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Events, November 23rd

1889 – The first jukebox made its debut in San Francisco, at the Palais Royale Saloon. 1936 – The first edition of “Life” was published. 1945 – The U.S. wartime rationing of most foods ended. 1946 – Mound Metalcraft changed

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Events, November 22nd

1718 – English pirate Edward Teach (a.k.a. “Blackbeard”) was killed during a battle off the coast of North Carolina. British soldiers cornered him aboard his ship and killed him. He was shot and stabbed more than 25 times. 1906 –

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Events, November 21st

1620 – The Mayflower reached Provincetown, Maine. The ship discharged the Pilgrims at Plymouth, Maine, December 26, 1620. 1783 – The first successful flight was made in a hot air balloon. The pilots, Francois Pilatre de Rosier and Francois Laurent,

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Events, November 20th

1947 – Britain’s Princess Elizabeth married Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh in Westminster Abbey. 1962 – The Cuban Missile Crisis ended. The Soviet Union removed its missiles and bombers from Cuba and the U.S. ended its blockade of the island.

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Events, November 17th

1558 – Elizabeth I ascended the English throne upon the death of Queen Mary Tudor. 1869 – The Suez Canal opened in Egypt, linking the Mediterranean and the Red seas. 1904 – The first underwater submarine journey was taken, from

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Events, November 16th

1885 – Canadian rebel Louis Riel was executed for high treason.  1915 – Coca-Cola had its prototype for a contoured bottle patented. The bottle made its commercial debut the next year.  1933 – The United States and the Soviet Union established diplomatic relations for

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Events, November 14th

November 14th: 1832 – The first streetcar went into operation in New York City, New York. The vehicle was horse-drawn and had room for 30 people. 1851 – Herman Melville’s novel “Moby Dick” was first published in the U.S. 1881

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Events, November 13th

November 13th: 1775 – During the American Revolution, U.S. forces captured Montreal. 1789 – Benjamin Franklin wrote a letter to a friend in which he said, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes”. 1940 –

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Events, November 10th

November 10th: 1775 – The U.S. Marines were organized under authority of the Continental Congress. Goingwent out of existence after the end of the Revolutionary War in April of 1783, the Marine Corps were formally re-established on July 11, 1798.

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Events, November 9th

November 9th: 1911 – George Claude of Paris, France, applied for a patent on neon advertising signs. 1923 – In Munich, the Beer Hall Putsch was crushed by German troops that were loyal to the democratic government. The event began

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Events, November 8th

November 8th: 1793 – The Louvre Museum, in Paris, opened to the public for the first time.  1895 – Wilhelm Roentgen while experimenting with electricity discovered the scientific principle involved and took the first X-ray pictures.  1910 – William H.

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Events, November 7th

November 7th: 1876 – The cigarette manufacturing machine was patented by Albert H. Hook. 1918 – During World War I, a false report through the United Press announced that an armistice had been signed. 1929 – The Museum of Modern

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Events, November 6th

1861 – The inventor of basketball, James Naismith, was born.  1894 – William C. Hooker received a patent for the mousetrap. 1935 – Edwin H. Armstrong announced his development of FM broadcasting. 1952 – The first hydrogen bomb was exploded

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Events, November 3rd

1507 – Leonardo DaVinci was commissioned by the husband of Lisa Gherardini to paint her. The work is known as the Mona Lisa. 1892 – The first automatic telephone went into service at LaPorte, Indiana. The device was invented by

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Events, November 2nd

November 2nd: 1895 – In Chicago, Illinois, the first gasoline powered car contest took place in America. 1947 – Howard Hughes flew his “Spruce Goose,” a huge wooden airplane, for eight minutes in California. It was the plane’s first and

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