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Historical Events for 24th November 2015

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380 Theodosius I makes his adventus, or formal entry, into Constantinople.
496 Anastasius II succeeds Gelasius I as Catholic Pope
642 Theodore I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1105 Rabbi Nathan ben Yehiel of Rome completes Talmudic dictionary
1434 River Thames in London freezes over
1542 Battle of Solway Moss: English beat Scottish King James V
1587 Battle at Auneau: Henri de Guise wins
1601 Earl Mauritius ceases siege of De Bosch due to strict monarchy
1628 John Ford’s “Lover’s Melancholy” premieres in London
1639 1st observation of transit of Venus by Jeremiah Horrocks and William Crabtree – helped establish size of the Solar System
1642 Abel Janzoon Tasman discovers Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania)
1643 Battle of Tuttlingen: Beiers army under Gen Mercy beats France
1655 English Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell bans Anglicans
1688 General strategist John Churchill meets William III
1703 1st Lutheran pastor ordained in America, Justus Falckner at Phila
English Military and Political Leader Oliver CromwellEnglish Military and Political Leader Oliver Cromwell 1715 London’s Thames River freezes over
1759 Destructive eruption of Vesuvius
1800 Weber’s opera “Das Waldmadchen” premieres in Freiburg
1800 – Naturalists Alexander von Humboldt and Aimé Bonpland depart Caracas for Cuba where they met fellow botanist John Fraser
1832 South Carolina passes Ordinance of Nullification
1835 Texas Rangers, mounted police force authorized by Texas Provisional Government
1859 Charles Darwin publishes “On the Origin of Species”
1861 Luik-Visé-Maastricht railway opens
1862 M Levy publishes Gustave Flaubert’s “Salammbo”
1863 Battle of Chattanooga, Columbia & Lookout Mt begins in Tennessee
1869 American Woman’s Suffrage Association forms (Cleveland)
1871 National Rifle Association organized (NYC)
Naturalist Charles DarwinNaturalist Charles Darwin 1874 Joseph F Glidden patents barbed wire
1880 Southern University forms
1887 Victorien Sardou’s “La Tosca” premieres in Paris
1896 1st US absentee voting law enacted by Vermont
1897 Canadian Intercollegiate Rugby Football Union forms in Kingston
1898 The International Conference of Rome for the Social Defense Against Anarchists opens.
1903 Clyde Coleman of NYC patents automobile electric starter
1903 – George Ade’s “County Chairman” premieres in NYC
1905 Moshav Hertzlia forms in Israel
1912 Conflict in the Balkans grows into an acute international crisis with major powers supporting either Austria or Serbia
1914 Benito Mussolini leaves Italy’s socialist party
Italian Dictator Benito MussoliniItalian Dictator Benito Mussolini 1914 – Dutch Overseas Trustmaatschappij (NOT) forms
1915 Serbian leader flees to Albania
1916 Mexican and US representatives sign a protocol at Atlantic City, under which Pershing’s troops will withdraw and each nation’s army will guard the border. President Carranza of Mexico will refuse to accept it
1917 Nine police officers and one civilian are killed when a bomb explodes at the Milwaukee, Wisconsin police headquarters building.
1918 Béla Can forms Hungarian Communist Party
1922 Italian parliament gives Benito Mussolini dictatorial powers “for 1 year”
1923 Radio Belgium’s 1st transmission
1924 1st Dutch airplane (Fokker’s F-7) reaches Batavia (Java)
1924 – General Feng Yu-Hsiang, a warlord from the north of China, turns on his allies and seizes Peking
1925 1st radio-broadcast of Dutch KRO (Catholic Radio Broadcast)
1925 – Eugene O’Neill Theater (Coronet, Forrest) opens at 230 W 49th St NYC
1926 KVI-AM in Seattle WA begins radio transmissions
1930 Ruth Nichols sets women’s transcontinental air flight record (Mineola, NY to California), in a Lockheed-Vega
1932 In Washington, D.C., the FBI Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory (better known as the FBI Crime Lab) officially opens.
1934 CFL Grey Cup: Sarnia beats Regina, 20-12 at Toronto
1934 – SN Behrman’s “Rain from Heaven” premieres in NYC
1935 King George II returns to Greece after 12 years
1935 – The Senegalese Socialist Party holds its second congress.
1936 Noel Coward’s “Tonight at 8:30” premieres in NYC
1936 – Pacifist/anti fascist writer Carl Von Ossietzky sent to concentration camp, award Nobel Peace Prize
1938 Clifford Odets’ “Rocket to the Moon” premieres in NYC
1938 – National Semi-Pro Basketball Congress authorizes yellow basketball
1941 “Life Certificates” issued to some Jews of Vilna, the rest are exterminated
1941 – Indian infantry attacks German tanks at Sidi Omar
1941 – US troops land on Suriname to protect bauxite mine
1942 Fieldmarshal Erich von Manstein arrives in Starobelsk
1942 – French collaborator Marquis de Brinon establishes “African Falanx”
1944 US bombers based on Saipan begin 1st attack on Tokyo
Author John SteinbeckAuthor John Steinbeck 1947 John Steinbeck‘s novel “Pearl” published
1947 – The US House of Representatives Committee on Un-American Activities finds “Hollywood 10” in contempt because of their refusal to reveal whether they were communists
1948 WAVE TV channel 3 in Louisville, KY (NBC) begins broadcasting
1949 British steel & iron industry nationalised
1949 – Syracuse Nationals beat Anderson Packers, 125-123 in 5 OTs
1950 “Guys & Dolls” opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 1200 performances
1950 – UN troops begin an assault intending to end Korean War by Christmas
1950 – US infantry division conquerors Chonju Korea
1951 “17” closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 180 performances
1951 – “Music in the Air” closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 56 perfs
1951 – 39th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Saskatchewan, 21-14
1951 – British auto manufacturers Austin and Morris Motors merge
1953 Dodgers sign Walter Alston to a 1-year pact as manager for 1954
1954 Air Force One, 1st US Presidential airplane, christened
1954 – France sends 20,000 soldiers to Algeria
1955 1st test flight of Fokker’s F-27 Friendship
1956 “Pajama Game” closes at St James Theater NYC after 1063 performances
1956 – 44th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 50-27
NFL Legend Jim BrownNFL Legend Jim Brown 1957 Cleveland Browns’ fullback Jim Brown sets club record of 237 yds rushing
1958 Mali becomes an autonomous state within French Community
1960 Wilt Chamberlain pulls down 55 rebounds in a game (NBA record)
1962 Last of Dutch military leave New Guinea
1964 30th Heisman Trophy Award: John Huarte, Notre Dame (QB)
1964 – Cards’ 3rd baseman Ken Boyer is voted NL MVP
1964 – For 1st time since 1800, residents of Washngton DC permitted to vote
1964 – Rebellion ends in Zaire
1965 Marshal Mobutu Sese Seko Kuku Ngbendu becomes President of Zaire
1966 1st TV station in Congo, Kinshasa (Zaire)
1966 – 400 die of respiratory failure & heart attack in killer NYC smog
1966 – The Beatles began recording sessions for “Sergeant Pepper”
1966 – A Bulgarian plane with 82 people on board crashes near Bratislava, Slovakia.
President of Zaire Mobutu Sese SekoPresident of Zaire Mobutu Sese Seko 1966 – New York City experiences the smoggiest day in the city’s history.
1968 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Louise Suggs Golf Invitational
1969 Apollo 12 returns to Earth
1969 – West German president Heinemann visits Netherlands
1969 – Lt William L Calley charged with massacre of over 100 civilians in My Lai Vietnam in March 1968, ordered to stand trial by court martial
1970 36th Heisman Trophy Award: Jim Plunkett, Stanford (QB)
1971 Braves catcher-infielder Earl Williams, wins NL Rookie of Year
1971 – Dan “DB” Cooper parachutes from a Northwest AL 727 with $200,000
1971 – Prison rebellion at Rahway State Prison, New Jersey
1971 – A woman is killed after members of the Irish Republican Army carry out an attack on British soldiers in Strabane, County Tyrone
1971 – A British Army bomb-disposal specialist is killed by a bomb in Lurgan, County Armagh
LPGA Golfer Kathy WhitworthLPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth 1972 USSR performs underground nuclear test
1972 – Taoiseach Jack Lynch met with British Prime Minister Edward Heath in London to give Irish approval to Attlee’s paper that said new arrangements should be ‘acceptable to and accepted by the Republic of Ireland’
1974 2 truck hijackers freed (3/3/1974)
1974 – 62nd CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 20-7
1974 – Gerald Ford & Leonid Brezhnev signs SALT-2-treaty
1974 – Jane Blalock wins LPGA Lady Errol Golf Classic
1974 – 24th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Richard Petty wins
1975 “Boccaccio” opens at Edison Theater NYC for 7 performances
1976 NBA Atlanta Hawks end a 28 game road losing streak
1976 – Reds Joe Morgan wins his 2nd straight NL MVP Award
1977 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
Soviet General Secretary Leonid BrezhnevSoviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev 1977 – Miami Bob Greise passes for 6 touchdowns vs St Louis (55-14)
1979 Kings’ Charley Simmer fails on 8th penalty shot against Islanders
1979 – US admits troops in Vietnam were exposed to the toxic Agent Orange
1981 1st air-launched cruise missile tested
1982 Orioles Cal Ripken is named AL Rookie of Year
1982 – Yasuhiro Nakasone succeeds Zenko Suzuki as premier of Japan
1983 PLO exchanges 6 Israeli prisoners for 4,500 Palestinians & Lebanese
1983 – Test Cricket debut of Richie Richardson, WI v India Bombay
1985 73rd CFL Grey Cup: BC Lions defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 37-24
1985 – Egyptian commandos storm captured Boeing in Malta, 60 killed
1986 “Smile” opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 48 performances
1986 – Cards reliever Todd Worrell wins NL Rookie of Year
1986 – Wrestler John Tatum charged with possession of marijuana
1987 Li Peng succeeds premier Zhao Ziyang in China PR
MLB Legend Cal Ripken JrMLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr 1989 Communist Party resigns in Czechoslovakia
1989 – Elias Hrawi elected president of Lebanon
1989 – Tendulkar scores a Test Cricket fifty age 16 years 214 days, a record
1991 1st intl flight from Long Island’s MacArthur Airport (to Mexico)
1991 – 79th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Calgary Stampeders, 36-21
1991 – After going 12-0, Washington Redskins lose to Dallas 24-21
1991 – Monica Seles, sets female tennis record winning $2,457,758 in a year
1991 – Rachmon Nabijev elected president of Tadzjikistan
1991 – US 75th manned space mission “STS 44” Atlantis 10 launched
1992 Boeing 734 crashes into mountain in China, kills 141
1993 Brady bill passes establishing 5-day waiting period for US handgun sales
1993 – End of world, according to Ukrainian sect White Brotherhood
1993 – In Liverpool, 11-year-olds Robert Thompson and Jon Venables are convicted of the murder of 2-year-old James Bulger.
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica SelesTennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles 1995 Ireland votes to end 58-year-old amendment on divorce (50.28% to 49.72%)
1996 “Juan Darien – A Carnival Mass” opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC
1996 – 84th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto beats Edmonton, 43-37 at Hamilton
1996 – Karrie Webb wins ITT LPGA Tour Championship
1996 – Mashonaland defeat Matabeleland to win the Logan Cricket Cup
1996 – Mohammad Wasim scores 109 on Test Cricket debut, Pakistan v NZ Lahore
1996 – Rookie Karrie Webb wins LPGA Tour Championship
1997 “Street Corner Symphony” opens at Brooks Atkinson NYC for 79 perfs
2002 90th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 25-16
2005 Leader of the Opposition in the Canadian Parliament Stephen Harper, introduces a motion of no confidence. The motion is passed on November 28 leading to the dissolution of the 38th Canadian Parliament.
2006 Israeli rapist Benny Sela escapes from police custody while being transferred to a court hearing.
2007 Australians elect the Kevin Rudd-led centre-left Australian Labor Party at the federal election, ending the eleven-year tenure of the John Howard-led centre-right Liberal/National coalition government.
Prime Minister of Canada Stephen HarperPrime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper 2007 – 72nd Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 17-10 in Auburn
2012 Gangnam Style becomes the most viewed youtube video surpassing 808 million views
2012 – Ernest Bai Koroma is re-elected President of Sierra Leone
2012 – The continued NHL lockout results in all games to December 14 being cancelled
2012 – 77th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 49-0 in Tuscaloosa
2013 40th American Music Awards: Taylor Swift & Justin Timberlake win
2013 – 101st CFL Grey Cup: Saskatchewan Roughriders defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 45-23
2013 – 64th Formula One WDC: Sebastian Vettel wins by 155 points
2014 A 12-year-old boy is shot dead by police in Cleveland, after brandishing what turned out to be a fake gun in a playground


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Historical Events for 23rd November 2015

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Events 1 – 191 of 191

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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