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Today In History, November 15th

1864 – Union Gen. William T. Sherman and his troops began their “March to the Sea” during the U.S. Civil War. 1867 – the first stock ticker was unveiled in New York City. 1901 – Miller Reese patented an electrical

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In Theatres Today… Beverly Hills Cop 4 with Eddie Murphy Is Officially Happening… Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Black Adam’ Movie Sets Release Date… ‘Goliath’ Renewed For Final Season… Alicia Keys To Host 2020 Grammy Awards

In Theatres Today: ‘Ford v Ferrari’ will bring in at least $20 million this weekend, which should be enough for the Matt Damon-Christian Bale movie to open at No. 1. … In theatres: ‘Ford v Ferrari’ (PG-13); ‘Charlie’s Angels’ (PG-13);

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Today In History, 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 – Charles

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Today In History, 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”.

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Today In History, November 12th

1920 – Judge Keneshaw Mountain Landis was elected the first commissioner of the American and National Leagues as noted in the ‘88 movie “Eight Men Out” about the 1919 World Series between the Chicago White Sox and Cincinnati Reds .

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Today In History, November 11th

1851 – The telescope was patented by Alvan Clark. 1918 – World War I came to an end when the Allies and Germany signed an armistice. This day became recognized as Veteran’s Day in the United States. (Image: ReMax Capital

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Today In History, November 8th

1793 – The Louvre Museum, in Paris, opened to the public for the first time. 1805 – The “Corps of Discovery” reached the Pacific Ocean. The expedition was led by William Clark and Meriwether Lewis. The journey had begun on

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Today In History, November 7th

1874 – The Republican party of the U.S. was first symbolized as an elephant in a cartoon by Thomas Nast in Harper’s Weekly. 1876 – The cigarette manufacturing machine was patented by Albert H. Hook. 1918 – During World War

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Today In History, November 6th

1860 – Abraham Lincoln was elected to be the sixteenth president of the United States. 1861 – The inventor of basketball, James Naismith, was born. 1894 – William C. Hooker received a patent for the mousetrap. 1917 – During World

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Today In History, November 5th

1605 – The “Gunpowder Plot” attempted by Guy Fawkes failed when he was captured before he could blow up the English Parliament. Guy Fawkes Day is celebrated every November 5th in Britain to celebrate his failure to blow up all

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Today In History, November 4th

1846 – A patent for an artificial leg was granted to Benjamin Palmer. 1847 – Scottish obstetrician James Young Simpson discovered the anaesthetic qualities of chloroform. 1880 – James and John Ritty patented the first cash register. 1922 – In

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Today In History, November 1st

1765 – The British Parliament enacted The Stamp Act in the American colonies. The act was repealed in March of 1766 on the same day that the Parliament passed the Declaratory Acts which asserted that the British government had free

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Today In History, October 31st

1517 – Martin Luther posted the 95 Theses on the door of the Wittenberg Palace Church. The event marked the start of the Protestant Reformation in Germany. 1926 – Magician Harry Houdini died, following a ruptured appendix that had been

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Today In History, October 30th

1894 – The time clock was patented by Daniel M. Cooper of Rochester New York. 1938 – Orson Welles’ “The War of the Worlds” aired on CBS radio. The belief that the realistic radio dramatization was a live news event

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Today In History, October 29th

1863 – The International Committee of the Red Cross was founded. 1929 – America’s Great Depression began with the crash of the Wall Street stock market. 1945 – The first ballpoint pens to be made commercially went on sale at

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