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800 Charlemagne arrives at Rome to investigate the alleged crimes of Pope Leo III.
1165 Pope Alexander III returns from exile to Rome
1227 Polish Prince Leszek I the White is assassinated at an assembly of Piast dukes at Gąsawa.
1248 Conquest of Seville by Christian troops under King Ferdinand III of Castile after the city capitulates
1334 St Clemens Flood: Dike breaks at Flemish/Zeeuwse/Dutch coast
1499 Flemish pretender to the English throne Perkin Warbeck hanged for reportedly attempting to escape from Tower of London. Invaded England in 1497, claiming to be the lost son of King Edward IV
1556 King Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts
1577 Water Geuzen under capt Slope enter Amsterdam
1584 English parliament expels Jesuits
1644 Areopagitica, a pamphlet by John Milton, decrying censorship, is published.
1654 French mathematician, scientist, and religious philosopher Blaise Pascal experiences an intense, mystical vision that marks him for life.
1700 Cardinal Francesco Albani elected Pope Clemens XI
Mathematician, Physicist, and Philosopher Blaise PascalMathematician, Physicist, and Philosopher Blaise Pascal 1705 Nicholas Rowe’s “Ulysses” premieres in London
1744 English premier John Carteret resigns
1765 People of Frederick County Md refuse to pay England’s Stamp tax
1783 Annapolis Maryland, becomes US capital (until June 1784)
1832 French take Antwerp in liberation of Belgium
1834 Hector Berlioz’s “Harold in Italy” premieres
1835 Henry Burden patents Horseshoe manufacturing machine (Troy NY)
1844 Independence of the Duke of Schleswig-Holstein from Denmark.
1848 Female Medical Educational Society forms in Boston
1852 Just past midnight, a sharp jolt causes Lake Merced to drop 30′ (9m)
1863 Battle of Chattanooga & Orchard Knob, TN begins
1863 – Patent granted for a process of making color photographs
1864 -25] Battle at Ball’s Ferry Georgia (30 casualties)
1867 The Manchester Martyrs are hung at Salford Gaol, Manchester England for shotting a police officer
1868 Louis Ducos du Hauron patents trichrome color photo process
1869 In Dumbarton, Scotland, the clipper Cutty Sark is launched – one of the last clippers ever to be built, and the only one still surviving to this day.
1871 Railway bridge over Dutch Deep opens
1876 Columbia, Harvard & Princeton form Intercollegiate Football Association
1885 Amsterdam police attack meeting of social-democrats united
1887 Notre Dame loses its 1st football game 8-0 to Michigan
1887 – Opera “Trumpeter of Säckingen” 1st American production (NYC)
1889 Debut of 1st jukebox (Palais Royale Saloon, San Francisco)
1890 King William III of the Netherlands dies (b. 1817) without a male heir and a special law passed to allow his daughter Princess Wilhelmina to inherit.
1890 – General elections in Italy.
1892 Battle of Lomani Congo: Belgian unit beats Arabs, 1000-3000 killed
1892 – P de Coubertin launches plan for Modern Olympic Games
1895 4th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 48-0 in Tuscaloosa
1897 Andrew J Beard invents “jerry coupler” to connect railroad cars
1897 – Pencil sharpener patented by J L Love
1899 Battle at Belmont, Cape colony: general Methuen beats Farmers
1903 Enrico Caruso US debut (Metropolitan Opera House, NY) in “Rigoletto”
1903 – Colorado Governor James Peabody sends the state militia into the town of Cripple Creek to break up a miners’ strike.
1904 3rd Olympic games close in St Louis
1905 Henry Watson Furness, an Indiana physican, named minister of Haiti
1906 Joseph Smith, leader of the Mormon Church, convicted of polygamy
1909 7.17″ (18.2 cm) of rainfall, Rattlesnake Creek, Idaho (state rec)
1909 – Wright Brothers forms million dollar corp to manufacture airplanes
1911 Post Hospital at Presidio, SF renamed Letterman General Hospital
1912 Hamilton Alerts suspended by ORFU for refusing to field a full team in a replay of a protested game
1913 Jim Larkin and James Connolly establish the Irish Citizens Army in order to protect strikers
1914 The US Army retreats from Mexico.
1915 On the Tigris River in Mesopotamia, the Battle of Ctesiphon between Allied and Turkish forces enters its second day
1921 Pres Harding signs Willis Campell Act (anti-beer bill) forbidding doctors prescribing beer or liquor for medicinal purposes
1923 German army commander Gen Von Seeckt bans NSDAP & KPD
1923 – Germany’s Stresemann government falls to SPD
1926 Noel Coward’s “This Was a Man” premieres in NYC
1930 NY Giant Hap Moran runs 91 yards for a TD from a scrimmage
1931 Nationally Crisis Committee forms in Hague
1934 An Anglo-Ethiopian boundary commission in the Ogaden discovers an Italian garrison at Walwal, which lay well within Ethiopian territory. This leads to the Abyssinia Crisis.
1936 1st issue of Life, picture magazine created by Henry R Luce is published
1937 Clifford Odets’ “Golden Boy” premieres in NYC
1937 – Emile Janson becomes Belgian premier
Author John SteinbeckAuthor John Steinbeck 1937 – John Steinbeck‘s “Of Mice & Men” premieres in NYC
1939 Nazi Gov of Poland Hans Frank requires Jews to wear a blue star
1940 1st edition of illegal “The Truth” publishes
1940 – Romania signs Driemogendheden pact
1940 – SD arrested resistance fighter Bernard Iron wire
1941 German troops conquer Klin, at NW of Moscow
1942 3rd & 5th Romanian army corp surrenders
1942 – Coast Guard Woman’s Auxiliary (SPARS) authorized
1942 – Col-gen Von Paul asks Hitler to surrender
1942 – German 4th & 6th Army surrounded at Stalingrad
1942 – Japans bombing of Port Darwin, Australia
1942 – Poon Lim set adrift for 133 days after his boat is torpedoed
1942 – Russian 21st Army recaptures Kalatsj at Don
Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf HitlerDictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler 1942 – Steward Poon Lim begins floating in a raft 133 days
1943 1st printing of illegal “Warheid”
1943 – British Forces Broadcasting Service begins operation
1943 – US forces take control of Tarawa, Gilbert Island & Makin from Japanese
1943 – Phils owner William D Cox is permanently banned from baseball for having bet on his own team
1944 US 7th army under Gen Patch conquers Straatsburg
1945 Most US wartime rationing of foods, including meat & butter, ends
1946 “Gypsy Lady” closes at Century Theater NYC after 79 performances
1946 – 34th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 28-6
1946 – French Navy fire in Haiphong Vietnam, kills 6,000
1946 – The Workers Party of South Korea is founded.
1947 French government of Schumann forms
1947 – Washington Redskin Sammy Baugh passes for 6 touchdowns vs Chi Cards (45-21)
American Football Player and Coach Sammy BaughAmerican Football Player and Coach Sammy Baugh 1948 Dr Frank G Back (NYC) patents lens to provide zoom effects
1950 Howard Swanson’s “Short Symphony” premieres
1953 KVFD (now KTIN) TV channel 21 in Ft Dodge, IA (NBC) 1st broadcast
1953 – WJBF TV channel 6 in Augusta, GA (ABC) begins broadcasting
1954 For the first time, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above the peak it reached just before the 1929 crash.
1955 British transfer Cocos (Keeling) Is in Indian Ocean to Australia
1959 “Fiorello!” opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 796 performances
1960 Dodgers outfielder Frank Howard is voted NL Rookie of Year
1960 – Tinseltown dedicated its Walk of Fame at Hollywood Blvd & Vine St
1960 – Tiros 2, a weather satellite is launched
1962 Dodgers shortstop Maury Wills is named NL’s MVP
1963 “Doctor Who” the long-running British sci-fi series debuts
1963 – “Tambourines to Glory” closes at Little Theater NYC after 24 perfs
1963 – Horatio Alger Society founded
35th US President John F. Kennedy35th US President John F. Kennedy 1963 – JFK‘s body lay in repose in East Room of White House
1963 – LBJ proclaims Nov 25 a day of national mourning (for JFK)
1964 “Bajour” opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 232 performances
1964 – Beatles release “I Feel Fine” & “She’s a Woman”
1964 – Vatican abolishes Latin as official language of Roman Catholic liturgy
1965 31st Heisman Trophy Award: Mike Garrett, Southern Cal (RB)
1965 – US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1966 Chicago outfielder Tommie Agee is voted AL Rookie of Year
1968 “Noel Coward’s Sweet Potato” closes at Booth NYC after 36 perfs
1968 – Milwaukee Bucks make their 1st NBA trade, giving Bob Love & Bob Weiss to Chicago Bulls for Flynn Robinson
1970 KNCT TV channel 46 in Belton/Killeen, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting
1970 – Arthur Young resigns as Chief Constable of the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC)
36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson 1971 China People’s Republic seated in UN Security Council
1971 – Danny Murtaugh, manager of world champ Pirates, announces retirement
1973 Arab summit conference adopts open and secret resolutions on the use of the oil weapons; embargo extended to Portugal, Rhodesia, and South Africa
1974 60 Ethiopia government officials executed
1975 63rd CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 9-8
1975 – Bob Thomas of Chicago Bears kicks 55-yard field goal
1975 – Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Greater Ft Myers Golf Classic
1976 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1976 – USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1976 – Apneist Jacques Mayol is the first man to reach a depth of 100 m undersea without breathing equipment.
1977 “Jesus Christ Superstar” opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 96 perfs
1977 – European weather satellite Meteosat 1 launched from Cape Canaveral
1979 Pink Floyd’s “The Wall” released, sells 6 million copies in 2 weeks
1980 4,800 die in series of earthquakes that devastated southern Italy
1980 – 68th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 48-10
1980 – National Black Independent Party forms
US President & Actor Ronald ReaganUS President & Actor Ronald Reagan 1981 President Reagan vetoes House Joint Resolution 357 which called for further appropriations for fiscal year 1982
1982 Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB & mated for STS-6
1982 – FCC drops limits on duration & frequency of TV ads
1982 – NY Islanders & Minn North Stars play to an 8-8 tie
1983 Soyuz T-9 lands
1983 – USSR leave weapon disarmament talks
1984 Limited-over intl cricket debut for Wasim Akram, v NZ
1984 – Test Cricket debut of David Boon age 23 & Bob Holland age 38 (v WI)
1984 – USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1984 – Boston College QB Doug Flutie passes (472 yards), including game ending 48 yard TD (Hail Mary Pass) to end game & beat Miami 47-45
1985 58 die as Egyptian commandos storm hijack Egyptair jet in Malta
1985 – Retired CIA analyst Larry Wu-tai Chin, arrested of spying for China
1988 France performs nuclear test
1988 – Wayne Gretzky scores his 600th NHL goal
1988 – Yankees sign free agent 2nd-baseman Steve Sax to 3-year contract
1988 – President Reagan announces that he is pocket-vetoing a bill designed to further restrict lobbying by former federal employees.
1989 Pilots Union give up sympathy strike against Eastern Airlines
1989 – Xenophobia Zolotas sworn in as premier of Greece
NFL Head Coach Jimmy JohnsonNFL Head Coach Jimmy Johnson 1989 – “Bounty Bowl”, the Philadelphia Eagles defeat the Dallas Cowboys 27-0 on Thanksgiving in an ill-tempered game that featured several scuffles and injuries, after which Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson accuses Eagles coach Buddy Ryan of placing bounties on players
1990 Test Cricket debut of Saeed Anwar (Pak v WI), scores 0 & 0
1991 Freddie Mercury, 45, confirms he has AIDS the day before he dies
1991 – Evander Holyfield TKOs Bert Cooper in 7 for heavyweight boxing title
1991 – Martin Lopez-Zubero swims world record 200m backstroke (1:56.57)
1991 – Sacramento Kings ends NBA’s longest road losing streak at 43 games
1991 – Sam’s Town Bowling Invitational won by Lorrie Nichols
1991 – Brigham Young Ty Detmer finishes NCAA career with record 4,031 yards passed in a season & 15,031 for career
1992 “Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me” opens at Booth NYC for 232 perfs
1992 – 10,000,000 cellular telephone sold
Boxer Evander HolyfieldBoxer Evander Holyfield 1993 “Angels in America-Perestroika” opens at Walter Kerr NYC for 216 perfs
1996 Irene Skliva, 18, of Greece, crowned 46th Miss World
1996 – The Republic of Angola officially joins the World Trade Organization.
1996 – 61st Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 24-23 in Birmingham
1997 Annika Sorenstam wins ITT LPGA Tour Championship
1997 – Jana Novotna (Czech) beats Mary Pierce (France) in Chase Tennis Champ
1998 Agreement between Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and his rival, prince Norodom Ranariddh.
2001 Convention on Cybercrime is signed in Budapest, Hungary.
2001 – 53rd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Jeff Gordon wins
2002 67th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 17-7 in Tuscaloosa
2003 Georgian president Eduard Shevardnadze resigns following weeks of mass protests over flawed elections.
Africa's First Elected Female Head of State Ellen Johnson-SirleafAfrica’s First Elected Female Head of State Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf 2005 Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, elected president of Liberia, is the first woman to lead an African country.
2007 MS Explorer, a cruise liner carrying 154 people, sank in the Antarctic Ocean south of Argentina after hitting an iceberg near the South Shetland Islands.
2008 35th American Music Awards: Rihanna & Chris Brown win
2008 – 97th Davis Cup: Spain beats Argentina in Mar del Plata (3-1)
2008 – 96th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeats Montreal Alouettes, 22-14
2008 – Economists at the University of Hawaii report that the state entered recession in the previous quarter based on the drop in tourist figures and growing unemployment, with 8,800 jobs expected to be cut in 2009
2009 The Maguindanao massacre occurs in Ampatuan, Maguindanao, Mindanao, Philippines
2010 The Bombardment of Yeonpyeong occurs on Yeonpyeong Island, South Korea. The North Korean artillery attack kills 2 civilians and 2 South Korean marines.
Singer RihannaSinger Rihanna 2011 Arab Spring: After 11 months of protests in Yemen, The Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh Signs a deal to transfer power to the vice president, in exchange for legal immunity.
2012 JR Tokai unveil a maglev LO train prototype capable of travelling up to 500km per hour
2013 Filipino Manny Pacquiao defeats American Brandon Rios to win the World Boxing Organization International Welterweight title
2014 41st American Music Awards: One Direction, Sam Smith and Katy Perry win
2014 – A suicide bomber kills 40 people at a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan
2014 – An adviser to the Kenyan president says the slaughter of 28 people on a bus by the Somali militant Islamist group al-Shabab is intended to create a religious war in the country
Pop Star Katy PerryPop Star Katy Perry 2014 – A magnitude 6.7 earthquake strikes central Japan
2014 – Republicans condemn US President Obama‘s use of executive powers to force through immigration reform
2014 – Mass protests in Mexico by relatives of 43 missing Mexican students, who the authorities say were murdered by a drugs gang
2014 – Magnus Carlsen defends his World Chess Championship title after defeating Vishy Anand
2014 – 103rd Davis Cup: Switzerland beats France in Lille (3-1), winning the Davis Cup for the first time
2014 – 65th Formula One WDC: Lewis Hamilton wins by 67 points


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Historical Events for 22nd November 2015

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Events 1 – 185 of 185

498 St Symmachus begins his reign as Pope replacing Anastasius II
845 845 : the first King of all Brittany, Nominoe defeats the Frankish king Charles the Bald at the Battle of Ballon near Redon.
1220 Frederick II crowned Holy Roman Emperor in Rome by Pope Honorius III
1346 Street fights in Utrecht, Hollandsgezinde Gunterlingen statements
1492 Pinta under Martín Alonso Pinzón separates from Columbus‘s fleet
1497 Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama rounds Cape of Good Hope on way to first voyage from Europe to reach India
1542 Spain delegates “New Laws” against slavery in America
1573 The Brazilian city of Niterói is founded.
1574 Discovery of the Juan Fernández Islands off Chile.
1675 English king Charles II adjourns parliament
1683 Purcell’s “Welcome to All the Pleasures” premieres in London
1699 Treaty of Preobrasjensku Denmark/Russia/Saksen/Poland divide Sweden
1707 Prince Johan Willem Friso sworn in as viceroy of Friesland
1714 King Karel XII leaves Turkish captivity to return to Sweden
King Charles IIKing Charles II 1794 Strasbourg Alsace-Lorraine, prohibits circumcision & wearing of beards
1809 Peregrine Williamson of Baltimore patents a steel pen
1830 Charles Grey, (2nd Earl Grey), became Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
1831 Opera “Robert Le Diable” is produced (Paris)
1842 Mount St Helens in Washington erupts
1851 Opera “La Perle Du Brésil” is produced (Paris)
1861 Battle of Ft McRee, FL
1864 American Civil War Battle at Griswoldville, Georgia, ends after 650 casualties
1864 – Union General O Howard orders plunderers be shot to death
1872 Franz Grillparzer’s “Die Judin von Toledo” premieres in Prague
1884 T Thomas Fortune starts NY Freeman (NY Age) newspaper
1886 Victoria Street Cable Tram route begins in Melbourne, Australia
1898 Opera “Iris” premieres (Rome)
1899 -23] Battle at Willow Grange, Natal (British vs Boer army)
1900 Paul Kruger, exiled President of the Boer Republic of South Africa, is given a popular welcome when he lands at Marseilles, France
US First Lady Eleanor RooseveltUS First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt 1903 Franklin Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt are engaged
1905 British, Italian, Russian, French & Austro-Hungarian fleet attacks Lesbos
1906 International Radio Telecommunications Com adopts “SOS” as new call for help
1906 – Peter Stolypin, Prime Minister of Russia, introduces agrarian reforms allowing peasants to withdraw from the communes and take their share of land for private ownership
1908 1st US-Japanese baseball game Reach All-Americans defeat Waseda U, 5-0
1910 Arthur Knight patents steel shaft golf clubs
1914 Ypres, Belgium, burned by German bombing
1914 – Indian troops take Basra in Mesopotamia
1917 NHL forms with Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Maroons, Toronto Arenas, Ottawa Senators & Quebec Bulldogs; National Hockey Association disbands
1918 Grand Duke Frederik II, the last Grand Duke of Baden, resigns
1918 – King Albert I’s triumphant procession through Brussels
1918 – Marshal Józef Pilsudski becomes 1st President (dictator) of Poland
1918 – Polish forces attack Jewish community of Lemberg (Lvov)
1919 15,000 men are cremated at Domela Newenhouse, Amsterdam
1919 – Labor conference committee in US urges 8-hour work day & 48-hour week
1922 British Labour party selects Ramsay MacDonald as leader
1922 – Library Ave in Bronx named
1922 – Wilhelm Cuno forms new German government
30th US President Calvin Coolidge30th US President Calvin Coolidge 1923 Calvin Coolidge pardons WW I German spy Lothar Witzke, sentenced to death
1924 Britain orders Egyptians out of Sudan
1926 Imperial Conference ends, giving autonomy inside British Commonwealth
1927 1st snowmobile patent granted to Carl Eliason (Sayner Wisc)
1927 – George Gershwin’s “Funny Face” premieres in NYC
1927 – Neil Simon Theater (Alvin) opens at 250 W 52nd St NYC
1927 – Belgian government of Henri Jaspar falls
1928 “Bolero” by Maurice Ravel first performed publicly (Paris)
1929 Bradman scores 157 for NSW against the MCC at cricket SCG
1930 1st Irish Sweepstake run
1930 – 1st US football game broadcast to England (Harvard 13, Yale 0)
1930 – Elijah Muhammad forms Nation of Islam in Detroit
1930 – 8th College Football Crab Bowl Classic: Navy beats Maryland 6-0 in Annapolis
Cricket Legend Donald BradmanCricket Legend Donald Bradman 1931 Ferde Grofe’s “Grand Canyon Suite” premieres
1932 Pump patented that computes quantity & price delivered
1934 “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town” 1st heard on Eddie Cantor’s show
1935 China Clipper (flying boat) took off from Alameda, California, carrying 100,000 pieces of mail on 1st trans-Pacific airmail flight
1936 19th PGA Championship: Denny Shute at Pinehurst CC Pinehurst NC
1939 Bugsy Siegel, Whitey Krakower, Frankie Carbo and Albert Tannenbaum kill Harry “Big Greenie” Greenberg outside his apartment after Greenberg had threatened to become a police informant
1940 500 students in Delft demonstrate against nazis
1941 British cruiser Devonshire sinks German auxiliary cruiser Atlantis
1941 – NZ troops conquer Ft Capuzzo Libya
1942 Gen-major Rodins 26th Pantser corp recaptures Ostrov
1942 – Hitler orders Rommel‘s Africa Korps to fight to last man
32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt 1943 FDR, Churchill & Chiang Kai-shek meet to discuss ways to defeat Japan
1943 – France officially recognises the independence of Lebanon, releasing the imprison Lebanese government
1943 – RAF begins air bombing of Berlin
1943 – US troops land on Abemada, Gilbert Island
1944 Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry occupies Hoven at Geilenkirchen
1945 “Day before Spring” opens at National Theater NYC for 167 performances
1945 – Jim Benton, Cleveland end, gains 303 yards (NFL record)
1950 7,021 see lowest NBA score, Ft Wayne Pistons 19, Minneapolis Lakers 18
1950 – 79 die in a train crash in Richmond Hills NY
1952 As’ Harry Byrd selected AL Rookie of Year
1954 Humane Society forms
1955 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1955 – RCA Victor’s best investment paying $25,000 to Sun Records & Sam Philips for rights to Elvis Presley, a truck driver from Tupelo Miss
Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis PresleySinger & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley 1956 16th modern Olympic games opens in Melbourne
1956 – Bill Sharman (Boston) begins NBA free throw streak of 55 games
1957 Mickey Mantle wins AL MVP
1957 – Miles Davis Quintet debuts a jazz concert at Carnegie Hall in NY
1957 – Simon & Garfunkel appear on “American Bandstand” as “Tom & Jerry”
1959 AFL’s 1st draft – NY Titans choice George Izo, QB, Notre Dame
1959 – Boston Patriots enters AFL
1960 French National Meeting decide to build own nuclear weapons
1961 Frank Robinson is 1st to win MVPs in both major leagues
1961 – St Louis Hawk Bob Pettit sets NBA record, hitting 19 of 19 free throws
1961 – Producers Albert Broccoli & Harry Saltzman announce expensive publicity campaign to make Sean Connery (James Bond) a star
1962 7th British Empire Games and Commonwealth Games open in Perth, Australia
1963 The Beatles release their second album “With the Beatles” in UK
36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson 1963 – Lyndon B. Johnson sworn in as the 36th US president after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy
1963 – American President John F. Kennedy assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas
1964 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Mary Mills Miss Gulf Coast Golf Invitational
1964 – WITF TV channel 33 in Harrisburg-Hershey, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting
1965 “Man of La Mancha” opens at ANTA Wash Sq Theater NYC for 2329 perfs
1965 – Muhammad Ali TKOs Floyd Patterson in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
1966 32nd Heisman Trophy Award: Steve Spurrier, Florida (QB)
1967 BBC unofficially bans “I Am the Walrus” by Beatles
1967 – Silver hits record $2.17 an ounce in New York
1967 – UN Sec council passes resolut 242-Israel must give back occupied land
1967 – USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1968 1st interracial TV kiss (Star Trek-Kirk & Uhura)
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad AliHeavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali 1968 – Beatles release “Beatles” (White Album), their only double album
1968 – US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1968 – Terence O’Neill, then Northern Ireland Prime Minister, announced a package of reform measures granting concessions to the Catholic minority, in response to protest movement
1969 Isolation of single gene announced by scientists at Harvard University
1970 20th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Bobby Isaac wins
1971 “Only Fools Are Sad” opens at Edison Theater NYC for 144 performances
1971 – A member of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) is killed in a premature bomb explosion in Lurgan, County Armagh
1972 Belgium government of Eyskens resigns
1972 – Flyers start Islanders on 15 game winless streak
1972 – Pitts Penguins set NHL record for scoring fastest 5 goals (2:07)
1972 – US ends 22 year travel ban to China
1973 The Italian Fascist organization Ordine Nuovo is disbanded.
1974 Lake Buena Vista Club opens
1974 – Test Cricket debut of Gordon Greenidge & Viv Richards, at Bangalore
1974 – UN General Assembly recognizes Palestine right to sovereignty
1975 Juan Carlos proclaimed king of Spain
1975 – Drummuckavall Ambush: 3 British Army soldiers are killed and one captured when the Provisional Irish Republican Army attack a watchtower in South Armagh, North Ireland
1976 Algeria Constitution goes into effect
1976 – Comic strip “Cathy” by Cathy Guisewhite debuts
1977 Regular Concorde passenger service between NY & Europe begins
1977 – First three nodes of the ARPAnet are connected, in what would eventually become the Internet.
1980 Georgia tanker at Pilottown La, spills 1.3 million gallons of oil after an anchor chain caused a ship to leak
1981 “Marlowe” closes at Rialto Theater NYC after 48 performances
1981 – 69th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Ottawa Rough Riders, 26-23
1981 – Browns’ QB Brian Sipe sets club record by being intercepted 6 times
1981 – SD Charger Dan Fouts passes for 6 touchdowns vs Oakland (55-21)
1981 – USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1981 – 31st NASCAR Sprint Cup: Darrell Waltrip wins
1982 Columbia returns to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB, Texas
TV Host Fred RogersTV Host Fred Rogers 1984 Fred Rogers of PBS “Mr Rogers Neighborhood” presents a sweater to Smithsonian Institution
1985 Columbia moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 61-C
1985 – Largest swearing-in ceremony, 38,648 immigrants become US citizens
1985 – PNP/MAN win Antilian parliamentary election
1986 Mike Tyson KOs Trevor Berbick in 2 for heavyweight WBC boxing title
1986 – Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, became 13th NHLer to score 500 goals
1987 Patriots shutout Indianapolis 24-0
1987 – Jack Sikma (Milwaukee) ends his NBA free throw streak of 51 games
1987 – Two Chicago television stations are hijacked by an unknown pirate dressed as Max Headroom.
1987 – 37th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dale Earnhardt wins
1989 Aneta Kreglicka of Poland, 24, crowned 39th Miss World
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike TysonHeavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson 1989 – Conjunction of Venus, Mars, Uranus, Neptune, Saturn & Moon
1989 – Kirby Pucket signs record $3,000,000 per year Minnesota Twins contract
1989 – US 63rd manned space mission STS 33 (Discovery 9) launches into orbit
1989 – Eastern Airlines pilots & flight attendants end their strike, but most are not rehired
1990 George Bush visits US troops in Saudi Arabia
1990 – Margaret Thatcher announces her resignation as British Prime Minister
1990 – Prof Amos Sawyer installed as interim pres of Liberia
1991 NY Knicks pay Patrick Ewing a record $18.8 million for 2 yr extension
1991 – “Phool Aur Kaante”, the film debut of famous Indian actor Ajay Devgan, is released
1992 Sandra Volker swims world record 50m backstroke (28.57 sec)
1992 – Wash Post reports Ore Senator Bob Packwood sexually harassed 10 women
1993 “Laughter on the 23rd Floor” opens at Richard Rodgers NYC for 320 perf
Actor & Bollywood Star Ajay DevganActor & Bollywood Star Ajay Devgan 1995 Rosemary West found guilty in England of killing 10 women
1995 – Toy Story is released as the first feature-length film created completely using computer-generated imagery.
1995 – OPEC states that it will roll over its current oil production quota of 25.42 million barrels per day
1996 OJ Simpson takes stand as hostile witness in the wrongful death lawsuit filed against him, saying it is “absolutely not true”
1997 62nd Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 18-17 in Auburn
1998 86th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 26-24
1998 – 48th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Jeff Gordon wins
1999 Elian Gonzalez, Cuban boy at the center of a heated 2000 controversy involving the governments of Cuba and the United States, and his mother are sighted off of Florida’s coast by U.S. Coast Guard
2002 In Nigeria, more than 100 people are killed at an attack aimed at the contestants of the Miss World contest.
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal OJ SimpsonNFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal OJ Simpson 2003 In Tbilisi, Georgia, opponents of President Eduard Shevardnadze seize the parliament building and demand the president’s resignation.
2003 – 5th Rugby World Cup: England beats New Zealand 20-17 at Sydney
2003 – 68th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 28-23 in Auburn
2004 The Orange Revolution begins in Ukraine, resulting from the presidential elections.
2005 Angela Merkel becomes the first female Chancellor of Germany.
2005 – 32nd American Music Awards: Gwen Stefani, Will Smith & Kelly Clarkson win
2008 13th Rugby League World Cup: New Zealand beats Australia 34-20
2008 – YouTube hosts the largest ever live broadcast, YouTube Live.
2008 – Patrick Roy‘s #33 jersey is retired by the Montreal Canadiens
2009 36th American Music Awards: Taylor Swift & Michael Jackson win
2009 – President Hugo Chávez states that Venezuela is in recession as the economy contracted 4.5% in the third quarter
President of Venezuela Hugo ChávezPresident of Venezuela Hugo Chávez 2012 2 people are killed and 120 injured after a 100-vehicle pile-up in dense fog in Texas
2012 – 6 attacks across Pakistan kill 37 people and injure 92
2013 Norwegian, Magnus Carlsen defeats  Viswanathan Anand to win the 2013 World Chess Championship
2014 Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona sets a new goal scoring record in La Liga of 253 goals


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Historical Events for 19th November 2015

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Events 1 – 169 of 169

461 St Hilary begins his reign as Catholic Pope
615 Pope Deusdedit/Adeodatus I elected to succeed Boniface IV
1302 Pope Boniface VIII delegates degree “Unam sanctam”
1367 League of Cologne goes against Danish king Waldemar IV
1493 Christopher Columbus discovers Puerto Rico, on his 2nd voyage
1521 Battle at Milan: Emperor Karel V’s/pontifical/Spanish/German troops beat France & occupy Milan
1523 Giulio de’ Medici chosen as Pope Clemens VII
1530 Augsburg] Emperor Karel I enables Edict of Worms
1544 Pope Paul III opens council of Trente
1620 Mayflower reaches Cape Cod & explores the coast
1621 Rabbi Isaiah b Abraham aha-Levi Horowitz arrives in Israel
1644 First protestant ministry society in New England
1700 Battle at Narva: Swedish King Karel XII defeats Russians
1794 Jakobin Club forms in Paris
1794 – Jay Treaty, first US extradition treaty, signed with Great Britain
1805 Lewis & Clark reach Pacific Ocean, first European Americans to cross continent
Explorer of the New World Christopher ColumbusExplorer of the New World Christopher Columbus 1816 Warsaw University is established.
1824 Storm causes St Petersburg flood, killing 10,000
1835 A ship carrying 500 armed Maori from Ngati Tama and Ngati Mutunga arrives on the Chatham Islands; those Moriori (indigenous people of the Chatham Islands) that are not killed are enslaved
1837 Floridsdorf-Deutsch Wagram railway in Austria opens
1850 Alfred Tennyson becomes British Poet Laureate, succeeding William Wordsworth
1861 Julia Ward Howe committed “Battle Hymn of the Republic” to paper
1861 – The first petroleum shipment (1,329 barrels) from the U.S. to Europe leaves Philadelphia, USA, for London, England on the Elizabeth Watts
1863 US President Lincoln delivers his Gettysburg address beginning; “Four score & seven years ago…”
1872 E.D. Barbour of Boston is awarded the first U.S. patent for the first ‘calculator’, an adding machine capable of printing totals and subtotals
Politician Boss TweedPolitician Boss Tweed 1873 William Marcy “Boss” Tweed, of Tammany Hall (NYC) convicted of defrauding city of $6M, sentenced to 12 years’ imprisonment
1873 – James Reed and two accomplices rob the Watt Grayson family of $30,000 in the Choctaw Nation
1879 Natl Association of Trotting Horse Breeders determines what “is” a trotter
1881 A meteorite lands near the village of Großliebenthal, southwest of Odessa, Ukraine.
1885 Bulgarians, led by Stefan Stambolov, repulse a larger Serbian invasion force at Slivinitza
1887 Start of Sherlock Holmes “Adventure of Dying Detective” (BG)
1893 1st newspaper color supplement (NY World)
1894 1st mushroom on a stamp (China 1 & 5 Ap)
1894 – Dutch troops occupy & plunders palace of Tjakra Negara, Lombok
1895 Frederick E Blaisdell patents the pencil
1896 Start of Sherlock Holmes “Adventure of Sussex Vampire” (BG)
1903 Carrie Nation attempts to address Senate
1905 The steamer “Hilda” sinks in the English Channel (100 people drown)
1906 London selected to host 1908 Olympics
1909 Former Dutch premier Abraham Kuyper denies corruption
1910 Ferenc Molnàr’s “Tester” premieres in Budapest
Inventor and Nobel Laureate Guglielmo MarconiInventor and Nobel Laureate Guglielmo Marconi 1911 NY receives first Marconi wireless transmission from Italy
1916 Samuel Goldwyn and Edgar Selwyn establish Goldwyn Pictures (the company later became one of the most successful independent filmmakers).
1919 US Senate rejects (55-39) Treaty of Versailles & League of Nations
1922 Demonstration for a French Language University in Ghent
1923 Béla Bartòk’s “Tancsuite” premieres
1923 – The Oklahoma State Senate ousts Governor Walton for anti-Ku Klux Klan measures
1926 British mine strikes after 28 weeks ends
1926 – Leon Trotsky is expelled from the Politburo in the Soviet Union
1932 Joe Kershalla scores 71 points in a college football game
1932 – Shaft & Thyssen demand Hitler become German chancellor
1933 Women allowed to vote in Spain (helps right wing)
1939 Don Lash wins 6th straight AAU cross-country 10K championship
Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf HitlerDictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler 1940 Belgian King Leopold III visits Adolf Hitler
1940 – First major German air raid on Birmingham – about 440 bombers kill 450
1942 Joseph Goebbels visits “German Theatre in the Niederlanden”
1942 – Russia launches winter offensive against Germans along Don front
1943 U-536 sinks in Atlantic Ocean
1944 World War II: U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt announces the 6th War Loan Drive, aimed at selling $14 billion USD in war bonds to help pay for the war effort.
1946 Bradman scores 119 South Australia v Victoria, 183 mins, 8 fours
1947 200″ mirror arrives at Mt Palomar
1948 Belgian government of Spaak, forms
1949 Prince Rainier III coronation as 30th ruling Prince of Monaco
1950 US General Eisenhower becomes supreme commander of NATO-Europe
1951 Roy Campanella named NL MVP on his 30th birthday
MLB Catcher Roy CampanellaMLB Catcher Roy Campanella 1951 – US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1952 North American F-86 Sabre sets world aircraft speed record, 1124 KPH
1952 – Spain joins UNESCO
1952 – Scandinavian Airlines opens a commercial route from Canada to Europe
1953 US Supreme Court rules (7-2) baseball is a sport not a business
1953 – US VP Richard Nixon visits Hanoi
1955 KXMB TV channel 12 in Bismarck, ND (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting
1955 – National Review publishes its first issue.
1957 Antonin Novotny appointed president of Czechoslovakia
1958 First 2 F-27 Fokker’s Friendships delivered on Aer Lingus
1959 “Rocky & His Friends” debuts on ABC
1959 – Ford cancels Edsel
1960 Mickey Vernon is hired as 1st manager of new Washington team
37th US President Richard Nixon37th US President Richard Nixon 1961 Houston George Blanda passes for 7 touchdowns vs NY Titans (49-13)
1962 Fidel Castro accepts removal of Soviet weapons
1962 – KOET (now KULC) TV channel 9 in Ogden, UT (PBS) begins broadcasting
1962 – SN Behrman’s “Lord Pengo” premieres in NYC
1962 – Todor Zjivkov becomes premier of Bulgaria
1965 ABC radio begins weekly “Vietnam Update” report
1965 – Kellogg’s Pop Tarts pastries created
1966 Mad Dog Vachon beats Dick The Bruiser in Omaha, to become NWA champ
1967 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Pensacola Ladies’ Golf Invitational
1967 – The establishment of TVB, the first wireless commercial television station in Hong Kong.
1968 Military coup in Mali, president Modibo Keita flees
1968 – Yankees pitcher Stan Bahnsen wins AL Rookie of Year
1969 Apollo 12’s Conrad & Bean become 3rd & 4th humans on Moon
LPGA Golfer Mickey WrightLPGA Golfer Mickey Wright 1969 – WENY TV channel 36 in Elmira, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting
1970 Golden Gate Park Conservatory becomes a Cal state historical landmark
1970 – US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1971 Disney World’s Fort Wilderness opens
1972 “Ambassador” opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 9 performances
1972 – “Dear Oscar” closes at Playhouse Theater NYC after 5 performances
1972 – Gershwin Theater (Uris) opens at 1633 Broadway NYC
1972 – KFIZ TV channel 34 in Fond du Lac, WI suspends broadcasting
1972 – Willy Brandts SPD wins West German election
1972 – Leader of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) Seán MacStiofáin is arrested in Dublin
1973 Elections in Suriname, premier Sedney’s PNP doesn’t win a chair
1973 – New York stock market takes sharpest drop in 19 years
1975 Reds 2nd baseman Joe Morgan is named NL MVP
Actress Louise FletcherActress Louise Fletcher 1975 – “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” based on book by Ken Kesey, directed by Milos Forman and starring Jack Nicholson and Louise Fletcher is released (Best Picture 1976)
1976 George Harrison releases “This Song”
1976 – Patty Hearst is freed on $15 million bail
1976 – Jaime Ornelas Camacho takes office as the first President of the Regional Government of Madeira, Portugal.
1977 -21] Egyptian president Sadat visits Israel
1977 – Canuck’s Ron Sedlbauer fails on 3rd penalty shot against Islanders
1977 – Egyptian President Anwar Sadat arrives in Israel
1977 – Libya drops diplomatic relations with Egypt
1978 Gavaskar gets twin cricket tons for India for 2nd time
1978 – “The Miracle at the Meadowlands”, Eagles Herman Edwards returns a fumble for a touchdown with 31 seconds left to give Philadelphia a 19-17 victory over the rival New York Giants
Singer-Songwriter George HarrisonSinger-Songwriter George Harrison 1978 – 28th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Cale Yarborough wins
1979 Astros sign Nolan Ryan, to record 4 year, $4.5 million contract
1979 – Chuck Berry released from prison on income tax evasion
1980 CBS TV bans Calvin Klein’s jean ad featuring Brooke Shields
1981 U.S. Steel agrees to pay $6.3 million for Marathon Oil
1983 Edmonton Oilers beat NJ Devils, 13-4, Wayne Gretzky calls the Devils “a Mickey Mouse organization”
1983 – Jari Kurri becomes the first (and only) Finnish player to score five goals in a game
1984 Liquid gas tank in Mexico City explodes; 334 die
1984 – NY Met Dwight Gooden, 20, is youngest to be named NL Rookie of Year
1985 Herb Gardner’s “I’m Not Rappaport” premieres in NYC
1985 – US President Reagan & Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet for first time
General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Mikhail GorbachevGeneral Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev 1985 – In the largest civil verdict in US history, Pennzoil wins $10.53 billion judgement against Texaco
1986 Phillies 3rd baseman Mike Schmidt wins NL MVP
1986 – Tina Howe’s “Coastal Disturbances” premieres in NYC
1987 France performs nuclear test
1989 US beats Trinidad, 1-0 qualifing for 1990 world soccer cup finals it was US’ 1st qualification since 1950
1989 – 39th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Rusty Wallace wins
1990 Greyhound files reoganization plan so they can be traded publically
1990 – Pittsburgh’s Barry Bonds wins NL MVP
1990 – Pop duo Milli Vanilli are stripped of their Grammy Award after it is learned they did not sing on their award-winning “Girl You Know Its True” album
1991 Balt Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken wins his 2nd AL MVP
1992 “3 From Brooklyn” opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 45 performances
1993 Algerian Muslim fundamentalists uprising, 27 killed
MLB Legend Cal Ripken JrMLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr 1993 – Curacaose vote to remain part of Dutch Antilles
1994 Aishwarya Rai, 21, of India, crowned 44th Miss World
1994 – Sam’s Town Bowling Invitational won by Tish Johnson
1994 – 59th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 21-14 in Birmingham
1995 “Beatle Anthology” premieres on ABC-TV
1995 – “Sacrilege” closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 21 performances
1995 – “School for Scandal” opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 23 performances
1995 – 83rd CFL Grey Cup: Balt Stallions defeats Calgary Stampeders, 37-20
1995 – CNET lauches www.shareware.com
1995 – Keelin Curnuck, 23, Ms Venus Swimwear 1994, crowned Miss NY USA
1995 – Suicide bomber blasts into Egyptian embassy in Islamabad, kills 16
1996 “God Said, Ha!,” opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 22 performances
1996 – “Sex & Longing” closes at Cort Theater NYC
1996 – Albert Belle, signs record five-year, $55 million with White Sox
1996 – Space Shuttle STS 80 (Columbia 21), launches into space
1996 – The case of the Port Arthur massacre comes to trial.
1996 – Lt. Gen. Maurice Baril of Canada arrives in Africa to lead a multi-national policing force in Zaire.
1996 – The 12.9 km Confederation Bridge, joining Borden-Carleton, Prince Edward Island and Cape Jourimain, New-Brunswick is completed and becomes the longest bridge over ice covered waters in the world
1997 “Eugene Onegin” opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC
1997 – “Old Neighborhood” opens at Booth Theater NYC
1997 – STS 87 (Columbia 24) launches into orbit
1997 – In Des Moines, Iowa, Bobbi McCaughey gives birth to septuplets in the second known case where all seven babies were born alive. They would go on to become the first set of septuplets to survive infancy, with all seven alive in 2007.
Painter Vincent van GoghPainter Vincent van Gogh 1998 Vincent van Gogh‘s Portrait of the Artist Without Beard sells at auction for $71.5 million USD.
1998 – Lewinsky scandal: The United States House of Representatives Judiciary Committee begins impeachment hearings against U.S. President Bill Clinton.
1999 Shenzhou 1: The People’s Republic of China launches its first Shenzhou spacecraft.
1999 – In Istanbul, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe ends a two-day summit by calling for a political settlement in Chechnya and adopting a Charter for European Security.
2005 70th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 28-18 in Auburn
2006 94th CFL Grey Cup: BC Lions defeats Montreal Alouettes, 25-14
2010 “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1” the 7th film based on the books by J. K. Rowling is released worldwide.
Novelist J. K. RowlingNovelist J. K. Rowling 2010 – New Zealand suffers its worst mining disaster since 1914 when the first of four explosions occurs at the Pike River Mine; 29 people are killed
2011 21st College Football Holy War: Notre Dame beats Boston College 16-14 in South Bend
2013 23 people are killed by a suicide bombing attack on the Iranian Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon


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