Thursday, November 11, 2010
Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Tuesday, November 11, 2003
War on Terrorism: An Arab magazine claims to have received an e-mail from a member of the Al Qaeda group claiming responsibility for Saturday's bombing in Riyadh that killed 17 people and injured over 100. //www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,102733,00.html
Saturday, November 11, 2000
Kaprun disaster, Austria, where 155 skiers and snowboarders die when a cable car catches fire in an alpine tunnel.
Tuesday, November 11, 1997
Wednesday, November 11, 1992
The government of Peru announces it has arrested a small group of army officers who were plotting the assassination of President Alberto Fujimori.
Boxer Riddick Bowe defeats Evander Holyfield to become undisputed heavyweight chion.
Saturday, November 11, 1989
Friday, November 11, 1988
In Sacramento, California
, police find a body buried in the lawn of 60-year-old boardinghouse landlady Dorothea Puente
(7 bodies are eventually found and Puente is convicted of 3 murders and sentenced to life in prison).
Tuesday, November 11, 1986
Sperry Rand and Burroughs merge to form Unisys, becoming the second largest computer company.
Friday, November 11, 1983
Ronald Reagan becomes the first U.S. President to address the Diet, Japan's national legislature.
Sunday, November 11, 1973
Saturday, November 11, 1972
Vietnam War – Vietnamization: The United States Army turns over the massive Long Binh military base to South Vietnam.
Saturday, November 11, 1967
Vietnam War: In a propaganda ceremony in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 3 United States prisoners of war are released by the Viet Cong and turned over to New Left antiwar activist Tom Hayden.
Saturday, November 11, 1950
Friday, November 11, 1938
Thursday, November 11, 1937
The Kogushi sulfur mine collapse, in western Gunma
, Japan, kills at least 245 people.
Saturday, November 11, 1933
The United States and the Soviet Union establish formal diplomatic relations.
President of Brazil
Getulio Vargas names himself dictator.
Thursday, November 11, 1926
The Balfour Declaration is approved by the 1926 Imperial Conference, making the Commonwealth dominions equal and independent.
The village of Rocquebillier in the French Riviera
is almost destroyed in a massive hailstorm.
Thursday, November 11, 1920
Tuesday, November 11, 1919
The Centralia Massacre in Centralia, Washington results in the deaths of four members of the American Legion, and the lynching of a local leader of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).
Wednesday, November 11, 1914
Wednesday, November 11, 1891
Monday, November 11, 1889
Washington is admitted as the 42nd U.S. state.
Friday, November 11, 1887
Thursday, November 11, 1886
Friday, November 11, 1881
Thursday, November 11, 1880
Australian bushranger and bank robber Ned Kelly is hanged in Melbourne.
Wednesday, November 11, 1874
Monday, November 11, 1872
U.S. government geologist Clarence King reveals the diamond hoax in Wyoming.
Tuesday, November 11, 1856
Taiping Rebellion: Shi Dakai arrives at the Heavenly Capital once more with 100,000 men and demands that Wei Changhui and Qin Rigang be executed. Shi subsequently becomes head of the government.
Thursday, November 11, 1852
Monday, November 11, 1839
The Virginia Military Institute is founded in Lexington, Virginia.
Wednesday, November 11, 1818
Thursday, November 11, 1813
Monday, November 11, 1805
Wednesday, November 11, 1750
Saturday, November 11, 1724
The Austrian Netherlands agree to the Pragmatic Sanction.
China expels foreign missionaries.
(alias Blueskin), highwayman, is hanged in London.
Saturday, November 11, 1673
Polish and Lithuanian military units under the command of soon-to-be-king Jan Sobieski defeat the Turkish army in the Battle of Khotyn. In this battle, rockets of Kazimierz Siemienowicz are successfully used.
Wednesday, November 11, 1648
France and the Netherlands agree to divide the Caribbean island of Saint Martin between them.
Saturday, November 11, 1634
The Treaty of Polianovska is defined.
In Maryland, the Jesuits Andrew White, John Altham Gravenor, and Thomas Gervase arrived with Lord Leonard Calvert on March 25, 1634, and in that year established an institution of higher learning at St. Mary's which later became known as Georgetown University, North America's oldest university.
becomes the first European to set foot in Wisconsin
. He is in search of a water-route to the Pacific when he lands at Green Bay
, most likely in August 1634.
The first meeting of the "Académie française" occurs.
The German Brewery Paulaner
Thursday, November 11, 1621
The ship "Fortune" arrives at Plymouth Colony, with 35 more settlers.
Saturday, November 11, 1606
Sunday, November 1, 1500 (Julianian calendar)
Tuesday, November 2, 1417 (Julianian calendar)
The use of street lighting is first recorded in London
, when Sir Henry Barton, the mayor, orders lanterns with lights to be hung out on the winter evenings between Hallowtide
Wednesday, November 10, 308 (Julianian calendar)
The Basilica of Maxentius is constructed, the largest building in the Roman Forum.
Under Constantine I, the Romans defeat the Germans
along the Rhine
Domitius Alexander is acclaimed emperor (against Maxentius) in Carthage, the African provinces come under his rule. This is a dangerous situation, because Rome depends on the grain supply.