College of Arts and Sciences

Department of History

November

  1. Congress of Vienna opened, 1815.
  2. Balfour Declaration promises a Jewish homeland, 1917.
  3. Long Parliament assembled, 1640.
  4. Auguste Rodin born, 1840.
  5. Guy Fawkes arrested for trying to blow up Parliament, 1605.
  6. Battle of Litzen began, 1632.
    Bolshevik Revolution, 1917.
  7. Last public burning by the Spanish Inquisition, 1783.
  8. Adolf Hitler's beer hall Putsch starts, 1923.
  9. Napoleon Bonaparte's coup d'etat of Brumaire, 1799.
    Geoges Clemenceau became Premier of France, 1917.
  10. Martin Luther born, 1483.
    Sir Henry Morton Stanley meets Livingstone at Ujiji, 1871.
  11. Armistice ends World War I, 1918.
  12. Limitation of Armaments Conference began in Washington, 1921.
  13. Robert Louis Stevenson born, 1850.
  14. Claude Monet born, 1840.
    Prince Charles born, 1948.
  15. Drake begins circumnavigation of the world, 1577.
    Johannes Kepler died, 1630.
  16. King Gustavus Adolphus killed as battle of Lutzen ends, 1632.
  17. Elizabeth I becomes Queen of England, 1558.
    First ships through Suez Canal, 1869.
  18. Louis Daguerre born, 1789.
  19. Anwar el-Sadat goes to Jerusalem on personal peace mission, 1977.
  20. Nuremberg War Crimes Tribunal began, 1945.
  21. Francois Marie Arouet de Voltaire born, 1694.
  22. Charles De Gaulle born, 1890.
    John F. Kennedy assassinated in Dallas, 1963.
  23. Emperor Otto the Great born, 912.
  24. Baruch Spinoza born, 1632.
  25. Armand Jean du Plessis Richelieu becomes Secretary of State, 1616.
    Andrew Carnegie born, 1835.
  26. Constitution of India passed, 1949.
  27. Clovis I died, 511.
    Pope Urban II preaches First Crusade at Clermont, 1095.
  28. Ferdinand Magellan sails into the Pacific, 1520.
    Sinn Fein Party organized, 1905.
  29. Louisa May Alcott born, 1832.
  30. Euripides died, 406 B.C.
    Winston Churchill born, 1874.

 

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