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June 16

1972 – The largest single-site hydroelectric power project in Canada is inaugurated at Churchill Falls Generating Station. 1795 – French Revolutionary Wars: In what became known as Cornwalliss Retreat, a British Royal Navy squadron led by Vice Ad ...

                                               

June 2

1896 – Guglielmo Marconi applies for a patent for his wireless telegraph. 1763 – Pontiacs Rebellion: At what is now Mackinaw City, Michigan, Chippewas capture Fort Michilimackinac by diverting the garrisons attention with a game of lacrosse, then ...

                                               

June 22

June 22 is the 173rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 192 days remain until the end of the year. On this day the Summer solstice may occur in the Northern Hemisphere, and the Winter solstice may occur in the Southern Hemisphere.

                                               

June 24

1916 – Mary Pickford becomes the first female film star to sign a million-dollar contract. 1938 – Pieces of a meteorite, estimated to have weighed 450 metric tons when hit the Earths atmosphere and exploded, land near Chicora, Pennsylvania. 1312 ...

                                               

June 26

1995 – Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani deposes his father Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, the Emir of Qatar, in a bloodless coup detat. 1886 – Henri Moissan isolated elemental Fluorine for the first time. 1906 – The first Grand Prix motor racing event hel ...

                                               

June 28

June 28 is the 179th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 186 days remain until the end of the year. In common years it is always in ISO week 26. This date is the only date each year where both the month and day are different perfect number ...

                                               

June 29

1956 – The Federal Aid Highway Act of 1956 is signed by U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower, officially creating the United States Interstate Highway System. 2006 – Hamdan v. Rumsfeld: The U.S. Supreme Court rules that President George W. Bushs p ...

                                               

June 30

1974 – The Baltimore municipal strike of 1974 begins. 1422 – Battle of Arbedo between the duke of Milan and the Swiss cantons. 1794 – Native American forces under Blue Jacket attack Fort Recovery. 1912 – The Regina Cyclone, Canadas deadliest torn ...

                                               

June 6

1971 – A midair collision between a Hughes Airwest Douglas DC-9 jetliner and a United States Marine Corps McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II jet fighter near Duarte, California, claims 50 lives. 1982 – The Lebanon War begins. Forces under Israeli D ...

                                               

June 7

1929 – The Lateran Treaty is ratified, bringing Vatican City into existence. 1905 – Norways parliament dissolves its union with Sweden. The vote was confirmed by a national plebiscite on August 13 of that year. 1917 – World War I: Battle of Messi ...

                                               

June 9

1523 – The Parisian Faculty of Theology fines Simon de Colines for publishing the Biblical commentary Commentarii initiatorii in quatuor Evangelia by Jacques Lefevre dEtaples. 1978 – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints opens its pries ...

                                               

East German uprising of 1953

The East German uprising of 1953 began with a strike action by East Berlin construction workers on 16 June, and turned into a widespread uprising against the communist German Democratic Republic government the next day. It involved more than one ...

                                               

March 1

1836 – A convention of delegates from 57 Texas communities convenes in Washington-on-the-Brazos, Texas, to deliberate independence from Mexico. 1974 – Watergate scandal: Seven are indicted for their role in the Watergate break-in and charged with ...

                                               

March 15

March 15 is the 74th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 291 days remain until the end of the year. In the Roman calendar, March 15 was known as the Ides of March.

                                               

March 21

March 21 is the 80th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 285 days remain until the end of the year. In astrology, the day of the equinox is the first full day of the sign of Aries. It is also the traditional first day of the astrological y ...

                                               

March 22

1638 – Anne Hutchinson is expelled from Massachusetts Bay Colony for religious dissent. 1993 – The Intel Corporation ships the first Pentium chips 80586, featuring a 60 MHz clock speed, 100+ MIPS, and a 64 bit data path. 106 – Start of the Bostra ...

                                               

March 23

1996 – Taiwan holds its first direct elections and chooses Lee Teng-hui as President. 1848 – The ship John Wickliffe arrives at Port Chalmers carrying the first Scottish settlers for Dunedin, New Zealand. Otago province is founded. 1939 – The Hun ...

                                               

March 25

1965 – Civil rights activists led by Martin Luther King Jr. successfully complete their 4-day 50-mile march from Selma to the capitol in Montgomery, Alabama. 1918 – The Belarusian Peoples Republic is established. 1000 – Fatimid caliph al-Hakim bi ...

                                               

March 27

1513 – Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon reaches the northern end of The Bahamas on his first voyage to Florida. 1977 – Tenerife airport disaster: Two Boeing 747 airliners collide on a foggy runway on Tenerife in the Canary Islands, killing 583 ...

                                               

March 28

1871 – The Paris Commune is formally established in Paris. AD 37 – Roman emperor Caligula accepts the titles of the Principate, bestowed on him by the Senate. 1910 – Henri Fabre becomes the first person to fly a seaplane, the Fabre Hydravion, aft ...

                                               

March 4

1849 – President-Elect Zachary Taylor and Vice President-Elect Millard Fillmore did not take their respective Oaths of office, leading to the theory that outgoing President Pro Tempore of the United States Senate David Rice Atchison assumed the r ...

                                               

March 5

1960 – Indonesian President Sukarno dismissed the Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat DPR, 1955 democratically elected parliament, and replaced with DPR-GR, the parliament of his own selected members. 1868 – Mefistofele, an opera by Arrigo Boito, receives it ...

                                               

March 6

1945 – World War II: Cologne is captured by American troops. On the same day, Operation Spring Awakening, the last major German offensive of the war, begins. 1899 – Bayer registers "Aspirin" as a trademark. 1975 – Algiers Accord: Iran and Iraq an ...

                                               

March 8

1983 – Cold War: While addressing a convention of Evangelicals, U.S. President Ronald Reagan labels the Soviet Union an "evil empire". 1957 – The 1957 Georgia Memorial to Congress, which petitions the U.S. Congress to declare the ratification of ...

                                               

March 10

1629 – Charles I dissolves the Parliament of England, beginning the eleven-year period known as the Personal Rule. 1944 – Greek Civil War: The Political Committee of National Liberation is established in Greece by the National Liberation Front. 2 ...

                                               

March 11

1824 – The United States Department of War creates the Bureau of Indian Affairs. 1879 – Shō Tai formally abdicated his position of King of Ryūkyū, under orders from Tokyo, ending the Ryukyu Kingdom. 1845 – Flagstaff War: Unhappy with translationa ...

                                               

March 12

1912 – The Girl Guides later renamed the Girl Scouts of the USA are founded in the United States. 1967 – Suharto takes power from Sukarno when the Peoples Consultative Assembly inaugurate him as Acting President of Indonesia. 1989 – Sir Tim Berne ...

                                               

March 13

2012 – The Sierre coach crash kills 28 people, including 22 children. 1988 – The Seikan Tunnel, the longest undersea tunnel in the world, opens between Aomori and Hakodate, Japan. 2016 – Three gunmen attack two hotels in the Ivory Coast town of G ...

                                               

March 14

1794 – Eli Whitney is granted a patent for the cotton gin. 1945 – World War II: The R.A.F.s first operational use of the Grand Slam bomb, Bielefeld, Germany. 1663 – According to his own account, Otto von Guericke completes his book De Vacuo. 313 ...

                                               

March 16

1991 – The airplane carrying eight members of Reba McEntires touring band crashed on the side of Otay Mountain. 1918 – Finnish Civil War: Battle of Lankipohja is infamous for its bloody aftermath as the Whites executed 70–100 capitulated Reds. 19 ...

                                               

March 17

1860 – The First Taranaki War begins in Taranaki, New Zealand, a major phase of the New Zealand Wars. 1950 – Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley announce the creation of element 98, which they name "californium". 455 – Petronius ...

                                               

March 18

1996 – A nightclub fire in Quezon City, Philippines kills 162 people. 1948 – Soviet consultants leave Yugoslavia in the first sign of the Tito–Stalin Split. 1970 – Lon Nol ousts Prince Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia. 1938 – Mexico creates Pemex by ...

                                               

March 19

1921 – Irish War of Independence: One of the biggest engagements of the war takes place at Crossbarry, County Cork. About 100 Irish Republican Army IRA volunteers escape an attempt by over 1.300 British forces to encircle them. 2013 – A series of ...

                                               

March 2

1865 – East Cape War: The Volkner Incident in New Zealand. 1901 – The U.S. Congress passes the Platt Amendment limiting the autonomy of Cuba, as a condition of the withdrawal of American troops. 986 – Louis V becomes King of the Franks. 1867 – Th ...

                                               

March 20

March 20 is the 79th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 286 days remain until the end of the year. Typically the March equinox falls on this date, marking the vernal point in the Northern Hemisphere and the autumnal point in the Southern ...

                                               

March 24

March 24 is the 83rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 282 days remain until the end of the year. March 24th is the 365th and last day of the year in many European implementations of the Julian calendar.

                                               

March 26

1812 – A political cartoon in the Boston Gazette coins the term "gerrymander" to describe oddly shaped electoral districts designed to help incumbents win reelection. 1971 – East Pakistan declares its independence from Pakistan to form Bangladesh ...

                                               

March 29

1973 – Operation Barrel Roll, a covert American bombing campaign in Laos to stop communist infiltration of South Vietnam, ends. 1886 – John Pemberton brews the first batch of Coca-Cola in a backyard in Atlanta. 1632 – Treaty of Saint-Germain is s ...

                                               

March 3

473 – Gundobad nephew of Ricimer nominates Glycerius as emperor of the Western Roman Empire. 1859 – The two-day Great Slave Auction, the largest such auction in United States history, concludes. 1985 – Arthur Scargill declares that the National U ...

                                               

March 30

1855 – Origins of the American Civil War: "Border Ruffians" from Missouri invade Kansas and force election of a pro-slavery legislature. 1856 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Crimean War. 1982 – Space Shuttle program: STS-3 Mission is ...

                                               

March 31

March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 275 days remain until the end of the year. It is the last day of the first quarter of the year.

                                               

March 7

1827 – Brazilian marines unsuccessfully attack the temporary naval base of Carmen de Patagones, Argentina. 1989 – Iran and the United Kingdom break diplomatic relations after a fight over Salman Rushdie and his controversial novel, The Satanic Ve ...

                                               

March 9

1230 – Bulgarian Tsar Ivan Asen II defeats Theodore of Epirus in the Battle of Klokotnitsa. 1842 – Giuseppe Verdis third opera, Nabucco, receives its premiere performance in Milan; its success establishes Verdi as one of Italys foremost opera com ...

                                               

3 May Constitution Day

3 May Constitution Day is a Polish national and public holiday that takes place on 3 May. The holiday celebrates the declaration of the Constitution of 3 May 1791. Festivities date back to the Duchy of Warsaw early in the 19th century, but it bec ...

                                               

May 1

1894 – Coxeys Army, the first significant American protest march, arrives in Washington, D.C. 1865 – The Empire of Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay sign the Treaty of the Triple Alliance. 1957 – Thirty-four people are killed when a Vickers Viking a ...

                                               

May 15

1869 – Womens suffrage: In New York, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton form the National Woman Suffrage Association. 1796 – War of the First Coalition: Napoleon enters Milan in triumph. 1567 – Mary, Queen of Scots marries James Hepburn, ...

                                               

May 17

1980 – On the eve of presidential elections, Maoist guerrilla group Shining Path attacks a polling location in Chuschi a town in Ayacucho, starting the Internal conflict in Peru. 1943 – World War II: Dambuster Raids commence by No. 617 Squadron R ...

                                               

May 18

1863 – American Civil War: The Siege of Vicksburg begins. 332 – Emperor Constantine the Great announces free distributions of food to the citizens in Constantinople. 2005 – A second photo from the Hubble Space Telescope confirms that Pluto has tw ...

                                               

May 21

1864 – American Civil War: The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House ends. 2011 – Radio broadcaster Harold Camping predicted that the world would end on this date. 1871 – French troops invade the Paris Commune and engage its residents in street figh ...

                                               

May 23

1829 – Accordion patent granted to Cyrill Demian in Vienna, Austrian Empire. 1960 – A tsunami caused by an earthquake in Chile the previous day kills 61 people in Hilo, Hawaii. 1932 – In Brazil, four students are shot and killed during a manifest ...

                                               

May 24

1976 – The Judgment of Paris takes place in France, launching California as a worldwide force in the production of quality wine. 2014 – A 6.4 magnitude earthquake occurs in the Aegean Sea between Greece and Turkey, injuring 324 people. 1607 – 100 ...

                                               

May 25

2000 – Liberation Day of Lebanon. Israel withdraws its army from Lebanese territory except for the disputed Shebaa farms zone 22 years after its invasion in 1978. 1925 – Scopes Trial: John T. Scopes is indicted for teaching Charles Darwins theory ...

                                               

May 27

1937 – In California, the Golden Gate Bridge opens to pedestrian traffic, creating a vital link between San Francisco and Marin County, California. 1813 – War of 1812: In Canada, American forces capture Fort George. 1975 – Dibbles Bridge coach cr ...

                                               

May 3

1928 – The Jinan incident begins with the deaths of twelve Japanese civilians by Chinese forces in Jinan, China, which leads to Japanese retaliation and the deaths of over 2.000 Chinese civilians in the following days. 1855 – American adventurer ...

                                               

May 5

May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 240 days remain until the end of the year. This day marks the approximate midpoint of spring in the Northern Hemisphere and of autumn in the Southern Hemisphere starting the season at ...

                                               

May 7

2004 – American businessman Nick Berg is beheaded by Islamic militants. The act is recorded on videotape and released on the Internet. 1915 – The Republic of China accedes to 13 of the 21 Demands, extending the Empire of Japan s control over Manc ...

                                               

May 8

1902 – In Martinique, Mount Pelee erupts, destroying the town of Saint-Pierre and killing over 30.000 people. Only a handful of residents survive the blast. 1516 – A group of imperial guards, led by Trinh Duy Sản, murdered Emperor Lê Tương Duc an ...

                                               

May 10

2013 – One World Trade Center becomes the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. 1775 – American Revolutionary War: A small Colonial militia led by Ethan Allen and Colonel Benedict Arnold captures Fort Ticonderoga. 1291 – Scottish nobles rec ...

                                               

May 11

1833 – The Lady of the Lake strikes an iceberg off Newfoundland and sinks with the loss of up to 265 passengers and crew. 1858 – Minnesota is admitted as the 32nd state of the United States. 1813 – William Lawson, Gregory Blaxland and William Wen ...

                                               

May 12

1864 – American Civil War: The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House: Union troops assault a Confederate salient known as the "Mule Shoe", with the fiercest fighting of the war, much of it hand-to-hand combat, occurring at "the Bloody Angle" on the ...

                                               

May 13

1951 – The 400th anniversary of the founding of the National University of San Marcos is commemorated by the opening of the first large-capacity stadium in Peru. 1958 – During a visit to Caracas, Venezuela, Vice President Richard Nixons car is at ...

                                               

May 14

1879 – The first group of 463 Indian indentured laborers arrives in Fiji aboard the Leonidas. 2004 – The Constitutional Court of South Korea overturns the impeachment of President Roh Moo-hyun. 1931 – Five unarmed civilians are killed in the Ådal ...

                                               

May 16

1918 – The Sedition Act of 1918 is passed by the U.S. Congress, making criticism of the government during wartime an imprisonable offense. It will be repealed less than two years later. 1969 – Venera program: Venera 5, a Soviet space probe, lands ...

                                               

May 19

2016 – EgyptAir Flight 804 crashes into the Mediterranean Sea while traveling from Paris to Cairo, killing all on board. 1802 – Napoleon Bonaparte founds the Legion of Honour. 1542 – The Prome Kingdom falls to the Taungoo Dynasty in present-day M ...

                                               

May 2

1986 – Chernobyl disaster: The City of Chernobyl is evacuated six days after the disaster. 2008 – Chaiten Volcano begins erupting in Chile, forcing the evacuation of more than 4.500 people. 2012 – A pastel version of The Scream, by Norwegian pain ...

                                               

May 20

1840 – York Minster is badly damaged by fire. 1498 – Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama discovers the sea route to India when he arrives at Kozhikode previously known as Calicut, India. 1645 – Yangzhou massacre: The ten day massacre of 800.000 res ...

                                               

May 22

1864 – American Civil War: After ten weeks, the Union Armys Red River Campaign ends in failure. 1939 – World War II: Germany and Italy sign the Pact of Steel. 1840 – The penal transportation of British convicts to the New South Wales colony is ab ...

                                               

May 26

1869 – Boston University is chartered by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 1991 – Lauda Air Flight 004 breaks apart in mid-air and crashes in the Phu Toei National Park in Thailand, killing all 223 people on board. 1981 – An EA-6B Prowler crashe ...

                                               

May 28

1926 – The 28 May 1926 coup detat: Ditadura Nacional is established in Portugal to suppress the unrest of the First Republic. 1892 – In San Francisco, John Muir organizes the Sierra Club. 1961 – Peter Benensons article The Forgotten Prisoners is ...

                                               

May 29

1950 – The St. Roch, the first ship to circumnavigate North America, arrives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. 1945 – First combat mission of the Consolidated B-32 Dominator heavy bomber. 1935 – First flight of the Messerschmitt Bf 109 fighter aer ...

                                               

May 30

1876 – Ottoman sultan Abdulaziz is deposed and succeeded by his nephew Murad V. 1971 – Mariner program: Mariner 9 is launched to map 70% of the surface, and to study temporal changes in the atmosphere and surface, of Mars. 2003 – Depayin massacre ...

                                               

May 31

1813 – In Australia, William Lawson, Gregory Blaxland and William Wentworth reach Mount Blaxland, effectively marking the end of a route across the Blue Mountains. 1942 – World War II: Imperial Japanese Navy midget submarines begin a series of at ...

                                               

May 4

1989 – Iran–Contra affair: Former White House aide Oliver North is convicted of three crimes and acquitted of nine other charges; the convictions are later overturned on appeal. 1982 – Twenty sailors are killed when the British Type 42 destroyer ...

                                               

May 6

1960 – More than 20 million viewers watch the first televised royal wedding when Princess Margaret marries Anthony Armstrong-Jones at Westminster Abbey. 1996 – The body of former CIA director William Colby is found washed up on a riverbank in sou ...

                                               

May 9

1540 – Hernando de Alarcon sets sail on an expedition to the Gulf of California. 1988 – New Parliament House, Canberra officially opens. 1945 – World War II: The German occupation of the Channel Islands comes to an end. 2012 – A Sukhoi Superjet 1 ...

                                               

Constitution of 3 May 1791

The Constitution of 3 May 1791, was a constitution adopted by the Great Sejm for the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, a dual monarchy comprising the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. The Constitution was designed to ...

                                               

November 11

1100 – Henry I of England marries Matilda of Scotland, the daughter of Malcolm III of Scotland and a direct descendant of the Saxon king Edmund Ironside; Matilda is crowned in the same day. 1880 – Australian bushranger Ned Kelly is hanged at Melb ...

                                               

November 17

1989 – Cold War: Velvet Revolution begins: In Czechoslovakia, a student demonstration in Prague is quelled by riot police. This sparks an uprising aimed at overthrowing the communist government it succeeds on December 29. 1969 – Cold War: Negotia ...

                                               

November 19

1802 – The Garinagu arrive at British Honduras Present day Belize 1967 – The establishment of TVB, the first wireless commercial television station in Hong Kong. 1988 – Serbian communist representative and future Serbian and Yugoslav president Sl ...

                                               

November 21

2004 – The second round of the Ukrainian presidential election is held, giving rise to massive protests and controversy over the elections integrity. 1959 – American disc jockey Alan Freed, who had popularized the term "rock and roll" and music o ...

                                               

November 28

1943 – World War II: Tehran Conference: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin meet in Tehran, Iran, to discuss war strategy. 1919 – Lady Astor is elected as a Member of the ...

                                               

November 30

1999 – Exxon and Mobil sign a US$73.7 billion agreement to merge, thus creating ExxonMobil, the worlds largest company. 2005 – John Sentamu becomes the first black archbishop in the Church of England with his enthronement as the 97th Archbishop o ...

                                               

November 5

2017 – Devin Patrick Kelley kills 26 and injured 20 in a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. 1780 – French-American forces under Colonel LaBalme are defeated by Miami Chief Little Turtle. 1996 – Pakistani President Farooq Leghari dismisses the g ...

                                               

November 6

2012 – Barack Obama is reelected President of the United States 1947 – Meet the Press, the longest running television program in history, makes its debut. 1869 – In New Brunswick, New Jersey, Rutgers College defeats Princeton University then know ...

                                               

November 7

November 7 is the 311th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 54 days remain until the end of the year. This day marks the approximate midpoint of autumn in the Northern Hemisphere and of spring in the Southern Hemisphere starting the season ...

                                               

November 8

1602 – The Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford is opened to the public. 1965 – The 173rd Airborne is ambushed by over 1.200 Viet Cong in Operation Hump during the Vietnam War, while the 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment fight one ...

                                               

November 1

1922 – Abolition of the Ottoman sultanate: The last sultan of the Ottoman Empire, Mehmed VI, abdicates. 1914 – World War I: The first British Royal Navy defeat of the war with Germany, the Battle of Coronel, is fought off of the western coast of ...

                                               

November 10

1951 – With the rollout of the North American Numbering Plan, direct-dial coast-to-coast telephone service begins in the United States. 2006 – Sri Lankan Tamil politician Nadarajah Raviraj is assassinated in Colombo. 1972 – Southern Airways Fligh ...

                                               

November 12

1970 – The 1970 Bhola cyclone makes landfall on the coast of East Pakistan becoming the deadliest tropical cyclone in history. 1969 – Vietnam War: Independent investigative journalist Seymour Hersh breaks the story of the My Lai Massacre. 1991 – ...

                                               

November 13

2000 – Philippine House Speaker Manny Villar passes the articles of impeachment against Philippine President Joseph Estrada. 2015 – A set of coordinated terror attacks in Paris, including multiple shootings, explosions, and a hostage crisis in th ...

                                               

November 14

1977 – During a British House of Commons debate, Labour MP Tam Dalyell poses what would become known as the West Lothian question, referring to issues related to devolution in the United Kingdom. 1967 – The Congress of Colombia, in commemoration ...

                                               

November 15

1988 – In the Soviet Union, the unmanned Shuttle Buran makes its only space flight. 1889 – Brazil is declared a republic by Marshal Deodoro da Fonseca as Emperor Pedro II is deposed in a military coup. 2006 – Al Jazeera English launches worldwide ...

                                               

November 16

1914 – The Federal Reserve Bank of the United States officially opens. 1974 – The Arecibo message is broadcast from the Arecibo Radio Telescope in Puerto Rico. It was aimed at the current location of the globular star cluster Messier 13 some 25.0 ...

                                               

November 18

1943 – World War II: Battle of Berlin: Four hundred and forty Royal Air Force planes bomb Berlin causing only light damage and killing 131. The RAF loses nine aircraft and 53 air crew. 1970 – U.S. President Richard Nixon asks the U.S. Congress fo ...

                                               

November 2

1984 – Capital punishment: Velma Barfield becomes the first woman executed in the United States since 1962. 1960 – Penguin Books is found not guilty of obscenity in the trial R v Penguin Books Ltd, the Lady Chatterleys Lover case. 1940 – World Wa ...

                                               

November 20

1776 – American Revolutionary War: British forces land at the Palisades and then attack Fort Lee. The Continental Army starts to retreat across New Jersey. 1917 – World War I: Battle of Cambrai begins: British forces make early progress in an att ...

                                               

November 22

November 22 is the 326th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 39 days remain until the end of the year. In the ancient astrology, it is the cusp day between Scorpio and Sagittarius. In some years it is Sagittarius, but others Scorpio.

                                               

November 23

2010 – Bombardment of Yeonpyeong: North Korean artillery attack kills two civilians and two marines on Yeonpyeong Island, South Korea. 1936 – Life magazine is reborn as a photo magazine and enjoys instant success. 2004 – The Holy Trinity Cathedra ...

                                               

November 24

1941 – World War II: The United States grants Lend-Lease to the Free French Forces. 1429 – Hundred Years War: Joan of Arc unsuccessfully besieges La Charite. 1542 – Battle of Solway Moss: An English army defeats a much larger Scottish force near ...

                                               

November 25

1963 – President John F. Kennedy is buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia, across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C.; his assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, is buried on the same day in Fort Worth, Texas. 1947 – New Z ...

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