Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Saturday, November 1, 2008
Thursday, November 1, 2007
Wednesday, November 1, 2006
Thursday, November 1, 2001
Derek Jeter hits the MLB's first November home run at the World Series.
Thursday, November 1, 1990
Mary Robinson defeats odds-on favourite Brian Lenihan to become the first female President of Ireland.
Wednesday, November 1, 1989
President of Nicaragua ends a cease-fire with U.S.-backed "contras" that had been in effect since April 1988.
Tuesday, November 1, 1988
InterCity 125 breaks world diesel powered train speed record reaching 238 km/h (147.88 mph).
Thursday, November 1, 1979
(née Joanne Chesimard), a former member of Black Panther Party and Black Liberation Army, escapes from a New York prison to Cuba, where she remains under political asylum.
Tuesday, November 1, 1977
2060 Chiron, first of the outer solar system asteroids known as Centaurs, is discovered by Charlie Kowal.
Thursday, November 1, 1973
Democrats sweep the U.S. Congressional midterm elections Ronald Reagan
is reelected governor of California Jimmy Carter
is elected governor of Georgia.
Social workers in Los Angeles, California take custody of Genie, a girl who had been kept in solitary confinement since her birth.
Republican John Lindsay is elected mayor of New York City.
A trolleybus plunges into the Nile at Cairo killing 74 passengers.
The Bolivian government of President Víctor Paz Estenssoro is overthrown by a military rebellion led by General Alfredo Ovando Candía, commander-in-chief of the armed forces.
Mortar fire from North Vietnamese forces rains on the Bien Hoa Air Base
, killing four U.S. servicemen, wounding 72, and destroying five B-57
jet bombers and other planes.
Tuesday, November 1, 1955
The Vietnam War begins between the South Vietnam Army and the North Vietnam Army in which the latter is allied with the Viet Cong.
attacks representative and public buildings of the French colonial power.
Saturday, November 1, 1952
Kamchatka earthquake: An 8.25 Richter scale (9.0 moment magnitude scale) earthquake hits the Kamchatka Peninsula of the Soviet Union, equal only to the 2011 Japanese earthquake.
Nuclear testing: Operation Ivy: The United States successfully detonates the first hydrogen bomb, codenamed Mike, at Eniwetok Atoll in the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, with a yield of 10.4 megatons.
Thursday, November 1, 1951
The first military exercises for nuclear war
, with infantry troops included, are held in the Nevada
Wednesday, November 1, 1944
Wednesday, November 1, 1939
Tuesday, November 1, 1938
Horse Racing: Seabiscuit defeats War Admiral by four lengths in their famous match race at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland.
Tuesday, November 1, 1927
İsmet İnönü forms the new government in Turkey (The 5th government).
Thursday, November 1, 1923
The Finnish flag carrier Finnair airline is started in Aero Oy.
Saturday, November 1, 1919
Wednesday, November 1, 1916
he first 40 hour work week
officially began in the Endicott-Johnson factories of Western New York
Republican Jeannette Rankin of Montana becomes the first woman elected to the United States House of Representatives.
Honan Chapel, Cork, Ireland, a product of the Irish Arts Crafts Movement (1894–1925), is dedicated.
U.S. presidential election, 1916: Democratic President Woodrow Wilson narrowly defeats Republican Charles E. Hughes.
The Kingdom of Poland
is proclaimed by a joint act of the emperors of Germany and Austria.
World War I ndash Battle of Coronel: A Royal Navy squadron commanded by Rear-Admiral Sir Christopher Cradock is met and defeated by superior German forces led by Vice-Admiral Graf Maximilian von Spee, in the first British naval defeat of the war, resulting in the loss of HMS "Good Hope" and HMS "Monmouth".
Wednesday, November 1, 1911
World's first combat aerial bombing mission takes place in Libya during the Italo-Turkish War
. Second Lieutenant Giulio Gavotti of Italy
drops several small bombs.
Thursday, November 1, 1894
Saturday, November 1, 1884
Thursday, November 1, 1883
: The first international colonial and export exhibition closes, having had over 1 million visitors.
Tuesday, November 1, 1870
In the United States, the newly created Weather Bureau (later renamed the National Weather Service
) makes its first official meteorological
forecast: High winds at Chicago and Milwaukee... and along the Lakes.
Tuesday, November 1, 1859
Saturday, November 1, 1856
Anglo-Persian War: War is declared between Great Britain and Persia.
Wednesday, November 1, 1848
In Boston, Massachusetts, the first medical school for women, The Boston Female Medical School (which later merges with Boston University School of Medicine), opens.
The St Act goes into effect in the thirteen American colonies.
Saturday, November 1, 1755
s are hunted to extinction in Britain.
Saturday, November 1, 1625
Wednesday, November 1, 1623
Tuesday, November 1, 1611
Uprising in Moscow
against occupying Polish
forces, resulting in a major fire.
Jamestown: John Rolfe imports tobacco seeds from the island of Trinidad ("Nicotiana tabacum") the native tobacco is "Nicotiana rustica".
France begins settling Acadia, first successful French North American colony.
At Whitehall Palace in London, the William Shakespeare tragedy "Othello" is presented for the first time.
Wednesday, November 1, 1589
The Catholic League rebels against King Henry III of France, in revenge for his murder of Henry I, Duke of Guise. They proclaim the deposition of the King, and acclaim the imprisoned Charles, Cardinal de Bourbon as the rightful King of France, calling him Charles X. The King makes peace with his old rival, Henry of Navarre, and together they besiege Paris.
Hiroshima, Japan is founded.
Monday, October 22, 1520 (Julianian calendar)
Christian II is elected king of Sweden.
Friday, October 22, 1512 (Julianian calendar)
Paracelsus moves to Ferrara.
becomes a vassal of the Turkish Empire
, on the same conditions as Wallachia
: the voivode will be designated by the Turks, but will be of the Orthodox faith
. Also, the Turks are not allowed to build mosques, to be buried, to own land or to settle in the country.
"Possible date" - Nicolaus Copernicus
begins to write "Commentariolus
", an abstract of what will eventually become his heliocentric
astronomy "De revolutionibus orbium coelestium" he sends it to other scientists interested in the matter by 1514.
Selim I succeeds Bayezid II as Sultan of the Ottoman Empire.
Friday, October 22, 1501 (Julianian calendar)
Friday, October 24, 1399 (Julianian calendar)
Sultan Bayezid I of the Ottoman Empire invades Mamluk-occupied Syria. A rift forms between Sultan Bayezid and Timur of the Timurid Empire, who also wanted to conquer Syria.
King Jogaila becomes sole ruler of Poland after the death of his co-ruling wife, Queen Jadwiga.
The Principality of Achaea (now southern Greece) resists an invasion by the Ottoman Empire.
Faraj succeeds his father, Barquq, as Mamluk Sultan of Egypt.
Abu Said Uthman III succeeds Abdullah as ruler of the Marinid dynasty in present-day Morocco.
Thomas Arundel is restored as Archbishop of Canterbury, replacing Roger Walden.
Ladislaus regains the throne of Naples after overthrowing King Louis II.
Friday, October 24, 1348 (Julianian calendar)
Stefan the Mighty, Emperor of Serbia conquers Thessaly and Epirus.
The Black Death epidemic spreads to central and western Europe.
A de-facto truce is observed between England and France
Wednesday, October 24, 1347 (Julianian calendar)
December ndash Plague hits the island of Majorca
Tuesday, October 24, 1301 (Julianian calendar)
Sunday, October 25, 1299 (Julianian calendar)
Thursday, October 25, 1179 (Julianian calendar)
Large offensive by the Almohad
army in southern Portugal
aiming at the reconquest of the Alentejo
.ref name=lameretlesmusulmans Further north, a fleet led by Abd Allah b. Ishaq b. Jami
is sailing to attack Lisbon
but is repelled by the Portuguese admiral D. Fuas Roupinho
near the Cape Espichel
.ref name = lameretlesmusulmans/ The Portuguese admiral later manages to enter in the harbor of Ceuta
and destroy a number of Muslim ships. It is the beginning of a four-year naval conflict between Almohad
s and Portuguese.
The Third Council of the Lateran condemns Waldensians and Cathars as heretics, institutes a reformation of clerical life, and creates the first ghettos for Jews. It also rules that the Pope must receive 2/3 of the cardinals' votes to be elected.
Saturday, October 25, 1141 (Julianian calendar)
The Italian winemaking company "Ricasoli" is founded.
Tuesday, October 27, 996 (Julianian calendar)
In a continuing effort to expend northward, the "de facto" ruler of al-Andalus, al-Mansur
captures the city of Astorga
In the duchy of Normandy, peasant revolt against the Scandinavian aristocracy.
Monday, October 31, 365 (Julianian calendar)
The Alamanni cross the Rhine and invade Gaul. Emperor Valentinian I moves to Paris to command the army and defend the Gallic cities.