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7 November

921 – Germany – Treaty of Bonn signed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Bonn

1426 – China – Battle of Tốt Động–Chúc Động ended. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_T%E1%BB%91t_%C4%90%E1%BB%99ng_%E2%80%93_Ch%C3%BAc_%C4%90%E1%BB%99ng

1492 – France – A meteorite struck earth outside the village of Ensisheim, Alsace. http://www.meteorite-times.com/accretion-desk/ensisheim-the-king-of-meteorites/


1520 – Sweden – Stockholm Bloodbath began. https://youtu.be/cT-E4MKW-jk  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stockholm_Bloodbath

1580 – Ireland – Siege of Smerwick began (Second Desmond Rebellion). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Smerwick

1665 – England – The Oxford Gazette was first published. https://www.thegazette.co.uk/history  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_London_Gazette

1775 – America – Dunmore’s Proclamation signed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dunmore%27s_Proclamation

1811 – USA – Battle of Tippecanoe (Tecumseh’s War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Tippecanoe

1861 – USA – Battle of Belmont (American Civil War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Belmont

1885 – Canada – Canadian Pacific Railway completed. http://www.cpr.ca/en/about-cp/our-past-present-and-future/Pages/our-history.aspx

1885 – Burma – Third Anglo-Burmese War began. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Anglo-Burmese_War

1893 – USA – Women granted right to vote in Colorado. http://theautry.org/explore/exhibits/suffrage/suffrage_co.html

1900 – South Africa – Battle of Leliefontein (Second Boer War). http://angloboerwarmuseum.com/Boer30_battles3.html

1907 – Mexico – Nacozari de Garcia, Sonora saved when Jesús García drove a burning train away before dynamite exploded. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jes%C3%BAs_Garc%C3%ADa

1908 – Bolivia – Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid reportedly killed in San Vicente. http://content.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1951085,00.html

1912 – Prussia – Detsches Opernhaus opened. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deutsche_Oper_Berlin

1913 – USA/Canada – Great Lakes Storm began, 250+ killed.https://youtu.be/_s3d2TlwRyI  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Lakes_Storm_of_1913


1914 – China – Siege of Tsingtao ended (WWI). https://youtu.be/teLj4-NEd74 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Tsingtao

1916 – USA – Jeannette Rankin became first woman elected to US Congress. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeannette_Rankin

1916 – USA – Summer Street Bridge disaster, 46 killed. https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2016/10/29/the-trolley-disaster-the-accident-and-era/4GxLDBZOIbt902ZwpJmmhL/story.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Summer_Street_Bridge_disaster


1919 – USA – First Palmer Raid. https://youtu.be/qutgIfhUL7g WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palmer_Raids

1929 – USA – Museum of Modern Art, New York City opened to public. http://www.moma.org/about/history

1930 – Brazil – Syndicato Condor plane crashed off Iguape, 1 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19301107-0


1940 – USA – Tacoma Narrows Bridge, Washington collapsed. https://youtu.be/XggxeuFDaDU  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tacoma_Narrows_Bridge_(1940)

1941 – Germany – RAF bombers attacked Berlin (WWII). http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=55/Bombing-of-Hamburg-Dresden-and-Other-Cities-World-War-II-Database

1941 – Finland – Aero OY plane crashed off Turku, 2 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19411107-0

1941 – Black Sea – Hospital ship Armenia sunk by German planes, 5,000+ killed (WWII). http://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?17800  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armenia_(ship)

1944 – Puerto Rico – Train derailed in Aguadilla, 16 killed. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rail_transport_in_Puerto_Rico#Tragedy_on_election_day_in_1944


1944 – Japan – Soviet spy Richard Sorge executed (WWII). https://youtu.be/Rlub2Y7BrL8 WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Sorge

1944 – France – USAAF plane crashed at Mont Tournette, 4 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19441107-1

1945 – Mexico & South Africa – Joined the United Nations. http://www.un.org/en/members/

1950 – USA – Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 115 crashed near Butte Airport, MT, 21 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19501107-0

1952 – USA – USAF plane crashed at Mt McKinley, AK, 19 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19521107-0

1956 – Norway – Plane crashed into Hummelfjell mountain, Tolga, 2 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19561107-0

1956 – Egypt – Suez Crisis ended (Cold War & Arab-Israeli Conflict). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suez_Crisis


1963 – Germany – 11 miners rescued from Lengede-Broistedt Iron Mine. https://youtu.be/htY3wjx3Xeg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wunder_von_Lengede

1975 – Bangladesh – 7 November Coup. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abu_Taher#7th_November_coup

1983 – USA – US Senate Bombing. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1983_United_States_Senate_bombing

1987 – Singapore – First Mass Rapid Transit line opened. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mass_Rapid_Transit_(Singapore)

1987 – Tunisia – President Habib Bourguiba overthrown, Zine El Abidine Ali became President. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Habib_Bourguiba https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zine_El_Abidine_Ben_Ali

1996 – USA – Mars Global Surveyor launched. http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/mgs/

1996 – Nigeria – ADC Airlines Flight 86 crashed near Ejirin, 144 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19961107-0

2004 – Iraq – Second Battle of Fallujah began (Iraq War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Battle_of_Fallujah

2007 – Finland – Shooting at Jokela school, Tuusula, 9 killed. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/7082795.stm

2012 – Guatemala – Earthquake measuring 7.4Mw, 44 killed. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-20243894

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1816 – Independent Chapel opened in Lendal.