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Tuesday, November 1, 2011

The Palestinian Authority is hit by hackers disrupting Palestinian internet and mobile phone services. A link has been suggested to Palestine's UNESCO bid. //www.reuters.com/article/2011/11/01/palestinians-internet-idUSL5E7M139720111101 (Reuters) //www.jpost.com/LandedPages/SearchResults.aspx?q=paltel ("Jerusalem Post")

Saturday, November 1, 2008

India's first lunar mission, Chandrayaan-1, transmits two pictures of the Earth while en route to the Moon. //www.thehindu.com/2008/11/01/stories/2008110160571300.htm ("The Hindu")

Thursday, November 1, 2007

Benazir Bhutto leaves Karachi for United Arab Emirates amidst speculations that President Pervez Musharraf might impose martial law in Pakistan. //www.dailyindia.com/show/187765.php/Bhutto-in-Dubai-as-emergency-looms-over-Pakistan (Dailyindia.com/ANI)
The London Metropolitan Police is found guilty of violations of Health and Safety law over the shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes on the London underground in July 2005, and is fined £175,000 and ordered to pay £385,000 in legal costs. //news.sky.com/skynews/article/0,,70131-1291146,00.html (Sky News) //news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/7069796.stm (BBC)

Wednesday, November 1, 2006

Typhoon Paeng (Cimaron) kills at least 19 people, displaces some 65,000 families and damages more than 3,000 houses as it moves across Luzon. //www.reliefweb.int/rw/RWB.NSF/db900SID/EKOI-6V58Y3?OpenDocumentrc=3emid=TC-2006-000153-PHL (Xinhua via ReliefWeb.int), //www.sunstar.com.ph/static/net/2006/11/01/typhoon.cimaron.leaves.19.dead.58.injured.15.missing.execs.say.(3.18.p.m.).html (Sun.Star)

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Derek Jeter hits the MLB's first November home run at the World Series.

Monday, November 1, 1993

The Maastricht Treaty takes effect, formally establishing the European Union.

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

In the Israeli election, Likud wins 47 seats, Labour wins 49, but Likud Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir remains in office.

Sunday, November 1, 1987

InterCity 125 breaks world diesel powered train speed record reaching 238 km/h (147.88 mph).

Sunday, November 1, 1981

Thursday, November 1, 1979

Assata Shakur (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.
Iran hostage crisis: Iranian Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini urges his people to demonstrate on November 4 and to expand attacks on United States and Israeli interests.
French police shoot gangster Jacques Mesrine in Paris.

Tuesday, November 1, 1977

2060 Chiron, first of the outer solar system asteroids known as Centaurs, is discovered by Charlie Kowal.

Friday, November 1, 1974

World Tourism Organization (WTO or WToO) established.

Thursday, November 1, 1973

Pan Am cargo flight 160, a Boeing 707-321C, crashes at Logan International Airport, Boston, killing 3 people.
Watergate scandal: Acting Attorney General Robert Bork appoints Leon Jaworski as the new Watergate Special Prosecutor.
Mariner program: NASA launches "Mariner 10" toward Mercury (on March 29, 1974 it becomes the first space probe to reach that planet).

Sunday, November 1, 1970

Salvador Allende becomes president of Chile.
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.
Vietnam War ndash Vietnamization: The United States turns control of the air base in the Mekong Delta to South Vietnam.

Monday, November 1, 1965

Republican John Lindsay is elected mayor of New York City.
A trolleybus plunges into the Nile at Cairo killing 74 passengers.
Quaker Norman Morrison, 32, sets himself on fire in front of The Pentagon.

Sunday, November 1, 1964

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.
United States presidential election, 1964: Incumbent President Lyndon B. Johnson defeats Republican challenger Barry Goldwater with over 60 percent of the popular vote.

Friday, November 1, 1963

Arecibo Observatory officially begins operation.

Sunday, November 1, 1959

In Rwanda, Hutu politician Dominique Mbonyumutwa is beaten up by Tutsi forces, leading to a period of violence known as the wind of destruction.

Tuesday, November 1, 1955

A time bomb explodes in the cargo hold of United Airlines Flight 629, a DouglasDC-6B airliner flying above Longmont, Colorado, killing all 39 passengers and 5 crew members on board.
The Vietnam War begins between the South Vietnam Army and the North Vietnam Army in which the latter is allied with the Viet Cong.

Monday, November 1, 1954

The FLN 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.
The Pace-Finletter MOU 1952: Memorandum of understanding is signed between ...Air Force Secretary Finletter and Army Secretary Pace that established a fixed wing weight limit for the Army of five thousand pounds empty, but weight restrictions on helicopters were eliminated...(//books.google.com/books?id=shwtKbTbEuECpg=PA196dq=Army+%22November+4,+1952%22+Air+Forceclient=firefox-a "Pushing the Envelope", p. 196)
The U.S. National Security Agency is founded.

Thursday, November 1, 1951

The first military exercises for nuclear war, with infantry troops included, are held in the Nevada desert.

Friday, November 1, 1946

In the first Basketball Association of America game, the New York Knicks defeat the Toronto Huskies 68–66 at Toronto's Maple Leaf Gardens.

Wednesday, November 1, 1944

December 7 ndash Delegates of 52 nations meet at the International Civil Aviation Conference in Chicago to plan for postwar international cooperation, framing the constitution of the International Civil Aviation Organization.

Monday, November 1, 1943

Wednesday, November 1, 1939

2 ndash WWII: PhysicistHans Ferdinand Mayer writes the Oslo Report on German weapons systems and passes it to the British Secret Intelligence Service.

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

The Coal Strike of 1919 begins. The United Mine Workers under John L. Lewis announce a strike for November 1, 1919. Final agreement comes on December 10.

Wednesday, November 1, 1916

he first 40 hour work week officially began in the Endicott-Johnson factories of Western New York
Paul Miliukov delivers the famous stupidity or treason speech in the Russian State Duma, precipitating the downfall of the Boris Stürmer government.
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.

Sunday, November 1, 1914

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".
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.

Monday, November 1, 1897

The Juventus F.C. football club is founded.

Thursday, November 1, 1894

Russian Tsar Alexander III is succeeded by his son Nicholas II.

Saturday, November 1, 1884

The Irish Gaelic Athletic Association is founded in Thurles, Ireland.

Thursday, November 1, 1883

Amsterdam: 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.

Friday, November 1, 1861

American Civil War: U.S. President Abraham Lincoln appoints George B. McClellan as commander of the Union Army, replacing the aged General Winfield Scott.

Tuesday, November 1, 1859

The current Cape Lookout, North Carolina, lighthouse is lighted for the first time (its first-order Fresnel lens can be seen for 19 miles).

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.

Friday, November 1, 1765

The St Act goes into effect in the thirteen American colonies.

Saturday, November 1, 1755

1755 Lisbon earthquake: In Portugal, Lisbon is destroyed by a massive earthquake and tsunami, killing 60,000–90,000 people.

Monday, November 1, 1688

The Glorious Revolution: William III of Orange sets sail a second time from Hellevoetsluis in the Netherlands to take over England, Scotland and Ireland from King James II of England before the Glorious Revolution.

Monday, November 1, 1683

December ndash The River Thames freezes, allowing a frost fair to be held.
Wild boars are hunted to extinction in Britain.
The British crown colony of New York is subdivided into 12 counties.

Saturday, November 1, 1625

November 7 ndash George Villiers' fleet is defeated at Cadiz by the Spanish.

Wednesday, November 1, 1623

Fire at Plymouth Colony destroys several buildings.

Tuesday, November 1, 1611

Uprising in Moscow against occupying Polish forces, resulting in a major fire.
At Whitehall Palace in London, William Shakespeare's romantic comedy "The Tempest" is performed, perhaps for the first time.
Construction begins on Naghsh-i Jahan Square in Isfahan, Persia.
Thomas Dale founds the city of Henricus on the James River, a few miles south of present day Richmond, Virginia.
Jamestown: John Rolfe imports tobacco seeds from the island of Trinidad ("Nicotiana tabacum") the native tobacco is "Nicotiana rustica".

Monday, November 1, 1604

France begins settling Acadia, first successful French North American colony.
Before 1 October, Huntingdon Beaumont completes the Wollaton Wagonway, built to transport coal from the mines at Strelley to Wollaton just west of Nottingham, England. This is currently the world's oldest wagonway with provenance. The exact date is unknown, but a surviving account book for the year ended 30 September 1604 proves it was built within the preceding 12 months.
Lancelot de Casteau's "L'Ouverture de cuisine" published in Liège, including the first printed recipe for choux pastry.
The "Table Alphabeticall", the first known Englishdictionary to be organized by alphabetical ordering, is published.
Za Dengel is deposed as Emperor of Ethiopia by Za Sellase, who restores his cousin Yaqob.
The SikhHoly Scripture "Guru Granth Sahib" is compiled and edited by Guru Arjan.
At Whitehall Palace in London, the William Shakespeare tragedy "Othello" is presented for the first time.
France begins settling French Guiana.
The A-text of Christopher Marlowe's "The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus" is officially published.
England concludes the Treaty of London with Spain, ending its involvement in the Eighty Years' War.

Wednesday, November 1, 1589

Henry IV of France is repulsed in an attempt to capture Paris from the Catholic League.
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.
San Luigi dei Francesi, Rome, is completed by Domenico Fontana.
Hiroshima, Japan is founded.
The monks of the Pechenga Monastery, the northernmost in the world, are massacred by the Swedes.

Monday, October 22, 1520 (Julianian calendar)

Christian II is elected king of Sweden.

Friday, October 22, 1512 (Julianian calendar)

The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, painted by Michelangelo Buonarroti, is exhibited to the public for the first time.
Paracelsus moves to Ferrara.
Moldavia 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.
The Florentine Republic is dismantled and the Medici family comes back into power.
Selim I succeeds Bayezid II as Sultan of the Ottoman Empire.
Giggleswick School is founded by Rev James Carr in England.
Wolverhton Grammar School is founded by Sir Stephen Jenyns in England.
The word masque is first used to denote a poeticdrama.

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.
John VI, Duke of Brittany begins his reign.
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)

Edward III of England creates the first English order of chivalry, the Most Noble Order of the Garter.
The Black Death breaks out in Cairo.
Stefan the Mighty, Emperor of Serbia conquers Thessaly and Epirus.
Estimation: Hangzhou in MongolianChina becomes the largest city of the world, taking the lead from Cairo, capital of Mamluk Egypt.//geography.about.com/library/weekly/aa011201a.htm Geography at about.com
The Black Death epidemic spreads to central and western Europe.
Emperor Sukō succeeds Emperor Komyo of Japan, making them the second and third of the Northern Ashikaga Pretenders, respectively.
A de-facto truce is observed between England and France until 1355.
The anti-royalist Union of Valencia attacks the Jews of Murviedro because they are serfs of the King of Valencia and thus royalists.
The Pskov Republic gains independence from the Novgorod Republic with the treaty of Bolotovo.
Gonville Hall, the forerunner of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge is founded.

Wednesday, October 24, 1347 (Julianian calendar)

Black Death spreads to Aix-en-Provence in France
December ndash Plague hits the island of Majorca

Tuesday, October 24, 1301 (Julianian calendar)

Charles, Count of Valois, enters Florence with the Black Guelphs, who in the next six days destroy much of the city, kill many of their enemies and install a new government under Cante de\\' Gabrielli da Gubbio as "podestà", leading to permanent exile of Dante from the city.

Sunday, October 25, 1299 (Julianian calendar)

Håkon V Magnusson becomes king of Norway.

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 Almohads 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.
Westminster School is founded by the monks of Westminster Abbey (by papal command).
The Drigung Kagyu school of KagyuBuddhism is founded.
The city of Aberdeen is chartered by William the Lion.
Philip II is crowned King of France. He assumes his office, however, in the next year, following the death of his father Louis VII.

Saturday, October 25, 1141 (Julianian calendar)

November ndash The Jin Dynasty and Southern Song Dynasty sign the Treaty of Shaoxing and peace lasts for the next twenty years.
Robert, 1st Earl of Gloucester is exchanged by Empress Matilda for King Stephen, who reassumes the throne of England.
The Italian winemaking company "Ricasoli" is founded.
The first German colonists (the future Transylvanian Saxon community) arrive in Transylvania, following grants by Andrew II of Hungary. The colonization process is completed in 1162.

Tuesday, October 27, 996 (Julianian calendar)

The Niujie Mosque is constructed in Beijing.
Emperor Otto III issues a deed to Gottschalk, Bishop of Freising, which is the oldest known document using the name "Ostarrîchi" (Austria in Old High German).
In a continuing effort to expend northward, the "de facto" ruler of al-Andalus, al-Mansur captures the city of Astorga.
Abu Mansoor Nizar al-Aziz Billah, fifth Fatimid Caliph in Egypt, dies and is succeeded by his son Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah.
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.

Monday, November 1, 241

The Battle of Samhain is fought in Ireland.
Source: Wikipedia