st black to recieve a PhD in U.S. college (Yale)
1876 - Meharry Medical College forms at Central Tennesse College
1876 - President Rutherford B Hayes and Samuel J Tilden claim presidential victory Tilden (D) wins election but Electoral college selects Hayes (R)
1885 - Canadian Pacific Railway completed at Craigellachie
1893 - State Colorado accept female suffrage

20th Century

1907 - Dynamite explodes on locomotive kills engineer Jesus Garcia in Mexico
1907 - Test tokens are struck in 1st production of Canadian coins
1908 - Dutch capture Venezuelan navy
1909 - Knights and Ladies of St. Peter Claver organizes in Mobile Alabama
1914 - Japan attack German concession on Chinese peninsula of Shanghai
1915 - Austrian submarine torpedoes Italian passenger ship (272 killed)
1916 - Grand duke Nikolai Nikolayevich warns czar of uprising
1916 - Jeannette Rankin, Representative-R-Montana 1917 - 1919 and 1941 - 1943, elected 1st woman Representative
1916 - Woodrow Wilson (D) re-elected president
1917 - British capture Gaza Palestine from Turks
1917 - October Revolution (Oct 26 OS) in Russia, Lenin seizes power
1918 - Goddard demonstrates tube-launched solid propellant rockets
1918 - United Press erroneously reports WW I armistice had been signed
1918 - Vladimir Mayakovsky's "Misteriya Buff," premieres in Petrograd
1919 - U.S. police raid offices of Union of Russian Workers
1921 - Ed Wynn's musical "Perfect Fool," premieres in New York City
1925 - Italians liberal-national party joins fascist
1928 - Herbert Hoover (R) elected president
1929 - Museum of Modern Art opens in New York City
1931 - Chinese People's Republic proclaimed by Mao Tse Tung
1932 - 1st broadcast of "Buck Rogers in the 25th century" on CBS-radio
1932 - Bradman scores 238 NSW vs. Victoria, 200 minutes, 32 fours
1933 - Pennsylvania voters overturn blue law, by permitting Sunday sports
1934 - Arthur L Mitchell, becomes 1st black Democratic congressman (Ill)
1935 - 23rd CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg Winnipegs defeats Hamilton Tigers, 18-12
1936 - Battle of Madrid begins
1940 - Stravinsky's Symfonie in C premieres in Chicago
1940 - Tacoma Narrows (Galloping Gertie) Bridge collapses, Wash
1941 - British air attack on Berlin, Mannheim and Ruhrgebied
1942 - 1st U.S. president to broadcast in a foreign language-FDR in French
1942 - Bicyclist Fausto Coppi establishes world record (45,848 km)
1943 - Detroit Lions 0, New York Giants 0; last scoreless tie in NFL
1944 - Franklin D. Roosevelt wins 4th term in office, defeating Thomas E Dewey (R)
1944 - Train crashes in tunnel of Aguadilla Spain; about 500 die
1946 - "Bal Negre" opens at Belasco Theater New York City for 54 performances
1949 - King Faruk disbands Egyptian parliament
1950 - Carlo Terron's "Processo Agli Innocenti," premieres in Milan
1950 - French women and children leaves Hanoi/Tonkin-delta
1951 - Constitution of Jordan passes
1953 - WIS TV channel 10 in Columbia, South Carolina (NBC) begins broadcasting
1954 - Cleveland Browns' Chet Hanulak sets club record with 7 punt returns and win by their largest margin of victory (59) beating Washington 62-3
1954 - U.S. spy plane shot down North of Japan
1957 - Phillies pitcher Jack Sanford wins NL Rookie of Year
1957 - WEEQ (now WWTO) TV channel 35 in La Salle, IL (IND) 1st broadcast
1959 - 13th Ryder Cup: U.S. wins 8 -3 at Eldorado CC California
1960 - KNRR TV channel 12 in Pembina, ND (IND) begins broadcsting
1961 - France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria
1962 - Glenn Hall set NHL record of 503 consecutive games as goalie
1963 - Carole Joan Crawford, 20, of Jamaica, crowned 13th Miss World
1963 - New York Yankee Elston Howard is 1st black ever voted AL MVP
1964 - NL keeps Braves in Milwaukee in 1965, may move to Atlanta in 1966
1965 - Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Tall City Golf Open
1966 - Jean-Claude van Itallie's "America Hurrah," premieres in New York City
1966 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1966 - Lunar Orbiter 2 launched by US
1967 - Carl B. Stokes elected 1st black mayor of a major city-Cleveland, Ohio
1967 - Lyndon Baines Johnson signs a bill establishing Corporation for Public Broadcasting
1967 - Richard G. Hatcher elected mayor of Gary, Indiana
1967 - St. Louis Cardinals Orlando Cepeda is 1st unanimous NL MVP
1967 - Surveyor 6 launched for soft landing on Moon
1968 - U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya U.S.S.R.
1969 - John and Yoko release their 2nd album "Wedding Album" in UK
1970 - "Purlie" closes at Broadway Theater New York City after 689 performances
1970 - Race riots in Daytona Beach Florida
1972 - President Nixon (R) re-elected defeating George McGovern (D)
1973 - New Jersey becomes 1st state to allow girls into little league
1973 - U.S. and Egypt announce restoration of full diplomatic links
1974 - 63rd Davis Cup: South Africa beats India in (w/o)
1975 - Kidnapped AKZO director Herrema freed in Ireland
1976 - "Gone With the Wind" televised
1978 - Boston Red Sox Jim Rice wins AL MVP
1978 - CDA-chairman W Aantjes resigns due to his war past
1979 - Cub reliever Bruce Sutter wins NL Cy Young Award
1981 - France performs nuclear test
1982 - Liz Taylor's 7th divorce (John Warner)
1982 - Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
1982 - Turkey adopts constitution
1982 - "Your Arms are Too Short to Box" closes at Alvin New York City after 69 performances
1983 - Ali Haji-Sheikh kicks his 2nd New York Giant record 56 yard field goal
1983 - Bomb explodes in U.S. Capitol, causing heavy damage but no injuries
1984 - STS-51-A launch scrubbed because of high shear winds
1985 - Colombian troops end 27-hour siege of Bogota's Palace of Justice
1987 - Tunisian premier Zine al-Abidine fires president Habib Bourguiba
1988 - MLB all stars beats Japan 16-8 (Game 3 of 7)
1988 - Sugar Ray Leonard KO's Donnie LaLonde
1989 - Balt's Gregg Olson is 1st relief pitcher to win AL Rookie of Year
1989 - Douglas Wilder elected 1st U.S. black governor (D-Va)
1989 - New York City elects it's 1st black mayor (Dinkins) and female comp (Holtzman)
1990 - Cleveland Indian Sandy Alomar, Jr. wins AL Rookie of Year, unanimously
1990 - "Little Night Music" closes at New York State New York City after 11 performances
1990 - Mary Robinson elected as 1st female president of Ireland
1990 - "Those Were The Days" opens at Edison Theater New York City for 126 performances
1991 - 1st NBA game in Delta City, Utah Jazz beats Seattle 103-95
1991 - "Brigadoon" opens at New York State Theater New York City for 12 performances
1991 - Magic Johnson announces he has HIV virus and retires from Los Angeles Lakers
1991 - "Park Your Car in Harvard Yard" opens at Music Box New York City
1992 - 1st NBA game at America West Arena, Phoenix Suns beat Clippers 111-105
1993 - Betsy King wins LPGA Toray Japan Queens Cup Golf Tournament
1995 - Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on WXDX 105.9 FM
1995 - Howard Stern's 2nd book "Miss America" released (fastest selling ever)
1996 - "3 Sisters" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater New York City
1996 - NFL/Heisman Trophy Winner Mike Rozier, is shot several times
1996 - Wasim Jaffer gets 314* in 2nd cricket FC game for Mumbai vs. Saurashtra
1997 - "Bean" opens in US

21st Century

2000 - Al Gore wins the popular vote but loses the electoral vote to George W. Bush
2000 - Hilary Clinton is the first former First Lady elected to the Senate


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